World Patient Safety Day 2021 Virtual Global Conference “Together for safe and respectful maternal and newborn care”

Friday, 17 September 2021

World Patient Safety Day 2021 is dedicated to “Safe maternal and newborn care” in acknowledgment of the significant burden of avoidable harm women and newborns are exposed to due to unsafe care, particularly around the time of childbirth.

On 17 September 2021, WHO Patient Safety Flagship is organizing a Global Conference "Together for safe and respectful maternal and newborn care" that will be organized as a virtual event from 14:00-18:00 CEST.

The conference will feature keynote addresses by global patient safety leaders and advocates, introduce global landscape and stories from the ground on maternal and newborn health and safety, present panel discussions on prioritizing safety in maternal and newborn care in the journey towards universal health coverage and the role of partners and introduce World Patient Safety Day Goals 2021.

The conference will be opened by WHO leadership and will feature:
• Keynote addresses by global patient safety leaders and advocates
• Global landscape and stories from the ground on maternal and newborn health and safety
• Panel discussions on prioritizing safety in maternal and newborn care in the journey towards universal health coverage and the role of partners
• Introduction of World Patient Safety Day Goals 2021

Join us on 17 September, 14:00 to 18:00 hrs. (CEST), to commemorate the World Patient Safety Day 2021!

Interpretation of the conference will be available in Arabic, Mandarin, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

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