Integrating women’s experiences into global maternal health

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A Judith Lumley Centre lunchtime seminar with Dr Meghan Bohren

Wednesday 04 December 2019 12:30 pm until Wednesday 04 December 2019 01:30 pm (Add to calendar)
Judith Lumley Centre
Presented by:
Dr Meghan Bohren
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Meghan Bohren is a Senior Lecturer in Gender and Women’s Health in the Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne. She currently leads research projects working to improve women’s experiences with pregnancy and childbirth care in low- and middle-income countries. This includes primary mixed-methods research on the mistreatment of women during childbirth and respectful maternity care in Nigeria, Ghana, Guinea and Myanmar, and implementation research promoting labor companionship and reducing unnecessary caesarean section in Thailand and Myanmar.

Meghan is also an Associate Editor with Cochrane’s Effective Practice and Organization of Care (EPOC) review group, where she focuses on systematic reviews impacting populations and systems in low- and middle-income countries, and methodological research related to qualitative evidence syntheses. She is also a co-coordinator of the CERQual (Confidence in the Evidence from Reviews of Qualitative Research) coordinating group. Meghan teaches post-graduate courses on Gender and Health, and Health Inequalities.

Prior to coming to the University of Melbourne, Meghan worked as a researcher at the World Health Organization (WHO) Department of Reproductive Health and Research (Switzerland), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (USA), University of Medical Sciences and Technology (Sudan), and Population Services International (USA). She has led and collaborated on research projects in Sudan, Ghana, Guinea, South Africa, Uganda, Nigeria, India, Myanmar, Thailand and USA.

Time and venue

4 December 2019
12:30 - 1:30 pm
Judith Lumley Centre, School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University
Bundoora Campus, George Singer Building: level 3, room 335
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The Judith Lumley Centre holds open lunchtime seminars on the first Wednesday of every month from February to December from 12.30 - 1.30 pm and also extra seminars at different times. These seminars showcase the work of national and international academics/researchers.
Our lunchtime seminars are free and open to all.

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level 3, room 335

George Singer Building, La Trobe University



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