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Measuring maternal mortality - Karim Abawi (presentation with audio)

Measuring maternal mortality - Karim Abawi (PDF)
Trends in maternal mortality: 1990 to 2008. Estimates developed by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA and The World Bank. World Health Organization, Geneva, 2010.

Trends in maternal mortality: 1990 to 2010: WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA and The World Bank estimates. World Health Organization, Geneva, 2012.
The evidence-based management of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia - University of Oxford WHO recommendations for prevention and treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia. World Health Organization 2011.

WHO recommendations for prevention and treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia: evidence base. World Health Organization 2011.
Standards for maternal and neonatal care - Karim Abawi (presentation with audio)

Standards for maternal and neonatal care - Karim Abawi (PDF)
Standards for maternal and neonatal care. World Health Organization 2007.
The evidence-based management of postpartum haemorrhage Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Prevention and management of postpartum haemorrhage. RCOG 2009.

WHO recommendations for the prevention and treatment of postpartum haemorrhage. World Health Organization 2012.
Perinatal mental health problems: nature, prevalence, determinants and responses - Jane Fisher (presentation with audio)

Perinatal mental health problems: nature, prevalence, determinants and responses - Jane Fisher (PDF)
Fisher J, Cabral de Mello M, Patel V, Rahman A, Tran T, Holton S, Holmes W. Prevalence and determinants of common perinatal mental disorders in women in low- and lower-middle-income countries: a systematic review. Bull World Health Organ. 2012 Feb 1;90(2):139G–149G.

Rahman A, Fisher J, Bower P, Luchters S, Tran T, Yasamy MT, Saxena S, Waheed W. Interventions for common perinatal mental disorders in women in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Bull World Health Organ. 2013 Aug 1;91(8):593–601I.
Maternal mental health and early childhood development: part 2 - Caireen Warren, Mirella Smith (presentation with audio)

Maternal mental health and early childhood development: part 2 - Caireen Warren, Mirella Smith (PDF)
ECD Lancet Series 2007

Grantham-McGregor S, Cheung YB, Cueto S, Glewwe P, Richter L, Strupp B, International Child Development Steering Group. Developmental potential in the first 5 years for children in developing countries. Lancet. 2007 Jan 6;369(9555):60–70.

Walker SP, Wachs TD, Gardner JM, Lozoff B, Wasserman GA, Pollitt E, Carter JA, International Child Development Steering Group. Child development: risk factors for adverse outcomes in developing countries. Lancet. 2007 Jan 13;369(9556):145–57.

Engle PL, Black MM, Behrman JR, Cabral de Mello M, Gertler PJ, Kapiriri L, Martorell R, Young ME, International Child Development Steering Group. Strategies to avoid the loss of developmental potential in more than 200 million children in the developing world. Lancet. 2007 Jan 20;369(9557):229–42.

ECD Lancet Series 2011

Walker SP, Wachs TD, Grantham-McGregor S, Black MM, Nelson CA, Huffman SL, Baker-Henningham H, Chang SM, Hamadani JD, Lozoff B, Gardner JMM, Powell CA, Rahman A, Richter L. Inequality in early childhood: risk and protective factors for early child development. Lancet. 2011 Oct 8;378(9799):1325–38.

Engle PL, Fernald LCH, Alderman H, Behrman J, O’Gara C, Yousafzai A, de Mello MC, Hidrobo M, Ulkuer N, Ertem I, Iltus S, Global Child Development Steering Group. Strategies for reducing inequalities and improving developmental outcomes for young children in low-income and middle-income countries. Lancet. 2011 Oct 8;378(9799):1339–53.
Obstetric fistula - Charles-Henry Rochat Global competency-based fistula surgery training manual. FIGO and Partners 2011.

Obstetric fistula. Guiding principles for clinical management and programme development. World Health Organization 2006.

Tebeu PM, Fomulu JN, Khaddaj S, de Bernis L, Delvaux T, Rochat CH. Risk factors for obstetric fistula: a clinical review. Int Urogynecol J. 2012 Apr;23(4):387–94.