Simon Tiendrébéogo

is a statistician and researcher at the Research Institute for health sciences (IRSS/Burkina Faso) . He specializes in survival and longitudinal data analysis methods and has expertise in maternal and neonatal health researches. In particular, he has worked on data from West African countries.

Charles Kabore

has worked on emergency obstetric care and quality assurance programs in referral hospitals in West Africa. He has also worked on research interventions to improve postpartum maternal and child health in referral hospitals in Africa. His research focuses on the practice of caesarean sections in West Africa.