Overcoming the blame culture in MPDSR

Overcoming the blame culture in MPDSR

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The webinar included a presentation on how to overcome blame culture in the Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response (MPDSR) process sharing 10 specific strategies on how to practically address this problem during MPDSR implementation. A rich panel comprised of representatives from Ghana, Namibia and Uganda discussed the strategies in light of their experiences, challenges and successes in overcoming blame culture within MPDSR implementation.

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Introduction: Ms Francesca Palestra, WHO Geneva

Part 1: Launching the Manuscript ‘Overcoming blame culture: key strategies to catalyze maternal and perinatal death surveillance and response’: Ms Mary Kinney, Researcher, University of Western Cape, South Africa

Part 2: Panel discussion facilitated by Dr Allison Moran, WHO Geneva

Ms Gloria Mutimbwa Siseho, Health Specialist, UNICEF Namibia
Ms Vida Kukula, Midwife/Public Health Practitioner, Ghana
Dr Robert Mrema, Technical Officer, WHO Uganda

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Closing remarks: Ms Francesca Palestra, WHO Geneva

This webinar was hosted by the Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Ageing, WHO Geneva and the Network for Improving the Quality of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health.






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