March 29, 2017

Getting Magnesium Sulphate to the Women Who Need It: Global, National, and Local Processes


1) Beth Yeager – Global Health Supply Chain Program Procurement and Supply Management; Director, MNCH Task Order; Chair, Maternal Health Supplies Caucus

“Challenges in Procurement of Magnesium Sulfate” 

2) Fabienne Bochaton & Alessandra Tomazzini – Concept Foundation

“Toward WHO PreQualification of MgSO4 products”

3) Gloria Adoyi – Ending Eclampsia, Nigeria

“Barriers to Managing Pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia in Primary Facilities: Bangladesh, Nigeria, & Pakistan”

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September 15, 2016

How Undernutrition and Hypertension Impact Pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia and Pre-term Birth


1) Tabassum Firoz, MD, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

“Pre-eclampsia: A risk factor for pre-term birth, low birth weight and neonatal mortality”

2) Janneke Hartvig Bloomberg, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

“Maternal nutrition – impact on preterm and low birth weight”