Helping Mothers Survive Bleeding after Birth project

FIGO Project for ‘Helping Mothers Survive - Bleeding After Birth’ (in collaboration with the International Confederation of Midwives)

 

See also: Helping Mothers Survive

 

Duration: 2014-2016

Donor: The Laerdal Foundation

Background: Most of the 287,000 maternal deaths that occur annually during delivery are preventable. One essential intervention that is needed is a long-term commitment towards training and equipping healthcare professionals who serve women during delivery. FIGO and the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), as leading healthcare professionals’ associations, will implement strategic and sustainable initiatives building the capacity of obstetricians and midwives to manage post-partum haemorrhage (PPH).

Project aims:

To implement strategic and sustainable initiatives for building the capacity of obstetricians and midwives to manage PPH, thereby contributing towards the achievement of Millennium Development Goal No 5.

To measure the impact of the ‘Helping Mothers Survive - Bleeding after Birth (HMS-BAB)’ training programme following implementation in two teaching hospitals and four primary level health facilities in each of two countries.

 

Project resources - see Publications and Resources section