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Maternal Death Enquiry (MDE) Ireland Publishes Data Brief: Maternal Mortality in Ireland 2015-2017

MDE Ireland is pleased to announce the publication of a data brief to coincide with the latest report of the UK-based Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths (CEMD). It covers the same timeframe as the latter and aims to present surveillance data on maternal deaths in Ireland for the years 2015 to 2017.

MDE Ireland Data Brief No 4  is available on our web site at:

Publication of MDE Ireland report for the triennium 2013 - 2015

MDE Ireland is pleased to announce the publication of a report for 2013 – 2015. This is the third report published by MDE Ireland. 


Maternal Mortality Report Launch Meeting

The Maternal Death Enquiry (MDE) Ireland is pleased to inform you that bookings are now open for the MBRRACE-UK report launch meeting that we will be held in Dublin on Monday 11th December 2017.


The meeting will launch two reports: MBRRACE-UK Saving Lives, Improving Mothers’ Care Surveillance of maternal deaths in the UK 2013–15 and lessons learned to inform maternity care from the UK and Ireland Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths and Morbidity 2009–15 and The MBRRACE-UK Perinatal Confidential Enquiry Report.

MBRRACE-UK Joint Perinatal Confidential Enquiry and Maternal Mortality Report Launch Meeting

Venue: Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI), Dublin

Date:11th December 2017

Registration for the meeting is available at:

Feedback from previous launch attendees:

"Great day – inspiring"

"An excellent day with insightful, high quality talks"

For all queries regarding registration please contact, Kate De Blanger (

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting.




Maternal Death Enquiry - Ireland

Co-ordinator MDE Ireland 5th Floor, Cork University Maternity Hospital Wilton Cork