The Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ESOG) and WHO/E4A conducted a Continuing Medical Education (CME) on Maternal Death Surveillance and Response (MDSR) in Bahir Dar at Papyrus Hotel on April 16, 2016. The trainees were obstetricians and gynecologists, midwives, emergency surgical officers, hospital management bodies, regional health bureau officials and relevant people from zonal health offices.  There will be 4 more similar CMEs to be conducted until the end of June 2016 in Hawassa, Jimma, Dessie and Adama.