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27 Oct, 2015 Ending Eclampsia Launches at the Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference 2015
Ending Eclampsia was officially launched at the Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference 2015 in Mexico City. It is a global coalition that seeks to expand access to proven, underutilized interventions and commodities for the prevention, early detection, and treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia, and seeks to strengthen global partnerships. To achieve these goals,... Read More
26 Oct, 2015 Asif Khowaja, PhD Student, UBC Killam 2015 Award Recipient Video
Asif Khowaja in a UBC CLIP meeting with Larry Li (on the left) and Sharla Drebit (on the right).  Asif Khowaja, PRE-EMPT CLIP working group member and PhD candidate, has been the recipient of the Killam Doctoral Scholarship from the University of British Columbia (UBC) for his PhD research on the cost effectiveness of the CLIP intervention. He is... Read More
22 Sep, 2015 EMPOWER Program Announces Request for Proposals
Collaboration Advances Preeclampsia Research in Low- and Middle-Income Countries PRESS RELEASE. Read official announcement here.  Documents to apply can be accessed here.   Melbourne, Florida – September 22, 2015 – The EMPOWER Program is now accepting research proposals related to preeclampsia and other hypertensive disorders of pregnancy from young... Read More
17 Aug, 2015 Only 15 Days Left to Register for PRE-EMPT's HDP Symposium at FIGO!
There are only 15 days left to register for PRE-EMPT's Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy Symposium Pre-Congress Course at the FIGO Congress in Vancouver this October 4th! Health care professionals and researchers interested in maternal health are invited to attend this meeting. Along with Interactive discussions, hands-on stations will allow delegates to use... Read More
5 Aug, 2015 Preeclampsia Foundation Joins Other Health Organizations to Launch Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM).
The Preeclampsia Foundation joins other leading health organizations to launch state-based care programs through the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM).  The goal of AIM is to avoid 100,000 severe complications during labor and delivery and to prevent 1,000 maternal deaths over four years. The need for this in the U.S. is significant; according to... Read More
31 Jul, 2015 Thank You to France Donnay...
We would like to thank France Donnay as she marks her retirement after 7 and ½ wonderful years of service at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as a Senior Program Officer of Maternal health in the Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Division. There are many accomplishments of France’s 35+ year international career as an obstetrician and maternal health expert, and we are... Read More
31 Jul, 2015 Stories from the Field: CLIP India Survivor
This story is about a woman with poor socioeconomic status in one of the pilot intervention clusters from CLIP India. Her occupation is a farmer and she lives with her mother-in-law, husband, and her two children, where the mother-in-law is the decision maker in the family. In the first and second trimester of pregnancy the woman had no complaints. In her third trimester... Read More
31 Jul, 2015 Global Library of Women's Medicine (GLOWM) Updates (June-July 2015)
The Global Library’s animated video series animated videos assigned to assist women in understanding pregnancy and childbirth are now in three different Nigerian languages: Yoruba, Igbo, and Hansa. These 15 short animated videos will be distributed in the relevant areas of Nigeria to assess how useful they are in educating women about key issues related to pregnancy and... Read More
31 Jul, 2015 Global Pregnancy Collaboration (CoLab): Updates (June-July 2015)
The next big event for the Global Pregnancy Collaboration (CoLab) will be the annual meeting, which will take place at Oriel College, Oxford from August 31 to September 3, 2015. Meeting plans are moving forward nicely. The format this year will be similar to that of 2014. We will dedicate a portion of the meeting to CoLab business and plans for the future and the remaining... Read More
31 Jul, 2015 Objective 3: CLIP Trial Updates (June-July 2015)
Graph: Total number of women who have been enrolled in CLIP in Pakistan, India, Nigeria, and Mozambique. From the start of the Pilot phase, CLIP has now recruited 29, 230 women in all four countries! The enrolment graph above indicates that the CLIP Trial has registered 7350 pregnancies in Pakistan, 7800 in India, 10800 in Nigeria. We would like to congratulate Mozambique... Read More