Dr. Solomon Orero Discusses "Abortion and Post-Abortion Care in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities"

The Bixby Program in Population and Reproductive Health presents a talk by Eleanor Roosevelt award winner Solomon Orero.

Thursday, May 08, 2008
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
UCLA School of Public Health Bldg.
Dean's Conference Room (16-059 CHS)
Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Orero, an obstetrician/gynecologist, is a founder of Kisumu Medical Education Trust (KMET), Kenya, which expands reproductive health services access.  KMET received Planned Parenthood’s Margaret Sanger award in 2004.  Dr. Orero also chairs Kenya’s Prevention of Maternal Mortality chapter and is a board member of Nairobi Women’s Hospital.  This month he will receive the prestigious Eleanor D. Roosevelt award from the Feminist Majority Foundation in honor of his dedication to achieving sexual and reproductive health rights.

Special Instructions

Food will be served.

Cost : Free and open to the public; pay-by-space and all-day ($8) parking available.

For more information please contact:

Professor Paula TavrowTel: 310-794-4302


Sponsor(s): , The Bixby Program in Population and Reproductive Health. Information about non-ASC events is posted for informational purposes and does not necessarily reflect opinions of or endorsements by African Studies personnel.