The 'Dying to Give Birth' speech by Arlene Samen explains how important it is to help others, and how easy saving a life can be. Nurse practitioner Arlene Samen reflects back to meeting the Dalai Lama, and describes her journey to help local governments with safe motherhood projects.
Arlene Samen brings awareness to the number of women that die each year in poor third world nations. Samen explains how she has developed sustainable projects to lessen the number of preventable deaths in rural populations. She describes some of her initiative programs such as the Women's Federation, which trains and visits pregnant women ensuring a safe child birth delivery.
The 'Dying to Give Birth' speech calls upon individuals to help save lives one birth at a time. Arlene Samen's dedication to help pregnant women proves that by working together, positive changes can be made.