Pediatric Grand Rounds

“Global Child Death and the Sustainable Development Goals: Reality Behind Utopia.”
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 - 8:30 am to 9:30 am
Registration required: 
Cost to attend: 
Free of charge
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Dr. Nicole Rouvinez-Bouali  
Assistant Professor and Neonatologist
Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine,
University of Ottawa

Objectives: Through attending this session participants will be able to:

  • Review the global situation of pediatric, neonatal and maternal mortality
  • Review the determinants of health in low resource countries
  • Discuss the objectives and impact of the millennium development goals and the sustainable development goal
  • Discuss why neonatal care needs to be reinforced in order to achieve the under-5 mortality rate goals
  • Illustrate the health advocate role through personal projects to improve neonatal survival in Benin, Africa