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Cesarean section Caesarean section without medical indication increases risk of short-term adverse outcomes for mothers: policy brief 2010
Cesarean section Maternal and institutional characteristics associated with the administration of prophylactic antibiotics for caesarean section: a secondary analysis of the World Health Organization Multicountry Survey on Maternal and Newborn Health 2014
Cesarean section WHO statement on caesarean section rates 2015
Congenital syphilis Global Estimates of Syphilis in Pregnancy and Associated Adverse Outcomes: Analysis of Multinational Antenatal Surveillance Data 2013
Congenital syphilis Investment case for eliminating mother-to-child transmission of syphilis 2012
Congenital syphilis Methods for surveillance and monitoring of congenital syphilis elimination within existing systems 2011
Ethics, jurisprudence: obstetrics, gynecology Prevention and elimination of disrespect and abuse during childbirth 2015
Gestational diabetes Diagnostic criteria and classification of hyperglycaemia first detected in pregnancy 2013
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Annual meeting of the Interagency Task Team on Prevention and Treatment of HIV Infection in Pregnant Women, Mothers and their Children 2011
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Antiretroviral drugs for treating pregnant women and preventing HIV infection in infants. Recommendations for a public health approach. 2010 Revision 2010
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Antiretroviral treatment for pregnant and breastfeeding women – the shifting paradigm 2014
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Gateways to integration - a case study from Rwanda: Linking Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS 2013
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Gateways to integration - a case study from Swaziland: Linking Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS 2011
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Global monitoring framework and strategy for the Global Plan towards the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive 2012
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Guideline: vitamin A supplementation in pregnancy for reducing the risk of mother-to-child transmission of HIV 2011
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Guidelines for assessing the utility of data from prevention of mother-to-child transmission 2013
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Male involvement in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV 2012
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Measuring the impact of national PMTCT programmes: Towards the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive 2012
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Meeting report: 2011 annual meeting of the interagency task team on prevention and treatment of HIV infection in pregnant women, mothers and their children 2011
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn PMTCT strategic vision 2010-2015 : preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV to reach the UNGASS and Millennium Development Goals : moving towards the elimination of paediatric HIV, December 2009 2010
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Preventing HIV and unintended pregnancies: strategic framework 2011-2015 2012
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Programmatic update: use of antiretroviral drugs for treating pregnant women and preventing HIV infection in infants: executive summary 2012
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Rapid advice: use of antiretroviral drugs for treating pregnant women and preventing HIV infection in infants. Version 2 2010
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Report of the meeting of the paediatric working group developing an optimized list of paediatric ARV formulations 2012
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Safety of efavirenz in the first trimester of pregnancy: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis 2014
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Surveillance of antiretroviral drug toxicity during pregnancy and breastfeeding 2013
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Toolkit, expanding and simplifying treatment for pregnant women living with HIV 2013
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Towards the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: report of a WHO technical consultation, 9-11 November 2010, Geneva, Switzerland 2011
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Use of antiretroviral drugs for treating pregnant women and preventing HIV infection in infants 2012
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Use of efavirenz during pregnancy: A public health perspective 2012
HIV/AIDS in pregnancy and newborn Vitamin A supplementation during pregnancy for reducing the risk of mother-to-child transmission of HIV 2011
Induced labor WHO recommendations for induction of labour 2011
Infections in pregnancy Saving mothers and newborn lives in the face of the devastating Ebola outbreak 2014
Infections in pregnancy WHO recommendations for prevention and treatment of maternal peripartum infections 2015
