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African First Ladies Advance Maternal Health Care Goals in Africa

Back in June, the Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) joined GE and the Santa Clara University Miller Center at a First Ladies of Africa Event to discuss possible solutions to the high rate of child and maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. The African First Ladies, introduced to the GE and Miller Center healthymagination Mother & Child program, joined the push for social entrepreneurship focused on solutions for maternal health problems in sub-Saharan Africa. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING

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(From Left) H.E., First Lady of Cote d’Ivoire, Mrs. Dominique Ouattara-Folloroux; H.E. First Lady of Namibia, Mrs. Monica Geingos; H.E., Mrs. Ban Soon-Taek, spouse of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon; H.E. Dr. Malika Issoufou Mahamadou, First Lady of The Republic of Niger. The Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) joined GE and Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship on to advance social entrepreneurship to improve maternal and child health outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa.

Jeff Miller, chairman, Miller Center; H.E. First Lady of Namibia, Mrs. Monica Geingos; H.E., Mrs. Ban Soon-Taek, spouse of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon; Robert Wells, executive director GE healthymagination; H.E., First Lady of Cote d’Ivoire, Mrs. Dominique Ouattara-Folloroux; H.E. Dr. Malika Issoufou Mahamadou, First Lady of The Republic of Niger; Hon. Mrs Fatou Faye, Islamic Republic of The Gambia; Thane Kreiner, executive director, Miller Center; Karen Miller, Miller Center.

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