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International Center for Maternal and Newborn Health

Alliance for Maternal and Newborn Health Improvement (AMANHI) Study

Bangladesh women with newborn infant

Location

Sylhet District, Bangladesh

Background

The Alliance for Maternal and Newborn Health Improvement (AMANHI) study in Sylhet district, Bangladesh, is using ongoing newborn intervention trials to obtain data critical to maternal, fetal and newborn health. 

Study Objectives

Key Facts

About The Network

  • The Alliance for Maternal and Newborn Health Improvement includes investigators from ongoing community-based studies on maternal and newborn health interventions in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, as well as the World Health Organization
  • Investigators study pregnant women and newborns at 11 sites in 8 countries: Bangladesh, DRC, Ghana, India, Kenya, Pakistan, Tanzania and Zambia
  • Data are collected using commonly agreed upon definitions and methods

Principal Investigator

Abdullah H. Baqui, JHSPH

Local Principal Investigator

Mohammed Abdul Quaiyum, ICDDR,B

Funding

Study Team

Projahnmo Study Group in Bangladesh