Respectful maternal care with focus on human rights and quality of care
Consequent with the commitment to promote Respectful Maternal Care as a core strategy to reduce maternal mortality the GTR has convened a regional meeting with experts from 11 countries of the Latin America and Caribbean Region to discuss current situation on this fundamental issue for women rights.
The meeting will take place in Panama City on the 12th and 13th of September and will gather delegates from Brazil, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Mexico, Panamá, Paraguay and Peru.
During the meeting, participants will discuss current situation in relation to respectful maternal care, and perspectives and strategies to strengthen respectful maternal care and priorities for action will be identified, based on best available evidence with a focus on human rights and gender perspectives.
Expected results include an improved commitment from countries and partners to support the implementation and evaluation of the measures identified during the meeting to promote better quality of maternity care and reduce disrespect and abuse.