Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

Global pregnancy register - call for contributions

WHO/TDR are issuing two calls for contributions to the WHO systematic review of information on maternal outcomes, and prevalence of birth defects in Asia, Africa & Latin- America.

  • Studies, publications or reports that monitored pregnant women in Africa, Asia, or Latin America, and assessed the newborn at birth.
  • Individual patient data from research in Africa, Asia or Latin America, where pregnant women were prospectively followed up to term, and where the newborn has undergone a systematic physical examination.

Please contact Dr Melba Gomes, TDR, at, with either “Systematic review of pregnancy outcomes -reports”  or “Systematic review of pregnancy outcomes -Individual Patient Data” in the subject line of the message if you have information to contribute.

Reprints of relevant publications/reports mail also be mailed to:

Dr Melba Gomes
Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR)
World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH-1211, Geneva, Switzerland

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