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How Canada Can Reduce Maternal Mortality at the G8 Summit

February 25, 2010

Prime Minister Harper just announced that he wants maternal and child health on the agenda for this year’s G8/G20 summits. “Canada can do this by taking the plan of action that was put together and given to the G8 leaders, before the 2009 G8 summit in Rome, by parliamentarians from around the world. This plan calls for an investment in primary health care with clear objectives, timelines, resource allocation, and division of responsibilities amongst G8 and G20 members,” said Dr. Keith Martin, Member of Parliament for Esquimalt – Juan de Fuca and chair of the committee of parliamentarians who drafted the “Strategic Investments in Times of Crisis” report in Rome. Read more…