February 2010 Newsletter

Today’s Links
 Published Paper
Dear friend,

Please read this month’s newsletter to hear about our news and a great upcoming event!
I would also appeal to you to help our friends, working to assist pregnant women in Haiti at this difficult time.

LifeWraps, UCSF
We have just completed updating our website.

Please take a look around and read all about us, the NASG and the countries we work in.
Thanks so much to Vinitha Balan for her beautiful design.   

 Pregnant in Haiti – help now 


Haiti flagThere are approximately 63,000 pregnant women in Port-au-Prince, 7000 are due to deliver this month. During the next 6 months, 15% of all pregnant women (approximately 9400 women) will require care for life-threatening complications of pregnancy.

There are many organizations reaching out to help Haitians, this organization is working specifically with pregnant and birthing mothers – Reproductive Health Response in Crisis. Please read about their work at www.rhrc.org

Upcoming Event – Art, Entertainment, Auction

Shona stone sculpture
We are proud to announce that on the 5th May, in honor of Mother’s Day, we will be holding an event at 111 Minna in San Francisco from 5pm – 9pm.
There will be food, drinks, music, and the opportunity to bid on some wonderful items – from Shona stone sculptures to spa visits, wedding videography to yoga sessions, in our silent auction.

Please save the date and we will send out more information nearer the time.

To donate/sponsor the event, contact morrisje@globalhealth.ucsf.edu