Somali version of Management of PPH: Low Resource
This animation is aimed at women and TBAs. It teaches how to prevent and manage PPH in settings where skilled obstetric care can be reached within a reasonable period of time (less than four hours). It includes the use of Misoprostol.
Translation thanks to Aidarus Khalif and Fouzia Ismail and Abdirahman Dahir Aden at the Somaliland Nursing and Midwifery Association (SLNMA)
This follows Neema a village birth attendant while she helps to deliver a baby in a rural setting where there is no access to trained health care workers.
The 10 key steps for the audience to learn are then repeated at the end of the film to ensure that they are taking away the correct message.
This film is aimed at women in the communities where this situation is most likely to occur and traditional birth attendants. It is to be shown and discussed as part of a group session.
An essential resource that helps a community understand, treat, and prevent many health problems that affect women. Topics include reproductive health, violence, mental health, HIV, and more.
Open Access: The Lancet Global Health, volume 2 issue 6 pages e323-333. Please click on the website link to download the pdf-file