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    WHO recommendations on Choice of antiseptic agent and method of application for preoperative skin preparation for caesarean section

    Direct maternal infections around the time of childbirth account for about one tenth of the global burden of maternal death. Women who develop peripartum infections are also prone to severe morbidity, long-term disabilities such as chronic pelvic pain, fallopian tube blockage and secondary infertility. M...

    WHO recommendation on Vaginal preparation with antiseptic agents for women undergoing caesarean section

    Direct maternal infections around the time of childbirth account for about one tenth of the global burden of maternal death. Women who develop peripartum infections are also prone to severe morbidity, long-term disabilities such as chronic pelvic pain, fallopian tube blockage and secondary infertility. M...

    WHO recommendations on drug treatment for non-severe hypertension in pregnancy

    Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are an important cause of severe morbidity, long-term disability and death among both pregnant women and their babies, and account for approximately 14% of all maternal deaths worldwide. Improving care for women around the time of childbirth is a necessary step towards...

    Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems

    Since first publication of this guidance in 2003, a considerable amount of new data have been produced and published, relating to epidemiological, clinical, service delivery, legal and human rights aspects of providing safe abortion care. This new edition provides policy-makers, programme managers and he...

    Guideline: vitamin A supplementation in postpartum women

    Approximately 1000 women die from pregnancy and childbirth complications worldwide every day. Vitamin A deficiency also affects about 19 million pregnant women, mostly from the World Health Organization (WHO) regions of Africa and South-East Asia. Vitamin A plays an important role in vision, growth and p...

    Inter-Agency field manual on reproductive health in humanitarian settings: 2010 revision for field review

    All people, including those living in humanitarian settings, have the right to reproductive health (RH). To exercise this right, affected populations must have an enabling environment and access to comprehensive RH information and services so they can make free and informed choices. Quality RH services m...