Women Deliver Maternal Health theme: Call for TopicsPetra ten Hoope-Bender, the Institute’s Director for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH), is the lead organizer for the Maternal and Newborn Health Theme at the 2013 Women Deliver Conference. Together with Jeff Smith from Jhpiego, Mary Nell Wegner from the Maternal Health Task Force and Winnie Mwebesa and Claudia Morrissey from Save the Children, Petra will be putting together 12 panel sessions on the hot topics in the area of maternal and newborn health. Some of the ideas already under consideration are morbidities, young motherhood, midwifery and m-health. Women Deliver is expecting some 5000 participants at the conference in Kuala Lumpur, 28-30 May 2013.
Please read this invitation which will be sent to a wide international audience and feel free to forward it to colleagues so that we reach as broad a group of individuals and organisations as possible. The closing date for topic suggestions is 14 September 2012.
Please send your ideas and suggestions to: Petra ten Hoope-Bender – mnhstream[at]integrare[dot]esLatest news