Thursday, August 19, 2010

Women Deliver 2010: Lot more needs to be done to save women's lives

To listen to the audio podcast of exclusive interview with Women Deliver 2010 co-chair Dr Sai, click here
"At the global level we don't only have the issue of deaths of women and child, pregnancy and child-birth related situations, but it is the discrepancy between these deaths in the northern and more industrialized countries and in the developing countries. In fact, today as we speak we know that practically no woman dies in child birth in Europe or North America. But they do die in South Asia, Africa and Latin America" said Dr Frederick Torgbor Sai, an internationally recognized gender and reproductive health advocate from Ghana, who is the co-chair of "Women Deliver 2010" in Washington DC, USA (7-9 June). Read more

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