Influenza A (H1N1) in pregnancy Pregnancy and pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009: information for programme managers and clinicians 2010
Iron-deficiency anemia in pregnancy Daily iron and folic acid supplementation in pregnant women 2012
Iron-deficiency anemia in pregnancy Intermittent iron and folic acid supplementation in non-anaemic pregnant women 2012
Labor, delivery Recommendations for Augmentation of Labour 2015
Labor, delivery WHO recommendations for augmentation of labour 2014
Labor, delivery WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist 2015
Malaria in pregnancy Malaria position paper 2016
Malaria in pregnancy Updated WHO policy recommendation: intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy using sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (IPTp-SP) 2012
Malaria in pregnancy WHO Evidence Review Group: intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy (IPTp) with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) 2012
Malaria in pregnancy WHO policy brief for the implementation of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy using sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (IPTp-SP) 2014
Maternal mortality Advanced maternal age and pregnancy outcomes: a multicountry assessment 2014
Maternal mortality Clarifying WHO position on misoprostol use in the community to reduce maternal death: statement 2010
Maternal mortality Countdown to 2015 decade report (2000-2010) with country profiles: taking stock of maternal, newborn and child survival 2010
Maternal mortality Education and severe maternal outcomes in developing countries: a multicountry cross-sectional survey 2014
Maternal mortality Evaluating the quality of care for severe pregnancy complications: the WHO near-miss approach for maternal health 2011
Maternal mortality Indirect causes of severe adverse maternal outcomes: a secondary analysis of the WHO Multicountry Survey on Maternal and Newborn Health 2014
Maternal mortality Maternal mortality 2015
Maternal mortality Maternal near-miss audits to improve quality of care 2014
Maternal mortality Obstetric transition: the pathway towards ending preventable maternal deaths 2014
Maternal mortality Strategies toward ending preventable maternal mortality (EPMM) 2015
Maternal mortality Trends in maternal mortality: 1990 to 2008 2010
Maternal mortality Trends in maternal mortality: 1990 to 2010: WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA and The World Bank estimates 2012
Maternal mortality Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 to 2013: Estimates by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, The World Bank and the United Nations Population Division 2014
Maternal mortality Trends in maternal mortality: 1990 to 2015: Estimates by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group and the United Nations Population Division 2015
Maternal mortality WHO guidance for measuring maternal mortality from a census 2013
Maternity services Accelerated implementation of maternal and newborn continuum of care as part of improving reproductive health: mapping of in-country activities: joint country support 2010
Maternity services Consultation on improving measurement of the quality of maternal, newborn and child care in health facilities 2014
Maternity services Free obstetric care in Haiti 2010
Maternity services WHO recommendations on health promotion interventions for maternal and newborn health 2015 2015
Maternity services Working with individuals, families and communities to improve maternal and newborn health 2010
Neonatal hearing loss Newborn and infant hearing screening, current issue and guiding principles for action 2010
Neonatal infections Managing possible serious bacterial infection in young infants when referral is not feasible 2015
Neonatal resuscitation Guidelines on basic newborn resuscitation 2012
Neonatal services, neonatal intensive care units Birth defects surveillance training: facilitator's guide 2015
Neonatal services, neonatal intensive care units Birth defects surveillance: a manual for programme managers 2014
Neonatal services, neonatal intensive care units Birth defects surveillance: atlas of selected congenital anomalies 2015
Neural tube defects, folic acid Optimal serum and red blood cell folate concentrations in women of reproductive age for prevention of neural tube defects 2015
Newborn Development of criteria for identifying neonatal near-miss cases: analysis of two WHO multicountry cross-sectional studies 2014
Newborn Newborns: reducing mortality 2016
Newborn Recommendations for management of common childhood conditions 2012
Newborn Recommendations on newborn health 2013
Newborn Caring for the newborn at home 2015
Newborn WHO technical consultation on newborn health indicators: every newborn action plan metrics 2015
Newborn nervous system diseases Guidelines on neonatal seizures 2011
Obstetrics, perinatology Compilation of WHO recommendations on maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health 2013
Obstetrics, perinatology Counselling for maternal and newborn health care. A handbook for building skills 2013
Obstetrics, perinatology District planning tool for maternal and newborn health strategy implementation 2011
Obstetrics, perinatology Recommendations on maternal and perinatal health 2013
Obstetrics, perinatology Strengthening midwifery toolkit 2011
