Past event

MNCHAN Conference Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Event info

Event start Monday, 19 August 2019 at 10:00

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is co-sponsor for a Maternal, Newborn, Child Health, Adolescent and Nutrition Conference taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on the 19th and 20th of August.

As part of this conference IDEAS will be presenting findings from the five-year evaluation of the Community Based Newborn Care (CBNC) programme. This programme, launched in 2013 by the Ethiopian Government, has nine components, including the innovative step of antibiotics provision by community health workers for young infants with very severe diseases.

Dr Bilal Avan, Dr Della Berhanu and Professor Joanna Schellenberg will be part of a panel to discuss findings and recommendations for the future of the programme in Ethiopia.