A story of stillbirth in a family from Uganda

A post from the Stillbirth Advocacy Working Group stillbirths series by Loyce Ajilong I got married on December 12, 2003, and after two month of marriage I conceived my firstborn. The ultrasound scan revealed a male fetus and this was good news for us. We were all excited. We developed...

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Syphilis diagnosis and treatment during antenatal care: the potential catalytic impact of the dual HIV and syphilis rapid diagnostic test

This post was originally published as a commentary in The Lancet Global Health here. An estimated 355 000 adverse pregnancy outcomes occur annually due to syphilis,1 two-thirds of which result in stillbirth or neonatal death.2WHO launched the Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis initiative in 2014.3However, antenatal syphilis screening...

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