Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

8th Orientation Workshop on "Maternal and Newborn Health Programming"

29 November - 3 December 2010
Geneva, Switzerland

The 8th Orientation Workshop on Maternal and Newborn Health Programming will take place at WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, from 29 November to 3 December, as part of an ongoing series.

The course objectives are to familiarize participants with WHO guidance on interventions and related health system issues for maternal and newborn health (MNH). At the end of this course, participants will be able to design effective solutions for improving the health of mothers and newborns. They will also know how to better capture maternal, newborn and adolescent health aspect in their programmes and how to plan, implement and evaluate MNH services in countries with high maternal and neonatal mortality.

The target audience are professionals working on MNH programming and implementation from governments, donor agencies, international organizations, research institutions, NGOs and the private sector.