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.
28 April 2017 | 9:30am EDT
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
Dr. France Donnay
Infographic: Diabetes in Pregnancy ➔
Infographic: FIGO Initiative on Diabetes in Pregnancy ➔
Policy Brief: Improve Maternal and Newborn Health and Nutrition ➔
Policy Brief: Ensure Access to Comprehensive Health Services ➔