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Motherland Afghanistan: Afghanistan's Maternal Mortality Epidemic Screening and Discussion
Date Monday April 06
Time 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location Details
595 Market Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorRoslyn Warren
Motherland Afghanistan: Afghanistan's Maternal Mortality Epidemic Screening and Discussion

Sedika Mojadidi, Filmmaker, Motherland Afghanistan

Afghanistan has the second highest maternal mortality rate in the world; every 27 minutes an Afghan woman dies of pregnancy-related causes. Afghan-American filmmaker Mojadidi follows her father, Qudrat Mojadidi, Ob/GYN, through his homeland to reveal the devastating conditions women must live through both in and out of the maternity ward. Take a look inside Afghanistan's maternal mortality epidemic and speak to the filmmaker who witnessed it all firsthand.

Location: Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. wine and cheese reception, 6 p.m. film screening, 7:15 p.m. discussion
Cost: MEMBERS FREE, $18 non-members
Tickets: 415-597-6705 or http://www.commonwealthclub.org
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Mar 24th, 2009 11:15 AM
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