“Maternal mental health is not a luxury, but a right ” said Kathleen Hill from USAID’s MOMENTUM Country Global Leadership during closing remarks at the global symposium on maternal mental health, hosted by @USAID_MOMENTUM, @UNFPA, & @WHO
Why is it important to involve religious leaders in conversations about #HIV ?
1. They have a captive audience.
2. They are trusted by their followers.
3. They have influence as a voice for their communities to higher authorities.
What changes in health care for women & children have we observed since #COVID19 began?
⬇️ Reduced demand for & provision of essential care
👩🏿⚕ #HealthWorkers feel increased pressure
🏥 Changes in care-seeking
🤒 Adverse effects on health