Dr Agustin Conde-Agudelo is a gynaecologist and obstetrician from Colombia. He trained as a perinatal epidemiologist at the Centro Rosarino de Estudios Perinatales, Rosario, Argentina, and obtained a Master's degree in Public Health. Currently, he is the Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the Fundacion Clinica Valle del Lili, Cali, Colombia. He also is a reviewer for the Neonatal Review Group of the Cochrane Collaboration. His research interests include pre-eclampsia, evidence-based medicine in obstetrics, maternal and perinatal mortality, birth spacing, and appropriate health technologies.