“Women are the next emerging market” Hon. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s Minister of Finance stated during the The Role of Private Providers in Expanding Access to Affordable, Quality Maternal Healthcare panel discussion. She went on to share her own story of childbirth in England, counting herself among the lucky ones compared to what she has witnessed in her country of Nigeria. Her personal motivation for committing so fully to meeting the goal, serves as both inspiration and advice that women are a “force to reckon with”.
What is the bottom line on Obama support for maternal health in the administration's Global Health Initiative?
In five words, increased attention to maternal health.