Various Circles Step In to Reduce Maternal and Neonatal Mortality Rate

Jakarta – Efforts to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in Indonesia continues to be carried out by various circles in Indonesia. The Evidence Summit team to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in Indonesia, steered by the Indonesian Academy of Sciences (AIPI), once again held a meeting of stakeholders in maternal and neonatal health on May 18, 2017. The forum was attended by representatives of government institutions, research and development institutions, associations of higher health education, health professional organizations, donors, and non-governmental organizations.

“Scientific evidence collected through Evidence Summit is expected to be translated into scientifically justified policy,” said Convener for Evidence Summit on reducing maternal and neonatal mortality in Indonesia, who is also a Member of Medical Science Commission at AIPI, Prof. Dr. dr. Akmal Taher, Sp.U (K). Ten speakers from various institutions also presented the results of their studies and good practices in maternal and neonatal health, among them from the World Bank, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), World Health Organization (WHO), BPJS Kesehatan, PEER Health, and the Faculty of Public Health of University of Indonesia. (*)

Download full report of Stakeholder Forum II here:

Newsletter Evidence Summit on Reducing Maternal and Neonatal Mortality in Indonesia.


Writer: Anggrita Cahyaningtyas