Global Maternal Health Conference 2013

Health systems and programs like HIV care, nutrition, child wellness programs and comprehensive care often include some aspect of maternal health. Byamukama described the blood donor system in Uganda and the work to ensure an adequate supply of blood. In India, Narayanan described a maternal health program which included nutrition programs and supplementation, allowing for increased access to nutrition for the underserved. Rasheed's presented on a retrospective stakeholder analysis in Bangladesh that reinforced the need for programs to have representation at the political, district and local levels. Baker's work in Tanzania analyzed the stressed access points for the maternal health system, allowing for key interventions.

Moderator: Natukunda Peace Byamukama, Uganda Red Cross Society

Regular voluntary non-remunerated blood donation: an integral aspect of promoting maternal health in Uganda
Natukunda Peace Byamukama, Uganda Red Cross Society

Systems strengthening approaches to improve coverage and quality of maternal health and nutrition services
Madhuri Narayanan, IntraHealth International

Opportunities and challenges in strengthening health systems to improve maternal care: Insights from a stakeholder analysis
Sabrina Rasheed, ICDDR,B

Measuring health system bottlenecks for maternal and newborn care at the district level in rural south-eastern Tanzania
Ulrika Baker, Division of Global Health, Karolinska Institutet

Integrating m-health technology and holistic health care delivery to reduce maternal, neonatal and child mortality in rural Uganda: Preliminary findings
Harry Strulovici

Filmed in Arusha, Tanzania. Thursday, 17 January 2013

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