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WHO recommendations: uterotonics for the prevention of postpartum haemorrhage

World Health Organization WHO, (2018)

2018 Update The primary audience for these recommendations includes health professionals who are responsible for developing national and local health care guidelines and protocols (particularly those related to PPH prevention and treatment) and those involved in the provision of care to women and their newborns during labour and childbirth, including midwives, nurses, general medical practitioners and obstetricians, as well as managers of maternal and child health programmes, and relevant staff in ministries of health and training institutions, in all settings.

Protocolo normalizado para evaluar la prevalencia de la gonorrea y la clamidiasis entre las embarazadas en centros de atención prenatal

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), (2019)

Este documento ha sido concebido para proporcionar un marco que respalde los estudios de prevalencia de las ITS en los niveles local y nacional. El propósito de estos estudios es conocer la carga de las infecciones por NG y CT, dos ITS prioritarias que dan lugar a resultados obstétricos y perinatales adversos.

WHO Recommendation: Calcium supplementation during pregnancy for prevention of pre-eclampsia and its complications

World Health Organization WHO, (2018)

mproving care for women during pregnancy and around the time of childbirth to prevent and treat pre-eclampsia and eclampsia is a necessary step towards the achievement of the health targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Efforts to prevent and reduce morbidity and mortality due to these conditions can help address the profound inequities in maternal and perinatal health globally. To achieve this, healthcare providers, health managers, policy makers and other stakeholders need up-to-date and evidence-informed recommendations to guide clinical policies and practices.

The safe delivery app

Maternity foundation; University of Copenhagen; University of Southern Denmark, (2019)

The Safe Delivery App is a smartphone application that provides skilled birth attendants with direct and instant access to evidence-based and up-to-date clinical guidelines on Basic Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care. The App leverages the growing ubiquity of mobile phones to provide life-saving information and guidance through easy-to-understand animated instruction videos, action cards and drug lists. It can serve as a training tool both in pre- and in-service training, and equips birth attendants even in the most remote areas with a powerful on-the-job reference tool. Accessed 3rd April 2019

Robson Classification: Implementation Manual

World Health Organization, (2017)

In 2015, WHO proposed the use of the Robson classification (also known as the 10-group classification) as a global standard for assessing, monitoring and comparing caesarean section rates both within healthcare facilities and between them. The system classifies all women into one of 10 categories that are mutually exclusive and, as a set, totally comprehensive. The categories are based on 5 basic obstetric characteristics that are routinely collected in all maternities (parity, number of foetuses, previous caesarean section, onset of labour, gestational age, and fetal presentation).

WHO recommendations on home-based records for maternal, newborn and child health

World Health Organization WHO, (2018)

The primary audience for the guideline is policy makers and health programme managers of MNCH and immunization programmes in ministries of health where decisions are made and policies created on the use and implementation of homebased records. The guideline is also aimed at health providers who use home-based records as a tool for recording information and providing health education or communicating key information. Development and international agencies and non-governmental organizations that support the implementation of home-based records will also find this guideline of use.

Quantification des intrants de santé : supplément SRMNI - Prévision de la consommation de produits sélectionnés pour la santé reproductive, maternelle, néonatale et infantile

Eds.: JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., et Management Sciences for Health, (2016)

Soumis à l’Agence des États-Unis pour le développement international par le programme SIAPS (Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services ou Programme des systèmes pour l’amélioration de l’accès aux produits et services pharmaceutiques). Arlington, VA : Management Sciences for Health. Soumis à l’UNICEF par JSI, Arlington, VA : JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. Ce guide aidera les gestionnaires de programmes, les prestataires de service et les experts techniques lorsqu'ils réaliseront une quantification des besoins en intrants pour les 13 produits indispensables à la santé reproductive, maternelle, néonatale et infantile, dont la priorité a été établie par la Commission des Nations Unies pour les produits qui sauvent la vie des femmes et des enfants. Ce supplément à la quantification ne saurait être utilisé sans son guide principal – Quantification of Health Commodities: A Guide to Forecasting and Supply Planning for Procurement (Quantification des intrants de santé : un guide pour la prévision des achats et la planification des approvisionnements). * Ce supplément décrit les étapes à suivre pour la prévision de la consommation de ces intrants, en l’absence de données sur la consommation ou les services. Ensuite, afin de compléter la quantification, les utilisateurs doivent se référer au guide principal de quantification pour l’étape de planification de l’approvisionnement.

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