Programme for Global Paediatric ResearchTM
Symposium: Antenatal and Intrapartum Causes of
Perinatal Asphyxia and Stillbirths in Developing Countries
October 5, 2006
8:30a. m. – 10:30 a.m.
• Stillbirths - A global review of interventions and risk factors: Zulfiqar Bhutta, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
• The etiology of stillbirths in developing countries: Robert Goldenberg, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, U.S.A.
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
• Unexplained stillbirths and the role of amniotic fluid infections as a possible cause: Robert Pattinson, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
• Antenatal inflammation and perinatal hypoxia: Karin Nelson, Neuroepidemiology Branch, NIH, U.S.A.
2:00 p.m.– 4:30 pm.
Platform Presentations from Selected Abstracts:
Sea-Orchid Project: Improving the care of mothers and babies in South East Asia by incrasing the capacity for research synthesis
Fetal heart rate patterns in term and near-term neonates with poor neurological outcome
Empowering village women for delivery of newborn survival intervention
Ikenoue Tsuyomu for Jasmin Noor
Therapeutic effects of a novel free radical scavenger, Edaravonc, on hypoxic ischemic brain damage in neonatal rat model
• Hypertension/toxemia in relation to perinatal hypoxia and stillbirths: Peter Von Dadelszen, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
• The consequences of perinatal asphyxia in Nepal; Can mothers’ groups help to reduce the burden? Matthew Ellis, Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, Bristol University, Bristol, U.K.
• The management of birth asphyxia through village midwives in Cirebon, Indonesia: Iwan Ariawan, Program for Appropriate Technology for Health (PATH), Jakarta, Indonesia