Maternal Health Events

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Improving Transportation and Referral for Maternal Health

May 20, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
As part of the Maternal Health Dialogue Series, experts discuss their experiences, and share lessons, challenges, and recommendations for improving transportation and referral for maternal health.
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Family Planning in Fragile States: Overcoming Cultural and Financial Barriers

April 29, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
OB/GYNs from Nigeria, Pakistan, and Chad offer strategies to overcome the significant cultural and financial barriers facing family planning in fragile states.
Webcast

Maintaining the Momentum: Highlights From the Uganda International Conference on Family Planning

March 16, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The landmark conference has renewed interest in family planning and reproductive health among African leaders and development partners. Experts discuss the conference and what it means for the future of family planning in Africa.
Webcast

Maternal and Newborn Health as a Priority for Strengthening Health Systems

March 08, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Experts discuss how prioritizing key maternal health indicators can improve health systems and support the implementation of evidence-based interventions.
Webcast

Human Resources for Maternal Health: Midwives, TBAs, and Task-Shifting

January 06, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
"Pregnancy is not a disease, a woman should not die of pregnancy…it doesn't need a new drug…it doesn't need research – we just need skilled workforce at different levels," argues Seble Frehywot of George Washington University, at the second event of the Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health Series.
Webcast

Integrating HIV/AIDS and Maternal Health Services

December 03, 2009 // 11:00am1:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Dr. Claudes Kamenga, Senior Director of Technical Support and Research Utilization, Family Health International; Michele Moloney-Kitts, Assistant Coordinator, Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator; Harriet Birungi, Program Associate, Population Council-Kenya
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Tackling the Biggest Maternal Killer: Progress and Challenges in Preventing Postpartum Hemorrhage

November 20, 2009 // 8:00am4:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Webcast

Book Discussion: Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

September 10, 2009 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Empowering women and girls will unleash "the greatest unexploited economic resource" and may be our best strategy for fighting poverty, claim co-authors Kristof and WuDunn.
Webcast

Rebuilding Reproductive Health Systems in Post-Conflict Settings

May 20, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Countries affected by conflict often have high maternal mortality and morbidity rates. Experts discussed the need for evidence-based research for recovery and rebuilding of reproductive health systems in post-conflict settings.
Webcast

Scaling Up Midwives and Traditional Birth Attendants To Reduce Maternal Mortality: Recommendations For Policymakers & Program Managers

December 17, 2008 // 8:00am10:00am
Maternal Health Initiative
With no real progress towards MDG 5 in 15 years, women continue to perish at an alarming rate and one possible solution is to scale-up traditional birth attendants at birth. Experts discuss progress and remaining challenges.

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