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White Ribbon Alliance Video Blog From the Inter-Parliamentary Union, Kampala, Uganda (VIDEO)

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Today we speak to the first lady of Uganda and follow a Canadian delegation to visit a health center in Kampala as the draft resolution "Access to Health as a Basic Right: The Role of Parliaments in Addressing Key Challenges to Securing the Health of Women and Children" is finalized.

Click above for today's video blog from our Citizen's Voice studio at the IPU conference where Nsinda Elman Ugandan WRA Volunteer and journalist and WRA Rwanda National Coordinator Gloria Iribaziga interview Parliamentarians as the draft resolution is finalized.

Interviews include the first lady of Uganda Hon. Janet Museveni MP, Hon, Karaline Knutsen MP Norway, a studio interview with delegates Hon.Fazilatan Nessa Indira MP and Hon. Saber Hossain Chowdhury MP from Bangladesh. Plus we follow the Canadian Delegation on a visit to a health centre in Kampala where they are impressed by how much is done by health workers and midwives with so few resources -- Canadians Hon. Jean Crowder MP and Hon. Chris Charlton MP speak.

And we ask how do you hold parliamentarians accountable for maternal health? Follow us & join the conversation on Facebook or on Twitter @WRAglobal, #WRAvoices.

About the WRA Citizen's Voice web blogs

March 31 to April 5, 2012, the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood (WRA) is producing a 5-minute video blog daily from our studio at the 126th IPU Assembly in Kampala (Uganda).

We are interviewing key figures in attendance, raising the voice of citizens and supporters; connecting delegates at the IPU with media in their country and globally via a short video blog highlighting the day's events.

The WRA is at the IPU to promote the fact that access to health is a basic right and to discuss the role of parliamentarians in addressing key challenges to securing the health of women and children.

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in our IPU video blogs are the opinions of individuals and not necessarily the opinion of the White Ribbon Alliance. The WRA is not an independent news outlet, we are a global movement for safe motherhood.