Shane Norris, PhD

Talk Title: Revolutionising maternal and newborn care in Africa: Pathways for a healthier future

Description: Maternal and newborn health remains a critical health burden in Africa. The aim of the presentation is to provide a comprehensive overview of the current landscape and future directions exploring a range of innovative interventions designed to enhance care and outcomes in Africa. Specifically examining the unique challenges faced by healthcare systems in South Africa and strategies that may help improve health indicators. For example, the integration of traditional and modern medical practices, the role of community health workers, and the implementation of health technologies to improve care. Also, collaborative efforts between government, NGOs, and local communities to create sustainable health improvements.

Interventions to Support Healthy Life Trajectories in Humans
Mini Symposia I
Thursday, March 14, 1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Reproductive Health Sciences: A Global Perspective
Lunch & Learn
Thursday, March 14, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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