Lila Downs - singer-songwriter and actress

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Mexican-American singer-songwriter, actress and six-time Grammy award winner Lila Downs joined PAHO to raise awareness about maternal mortality in the Americas. The activist's campaign, #ZeroMaternalDeaths sought to mobilize the region to reduce postpartum hemorrhaging, which is one of the principal causes of maternal mortality in the world.


Maternal Deaths From Hemorrhage




Related Links 

 Lila Downs website 

 Lila Downs and PAHO launch campaign to prevent postpartum hemorrhage deaths in the Americas 

 Cero Muertes Maternas 

 Maternal Health

Today and every day in the Americas, 16 women will die because of complications related to pregnancy or childbirth, and postpartum hemorrhage, or bleeding, is one of the main causes,”

 Lila Downs