Join Population Connection as they present a screening of The Edge of Joy to kick off Capitol Hill Days
In Nigeria, the lifetime risk of a woman dying in childbirth is 1 in 18, compared to 1 in 4,800 in the United States. Focusing on maternal health in Muslim and Christian communities in Nigeria, the documentary film The Edge of Joy depicts the consequences of poor maternal health as it explores the nuances and complexities of bringing emerging health technologies to the developing world.
6:30 – Reception
7:30 – Screening of The Edge of Joy
08:30 – A discussion with the film's director, Dawn Sinclair Shapiro
Attendance is free, but registration is required.
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