MCHIP and Partners to Host 2012 Regional Meeting on PPH and PE/E

What: Asia Regional Meeting on Interventions for Impact in Essential Obstetric and Newborn Care, Prevention and Management of Postpartum Hemorrhage and Pre-eclampsia

When: 
3 May 2012 - Welcome Reception
4 -6 May 2012 - Meeting

Where: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Why: Organized by the Government of Bangladesh, USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP), and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-supported Oxytocin Initiative, in collaboration with Women Deliver, VSI, FIGO, and ICM, this three-day meeting will focus on postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), pre-eclampsia/ eclampsia (PE/E) and other aspects of maternal and newborn health. The meeting will bring together maternal and newborn health leaders, and experienced clinicians and program managers to support accelerated implementation and expansion of maternal and newborn health programs in countries in Asia and the Middle East.

Recognizing that a fundamental component of skilled attendance is the provision of essential obstetric and newborn care, this meeting will: review programmatic progress in addressing PPH; present technical evidence for interventions to prevent and manage PE/E; and discuss the implementation of interventions to reduce PPH and PE/E in Asia.

This meeting will be held in English.

For more information, e-mail dhaka2012@mchip.net.