FIGO Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health Initiative









FIGO Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health Initiative  

Duration: 2006-2011

Donor: the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)

Project contact: Professor Hamid Rushwan

Background: This project is set against the backdrop of the need to contribute to the achievement of MDGs 4 and 5 in a series of low-resource countries.

Project aims: Its aim is to build and sustain the capacity of the ob/gyn and midwifery societies in the participating developing countries to conduct essential projects relevant to the promotion of safe motherhood and the improvement of maternal health 

Collaborating organisations/countries involved: 10 FIGO Member Societies: Haiti, Peru, Kenya, Uganda, Uruguay, Ukraine, Nigeria, Moldova, Kosovo, and Pakistan.