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Objective 5: Knowledge Translation (Aug-Oct 2017)

The afternoon of October 5th at the PRE-EMPT Annual Meeting consisted of presentations and a panel discussion on knowledge translation. This included a presentation by Eleni Tsigas, CEO of the Preeclampsia Foundation,who emphasized the need for multi-disciplinary, multi-stakeholder engagement on a level playing field to optimize dissemination and implementation of new findings and guidelines. This includes involving patients to understand the full picture, such as what happens after the patient goes home.  Metin Gülmezoglu discussed upcoming updates to the  ‘WHO recommendations for prevention and treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia’ as well as  the latest ‘WHO recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience’.