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.
IPP Media.com reports back from Women Deliver in Kuala Lumpur. Their article on the NASG highlights use in Tanzania and other African countries. Technological device helps in war against maternal mortality By Joana Mantey 12th June 2013 The anti shock garment has been su
Rising stars and solutions By Rina Jimenez-David Philippine Daily Inquirer Saturday, June 1st, 2013 “Come on, all of you, hold this with me. We’re all responsible for this award,” said Sen. Pia Cayetano shortly after receiving the “Rising Star Award” at the closing of the “Women Deliv
NASG for Post-Childbirth Bleeding by Nurul Islam Hasib from Kuala Lumpur, bdnews24.com Published: May 30, 2013 A new ‘cost-effective’ method to stop fatal post-childbirth bleeding has been showcased by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) . Read the full article here.
Join us in Kuala Lumpur for these events: Speaker’s Corner (with Q&A session) Tuesday, May 28th 11:30 -11:45am, Exhibit Hall UCSF / WHO / ICES announce outcomes of the Cluster Randomized Trial of the NASG For Saving Mothers’ Lives at the Community Level S
The latest article on the NASG and its cost effectiveness is now available on PLOS ONE. Title: Use of the Non-pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment (NASG) for Life-Threatening Obstetric Hemorrhage: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Egypt and Nigeria. April 2013, Vol 8 Issue 4. The publication
On the eve of the Zambia NASG Dissemination meetings, Zambia’s First Lady Dr. Christine Kaseba urges the use of the Non-pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment as a tool to reduce obstetric hemorrhage. Read the article here.