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A condom to save a new mum's life

Source: BBC

August 04, 2017

Para celebrar la semana de la lactancia materna, dar pecho es la respuesta

Source: Blog Gente Saludable

Amamantar es un acto completamente natural y además de aumentar las posibilidades de supervivencia de los bebés, tiene beneficios sobre la salud de las mamás. A pesar de ello, no es una práctica lo suficientemente generalizada. Se estima que solo el 40% de los bebés en el mundo reciben seno materno de manera exclusiva durante los primeros meses de vida. Y aunque que todos los niños deberían recibir leche materna en la primera hora de vida, solo la mitad de los bebés en el mundo lo hace.

August 03, 2017

Los profesionales de la salud de Honduras reciben con optimismo la llegada del balón de taponamiento uterino “Cada segunda cuenta”

65 médicos y enfermeras de once hospitales y ocho clínicas de Honduras han sido formados y capacitados para manejar el balón de taponamiento uterino “Cada segundo cuenta”. El Servicio de Salud de Honduras ha recibido 500 kits de este balón, formado por un condón, un catéter y una jeringuilla, que pretende evitar decenas de muertes maternas por hemorragia post-parto al año.

August 02, 2017

This is how condoms that save mother´s live during childbirth works

Learn how works a new intrauterine balloon system called Every Second Matters-Uterine Balloon Tamponade (ESM-UBT) that has been implemented in Honduras with the support of Salud Mesoamerica Initiative and Massachusets General Hospital. The goal is to avoid dozens of maternal deaths every year and reduce hysterectomies.

August 01, 2017

Roadmap for the Introduction of a New Dengue Vaccine

Dengue remains the most common vector-transmitted disease in the world despite enormous prevention and control efforts by endemic countries and regions. Today, after decades of research, public health programs contemplate as part of the intervention to control the disease, a safe and effective vaccine against dengue.

July 31, 2017

Condoms save mother´s lives during childbirth

A new intrauterine balloon system called Every Second Matters-Uterine Balloon Tamponade (ESM-UBT) has been implemented in Honduras with the support of Salud Mesoamerica Initiative and Massachusets General Hospital. The goal is to avoid dozens of maternal deaths every year and reduce hysterectomies.

July 31, 2017

Managing complications in pregnancy and childbirth: a guide for midwives and doctors – 2nd ed.

Source: World Health Organization

Since the first edition was published in 2000, Managing Complications in Pregnancy and Childbirth has been translated into several languages and today is used widely in training for and the provision of emergency obstetric care. The new edition brings the guidance in the manual into line with WHO’s current recommendations for emergency obstetric and newborn care.

July 26, 2017

Seminario Web: Servicios de anticoncepción en el contexto Zika en América Latina ¿a la altura del reto?

El miércoles 2 de agosto tendrá lugar un seminario web que discutirá los retos y logros que viven los servicios de salud públicos de la Región de américa latina y el Caribe sobre la anticoncepción

July 26, 2017


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