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Salute to Women Health Workers

I salute the women of the world today on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2010.  As we mark the day, I cannot resist to make reference to Dr. Mahmoud F. Fathalla, a renowned Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, who eloquently stated that:

“…Maternal deaths in developing countries are often the ultimate tragic outcome of the cumulative denial of women's human rights. Women are not dying because of untreatable diseases. They are dying because societies have yet to make the decision that their lives are worth saving...”

A food for thought as we "celebrate."

SALUTE to Women Health Workers!