In the November 2013 issue of The Lancet, Karin Stenberg et. al have named the Non-pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment (NASG) as an evidence-based innovation for reducing maternal mortality that will increase the positive impact of the new Global Investment Framework on reproductive, materna
The Non-pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment (NASG) is featured in the December print issue of Wired Magazine, “Fix the World”, guest edited by Bill Gates. Wired calls the NASG “a life preserver for new moms” on pg. 52 of the magazine. More information to come w
The newest edition of the Safe Motherhood newsletter is now available and contains the most recent information on NASG publications, media coverage, Safe Motherhood Program activities, and more! Click here to view the newsletter. You can also view a PDF of the newsletter by clicking h
The Safe Motherhood Program is honored that the World Health Organization has included the latest results from the NASG cluster randomized trial in the November 2013 edition of their Reproductive Health Update newsletter. You can read the complete paper by clicking here.
The newest NASG paper by Dr. Suellen Miller and colleagues, “Non-Pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment (NASG), a First-Aid Device to Decrease Maternal Mortality from Obstetric Hemorrhage: A Cluster Randomized Trial”, has just been published in PLOS ONE. You can find a link to the n
The UCSF Safe Motherhood Program is honored to announce that the Non-pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment (NASG) has been selected as one of UNICEF/USAID/Every Mother Counts/PATH’s Ten Breakthrough Innovations to Save Mother’s Lives in 2015. In the report, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon not
The Safe Motherhood Program is proud to announce that “Nurses in Low Resource Settings Save Mothers’ Lives with Non-Pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment”, published in American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing in 2012, has been selected for inclusion in “Global Emergency Medicine: A Review o
The UCSF Safe Motherhood Program is proud to announce the publication of “Comorbidities and Lack of Blood Transfusion May Negatively Affect Maternal Outcomes of Women with Obstetric Hemorrhage Treated with NASG” in the PLOS ONE Open Access Journal. This paper was co-author
humanitarian news and analysis a service of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Space-age technology to reduce maternal deaths KUALA LUMPUR, 21 June 2013 (IRIN) – Space-age technology, neoprene (the same material used for wet suits) and Velcro have gone in
Zimbabwe: The Miracle Garment 20 June 2013 Tatenda Mugariri is a lucky woman who has lived to tell her story. Only last year, she almost knocked heaven’s doors only to find them heavily sealed. She had experienced pregnancy complications at six months and bled profusely.