Saturday, July 23 / 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM   •   Auditorium Pierre de Ronsard

Session 172:
Maternal health and mortality

Chair: Fariyal F. Fikree, Population Council

  1. Does the emergency obstetric care approach contribute to maternal mortality reduction? An evaluation after five yearsVincent Fauveau, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

  2. Misoprostol in the management of the third stage of labour in the home delivery setting in rural Gambia: a randomised controlled trialGijs Walraven, Secretariat de Son Altesse l'Aga Khan ; Jennifer Blum, Population Council ; Yusupha Dampha, Medical Research Laboratories ; Maimuna Sowe, Medical Research Laboratories ; Linda Morison, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine ; Nancy Sloan, Population Council ; Beverly Winikoff, Gynuity Health Projects

  3. Prenatal care, postnatal care and hospital birth in Peru: impact of individual and community characteristicsVilma Sandoval, CENTRUM

  4. Maternal mortality and access to basic and emergency obstetric care in rural BangladeshGreet Dieltiens, Institute of Tropical Medicine ; Carine Ronsmans, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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