Applying maternal death surveillance and response in crises settings

Date: Thursday 23 March 2017
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
Type of event: Seminar
Speaker(s): Rajat Khosla, World Health Organization, Geneva, Nadine Cornier, UNFPA, Turkey and Eleanor Brown, Options, London

Overview:

Mothers and their babies face greater risks to their survival during humanitarian crises. However, there is a dearth of evidence about how best to apply reproductive health interventions effectively in crises settings. Understanding why women and their babies die in these specific circumstances is pivotal to designing appropriate interventions to prevent deaths from similar causes.

This seminar will explore tools and approaches to maternal death surveillance and response (MDSR) in crises settings with presentations on the following:

Speakers:

Moderator: Sarah Moxon, Research Fellow, the March Centre for Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive and Child Health, LSHTM

This event is a collaboration between the Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre, the Global MDSR Action Network and the MARCH Centre for Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive and Child Health

Please click here to register.

Twitter: @E4AMamaYeAfrica #MDSR

The seminar will be live streamed here. The recording will be available on this page after the event.

Admission: It is free to attend this seminar, but registration is required.

Contact: Ben Tidwell
Email: mdsr@evidence4action.net

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