The MHTF collaborated with USAID and the CDC to convene Maternal Health, HIV and AIDS: Examining Research through a Programmatic Lens, a technical meeting in Boston, Massachusetts on 10-11 June 2013. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss emerging research linking maternal health and HIV, identify research gaps, and consider programmatic implications. While there is a need for significant investment in this issue around the globe, the focus of this particular meeting was Africa.
USAID, the CDC, and the MHTF hope that this technical meeting will lay the groundwork for ongoing collaboration, a proposed dialogue on integrated programming in late 2013, and further discussion at global HIV/AIDS and maternal health meetings in 2014.
Download the PDF of the maternal health, HIV & AIDS meeting report.
Download the PDF of the maternal health, HIV & AIDS meeting agenda.
Download the PDF of the maternal health, HIV & AIDS meeting participant list.
- Women at the crossroads: HIV, reproductive health, maternal mortality, and child health
Wafaa El-Sadr, Columbia University
Maternal Health, HIV, and AIDS: Where Are We Now?
- The contribution of HIV to pregnancy-related mortality
Clara Calvert, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
- Causes of death and impact of treatment – what do we know?
Isabella Danel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Neglected causes of maternal mortality
Clara Menendez, University of Barcelona
- New maternal mortality classification system
Doris Chou, World Health Organization
Women at the crossroads: HIV, reproductive health, maternal mortality, and child health
Stigma and Discrimination as Barriers to Achievement of Global PMTCT and Maternal Health Goals
Small Group Reporting
Safe Conception and Preconception
Rollout of Option B+: A Multi-Country Experience
Resource and Programmatic Considerations and Issues
Reproductive Health Decision-Making among Women Living with HIV
Recap of Day 1 at Maternal Health, HIV, and AIDS Meeting
Q&A with Jean Anderson, Tshidi Sebitloane, and Wafaie Fawzi
Q&A with Janet Turan, Nomafrench Mbombo, Lisa Messersmith, and Edna Jonas
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