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.
Call for intention of interest:
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 (email@example.com) 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.
Adolescent first births in East Africa: disaggregating characteristics, trends and determinants
Multipurpose prevention technologies: the future of HIV and STI protection
Recent advances in managing and understanding menstrual disorders
Millennium Development Goal 5 and adolescents: looking back, moving forward
Barriers to modern contraceptive methods uptake among young women in Kenya: a qualitative study (
Women's health trials in developing countries: under-registration is the keyword?
Measuring the incidence and prevalence of obstetric fistula: approaches, needs and recommendations
Controlled cord traction for the third stage of labour
Use of the Robson classification has improved understanding of caesarean section rates in France
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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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WHO HRP News
Monthly electronic newsletter of new publications, research articles and events from the Department of Reproductive Health and Research