18/03/2007: Mother’s Day celebration: Global Plan of Action
WCF is pleased to report that to celebrate Mother’s Day a Global Plan of Action has been launched calling on governments to take the lead in fighting maternal and newborn death. The plan was agreed at a meeting of influential women from developing and developed countries. Key participants included Cherie Blair, wife of the UK Prime Minister and international lawyer, Hilary Benn, MP, Secretary of State, Department for International Development, UK, Liya Kebede, Supermodel and World Health Organisation Goodwill Ambassador for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, and the First Lady of Lesotho, Mrs Mathato S. Mosisilli.
Read the Action Plan