Maternal Fetal Medicine global health fellowships
Applications are invited for the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine global health fellowships. HRP is pleased to work with colleagues and fellows from Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine on key global maternal and perinatal health priorities. The fellowships are named after Dr John Queenan who is well-known the field of perinatology and obstetrics with his pioneering work in Rhesus disease management and prevention, academic research in ultrasound and fetal physiology. Dr Queenan is the author of almost 200 scientific papers and textbooks, and he has mentored many obstetrician gynecologists as well as maternal fetal medicine subspecialists. Applications should be sent by May 15 2015. For more information please consult the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine website, and see the following documents.
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The HRP Special Programme submits its research projects for consideration, comment, guidance and approval to an established advisory body of international experts to assess each project’s scientific design, as well as technical and financial/budgetary aspects. HRP research projects cover all topic areas of sexual and reproductive health and includes projects that involve human participants, involve biological material obtained from human participants, obtain information from human participants, access records on human participants or involve experiments in animals. The type of research under consideration is not restricted and includes: basic, biomedical, epidemiological, social science, as well as operations, implementation, health systems and programme development research. If you are currently, or have recently served on a research proposal/protocol review body technically assessing projects in sexual and reproductive health, and you are interested in being considered as a member of the HRP Research Project Review Panel, please submit your interest via e-mail to (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your e-mail subject line reading “HRP Research Project Review Panel”. Please include a recent consolidated C.V, including a publication list as appropriate.
When getting there is not enough: a nationwide cross-sectional study of 998 maternal deaths and 1451 near-misses in public tertiary hospitals in a low-income country
A temperature-monitoring vaginal ring for measuring adherence
Burden of obstetric fistula: from measurement to action
Assessing predictors of contraceptive use and demand for family planning services in underserved areas of Punjab province in Pakistan: results of a cross-sectional baseline survey
Inequities in the use of cesarean section deliveries in the world
Optimizing the delivery of contraceptives in low- and middle-income countries through task shifting: a systematic review of effectiveness and safety
Non-pneumatic anti-shock garment for improving maternal survival following severe postpartum haemorrhage: a systematic review
Programa Geração Biz, Mozambique: how did this adolescent health initiative grow from a pilot to a national programme, and what did it achieve?
Nurse versus physician-provision of early medical abortion in Mexico: a randomized controlled non-inferiority trial
- A practical guide for engaging with mobile operators in mHealth for RMNCH
Brief sexuality-related communication
- A tool for strengthening STI surveillance at the country level
Ensuring human rights within contraceptive service delivery
La Prevenzione ed eliminazione dell’abuso e della mancanza di rispetto durante l’assistenza al parto presso le strutture ospedaliere
1st ECOWAS (Economic Community Of West African States) Good Practices Forum in Health
Theme of Forum: Ending Preventable Mother and Child Deaths in West Africa - What works in Reproductive Health and Family Planning
The West African Health Organization, in collaboration with Member States and partners, are in the process of organizing the 1st ECOWAS Good Practices Forum in Health (FBPS) that will be held on 29-31 July 2015 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
The forum will bring together senior officials from ministries of health, regional health experts, researchers and managers of training and research institutions, major local, regional and international NGOs, managers of private companies involved in the health sector, as well as partners in the region and elsewhere.
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