Earlier this morning, Melinda Gates and others spoke of the importance of branding and marketing to help advance global health goals at the TEDxChange conference in New York City. Amnesty International, an organization that has understood this principle for a long time unveiled the following maternal death clock in New York City this morning:

Two hundred a thirty one women have died in childbirth since I went to work this morning – two in the time it took me to write this blog post. Tragic.

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1 Response » to “Tick, tock: maternal death clock unveiled in NYC”

  1. Matt says:

    I think the maternal death clock falls firmly into the category of 'badvocacy.' It creates a crisis mentality when what we need is careful, critical thinking.

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