Raul Mercer, MD, MsC, an international maternal and child rights advocate, will speak at the Jacksonville Children’s Commission on Friday, February 3 about a new World Health Organization initiative around severe maternal morbidity.
Join the Healthy Start Coalition for a conversation with Dr. Mercer about pregnancy-associated morbidities and mortality and strategies for promoting women’s health and children’s health as a human rights issue.
The event will be at 1095 A. Philip Randolph Blvd. at 9am. For more information on the WHO initiative, visit here.
- 9:00-10:30 Addressing Severe Maternal Morbidity: An emerging WHO public health initiative, Healthy Start/Community
- 11:00-12:00 Framing Women’s Health in the context of Human Rights, Healthy Start/Community
- 12:00-1:00 Lunch
- 1:00-3:00 Child Rights and Child Health Movement in Latin America, Management Team/CHEQR