Ethiopia to Host International Conference on Maternal and Child Health


Ethiopia will host international conference on maternal and child health, an initiative jointly started by Ethiopia and India, on August 24 and 25.   Under the theme "Overcoming critical obstacles to maternal and child survival", the conference aims to "celebrate" progress to date, share best practices and identify key milestones for achieving the sustainable development goals set out in the Global Strategy for Health of women, children and adolescents (2016-2030), according to an official statement.



The Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMwA) is a professional association committed to reducing maternal and child morbidity and mortality in Ethiopia through supporting midwives and MNH health care providers to improve the quality of service provision. EMwA invites the submission of abstracts for verbal presentation at 26th Ethiopian Midwives Association General Assembly on October 6, 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Threatened Preterm Birth Care Learning Resource Package

Threatened Preterm Birth Care is part of the Helping Mothers Survive and Helping Babies Survive suite of training modules.  It is a two-day course designed for teams of health workers who provide care for women and newborns.  The materials include an Action Plan, GA Job Aid, Medication Chart, GA wheel, Flip Chart, and Providers Guide as well as sample training agenda and knowledge check. Click here to download the materials in English