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8th Orientation Workshop on "Maternal and Newborn Health Programming"
*Geneva, Switzerland, 29 November to 3 December 2010*

***Call for applications*
We are pleased to announce the 8th Orientation Workshop on Maternal and Newborn 
Health Programming that will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 29 
November to 3 December 2010. The Workshop is part of a series of 
capacity-building workshops organized by the Department of Maternal, Newborn, 
Child and Adolescent Health (MCH) on a regular basis.

The course objectives are to familiarize participants with WHO guidance on 
interventions and related health system issues for maternal and newborn health 
(MNH). At the end of this course, participants will be able to design effective 
solutions for improving the health of mothers and newborns. They will also know 
how to better capture maternal, newborn and adolescent health aspect in their 
programmes and how to plan, implement and evaluate MNH services in countries 
with high maternal and neonatal mortality.

The target audience are professionals working on Maternal and Newborn Health, 
programming and implementation from governments, donor agencies, international 
organizations, research institutions, NGOs and the private sector. This course 
will be held in English.

:: *Register online*
The deadline for registration to this course is* 22 October 2010*. A 
registration fee is not required. During the workshop WHO will provide the 
workshop materials as well as coffee/tea.* Accommodation and travel will not be 
covered nor organized by WHO.*

Successful applicants will be notified by 27 October 2010.

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