Public Policy and Advocacy for Women’s Health

This session's purpose is to discuss the current public polices that address the health and wellness of women worldwide and the role of advocacy in improving the health of women and girls globally. It helps participants to identify how international programs are partnering to address the need for education and public awareness of healthcare disparities for women and girls, while describing the physician and nursing advocacy programs that work to improve the health and wellness of women and girls around the world.

  • Speakers:
  • Grace Akallo, MA
  • Melanie Herrera Bortz, MPA
  • Daphne K. Sharpe RN, DNP, FNP-C