Optimizing the Roles of Health Workers to Attain MDGs 4 and 5 Discussion Forum


This forum, scheduled on November 8 – 16, provides an opportunity to share your views on identifying and prioritizing effective practices which can be delivered safely by community health workers, nurses, midwives and other professional cadres to accelerate the reduction of maternal and newborn mortality.

Input from the forum will contribute to the development of WHO evidence-based recommendations and guidelines on optimizing health workers roles to improve maternal and newborn health at the primary and community health care level. The outcomes of this discussion will inform a WHO technical consultation on this topic scheduled for December 6-8, 2010. [adapted from announcement]

For more information and to register for the forum, see the announcement.

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