Oct 2006: Bangkok - Perinatal Asphyxia & Stillbirths

Programme for Global Paediatric Research™ Symposium and Workshop:
“Antenatal and Intrapartum Causes of Perinatal Asphyxia and Stillbirths in Developing Countries”
October 5 and 6, 2006
Bangkok, Thailand

Participants of the October 6, 2006 PGPR Workshop, Bangkok: Antenatal & Intrapartum
Causes of Perinatal Asphyxia & Stillbirths in Developing Countries


PGPR’s fourth symposium was held October 5, 2006 in conjunction with the 14th Congress of the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies. This three-part symposium focussed on the antenatal and intrapartum causes of perinatal asphyxia and stillbirths in developing countries. Parts 1 and 3 were comprised of expert presentations providing an overview of the issues and region-specific information. Part 2 featured platform presentations from abstracts selected following an international call

Symposium topics included:


At the follow-up workshop on October 6, colleagues from low-, mid- and high-income countries, with expertise in perinatal asphyxia and stillbirths, met in order to examine the critical issues and establish clear plans for collaborative study and other action.


We are now working on a summary of the workshop proceedings and discussions. That summary will be made available through publication and/or posting on this Web site.