Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Congressional Women's Caucus Briefing

Last Wednesday, the Women’s Policy, Inc. (WPI) will hosted a briefing, “Effective Strategies to Improve Maternal and Child Health in Urban Low-Resource Settings in the Developing World,” Featured speakers were the State Department’s Senior Advisor on Global Women’s Issues, Rachel Vogelstein, who will spoke on U.S. efforts to improve maternal and child health in urban communities in resource-poor countries, and Kenyan health advocate, Jane Otai, who will discuss her work in Nairobi’s slums. The briefing was sponsored in conjunction with Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Judy Biggert, co-chairs of the International Women’s Issues Task Force of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues (CCWI); Reps. Lois Capps and Kay Granger, co-chairs of the Women’s Health Task Force; Rep. Jan Schakowsky, co-chair, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues; and Reps. Gwen Moore and Kay Granger, vice-chairs of the Women’s Caucus.

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