Van Hollen to speak at maternal health conference in Nepal

VanHollen, Cecilia

Cecilia Van Hollen, associate professor of anthropology, has been invited by Oxfam India to participate in the South Asia Consultation on Maternal Health: Regional Dialogue and Way Forward conference in early February in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Van Hollen will join other academics, independent activists, and experts from development organizations and NGOs – all of whom are leaders in their fields.   The two-day conference will focus on maternal health issues in South Asia (Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, India, and Sri Lanka).

Van Hollen specializes in the areas of global health, reproduction, and gender and sexuality, and teaches two classes that focus particularly on South Asia. 01/26/15