Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

Sixth Orientation Workshop: Maternal and Newborn Health Programming

Geneva, Switzerland, 7 to 11 December 2009

Dear Colleagues,

Applications for the Sixth Orientation Workshop are now closed and any new applications for this workshop will not be considered. Successful applicants will be notified by 31 October 2009.

The Sixth Orientation Workshop on Maternal and Newborn Health Programming will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 07 to 11 December 2009. The Workshop is part of a series of capacity-building workshops organized by the Department of Making Pregnancy Safer on a regular basis.

The purpose of this one-week Workshop is to familiarize participants with WHO guidance on interventions and related health system issues for maternal and newborn health. The Workshop will enable participants to enhance their skills to design effective solutions for improving MNH programmes and to plan, implement and evaluate MNH services in countries with high maternal and neonatal mortality. The target audience is people working on Maternal and Newborn Health programming and implementation from governments, donor agencies, international organizations, research institutions, NGOs and the private sector.