November 30, 2016

Thank you for joining us at Women Deliver 2016!

 

On May 16, 2016, Ending Eclampsia in partnership with Every Preemie – SCALE, hosted the PTB/LBW Global Technical Working Group on Implementation Challenges and Solutions. The meeting focused on ending preventable pre-term births and low birth weight babies due to their mothers’ pre-eclampsia and eclampsia. With several distinguished speakers from Bangladesh, Canada, and Nigeria, the event cultivated engaging dialogue about research findings and implementation challenges. The event’s details are below.

Agenda

Speaker-Bios

Participant List

PRESENTATIONS:

Jim-Litch – Jim Litch, MD, DTMH, Every Preemie—SCALE/GAPPS

Maternal complications related to preterm birth/low birth weigh in low-income countries (LICs)

Antepartum hemorrhage as a precursor to preterm birth – Jeffrey Michael Smith, MD, MPH, Jhpiego

Preterm premature rupture of membranes as a risk for preterm birth and newborn mortality – Alex Manu, MD, PhD, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia as a risk for preterm birth and low birth weight and newborn mortality – Tabassum Firoz, MD, University of British Columbia

Lifestyle, Infections, Nutrition, and Contraception (LINC) factors in LICs

Lifestyle factors associated with preterm birth – Felicity Ukoko, The Wellbeing Foundation Africa

Maternal nutrition and impact on low birth weight and preterm birth – Janneke Hartvig Blomberg, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

Approaches for improving the nutrition of adolescent girls and women of reproductive age – Jeniece Alvey, MPH, IBCLC, Office of Health, Infectious Disease and Nutrition, USAID

Maternal infections – syphillis and preterm birth – Andreas Kuznik, PhD, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences

Can healthy timing and spacing of pregnancy help prevent pre-term birth? – Maureen Norton, PhD, Office of Population and Reproductive Health, Bureau for Global Health, USAID

Pre-eclampsia/eclampsia prevention and management

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy – Laura Magee, MD, St. George’s Hospital

Antenatal care quality vs quantity- its the content that counts – Sheena Currie, RM, Med, Maternal and Child Survival Program

Challenges and opportunities for task shifting the management of preeclampsia and eclampsia at PHC level in Bangladesh and Nigeria – Rahat Ara Nur, MD, and Gloria Adoyi, Population Council

 

The event was a huge success! Thank you to all attendees, presenters and Every Preemie – SCALE!

 

 

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