Poster Sessions

Group A | Group B | Group C | Group D

Group A: Monday, 17:00-18:00 | Don Diego Foyer

An Exploratory Study of Mobile Health Technology for Maternal Newborn Care in the Southern States of India
Aparna Ananthakrishnan, Centre for Technology and Policy, IIT-Madras

Factors Affecting Adolescents’ Access to Family Planning Services and Reproductive Health Information
Janet Botha, University of Malawi Kamuzu College of Nursing

Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies: Improving Birth Outcomes through Screening and Treatment of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in Nicaragua
Guadalupe Canales Reñazco, Population Services International

Readiness of Hospitals to Provide Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) and Documentation of KMC Service Delivery: Analysis of Malawi 2014 EmONC Survey Data
Kondwani Chavula, Save the Children

Review the Stories from Field: Filling the Gap for Improving Maternal and Child Health in Myanmar
Ei Ei Tin, Marie Stopes International Myanmar

Can a Simulation-Based Training Program Impact the Use of Evidence-Based Routine Practices at Birth? Results of a Hospital-Based Controlled Trial in Mexico
Jimena Fritz, National Institute of Public Health

Nigeria State Health Investment Project: Driving Health System Improvements for Mothers and Newborns
Nnenna Ihebuzor, National Primary Health Care Development Agency

The Impact of National Programs on Stillbirth Rates in Mexico over the Last 13 Years
Teresa Murguía Peniche, National Institute of Perinatology

Association Between Women’s Experience of and Attitudes Towards Domestic Violence and Low Birth Weight: An Analysis of Demographic and Health Survey Data
Subhashini Katumuluwa, Stony Brook University School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

Eye of the Beholder: Contradictions in the Measurement of Disrespect and Abuse During Facility-Based Childbirth
Stephanie Kujawski, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Retinopathy of Prematurity:  An Approach to Control the “Third Epidemic” in Argentina
Celia Lomuto, ROP Group – National Health Ministry

Feeding Buddies: Creating a Home-Based Support for Improved Health Services Usage
Rorisang Lesenyeho, PATH

Changing Social Norms and Creating Demand for Institutional Delivery Through a Multichannel Communication Campaign in Kigoma, Tanzania
Victoria Marijani, World Lung Foundation

Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancy Messages Reinvigorate Family Planning in Siaya County, Kenya
Cynthia Nyakwama, World Vision Kenya

Short Term Survival of Premature Infants Admitted to the Newborn Unit at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Kenya
Felicitas Okwako, Ministry of Health Kenya

Improving Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health in Indigenous Communities: The Experience of Casa de la Mujer Indígena in Mexico
Blanca Pelcastre, National Institute of Public Health

Women’s Satisfaction to Maternity Care and Factors Associated with Intention to Return to the Health Facility in Nepal
Yuba Raj Paudel, Nepal Health Sector Support Program, Ministry of Health and Population, Kathmandu, Nepal

An Assessment of Midwives Performance
Zaw Toe Myint, Marie Stopes International Myanmar

Building Capacity of Community Hygiene Clubs in Rwanda to Address Maternal and Child Health Problems
Ellen Eiseman, Chemonics International

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Group B: Tuesday, 8:00-9:00 | Don Diego Foyer

Towards a Uniform Newborn Screening Panel in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Ahmed Bashir, Al Mana Group of Hospitals

Counting Intrapartum Stillbirths: Current Status and Measurement Improvement Agenda
Hannah Blencowe, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Financing Maternal Health and Family Planning: Are We on the Right Track? Evidence from the Reproductive Health Subaccounts in Mexico, 2003–2012
Lucero Cahuana-Hurtado, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública

Dying at Childbirth: The Unresolved Problem of Maternal Mortality in the Dominican Republic
Arachu Castro, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and World Bank

Cost Analysis on the Large-Scale Implementation of the ‘Helping Babies Breathe’ Newborn Resuscitation Training Program in Tanzania
Sumona Chaudhury, Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Effectiveness of an Innovative mHealth Intervention to Improve Coverage and Quality of Proven Maternal and Newborn Health Interventions in Rural India: A Quasi-Experimental Study
Kapil Dave, SEWA Rural

Use of GIS System for Tracking Maternal and Child Mortality and a Decision-making Tool to Monitor & Improve MNCH Programs in India
Rahul Dev Bhawsar, FHI360

How PMTCT Services Have Been Organized in Guiglo Regional Hospital in Post-Election Period in Ivory Coast
Bangaly Doumbouya, Aconda vs ci

Challenges of Anaesthesia in Developing Countries: A Survey of the Quality of Anaesthesia Care for Obstetric Patients in East Africa          
Isabella Epiu, University of California Global Health Institute

We Need to Talk About It: Sexuality Talk Among Youth in Siaya County, Kenya
Bevalyn Kedogo, World Vision Kenya

