Thursday, July 14, 2016

One Heart: A Mission To Save Lives in Childbirth

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One Heart: A Mission To Save Lives in Childbirth

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One Heart: A Mission To Save Lives in Childbirth

""When I came to Tibet I heard of so many tragic stories of women dying -- no access to care in remote areas, no history of trained birth attendants, and no knowledge about pregnancy and childbirth," Arlene Samen recalls. It is a problem that stretches well beyond Tibet's borders. According to the World Health Organization, more than 500,000 women worldwide die each year as a result of complications during pregnancy and childbirth, and nearly 7 million babies are either born dead or die within 28 days of their life. Almost all these deaths occur in the developing world. Upon her return from Tibet, and in association with the University of Utah Health Services Center, Samen, 54, created One H.E.A.R.T. (Health Education And Research in Tibet) to combat the high infant and maternal mortality rates in Tibet and around the world." { read more }

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Learn more about Arlene Samen's life saving work on this Saturday's Awakin Call. You can RSVP here to attend. { more }

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