Make Mothers Matter celebrated International Women's Day by organising an International Conference on "Mothers and Health" on 7-8 March 2016 at the European Economic and Social Committee.
Nearly 150 participants from EU institutions, UN agencies, academia and NGOs from all over the world gathered to discuss the challenges and good practices for women and child health, showing how mothers can be changemakers and ensure sustainable health for themselves and their children.
The presentations and discussions covered a range of issues including maternal health, nutrition, HIV, health literacy, and innovative practices to promote women’s and children’s physical and mental health.
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