KUALA LUMPUR, May 10 (Bernama) -- Malaysia will host the three-day Third Global
Women Deliver Conference scheduled to begin on May 28, next year, at the Kuala
Lumpur Convention Centre here.
Launched in 2007, the New York-based Women Deliver is a global advocacy
organisation which works to reduce maternal mortality and achieve universal
access to reproductive health.
A consultant for Women Deliver, Datuk Dr Raj Karim, said Malaysia was the
first Asian country to be given the honour to host the event which was expected
to attract 5,000 delegates.
"The main agenda of this conference is to enhance awareness about maternity
issues, working globally to generate political commitment and financial
investment towards reducing maternal mortality and achieving universal access to
reproductive health," she told a press conference here today.
Also present was Women Deliver founder and president Jill Sheffield.
Sheffield said that awareness on maternity issues was still low among young
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