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Symposium on Maternal Child Health in Nebraska 9/30/10

Symposium on Maternal Child Health in Nebraska 9/30/10

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Agenda, schedule, handouts, and information sheets distributed at the Symposium on Maternal Child Health in Nebraska on September 30, 2010 - sponsored by the United Nations and affiliate organizations, National Association of Social Workers, Voices for Children, Building Brighter Futures, Nebraska Appleseed and others
Agenda, schedule, handouts, and information sheets distributed at the Symposium on Maternal Child Health in Nebraska on September 30, 2010 - sponsored by the United Nations and affiliate organizations, National Association of Social Workers, Voices for Children, Building Brighter Futures, Nebraska Appleseed and others

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SymposiumSchedule
11:00-11:20amRegistrationNoon-12:45pmKeynote
'ReachingOurGoalsinMaternalandReproductiveHealth:Wheredo
we
gofromhere?'
JeanAmouraisanassociateprofessorofobstetricsandgynecologyattheUniversityofNebraskaMedicalCenter.SheisanativeofOmahawhereshecompletedherbachelor'sdegreeinSpanishatUNOandhermedicaldegreeatUNMC.ShethenwenttotheUniversityofMichiganforhertraininginobstetricsandgyne-cology.AfterreturningtoOmahatojointhefacultyatUNMC,shedecidedtopursuestudyinpublichealth.Shecompletedamaster'sdegreeinReproductiveandSexualHealthResearchattheLondonSchoolofHygieneandTropicalMedicineintheUKin2003,thenreturnedagaintopracticeandteach
OB/GYN
atUNMC.ShehasbeenthedirectorofFamilyPlanningatUNMCsince2007,waspreviouslyontheboardofdirectorsforPlannedParenthoodofNebraskaandCouncilBluffs,andservesastheMedicalDirectoroftheNebraskaReproductiveHealthProgramatDHHS.Dr.Amourahasalsoparticipatedextensivelyinresearchethics,servingasvice-chairoftheInstitutionalReviewBoardatUNMCsince2006.Shewasrecentlyap-pointedtotheEthicsReviewCommitteeforMarieStopesInternational,anon-profitorganizationbasedintheUnitedKingdomwithfamilyplanningandreproductivehealthprogramsin43countriesworldwide.
12:45-2:00pmPanelDiscussion
&
IntroductionofTopics
PrenatalCareforVulnerableMothersandBabies
KathyBigsbyMoore,ExecutiveDirectorofVoicesforChildreninNebraska
AccesstoFamilyPlanningServices
KyleCarlson,J.D.,PlannedParenthoodoftheHeartland
ImpactofStateBudgetandMedicaidPolicyonMaternalandChildHealth
SarahAnnKotchianJ.D.,DirectorofEarlyChildhoodPolicyandPublicRelationsatBuild-ingBrightFutures
ImplementationoftheHealthCareLaw(theAffordableCareAct)inNebraska
JenniferA.Carter,J.D.,Director,PublicPolicyandHealthCareAccess
STlsandtheEffectonMaternalandChildHealth
ValdaBoydFord,MPH,MS,RN,CEO,CenterforHumanDiversity,Inc
AnInternationalPerspectiveonMaternalandChildHealthCareintheUS
RobertHaller,Ph.D.,PresidentoftheUnitedNationsAssociationofNebraska
2:00-2:10pmBreak
2:10-
3:00pmImperativeBreakout#1
PalaceE
STlsandtheEffectonMaternalandChildHealth
ValdaBoydFordandLaurelMarsh
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ImpactofStateBudgetandMedicaidPolicyonMaternalandChildHealth
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SymposiumSchedule
BreakImperativeBreakout#2
PrenatalCareforVulnerableMothersandBabies
KathyBigsbyMooreandAubreyMancuso
AccesstoFamilyPlanningServices
KyleCarlsonandSusanHale
ImplementationoftheHealthCareLaw(theAffordableCareAct)inNebraska
JenniferCarterandBeckyGould
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4:00-4:30pm
ReconveneinPalaceEfortheFinalImperativePresentation
by
thePanelists
"Icalloneveryonetoplaytheirpart.Successwillcomewhen
we
focusourattentionandresourcesonpeople,nottheirillnesses;onhealth,notdisease.Withtherightpolicies,adequateandfairlydistributedfunding,and
a
relentlessresolvetodelivertothosewhoneeditmost-
we
canandwillmake
a
life-changingdifferenceforcurrentandfuturegenerations."
-BanKi-moon,UnitedNationsSecretaryGeneral
GOALSImproveMaternalHealth
TARGETS
1.Reducebythreequarters,between1990and2015,thematernalmortalityratio2.Achieve,by2015,universalaccesstoreproductivehealth
QuickFacts
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Morethan350,000womendieannuallyfromcomplicationsduringpregnancyorchildbirth,almostallofthem-99percent-indevelopingcountries._Thematernalmortalityrateisdecliningonlyslowly,eventhoughthevastmajorityofdeathsareavoid-able...Insub-SaharanAfrica,awoman'smaternalmortalityriskis1
in
30,comparedto1in5,600indevelopedregions.Everyyear,morethan1millionchildrenareleftmotherless.Childrenwhohavelosttheirmothersareupto10timesmorelikelytodieprematurelythanthosewhohavenot.

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