Chart Audits as a Quality Improvement Strategy to Map Gaps and to Improve MCHN Outcomes in Four Districts in South Africa
Rorisang Lesenyeho, PATH

Perspectives on Unintended Pregnancy and Abortion among Ghana’s Kayayei (Female Head Porters)
Samantha Lattof, London School of Economics

Government Initiatives for Professional Qualification of Nurse-Midwives in the Brazilian Public Health System: The Experience and Results in the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro
Adriana Lenho de Figueiredo Pereira, Rio de Janeiro State University

The Intersection of Climate and Culture: A Mixed Methods Study of Seasonal Trends in Birth Weight in Rural Uganda
Sarah MacVicar, McGill University

Creating an Enabling Policy Environment for Scale Up of Malaria in Pregnancy Interventions in Kenya and Uganda
Wanjiku Manguyu, PATH

The Dominican Republic’s Expanded Baby and Mothers Friendly Hospital Initiative: Achieving Reductions in Maternal and Neonatal Mortality
Sarita Menendez, UNICEF

A Report of At-Scale Community-Based Distribution of Misoprostol and Chlorhexidine to 42,168 Mother-Newborn Dyads in Bauchi State, Nigeria: Early Results and Lessons, January-June 2014
Nosa Orobaton, John Snow, Inc

Community Skilled Birth Attendants: Strengthening health systems in ensuring safe motherhood in rural Bangladesh
Judy Phuong, BRAC

Strengthening Clinical and Business Skills of Community Midwives to Help Establish their Private Practice: A Study from Sindh, Pakistan
Shaista Rahim, USAID’s Maternal and Newborn Health Integration Program, Jhpiego

Analysis of Clinical Guidelines for Normal Deliveries Provided by the Most Consulted OB/Gyn Manuals in Mexican Medical Schools
Matthias Sachse Aguilera, UNICEF

Ramadan During Pregnancy and Newborn’s Birth Weight: A Study in South-East Asia
Ary Savitri, Julius Center UMC

Two Sides of the Mirror: Community’s and Health Care Providers’ Views on Maternal and Child Health of Migrants in Ayeyawaddy Region, Myanmar
Saw Saw, Department of Medical Research, Union of Myanmar

Facility Clinical and System Strengthening through Mentoring Answers the Desperate Cry for a Robust Quality Improvement Strategy in Maternal, Neonatal and Child health Programs: a Northern Karnataka, South India Experience
Lloyd Troydon Cunningham, Karnataka Health Promotion Trust

Strengthening Community-Based Demand for Essential Maternal and Neonatal Services and Behaviors through Community Based Organizations in Four Districts, South Africa
GR Xaba, PATH

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Group C: Tuesday, 17:00-18:00 | Don Diego Foyer

Creating Demand for Antenatal Care Service Through Community Gate Keepers Involvement in Ede, Nigeria
Ademola Adelekan, Public Health Promotion Alliance

Factors Influencing Continuum of Care for Maternal and Child Health Among Young Mothers in Three Geographical Zones of Ghana: A Cross-Sectional Study
Vida Ami Kukula, Dodowa Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service

Misoprostol, Magnesium Sulfate and Anti-Shock Garment: A Knowledge, Availability and Utilization Study at the Primary Health Care Level in Western Nigeria
Adeola Duduyemi, PATHS2 (DFID/Abt Associates)

Community-Based System of Auditing Maternal and Newborn Deaths to Strengthen Collective Action and Demand for Accountability
Samir Garg, State Health Resource Center Chhattisgarh

Empowering Adolescent Girls to Change Gender Norms to Prevent Child Marriage and Adolescent Pregnancy
Sebanti Ghosh, John Snow India

Addressing Malawi Blood Challenge: A Case of Village Blood Collection in Balaka and Mchinji
Charles Makwenda, Parent and Child Health Initiative

Impact and Magnitude of Non-Communicable Diseases on Maternal and Women’s Health: A Silent but Ignored Pandemic!  Have We Been Blind for So Long?
Moses Kitheka, Jhpiego

Do Results-Based Financing Approaches Improve Maternal and Child Health?  The Case of Democratic Republic of Congo
Delmond Kyanza, Management Sciences for Health

Morocco’s Health Equity Tool: An Integrated Approach to Planning and Action for Maternal and Newborn Health
JB Manhes, UNICEF

ICM Contributing to Workforce Development for Universal Health Coverage
Nester Moyo, International Confederation of Midwives

Do Transport Vouchers Using Locally Available Means Increase Attended Deliveries? A Case Study of a Rural Community In Uganda
Aloysius Mutebi, Makerere University School of Public Health

Mapping Adolescent Births in East Africa: Utilizing Spatial Statistics to Inform Policy          Corrine Ruktanonchai, University of Southampton

The Availability Emergency Obstetric Care under the Janani Suraksha Yojana Cash Transfer Program in Madhya Pradesh, India
Mariano Salazar, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute

