The second Safer Births annual meeting is being held in Haydom Lutheran Hospital on the 1-5th of October 2014. Over 20 researchers, developers and health workers are gathering in Haydom to go through the progress of the Safer Births project in the last year.
The 6 PhD candidates in the project are now engaged in their PhD projects and several have already presented their findings at international conferences, and their research and progress will be presented at this meeting.
Important events in the last year includes winning the Saving Lives at Birth Grand Challenge nomination, and being able to expand the project to also test Moyo- Fetal Heart Rate Monitor in referral institutions and antenatal care clinics. The Moyo partners will also be meeting in Haydom to discuss the implementation of the program.
After the annual meeting, representatives from the research council and the GLOBVAC board will be doing a site visit at Haydom on the 6th of Oct.