The Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Ageing, WHO Geneva, the WHO Regional Office for Europe and the Pan American Health Organization hosted a webinar to explore regional approaches for integrating Near Miss into Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response (MPDSR) systems.
This webinar brought together experts and professionals from Latin American, Caribbean, and European regions who will present the latest tools, guidance and recommendations developed to facilitate the integration of near miss and MPDSR. A case study from Colombia offered valuable insights into the practical implementation and provide an opportunity to discuss challenges and opportunities for this integration.
Welcome and introduction: Francesca Palestra, WHO Geneva
Part 1: Near Miss Tools and Guidance in the European Region: Oleg Kuzmenko, WHO Regional Office for Europe
Part 2: Recommendations for establishing a National Surveillance System for Extremely Severe Maternal Morbidity in Latin America and the Caribbean: Bremen de Mucio, PAHO
Part 3: Sharing insights and lessons learned from the practical implementation of MPDSR system in Colombia: Greace Alejandra Avila Mellizo, National Institute of Health, Colombia
This webinar was hosted by the Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Ageing, WHO Geneva, the WHO Regional Office for Europe and the Pan American Health Organization, with the support of the Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health.