Jan 17, 2013

Life for Mothers Abstract- 'Integrating mHealth Technology and Holistic Health Care Delivery to Reduce Maternal/Neonatal/Child Mortality in Rural Uganda: Preliminary Findings' Accepted for Oral Presentation

WHEN:Jan 17, 2013LOCATION:Arusha, TanzaniaTHEME:Improving Quality of Maternal Health Care under the theme 'Strengthening Health Systems for Improving the Quality of Maternal Health Care'INFORMATION:On behalf of the organising committee for GMHC2013 we are delighted to inform you that Life for Mothers abstract submission entitled 'Integrating mHealth Technology and Holistic Health Care Delivery to Reduce Maternal/Neonatal/Child Mortality in Rural Uganda: Preliminary Findings'  (Abstract ID: 323) has been accepted for oral presentation. The Global Maternal Health Conference will take place in Arusha, Tanzania from January 15-17th 2013.

GMHC2013 is a technical conference for scientists, researchers, practitioners and policy-makers to network, share knowledge, and build on progress toward eradicating preventable maternal mortality and morbidity by improving quality of care.

The conference is co-sponsored by Management and Development for Health, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and the Maternal Health Task Force at the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA.

In 2010, the first Global Maternal Health Conference was convened in New Delhi, as a partnership with the Public Health Foundation of India and the MHTF. The 2013 conference will build on the successful technical focus and abstract-driven structure of the 2010 conference.

GMHC2013 will be held at the Arusha International Conference Center in Tanzania, January 15-17, 2013, featuring:

• up to 700 participants/presenters

• parallel sessions and poster presentations within 5 tracks

• 3 plenary sessions with leading maternal health experts

• scholarships for developing country-based presenters

• high-level government officials

• a gala event at the new Mt. Meru Hotel

The GMHC2013 Steering Committee has been established to oversee the conference program. The GMHC2013 Scientific Sub-Committee has been established to review and approve abstracts. 




Did you know?

Children who have lost their mothers are up to 10 times more likely to die prematurely than those who have not.

Source:United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), 2010


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