Introducing a Client Appointment Diary to Improve Mother/Baby Pair Retention-in-Care in the PMTCT Cascade
Stephano Sandfolo, mothers2mothers

Mobilization of Organized Communities for Surveillance of Healthy Practices During Pregnancy and Childbirth
Veronica Triana, Management Sciences for Health

Experience in Implementing an Electronic Clinical Decision Support System for Maternal Care in Rural Primary Healthcare Facilities in Sub-Saharan Africa
Felix Sukums, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences

Assessing Availability, Accessibility, Quality of and Demand for MNCH services in Myanmar
Myint Myint Than, Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health

Piloting a Streamlined Index for Assessment of Quality of Labor and Delivery Care: Findings from Tanzania
Gaudiosa Tibaijuka, Jhpiego

Newborn Umbilical Cord Care: Evaluating a Community-Campaign in Haiti
Susan Walsh, University of Illinois at Chicago, WHO Collaborating Center

Improving Childbirth-related Services using Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) as an Intervention Tool in District-level Hospitals of Odisha, India
Pritish Nanda, Asian Institute of Public Health

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Group D: Wednesday, 8:00-9:00 | Don Diego Foyer

Integration of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and HIV Services for Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV in Rwanda: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis
Monique Abimpaye, Rwanda Biomedical Center

Community Communication Emergency Referrals Save Rural Women, the Greatest Equity Gap
Susan Aradeon, formerly Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs

Status of Respectful and Non-Abusive Care during Facility-Based Childbirth in a Hospital and Health Centers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Anteneh Asefa School of Public Health, Hawassa University

A Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Trial of the Impact of Newborn Infection Management at Health Posts on Neonatal Mortality in Rural Ethiopia
Tedbabe Degefie Hailegebriel, Save the Children

The Safe Delivery App: An Emergency Training Tool
Anna Cecilia Frellsen, Maternity Foundation

Effect of Facilitation of Local Maternal-and-Newborn Stakeholder Groups on Neonatal Mortality: A Cluster Randomized Trial
Mats Målqvist, International Maternal and Child Health, Uppsala University

“La Clave”: The Need for Integration, Support, and Promotion of Professional Midwifery in Mexico
Lauren French Hoy, Asociación Mexicana de Partería

Sustaining the Gains: Mobilizing Community Health Volunteers to Increase Uptake of ANC and Facility Services in Bondo, Kenya
Lynn Kanyuuru, Jhpiego

Effects of Unconditional Cash Transfer Status on Maternal and Newborn Health Service Utilization among Low-Income Households in Matiari, Sindh: A Cross-Sectional Study
Atiya Hussain Khowaja, The Aga Khan University, Karachi

Perspectives and Experiences of First Time Mothers on Pain Management during Labor and Delivery at a Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi
Lily Caroline Kumbani, Kamuzu College of Nursing

Prevalence and Risk Factors Associated with Anemia During Pregnancy: Case Study of Butare University Teaching Hospital, Gynecology/Obstetrics Department from January-December 2013
Habiyaremye Michel

The Role of Dyslipidemia on Early and Late Onset Preeclampsia
Shirley Ivonne Moningkey, Tangerang District General Hospital

Exploring the Effect of Satisfaction and Quality on Willingness to Recommend and Intention to Use Facility-Based Delivery Services among Indigenous Women in Rural Guatemala
Emily Peca, University Research Co. LLC

Community-Based Delivery of an Innovative Neonatal Kit to Save Newborn Lives and Improve Neurodevelopment in Rural Pakistan and Kenya: Methodology and Early Results of Two Cluster Randomized Trials
Lisa Pell, The Hospital for Sick Children, Centre for Global Child Health

Maximizing Mobile Technology to Strengthen Referral Systems for MNH Emergencies in Indonesia
Yayuk Sri Rahayu, Expanding Maternal and Neonatal Survival

Skills Lab: New and Innovative Approach to Train Health Professionals in Low-Resource Settings
Arunabh Ray, BTAST/DFID

Transforming Poorly Functioning Health Centers into High Performers for Maternal and Newborn Care in Indonesia
Rikmasari, Ciparay District Health Center

Afghanistan Health Initiative’s Real-time Surveillance Systems
Mohammad Samim Soroush, Ministry of Public Health

Strengthening Demand for Maternal and Newborn Health Services Using the Care Group Model in Burundi and Niger
Michele Seibou, Concern Worldwide

New Methods to Assess Regional Differences in Continuum of Care from the Point of View of Women and Healthcare Providers
Akira Shibanuma, The University of Tokyo

Promoting Dialogue, Collective Decision-Making and Collaborative Action Among Frontline Health Workers and Community Representatives through Sub-Center Forums for Improving MNCH Outcomes: South India Experience
S Suresh, Karnataka Health Promotion Trust

Understanding Factors Associated with Facility Birth in the El Trifinio Sur Oeste Region of Guatemala
Courtney Vetter, University of Colorado Hospital Center for Global Health

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