The Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ESOG) and the Evidence for Action (WHO/E4A) conducted a Continuing Medical Education (CME) on Maternal Death Surveillance and Response (MDSR) in Adama on June 18, 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.  Having started in Bahir Dar, there have been more similar CMEs conducted in various other regional towns in the last couple of months.