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Perinatal surveillance and Prevention of birth defects: Progress review

Report of Regional Meeting, 18 to 20 July 2017, Bali, Indonesia

Publication details

Number of pages: 30
Publication date: 2017
Languages: English
ISBN: SEA/CAH/29

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Objectives

Regional meeting to review progress in perinatal surveillance and prevention of birth defects was held from 18th to 20th July in Bali, Indonesia to review progress in perinatal surveillance and prevention of birth defects. The objectives of the meeting were: -

  • To provide global and regional progress on perinatal and birth defects surveillance and prevention.
  • To review implementation of national action plans for prevention and control of birth defects and share experience in integrated approaches for prevention and management of birth defects.
  • To share successful experiences and challenges in hospital-based perinatal and birth defects surveillance.
  • To identify key country actions to strengthen surveillance and prevention for the next two years.