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Women Reproductive Health: Challenges and Progress in Nepal with Geeta Pfau, R.N./Midwife, Ph.D

  • Blackbird Artisan Bakery John Street East Maitland, NSW, 2323 Australia (map)

Please join us for 'Conversations at Blackbird'  with international  guest speaker Geeta Pfau, R.N./Midwife, Ph.D

Geeta Pfau is a global health consultant who has focused on women‘s reproductive health issues including safe motherhood, unsafe abortions, and the role of skilled birth attendants in preventing maternal illness and death. She completed a Ph.D. at the University of Connecticut with a focus on community medicine, medical anthropology, and health education. She has more than30 years experience teaching, working, and researching around the world as a nurse, consultant, health educator, and trainer of nurses and traditional birth attendants in Africa and Nepal, and as a professor of women’s studies and global health in the United States.

Her current research focuses on birthing practices and unwanted pregnancies leading to unsafe abortions and preventable maternal deaths. She has just completed the manuscript for a book titled Crowning: True Stories if Birthing and Women in Nepal and is the main author of HIV/AIDS at Universities and Colleges: The Epidemic Emerges from Hiding (Windhoek: Gamsberg Macmillan, 2004).

All funds raised will be supporting our DAY"S FOR GIRLS enterprise team in NEPAL

Carolyn Scott, baker extraordinaire will be spoiling us with her delectable 'shared feast' to accompany what will be an inspirational afternoon of giving.

Please advise on purchase of ticket any dietary requirements, includes bubbles on arrival

Tickets available at: https://www.stickytickets.com.au/54857

or contact Linda on: 0402 816 061