|Description of Event
'''Lawrence Ikamari''', Director, Populati … '''Lawrence Ikamari''', Director, Population Studies & Research Institute (PSRI)
'''Dr. Margaret Meme''', MD, Former Head of Maternal and Child Health, Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation (Kenya)
'''Geoffrey Mumia Osaaji''', Professor, University of Nairobi
Additional panelists include 20+ participants from the in-country workshop
The Wilson Center’s Global Health Initiative is traveling to Nairobi to co-host a two-day workshop on July 12-13 with Kenyan policymakers, community health workers, program managers, media, and donors who will discuss Kenya’s maternal health challenges and identify solutions for moving the maternal health agenda forward. Live from the Nairobi workshop, panelists will participate in a dialogue with the Wilson Center audience and present new maternal health research and share the recommendations identified during the in-country session.
*Geoffrey Mumia Osaaji, professor, University of Nairobi, will present new maternal health data and discuss Kenya’s maternal mortality trends.
*Lawrence Ikamari, Director, PSRI, will share the knowledge and capacity gaps identified by workshop participants and highlight policies and funding priorities required to increase the uptake of antenatal and postnatal care in Kenya.
*Strategies and recommendations identified during the Nairobi workshop will be provided by Dr. Margaret Meme, former head of maternal and child health, Ministry of Public Health and Sanitati th, Ministry of Public Health and Sanitati