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May 8-11, 2023
Cape Town, South Africa

Aligning TOGETHER.
Accelerating TOGETHER.
Saving lives TOGETHER.

May 8-11, 2023
Cape Town, South Africa

Aligning TOGETHER.
Accelerating TOGETHER.
Saving lives TOGETHER.

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Coming TOGETHER for the first time in eight years…

In 2023 in Cape Town, South Africa, more than 1,000 stakeholders from around the world will come together to accelerate solutions to improve maternal and newborn survival and prevent stillbirths in a coordinated and inclusive manner.

Conference purpose

As we look toward 2030, urgent, collective action is needed to meet the SDG-era targets for maternal and newborn health and prevention of stillbirths. While many countries have taken meaningful steps, progress has plateaued amid competing health priorities, especially as countries transition through phases of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In order to reprioritize and advance maternal and newborn health, it is essential that we refocus and realign to protect the progress we have made. The first biannual International Maternal Newborn Health Conference (IMNHC), will be held in 2023 and every two years afterwards to maintain our global progress towards improving maternal and newborn health.

IMNHC 2023:
TOGETHER, we’re a community on the move.

Watch the global launch event that provides an overview of the conference.

Official tracks of the IMNHC 2023

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Global Guidelines and Local Adaptations

Key dates

July 14, 2022

Regular abstract and pre-formed panel submission opens

Application for country delegations opens

September 1, 2022

Application for Satellites, Technical Marketplace and other Thematic Concurrent Sessions Open

September 30, 2022

Regular abstract submission closes

Application for country delegations closes

October 11, 2022

Application for Satellites, Technical Marketplace, and other Thematic Concurrent Sessions closes

December 1, 2022

Scholarship application opens (including IMNHC Fellows Program)

Limited early bird registration opens

Late-breaker abstract submission opens

December 16, 2022

Late-breaker abstract submission closes

January 4, 2023

Early bird registration closes

Scholarship application closes (including IMNHC Fellows Program)

January 5, 2023

Regular registration opens

February 28, 2023

Regular registration closes

Sponsorship closes

May 8, 2023

May 11, 2023

IMNHC 2023

Moving forward, TOGETHER.

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