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Maternova appoints Luna Mehrain, MD, MSc, as CMO



Global health solutions company Maternova, Inc. has announced the appointment of Luna M. Mehrain, MD, MSc, as Chief Medical Officer.

The obstetrician, gynaecologist and strategic leader in reproductive, maternal and neonatal health, will assess the efficacy, safety and usability of Maternova’s diagnostics and therapeutic medical innovations.

Dr Mehrain will also be responsible for training the team as well as Maternova’s partners on clinical bundles in line with international guidelines.

Prakash Veenam, Chief Executive Officer, Maternova, said:

“I am thrilled to welcome Luna to our team.

“She is a passionate clinician with a proven track record of championing health care for women and babies in resource-limited settings.

“Her experience with prominent international organisations and expert medical knowledge make her an ideal addition to Maternova as we grow our life-saving product and technology offerings for health practitioners around the world.”

Dr. Mehrain has more than 20 year of experience as a physician and medical advisor, having held clinical positions in Germany, India, Ethiopia, Pakistan and Sierra Leone, alongside an internship in New York.

Her CV includes positions with the likes of Médecins Sans Frontières, Merlin, DAI, Population Services International (PSI) and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF).

Luna Mehrain, MD, MSc, Chief Medical Officer, Maternova, said:

“Maternova is a unique and trusted resource for medical innovations in newborn, obstetrics and reproductive health based on a deep understanding of the issues faced by clinicians and patients in low- and middle-income countries and humanitarian settings.

“I’m excited to be part of the Maternova team as we shape the future and make a difference in people’s lives.

“By accelerating access to effective, evidence-based medical products, we are able to solve challenges preventing worldwide quality health care today that we were unable to solve yesterday.”

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