Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

Working group objectives

  • Facilitate appropriate inclusion of women (pregnant, breastfeeding or, more broadly, of childbearing age) and children in clinical trials of COVID-19 diagnostics, prophylaxis, and therapeutics
  • Support use of safety registries for pregnant women in context of COVID-19 treatment

Working group members

  • Yusuf Ahmed – Zambia
  • Tobias Alfven – Sweden
  • Jacqueline Alger – Honduras
  • Wilson Benjamin
  • Maura Carolina Bustillo Urbina (Working group observer) – Hospital Escuela, Honduras
  • Josaphat Byamugisha – Makerere University, Uganda
  • Margit Endler (Working group observer)
  • Melanie Etti (Working group coordinator)
  • Kristina Gemzell Danielsson – Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
  • Kirsty Le Doare (Working group co-chair) – St. George’s, University of London, MRC/UVRI @LSHTM, Uganda
  • Lisa Noguchi – UK
  • Tanusha Ramdin (Working group co-chair) – South Africa
  • Stephen Rulisa – University of Rwanda and University Teaching Hospital of Kigali, Rwanda
  • Robin Saggers – University of the Witswatersrand, South Africa

If you are a researcher who would like to submit a query to the Maternal, Newborn & Child Health working group, please email with “Maternal, Newborn & Child Health” in your subject heading.

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