FIGO Project for Promoting Advocacy for Better Practices in Post-Partum Haemorrhage and Pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia
Donor: Jhpiego Corporation
Project contact: Hamid Rushwan
Background: Post-partum haemorrhage (PPH) is the most significant direct cause of maternal mortality in low-resource countries. Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia stand out as major causes of maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity. These conditions can be avoided through the provision of timely and effective care.
To scale up evidence-based high impact maternal, newborn and child health interventions. The project is now being implemented in all six selected countries - Ethiopia, Mozambique, Nigeria and Uganda in Africa, and India and Nepal in Asia.