Ex­hi­bi­tion com­mem­o­rat­ing ma­ter­nal deaths

The Irish Times - Tuesday - Health - - Health The Back Page -

A mul­ti­me­dia ex­hi­bi­tion com­mem­o­rat­ing ma­ter­nal deaths in Ir­ish hos­pi­tals will be launched at the In­sti­tute for Life­course and So­ci­ety, NUI, Gal­way, at 6pm on Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 3rd.

The ex­hi­bi­tion will run daily from 9am un­til 5pm from Fe­bru­ary 4th to the 10th and in­cludes a doc­u­men­tary, a quilt knit­ted by 150 women, and por­traits of women who re­ceived in­quest ver­dicts of med­i­cal mis­ad­ven­ture.

A panel dis­cus­sion will be held fol­low­ing the launch on the 3rd – Why are women dy­ing and what we can do about the fail­ures in our ma­ter­nity ser­vices ”– chaired by Prof De­clan De­vane, School of Nurs­ing and Mid­wifery, NUI, Gal­way.

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