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6th Jun 2015

Helping Babies Breathe: Lessons learned guiding the way forward

This report from the Global Development Alliance outlines the strengths and challenges encountered during the implementation of the Helping Babies Breathe programme. This evidence-based educational programme has been on-going since 2010 and teaches birth attendants in low resource settings simple steps to resuscitate newborns who are unable to breathe at birth.
1st May 2015

Prevalence of symptoms of vaginal fistula in 19 sub-Saharan Africa countries: a meta-analysis of national household survey data

This study uses population-level data to estimate the prevalence of symptoms of vaginal fistula in sub-Saharan Africa. The study found that 3 per 1000 women of reproductive age have ever had fistula symptoms and 1 out of 1000 women of reproductive age currently had fistula symptoms.