Gynuity Health Projects


Preventing postpartum hemorrhage at the community level

This one-page document summarizes community-level research showing that misoprostol distributed antenatally for self-administration can be appropriately taken by women delivering at home. The pilot study was conducted in rural Uganda by the University of Liverpool, Gynuity Health Projects, and Makerere University.

The article on which this summary is based is published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth and is available here.

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  • Topic: Postpartum hemorrhage
  • Type: Staff Publication
  • Author: Weeks, A.D., Ditai, J., Ononge, S., Faragher, B., Frye, L.J., Durocher, J., Mirembe, F.M., Byamugisha, J., Winikoff, B., Alfirevic, Z.
  • Published: September 2015

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