What Next? Putting The Lancet Maternal Health Series Into Action


The Maternal Health Initiative, the United Nations Population Fund, and the Maternal Health Task Force are hosting a panel discussion “What Next? Putting The Lancet Maternal Health Series Into Action” this Friday, October 28, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C.

The event will look at The Lancet’s new Maternal Health Series and its implications for quality of maternal health care, access to services, integration of services, and advocacy.

You can RSVP here. For those of you who cannot attend in person you can tune into the live webcast or follow the conversation on Twitter.


  • Elena Ateva

    Maternal and Newborn Health Policy and Advocacy Advisor, White Ribbon Alliance

  • Clara Calvert

    Assistant Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

  • Roger-Mark De Souza

    Director of Population, Environmental Security, and Resilience

  • Lynn Freedman

    Director, Averting Maternal Death and Disability Program; Professor of Clinical Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

  • Laurel Hatt

    Health Finance Lead, Health Finance and Governance Project, Abt Associates

  • Kathleen Hill

    Maternal Health Team Lead, USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program/Jhpiego

  • Marge Koblinsky

    Independent Consultant, Maternal and Child Health

  • Suellen Miller

    Director, Safe Motherhood Program; Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco

  • Kate Ramsey

    Principal Technical Advisor, Maternal Health, Management Sciences for Health