Webinar: Feasibility, acceptability, and impact of implementing PSBI management where referral is not possible

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Feasibility, Acceptability, and Impact of Implementing PSBI Management Where Referral is Not Possible: conclusions and way forward from multiple implementation research sites

The Possible Serious Bacterial Infection (PSBI) Community of Practice (CoP) will host a PSBI webinar on March 31 at 9 a.m. EDT and 1 p.m. UTC to synthesize the findings and lessons learned of PSBI implementation research conducted in seven countries: Bangladesh, DRC, Ethiopia, India, Malawi, Nigeria, and Pakistan. Dr. Yasir Nisar from the Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health at WHO will summarize quantitative and qualitative findings across these seven countries and Prof. Abdullah Baqui & Dr. Humphreys Nsona will offer reflections to stimulate discussions on next steps for national implementation and scale up.
This will be the CoP’s final webinar under the direction of the Health Research Program and the CIRCLE Project. Join the webinar https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87479864220


  • Welcome: Dr. Samira Aboubaker, 2 min
  • Findings from PSBI implementation research in 7 countries: Dr. Yasir Nisar, 20 min
  • Reflections from Dr. Abdullah Baqui, 5 min
  • Reflections from Dr. Humphreys Nsona, 5 min
  • Discussion/Q&A: Dr. Samira Aboubaker, 20 min
  • Concluding comments about the PSBI CoP: Troy Jacobs, 3 min


  • Yasir Nisar, Medical Officer, Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health at WHO
  • Abdullah H. Baqui, MBBS, MPH, DrPH, FRCP (Edin), Professor, Department of International Health, Director, International Center for Maternal and Newborn Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Humphreys Nsona, IMCI Programme Manager, Malawi
  • Troy Jacobs, Senior Medical Advisor, Global Health Bureau, Office of Maternal-Child Health & Nutrition, Research & Policy Division
  • Samira Aboubaker, PSBI CoP technical lead