Maternal and Newborn Health Conference adopts 16-Count Resolutions
Stakeholders at a two-day Maternal and Newborn Health Conference in Grand Bassa County have pledged to collectively intensify their efforts to address the major causes of maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality as well as improve the health and wellbeing of the Grand Bassa people. Conference participants were unanimous in their declaration that there should be No Home Delivery.
The over 150 participants’ recommitment was contained in a 16-count resolution adopted at the end of the conference held at the Unification Pavilion in Buchanan City on June 13 & 14, 2017. In their resolution the participants reminded all stakeholders, especially the County Administration, County Health Team (CHT) and Community leaders to ensure full implementation of the resolutions.
Reaffirming their dedication, the County administration including County Superintendent, Statutory Districts Superintendents, District Commissioners, and Paramount Chiefs), promised to demonstrate their support in leadership and resource mobilization; ensure coordination and collaboration among different sectors such as education and gender; and ensure the enforcement of fines and penalties for violators as agreed upon at the conference.