GC_1000 NEWS

General Assembly meeting (January 20 & 21 2021)

Due to Covid-19 the GC_1000 annual General Assembly meeting took place online on January 20 & 21 2021.  31 people attended the meeting from all ten organisations. We are impressed that our partners continue to perform their tasks, with all the limitations of our current societies. We hope we can continue with our GC_1000 project as intended and be able to improve antenatal care and postnatal care in seven countries over the coming years!

GC_1000 was mentioned in a presentation at the Yale-based Health Innovation Conference,  2020 Unite for Sight Global Health & Innovation Conference (April 4-5, 2020),  Sharon Schindler Rising presented "Group Care for the First 1000 Days: The Case for Better Outcomes," To access the presentation and all presentations, please click here and the system will send a password: https://slate.uniteforsight.org/register/?id=caafa1c9-283c-4547-a683-a6b4e8d2373d

Executive Board meeting (September 22-24 2020)

Due to Covid-19 the GC_1000 annual Executive Board meeting took place online on September 22-24 2020.  We had three days of intensive and interactive presentations and discussions. We learned a lot about the phases of the project and what we need in the coming months. 34 people attended the meeting from all ten organisations. We are thankful that we have the technology during this crisis to continue our work to improve healthcare for pregnant women and parents!

Presentation at 2020 Unite for Sight Global Health & Innovation Conference (April 4-5, 2020)

GC_1000 Kick-off meeting

The GC_1000 project held its first consortium meeting involving all the partners in Leiden, the Netherlands on 19-21 February 2020. A total of 33 participants from all the 10 institutions attended the meeting


Partners were asked to present on themselves, their interest and role in project, as well as the current status of implementing group care in their country. Sharon Rising presented the group care model. All work package leaders presented their workpackages. 


The next meeting will be held in Pristina, Kosovo in September 2020.