Maternal Health in Low-Resource Settings

May 7, 2020 6pm EDT / 10pm GMT


Dr. John Martin
CMO, Butterfly Network Inc.
United States


Dr. Nahreen H. Ahmed
Penn Center for Global Health  
Head of Ultrasound, Bridge to Health
Education Committee, MedGlobal
United States
Anisha Gururaj
Program Officer
Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
The Gates Foundation
United States
Dr. Noel Strong
Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist
Assistant Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Medical Team, Saving Mothers
United States
Emilian Popa
Founder and CEO, Ilara Health
Dr. Bill Cherniak
Co-Founder and Chair, Bridge to Health (Canada and USA)
Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Toronto
Dr. Cliff Gronseth
Founder and Chair, the NYAGI Project
United States
Dr. Stephen Okeyo
Professor, Reproductive and Public Health, University of Kisumu

In honor of Mother’s Day, Dr. John Martin will be hosting a discussion with a panel of Butterfly Global Health partners who are committed to building solutions for maternal health in low-resource settings. Every year, over 300,000 women die from avoidable complications due to childbirth - 99% of them reside in developing countries.*

Join this webinar to understand why so many women die unnecessarily and what can be done to reduce this number. The discussion will cover the following topics:

  • Importance of maternal health on a global scale
  • Ideas and challenges for improving sustainable healthcare networks in developing countries
  • Applications of POCUS for OB and maternal health in low-resource settings
  • In-person and remote training programs for healthcare workers in low-resource settings

*World Health Organization
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