Global Laser Talk August 2017
Reach Every Mother and Child Act: Request Congressional Support for Upcoming Maternal & Child Health Legislation
Engage the Audience: Most of us have children in our lives - siblings, nieces, grandchildren or our own kids. They all deserve the healthcare and nutrition that will help them survive and thrive in life.
State the Problem: But childhood can be fragile. Worldwide, 5.9 million children die each year before they reach their fifth birthday, and most of these deaths are preventable.
Inform on the Solution: This year, Congress will re-introduce bipartisan legislation (the Reach Act) to put us on a track to ending preventable maternal and child deaths once and for all. The legislation will call for three key reforms:
Call to Action: No matter where they are born, children deserve to thrive. When the Reach Every Mother and Child Act is re-introduced, will you cosponsor this legislation?