Adrienne Gordon at ISA2019 on Implementing iSAIL (Integrated Support After Infant Loss) at the Royal Prince Albert Centre for Newborn Care

Adrienne Gordon at ISA2019 on Implementing iSAIL (Integrated Support After Infant Loss) at the Royal Prince Albert Centre for Newborn Care

Register for ISA2019 to hear Dr. Adrienne Gordon, Senior Staff Specialist Neonatologist in the Royal Prince Albert Centre for Newborn Care, talk about the development and implementation of the Sydney local health district iSAIL (Integrated Support After Infant Loss) service.   Dr. Gordon is chief investigator on the Australian Centre of Research Excellence in Stillbirth. Her key areas of research include stillbirth, adverse pregnancy outcome and preconception health You can read

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Can the stillbirth rate be reduced in low mortality countries? Prof. JJ Erwich will talk at ISA2019 about how they did it in the Netherlands

Can the stillbirth rate be reduced in low mortality countries? Prof. JJ Erwich will talk at ISA2019 about how they did it in the Netherlands

Register for ISA2019 to hear Prof. Jan Jaap Erwich, head of obstetrics at the University Medical Center Groningen, talk about how they have reduced stillbirths in the Netherlands. Prof. Erwich is an expert obstetrician, past-chair of the ISA and co-organizer of the biannual ISA-ISPID conference in Amsterdam. He focuses on background and prevention of perinatal mortality and parent care and he is member of several national committees for improvement of

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Call for Abstracts – Deadline extended until April 21st

Call for Abstracts – Deadline extended until April 21st

ISA2019 Madrid Global Annual Conference on Perinatal Mortality and Bereavement Care CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL APRIL 21st Oral presentations, Poster presentations and E-poster presentations. Abstracts will be accepted for Presentation of original empirical research: Quantitative research Qualitative research Mixed methods research Systematic reviews Clinical trials Theoretical proposals based on literature reviews or original research Other contributions to knowledge: personal/professional experiences in relation to the development or implementation

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Perinatal mortality, are we making progress? Hear Dr. Hannah Blencowe at ISA2019 Madrid

Perinatal mortality, are we making progress? Hear Dr. Hannah Blencowe at ISA2019 Madrid

Hear Dr. Hannah Blencowe, assistant professor at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), talk on global and regional perinatal mortality; its current situation and future challenges. Dr. Blencowe is a renowned perinatal epidemiologist with a particular interest on improving national and global measurement and estimation of perinatal outcomes. She has published over 70 papers and has played a central role in various Lancet series and papers. You

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Prof. Gordon Smith will talk about discovering novel predictors for fetal growth restriction at ISA2019

Prof. Gordon Smith will talk about discovering novel predictors for fetal growth restriction at ISA2019

Register for ISA2019 to hear Gordon Smith, obstetrician, Professor and Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the University of Cambridge, give a keynote talk about discovering novel predictors for fetal growth restriction. Prof. Gordon’s clinically orientated research focuses on using maternal, ultrasonic and biochemical data to predict adverse pregnancy outcome. You can read more about Prof. Gordon Smith on the Speakers page and more on the scientific

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100+ talks and 30+ hours of content: The Scientific Programme at ISA2019…

100+ talks and 30+ hours of content: The Scientific Programme at ISA2019…

World renowned researchers and healthcare professionals The programme attempts in as much as is possible to meet the needs that were identified during the open consultation process, which had more than 250 submissions. The keynote talks and plenary sessions address global issues that are relevant to everyone working in the context of perinatal bereavement, such as the socio-economic impact of perinatal death (Prof. Alexander Heazell), how healthcare professionals should care

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How does social stigma impact perinatal bereavement? Hear Dr. Samantha Murphy at ISA2019 Madrid

How does social stigma impact perinatal bereavement? Hear Dr. Samantha Murphy at ISA2019 Madrid

Come to ISA2019 and hear Dr. Samantha Murphy, medical sociologist and Head of the Health and Social Care curriculum area at The Open University in the United Kingdom, talk on perinatal grief and stigma. Also Past Chair and treasurer of Sands Hertfordsire, Dr. Murphy works on the experiences of bereaved parents, focusing on parental identity, stigma and continuing bonds. You can read more about Dr. Murphy on the Speakers page

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Jillian Cassidy on the current situation and challenges facing perinatal bereavement care in Spain at ISA2019 Madrid

Jillian Cassidy on the current situation and challenges facing perinatal bereavement care in Spain at ISA2019 Madrid

Come to ISA2019 to hear Jillian Cassidy, President of Umamanita (ISA2019 hosts) and Board Member of ISA, talk about the current situation and challenges facing perinatal bereavement care in Spain. After the stillbirth of her first child Uma in 2007, Jillian and her partner Juan Castro founded Umamanita, the first Stillbirth and Neonatal Death charity in Spain. Jillian has been giving talks and seminars since 2009 and has been giving

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Hear Claire Storey on the importance of listening to parents and the role of advocacy in perinatal bereavement care at ISA2019 Madrid

Hear Claire Storey on the importance of listening to parents and the role of advocacy in perinatal bereavement care at ISA2019 Madrid

Register for ISA2019 to hear Claire Storey, ISA board member, perinatal care advocate and researcher, talk about the importance of listening to parents and the role of advocacy and collaboration in perinatal bereavement care. Claire began volunteering for Sands UK following the early neonatal death of her first baby in 2004 and then served as Chair of Bristol Sands for six years and has been a member of the West

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Dr. Marta Cohen on a pathologist’s perspective of the investigation of perinatal death at ISA2019 Madrid

Dr. Marta Cohen on a pathologist’s perspective of the investigation of perinatal death at ISA2019 Madrid

We are privileged that Dr. Marta Cohen, Consultant Paediatric and Perinatal Pathologist at Sheffield Children’s Hospital, will talk about the clinical aspects of the investigation of perinatal death and how to interact with parents at ISA2019 Madrid. Also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield, Dr. Cohen is a Past President of the International Association of Paediatric Pathology, former Chair of the European Society of Pathology, Chair of ISPID’s

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