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Draft programme

08:30     Tea/coffee and registration
09:00     Introductions

Session 1

Speakers: Professor Anne Løkke and Ms Anna Kristiane Mortensen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Chair: Dr Alice Reid (Department of Geography)

09:15     Presentation: How did the Danish birth care system manage to keep the late-nineteenth century level of MMR below the level of MMR in sub-Saharan Africa of today?
10:00     Discussion

10:45     Tea/coffee break

Session 2

Speaker: Dr Estelle Sidze (African Population & Health Research Center, Kenya)
Chair: Dr Yuliya Hilevych (Faculty of History)

11:15     Presentation: Regional progress and policy response to reduce maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa
12:00     Discussion

12:45     Lunch

Session 3

Speaker: Professor Shane Doyle (University of Leeds, UK)
Chair: Professor Simon Szreter (Faculty of History)

13:45     Presentation: Interdisciplinary perspectives on maternal mortality in Kenya
14:30     Discussion

15:15     Tea/coffee break

Session 4

Speaker: Ms Oliver Norah Nabacwa (Mulago Hospital, Uganda)
Chair: Professor Ashley Moffett (Department of Pathology)

15:45     Presentation: Maternal mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Ugandan situation
16:30     Discussion

17:15     Concluding discussion

17:30     Drinks reception