Preventing Postpartum Hemorrhage

This brief discusses the following points:

  • Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is the leading cause of maternal mortality in low-resource settings.
  • In countries with high maternal mortality and limited resources, introducing safe, low-cost, evidence-based practices that prevent PPH can save women’s lives.

 

Length: 
2 p
Year: 
2008
Organization: 
INFO Project at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs
Languages: 
English