Other Academic and Research Institutes
A number of other academic and research Institutes across Europe, Asia, North America, and Africa have already enthusiastically endorsed the Global Strategy.
Peking University Center of Medical Genetics (PUCMG)
The Peking University Center of Medical Genetics (PUCMG) will continue to work closely with global, regional and Chinese national and local communities—including governmental agencies, medical professionals, academic investigators, industrial partners and parent groups—to raise public awareness of the toll of preterm birth in China. Within 3 years, PUCMG will have completed a prospective cohort study identifying major risk factors for preterm birth in the Chinese populations.
Preterm Birth International Collaborative (PREBIC)
Preterm Birth International Collaborative (PREBIC) supports prematurity prevention programs by organizing workshops for scientists, clinicians and other health care professionals around the globe aimed to build consortiums of investigators.
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is committed to reducing maternal and newborn mortality, and draws on their global network of members to support the cause through advocacy, technical assistance, strategic programme work, a fellowship programme, and an outcome assessment.
Royal Medical Society, University of Edinburgh
The Royal Medical Society (RMS) commits to raise awareness among our members of medical students at the University of Edinburgh of the Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health for achieving Millennium Development Goals 4 & 5. By 1st September 2012, we commit to have held at least one awareness-raising event. We also commit to advertising the Global Strategy through links on our website and to promote our support at RMS events run throughout the year.
A major focus of RTI's international work is in health research; health technology development; health systems and policy; and monitoring and evaluation. RTI's commitment is through the creation and implementation of the MANDATE initiative to inform the development of effective technologies to improve maternal and neonatal healthcare in low resource settings