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Join Webinar 28 April | Diabetes in Pregnancy: An Epidemic Holding Back Progress

While maternal mortality is declining in many parts of the world, underlying conditions affecting maternal health—such as diabetes in pregnancy—are often under-prioritized. Please tune in on 28 April for the first webinar in a three-part series, Diabetes in Pregnancy: An Epidemic Holding Back Progress, hosted by Women Deliver.

The series will present the emerging evidence base, highlight promising programs and equip the maternal and newborn health communities with tools to spark greater action for addressing diabetes in pregnancy.

In Part 1: Examining the Evidence, learn about the prevention, screening, treatment and management of diabetes in pregnancy to improve the health of women and newborns.

REGISTER

Details

28 April 2017 | 9:30am EDT

Speakers

Dr. Ana Langer
Director, Maternal Health Task Force, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. Gojka Roglic
Medical Officer, Diabetes Unit, World Health Organization

Dr. Anil Kapur
Chairman of the Board, World Diabetes Foundation

Dr. Hema Divakar
Consultant Obstetrician and Medical Director at Divakars Hospital, Bengaluru, India

Moderator

Dr. France Donnay

Resources

Stay tuned for updates on the MHTF-PLOS Collection, “Non-Communicable Diseases and Maternal Health Around the Globe.”

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