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12 Feb, 2014 CLIP Pilot Trial Official Launch & Stakeholders Meeting in Sagamu, Nigeria
Peter von Dadelszen visited the Sagamu CRRH, Olabisis Olabanjo University Teaching Hopsital (OOUTH), Babcock University and the Governor’s Office, Abeokuta on 22-24 January 2014.  Visits were made to the OOUTH and Babcock University (and its Teaching Hospital).  Support was received from the Chief Medical Directors of both hospitals (Dr Ogunfowora [on behalf of Dr... Read More
29 Jan, 2014 Updates from CLIP (Community Level Interventions for Pre-eclampsia) Trial: December 2013-January 2014
As 2013 drew to a close we were able to reflect on the many achievements made in preparing for the CLIP trials in our four partner countries. All sites continue to work hard to meet the overall study milestones. The updates highlighted in the following section for each country reflect the strong start of 2014 and a continuation of last year’s success. Nigeria The... Read More
27 Jan, 2014 Watch Peter von Dadelszen's interview on "OB-GYN To Go"
22 Jan, 2014 Updates from miniPIERS (December 2013-January 2014)
Its official! The miniPIERS paper is now published online by PLoS Medicine and can be accessed here:  The PIERS on the move study has now completed recruitment of women for the clinical pilot at Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. Thank you to Dr. David Hall (Site PI) and Erika van Papendorp (research midwife) for their invaluable... Read More
21 Jan, 2014 Updates from Calcium and Pre-eclampsia (CAP) Trial
Pictured above: María Gabriela Castro, the obstetrician working for the calcium study in Hospital Maternidad Tucumán   Recruitment update Recruitment for the Calcium and Pre-eclampsia trial has reached 564, with 181 pregnancies, thanks to concerted efforts from all the sites. Note from Catherine Parker, Research Midwife, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Soweto... Read More
17 Jan, 2014 Global Pregnancy CoLaboratory: updates from December 2013-January 2014
The major event of the last three months was the PRE-EMPT Third Annual Meeting held in New Delhi, India. It was exciting to learn first hand of the progress of the several component projects of PRE-EMPT and to have the opportunity to discuss the activities of the CoLab with participants of these other projects. Jim Roberts was the CoLab representative and presented an overview... Read More
17 Jan, 2014 Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Preeclampsia Foundation Approved for a Funding Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Melbourne, Fla. – January 6, 2014– A joint research team from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Mass. and the Preeclampsia Foundation has been approved for a funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) for their study “Heart Health 4 Moms: Engaging Women with a History of Preeclampsia to Reduce their Risk for Cardiovascular Disease.” The... Read More
10 Dec, 2013 CLIP Site Visit: Belgaum and Bagalkot, India
Peter von Dadelszen, Beth Payne and Dustin Dunsmuir conducted a site visit in Belgaum, India from 5-7 November, 2013. The site visit was marked by robust activity . Day 1 focused on adapting some of the learning's from the CLIP Feasibility Study in India, and an initial review of the trial start-up activity progress was done. On day 2, the CLIP box, the CLIP Protocol, CLIP... Read More
10 Dec, 2013 Third Annual PRE-EMPT Meeting, New Delhi, India
The Third Annual PRE-EMPT Meeting was held from 11-14 November, 2013 at the Hotel Oberoi, New Delhi, India. The objective of the meeting days were multifold: 11 November focussed on the “4M’s”, which includes miniPIERS, mHealth & other maternal morbidities; 12 & 13 November focussed on the CLIP Trials and 14 November served as the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) meeting... Read More
10 Dec, 2013 CLIP Site Visit: Maputo and Manhica, Mozambique
Peter von Dadeleszen undertook a site visit to Maputo and Manhiça on 21-24 October 2013.  We extremely grateful for the hospitality shown by the CISM, the CLIP Mozambique team as well for the opportunity to be present during discussions with the National Public Health Directorate, Ministry of Health and the participation of Dr Teresa Mapasse, National Director of the CHW... Read More