Seminar presentations: Maternal and perinatal survival in crisis settings

We invite you to watch the presentations below from the seminar series “Innovations in maternal and perinatal health in humanitarian settings: Exploring evidence and innovations to improve maternal and newborn survival among populations affected by humanitarian crises”.


Seminar 2: Applying maternal death surveillance and response in crisis settings

Nadine Cornier with UNFPA, Turkey, describes approaches to measure and respond to maternal mortality in humanitarian settings.

Rajat Khosla with the World Health Organization, discusses the value of maternal death surveillance and response (MDSR) to improve data and systems in crisis settings.

Eleanor Brown with Options, presents the value of participatory ethnographic evaluation research (PEER) as a tool to triangulate maternal death surveillance and response (MDSR) findings in conflict-affected settings.


Seminar 1: Innovations to improve maternal and newborn death surveillance to respond to future Ebola outbreaks

Dr Benjamin Black, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Médecins Sans Frontières, talks about the provision of maternal and newborn care during the Ebola.

Laura Sochas, Mphil/PhD candidate, Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics, discusses a method to estimate the number of indirect maternal and newborn deaths during a humanitarian crisis.