This May 25, 2016 webinar highlighted the importance of addressing and preventing the risks of pregnancies among women of advanced maternal age (AMA) and high parity (HP). Presenters discussed findings from HC3’s qualitative research in Niger and Togo, perspectives and experiences from the field for the need to address this issue to save women’s lives, and social and behavior change communication tools for programs managers to engage their community, service providers and clients to address AMA and HP pregnancies.
- Maureen Norton, Senior Technical Advisor, Office of Population and Reproductive Health, Bureau for Global Health, USAID [Presentation: Using Family Planning to Address Drivers of Mortality: Reaching Women Who Experience High Parity and Advanced Maternal Age Pregnancies]
- Allisyn Moran, Senior Maternal Health Advisor, Bureau for Global Health, USAID [Presentation: Aligning HTSP with Maternal Health]
- Sheila Macharia, Senior Health Advisor, USAID Kenya and USAID East Africa [Presentation: HTSP Field Perspective on AMA and HP Pregnancy]
- Khadidiatou Ndiaye, HC3 Consultant, Assistant Professor of Global Health, Global Health Communication Program Director, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University [Presentation: HTSP Research Findings from Togo and Niger]
- Allison Mobley, Family Planning Team Lead, HC3, Senior Program Officer, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs [Presentation: Overview of the HTSP Implementation Kit for Addressing Advanced Maternal Age and High Parity in Family Planning Programs]