Community Engagement in MPDSR: Learning from Zambia and Uganda

In this webinar, co-hosted with WHO and Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) and Ministries of Health leads from Zambia and Uganda, we took a deep dive into community engagement in Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response (MPDSR).

Welcome: Francesca Palestra, Department of Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescent Health , WHO Geneva

The role of community engagement in MPDSR: Mary Mbuo, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Overview of Community Surveillance of Maternal and Neonatal Mortality and Stillbirths; Country Experiences from Zambia and Uganda: Oluwaseun Aladesanmi, Global Associate Program Director, Maternal Newborn Health, CHAI

Panel discussion on lessons learned facilitated by Olive Cocoman, Learning Lead, Quality of Care Network

Questions & Answers: Francesca Palestra, WHO

This webinar was hosted by the Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Ageing, WHO Geneva, Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), and the Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health.

Credits: © UNICEF/UNI108057/Asselin

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    Dr Caren Chizuni, Chief Safe Motherhood Officer, Ministry of Health Zambia Mr Paul Bwalya, Nursing Officer Maternal & Child Health, Kasama District, Ministry of Health Zambia Dr Richard Mugahi, Assistant Commissioner in charge of Reproductive and Infant Health, Ministry of Health Uganda Dr Daniel Murokora, Technical Advisor and Lead Obstetrician-Gynaecologist, Ministry of Health Uganda