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International Maternity: Women's Bodies, Women's Rights
Fri 5 May 2017, 09:00 – 16:30 BST
Welcome to the annual Kingston University and St George's University of London International Day of the Midwife conference. Our conference this year addresses contemporary issues in global maternity care and brings together a fantastic arrray of speakers from a variety of backgrounds. All proceeds from the event will go to Maternity Worldwide, our chosen charity.
About Maternity Worldwide
Maternity Worldwide’s vision is of a world in which all women and their babies can access safe and appropriate childbirth regardless of where they live. They work with communities and their partners to identify and develop appropriate and effective ways to reduce maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity, to facilitate communities to access quality, skilled maternity care and to support the provision of quality skilled care.
Rebecca Schiller, Chief Executive of Birthrights and author of 'Why Human Rights in Childbirth Matter'
Dr Janette Allotey, Chair of De Partu: History of Childbirth Research Group
Emma France, European Director of Mothers 2 Mothers
Brigid McConville, White Ribbon Alliance UK
Rose McCarthy, Refugee Council and Dr Melanie Haith-Cooper, Director of Postgraduate Research at University of Bradford
Natasha Howard, Assistant Professor of Global Health and Conflict at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
A limited amount of parking is available on site for students and staff with Kingston University parking permits. The closest station is Norbiton Station and regular buses run to and from the station and Kingston Hill campus.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Please bring your ticket to registration in the morning.