Safe Motherhood

Posted by on May 10, 2002

Join the Maternity Care Coalition on Tuesday June 4 for the third part of our Professional Education Series, 2002, “Safe Motherhood: Life Savers for the Life Giver.”

This session will showcase the Safe Motherhood framework for understanding maternal and child health. Presenters will discuss efforts to improve women’s health and well-being during pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting. Topics include maternal mortality and morbidity; HIV/AIDS and perinatal transmission; domestic violence; sexually transmitted infections; and postpartum depression.

Speakers include:
Bill Callahan, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Reproductive Health
Pat West, Philadelphia Women’s Death Review Team
Trude Bennett, University of North Carolina, School of Public Health
Ivonne Bucher, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Moderator

June 4, 2002
8:30 am – 12:30 pm
MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine
2900 Queen Lane Campus
Auditorium B

Registration is $30, including breakfast. Continuing education credits available for Social Work, Nursing, and Community Health.

To register visit or contact Lila Slovak at (215) 972-0700.

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