Implementing the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist: Webinar June 15!

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To improve the quality of care that all women and babies receive at the time of childbirth, the World Health Organization (WHO) developed the Safe Childbirth Checklist, a set of evidence-based birth practices addressing major causes of maternal death, intrapartum-related stillbirths, and neonatal deaths, and accompanying Implementation Guide for birthing facilities. Scientists at Ariadne Labs, a collaboration between Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, have had a leading role in the development, testing, implementation and spread of the Checklist around the world.

Attend the webinar on June 15 to learn more about experts’ experience using the Checklist. Please find webinar details and access information below.

Implementing Checklists at Ariadne Labs: The Namibian Experience Using the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist

Join Dr. Katherine Semrau, Director of the BetterBirth Program, Nabihah Kara, Global Access Manager at Ariadne Labs, Dr. Lisa Hirschhorn, Director, Implementation and Improvement Science Platform and Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Dr. Leonard Kabongo, Gobabis District Hospital, for this engaging webinar!

  • June 15, 2016 from 10am–11am (EDT)
  • Register for the webinar here

This webinar will share:

  • An overview and development of the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist
  • An effective implementation pathway for the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist
  • The Namibian Safe Childbirth Checklist implementation experience

Learn more about the launch of the Checklist and the Safe Childbirth Checklist Case Study in Namibia.

For more information on Safe Childbirth Checklist implementation, please email Download the Safe Childbirth Checklist and Implementation Guide in English, French or Spanish here.