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April 16 -17 - The Global Health & Innovation Conference will be held in New Haven, CT to focus on global health, entrepreneurship and innovation in meeting global health needs. As one of 200 presentations on evidence-based global health, Dr. Doris Rouse will present the “MANDATE: Defining Maternal and Neonatal Products and Needs”. (More information here: http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference/)
April 14 – The Lancet Stillbirth Series, includes six papers, two articles, and eight comments focusing on the issues surrounding stillbirth. Dr. Robert Goldenberg and Elizabeth McClure, members of the MANDATE team, participated in developing the series. Dr. Goldenberg led the final paper which called for unified action to reduce stillbirth. (Series available at the Lancet Medical Journal: http://www.thelancet.com/series/stillbirth)
Sixteen non-governmental organizations have joined together to champion the frontline health worker, often the first point of contact for child and family health care in low-resource settings. For more information on this important cause, please visit:
MANDATE had the opportunity to present a poster at the First Global Forum on Medical Devices.
The World Health Organization published revised global maternal mortality estimates to 358,000 deaths in 2008....
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