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On September 8th, the MHTF hosted an event at the FIGO Congress in Cape Town, South Africa. The purpose of the event was to update MHTF members and others in the maternal health community about our activities and to provide a venue for interaction and networking. Ana Langer, President of EngenderHealth and I made a presentation summarizing our progress to date. This was followed by two presentations by sub-awardees describing the MHTF-supported work they are undertaking. Dr. Stephen Kennedy of Oxford University presented work on seeking barriers and solutions to evidence-based practices through global ‘crowd-sourcing. Dr. Mario Merialdi of the World Health Organization talked about work on creating a system for building and updating global evidence-based guidance on maternal health interventions. Dr. France Donnay of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation made closing remarks. Click on the links to see presentations by the MHTF, Dr. Stephen Kennedy, and Dr. Mario Merialdi.