This post is part of a series authored by the BASICS (Bold Action to Stop Infections in Clinical Settings) team. BASICS is a new initiative that will transform healthcare and reduce healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) by at least 50%. Written by the BASICS team. The unintended dangerous effects of pandemics on maternal...Read More
This article was originally posted by the Makerere University Center of Excellence for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health All mothers and babies’ lives matter even in the toughest of the situations, as medical workers we ought to save lives and support bring life to earth. I have had the privilege...Read More
“A lot has changed…”: Reflections on the Impact of the Regional Learning Network initiative in Uganda
Access to facility-based maternal newborn health (MNH) care and services has vastly improved in several countries and settings over the last decade, and the focus has shifted to quality improvement efforts and initiatives in order to end preventable maternal and newborn deaths. As such, many countries are investigating ways to...Read More
Health providers’ insights on maternal and newborn care: The “great forgotten” of the COVID-19 pandemic.
An international research team of experts led by the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp Belgium is documenting and understanding how the COVID-19 outbreak is affecting the care provided to women and their newborns, as well as the impact on health professionals who provide these services. The survey is available...Read More
This post was originally published by Trends in Medicine, a Harvard Medical School blog. By Melissa Bartick, MD, MS, FABM March 31, 2020 Current guidelines around whether infected mothers with COVID-19 should be separated from their newborn infants are conflicting. While the current guidelines for COVID-19 allow breastfeeding, this is...Read More