Safe Motherhood Program research shows biases against abortion impacts women’s access to emergency transport in Zambia The Safe Motherhood Program at UCSF is pleased to announce that the newest paper by Amy Penn, Elizabeth Butrick and colleagues, “Access to transport for women with hy
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.
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.
We are quite pleased that the WHO has just highlighted their recommendations for implementation of their PPH Guidelines. They specifically recommend the following : Review national guidelines to ensure NASGs are included Review Training curricula to ensure providers are trained to use
The Global Library of Women’s Medicine has included the NASG in their updated Postpartum Hemorrhage Guidelines. This is a wall chart detailing important clinical aspects of controlling postpartum hemorrhage and will soon appear on their Safer Motherhood webpage. We are so please
Read the latest stories from our wonderful interns that generously give their time to the project in Zambia. A great resource for potential interns that want to get involved with the Safe Motherhood Program. http://lifewrapinterns.wordpress.com/