Pilot project for a needs assessment study to reduce maternal and perinatal mortality in developing countries

Project Status
Completed
November 15, 2017
September
27
2013
At-a-Glance
Nigerian Academy of Science, in partnership with the Kenya National Academy of Sciences (KNAS) and the Uganda National Academy of Sciences (UNAS), and their respective Ministries of Health, this project is part of a long-term programme aimed at involving academies of health in national efforts to achieve the UN MDGs relating to maternal and child health. The intention is also to show the capacity of academies to convene relevant stakeholders working towards a national goal and thus underline the key role academies can play in providing scientific advice to their governments on this important issue.
Key Contacts

Lead: Nigerian Academy of Science.

Nigerian Academy of Science, in partnership with the Kenya National Academy of Sciences (KNAS) and the Uganda National Academy of Sciences (UNAS), and their respective Ministries of Health, this project is part of a long-term programme aimed at involving academies of health in national efforts to achieve the UN MDGs relating to maternal and child health. The intention is also to show the capacity of academies to convene relevant stakeholders working towards a national goal and thus underline the key role academies can play in providing scientific advice to their governments on this important issue.