Combating Maternal Mortality: Ugandan lawsuit
September 20 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
The Uganda-based Center for Health, Human Rights and Development and the families of women who suffered preventable deaths in childbirth have sued the Ugandan government in a landmark case, demanding that the state provide minimum health guarantees to expectant mothers.
University of Wyoming Law Professor Noah Novogrodsky and UC Berkeley School of Public Health Professor Ndola Prata discuss the challenge of promoting social and economic rights through test-case litigation.
Lunch will be served.
Please RSVP: tinyurl.com/HRC-maternal-mortality