Obstetrics, perinatology The World Health Organization Multicountry Survey on Maternal and Newborn Health project at a glance: the power of collaboration 2014
Obstetrics, perinatology The World Health Organization multicountry survey on maternal and newborn health: study protocol 2011
Obstetrics, perinatology WHO recommendation on community mobilization through facilitated participatory learning and action cycles with women’s groups for maternal and newborn health 2014
Obstetrics, perinatology Pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and newborn care: A guide for essential practice (3rd edition) 2015
Postpartum (puerperium) Guideline: vitamin A supplementation in postpartum women 2011
Postpartum (puerperium) WHO recommendations on postnatal care of the mother and newborn 2013
Postpartum (puerperium) WHO technical consultation on postpartum and postnatal care 2010
Postpartum hemorrhage Postpartum haemorrhage management, risks, and maternal outcomes: findings from the World Health Organization Multicountry Survey on Maternal and Newborn Health 2014
Postpartum hemorrhage WHO recommendations for the prevention and treatment of postpartum haemorrhage 2012
Preconception care Preconception care to reduce maternal and childhood mortality and morbidity 2013
Preeclampsia, eclampsia, hypertension in pregnancy Pre-eclampsia, eclampsia and adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes: a secondary analysis of the World Health Organization Multicountry Survey on Maternal and Newborn Health 2014
Preeclampsia, eclampsia, hypertension in pregnancy WHO recommendations for prevention and treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia 2011
Preeclampsia, eclampsia, hypertension in pregnancy WHO recommendations for prevention and treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia: evidence base 2011
Preeclampsia, eclampsia, hypertension in pregnancy WHO recommendations for prevention and treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia: implications and actions 2014
Premature infants, low birth weight Guidelines on optimal feeding of low birth-weight infants in low- and middle-income countries 2011
Premature labor, preterm delivery Born too soon: the global action report on preterm birth 2012
Premature labor, preterm delivery Preterm birth 2015
Premature labor, preterm delivery Risk factors for spontaneous and provider-initiated preterm delivery in high and low Human Development Index countries: a secondary analysis of the World Health Organization Multicountry Survey on Maternal and Newborn Health 2014
Premature labor, preterm delivery WHO recommendations on interventions to improve preterm birth outcomes 2015
Prenatal care WHO Statement on antenatal care 2011
Prenatal nutrition, dietary supplements in pregnancy Calcium supplementation in pregnant women 2013
Prenatal nutrition, dietary supplements in pregnancy Essential Nutrition Actions: Improving Maternal, Newborn, Infant and Young Child Health and Nutrition 2013
Prenatal nutrition, dietary supplements in pregnancy Guideline: use of multiple micronutrient powders for home fortification of foods consumed by pregnant women 2011
Prenatal nutrition, dietary supplements in pregnancy Guideline: vitamin A supplementation in pregnant women 2011
Prenatal nutrition, dietary supplements in pregnancy Multiple micronutrient powders for home (point of use) fortification of foods in pregnant women: a systematic review 2011
Prenatal nutrition, dietary supplements in pregnancy Use of multiple micronutrient powders for point-of-use fortification of foods consumed by pregnant women 2016
Prenatal nutrition, dietary supplements in pregnancy Vitamin D supplementation in pregnant women 2012
Prenatal screening and diagnosis Community genetics services : report of a WHO consultation on community genetics in low- and middle-income countries 2011
Rubella Global measles and rubella strategic plan: 2012-2020 2012
Rubella Rubella 2016
Rubella Rubella and congenital rubella syndrome control and elimination – global progress, 2012 2013
Smoking in pregnancy WHO recommendations for the prevention and management of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure in pregnancy 2013
Stillbirth, perinatal mortality Maternal complications and perinatal mortality: findings of the World Health Organization Multicountry Survey on Maternal and Newborn Health 2014
Stillbirth, perinatal mortality National, regional, and worldwide estimates of stillbirth rates in 2009 with trends since 1995 2011
Stillbirth, perinatal mortality Levels and trends in child mortality 2015 2015
Substance-related disorders in pregnancy Guidelines for identification and management of substance use and substance use disorders in pregnancy 2014
Third stage of labor Delayed umbilical cord clamping for improved maternal and infant health and nutrition outcomes 2014
Zika virus infection in pregnancy and newborn Pregnancy management in the context of Zika virus, interim guidance 2016
Zika virus infection in pregnancy and newborn Prevention of potential sexual transmission of Zika virus, interim guidance 2016
Zika virus infection in pregnancy and newborn Women in the context of microcephaly and Zika virus disease 2016
Zika virus infection in pregnancy and newborn Zika virus and potential complications: Questions and answers 2016