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UNFPA and Ministry of Public Health form committee on pregnancy and Coronavirus

UNFPA Lebanon partnered with the Ministry of Public Health to establish a technical committee in response to pregnancy and COVID-19. The committee includes representatives from the medical community, particularly obstetricians and gynecologists, as well as the Lebanese Order of Midwives.

Its work is focused on establishing a surveillance system to monitor pregnant women’s health as well as their risk of infection with the Coronavirus, elaborating standard operating procedures and protocols for service providers, developing training resources and enhancing capacities for health care frontliners, and producing awareness material and messages for pregnant women.