Future of Maternal Health Research in Ghana Symposium

Posted by Katy Elliott on March 26, 2018 at 7:51 am



On February 16th, about 100 clinicians, researchers and policy makers active in the field of maternal health in Ghana, participated in the symposium ‘Future of Maternal Health Research in Ghana’. The aim of the symposium was to bring both Ghanaian and international stakeholders together to exchange knowledge and map future priorities in research to improve care provided to women during pregnancy, delivery and postpartum.

The symposium was organized by Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), University of Ghana’s College of Health Sciences (Noguchi Medical Research Insitute and the School of Medicine and Dentistry) and the University Medical Center Utrecht (UMC Utrecht) in the Netherlands. The full report from the symposium can be accessed here.

The meeting concluded with the presentation of the booklet ‘Carry Care: Impressions of Maternal Healthcare in Ghana’ to all participants. This booklet features the stories and people involved in maternal health care, maternal health research, women and their families. It is available to read here.