Wednesday, September 30 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM   •   Ambassadeurs

Session 104:
Maternal health in the Arab world

Chair: Hafedh Chekir, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

  1. Maternal health in the Arab World: priorities and policy implicationsJocelyn DeJong, American University of Beirut ; Manal Benkirane, Association de Lutte Contre le Sida (ALCS) ; Huda Zurayk, American University of Beirut

  2. Improving women’s satisfaction with labour and delivery by improving doctors’ communication skills: a randomized trial in SyriaAbdulsalam Asmaa, Damascus University ; Hyam Bashour, Damascus University ; Salah Cheikha, Damascus University ; Mayada Kharouf, Damascus University ; Mohammed Tabbaa, Damascus University ; Mona Kanaan, University of York

  3. Maternal healthcare: the case of MoroccoAbdelahi Belghiti Alaoui, Ministère de la santé

  4. Maternal mortality in YemenNagiba Alshawafi

  5. Measuring maternal mortality in middle-income Arab countries: The challengeOona Campbell, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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