Projects

Living guidelines in maternal and perinatal health

Midwives in Timor.

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research maintains a portfolio of over 400 recommendations related to the care of pregnant, childbearing and postpartum women and newborns globally.

Burnet Institute researchers are leading knowledge synthesis and guideline development activities in high-priority areas (such as prevention and treatment of postpartum haemorrhage, peripartum infections and others) to ensure WHO’s guidelines are up-to-date.

Timeline

  • End date: December 2020

Collaborators

  • Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization
  • Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth, University of Liverpool

Funding

  • Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization
  • United States Agency of International Development

Contact Details

For any general enquiries relating to this project, please contact:

Associate Professor Joshua Vogel

Principal Research Fellow

Telephone

+61385062472

Email

joshua.vogel@burnet.edu.au