Secretary Clinton gives keynote address during "A World in Transition: Charting a New Path in Global Health" conference
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton provided the keynote address at a global health conference in Oslo, Norway titled “A World in Transition: Charting a New Path in Global Health”. During her remarks, Secretary Clinton discussed maternal mortality, health systems, and country ownership and provided specific suggestions to donors (strengthen country-led health systems; embrace transparency; improve coordination) and partner countries (invest in health; determine priorities; remove political barriers) in order to improve the response to global health challenges. Secretary Clinton also announced that the U.S. would commit $75 million to the Saving Mothers, Giving Life Partnership.
- State Department fact sheet titled “The U.S. Response to Global Maternal Mortality: Saving Mothers, Giving Life” (released May 30, 2012)