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New FIGO Guidelines for Misoprostol Use

The International Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology recently released an updated chart outlining recommendations for dosages and routes of administration for misoprostol use for several indications including medically induced abortion, clinical management of miscarriage, cervical preparation for surgical abortion, fetal death, induction of labor and management of postpartum hemorrhage.

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New “Global Maternal Health Workforce” Blog Series: Call for Submissions

Functional health systems depend on the availability, accessibility, acceptability and quality of health workers. An effective maternal health workforce requires not only a sufficient number of workers, but also equitable geographic distribution, diversity in skill, adequate education and training and strong, supportive health systems...read more

Categories: The Global Maternal Health Workforce

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Technical Guidance for Prioritizing Adolescent Health

Maternal mortality in Afghanistan: Setting achievable targets

Almost half of all deaths now have a recorded cause, WHO data show