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Gynuity at RHSC meeting in Kathmandu, Nepal

March 25th, 2019

March 25-28

Gynuity is an active member of the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition (RHSC) as co-leaders on two Caucus workstreams: the anti-hypertension sub-group within the Maternal Health Supplies Caucus and the Safe Abortion Supplies (SAS) workstream within the NURHT (New and Underused Reproductive Health Technologies) Caucus. Both held sessions within the larger Coalition meeting.

  • Gynuity staff moderated a panel entitled "What information reaches the end user? Analysis of MA product labels collected globally." This session included presentations of IPPF’s global medical abortion commodities database and a product insert analysis conducted by Gynuity derived from data collected for this effort.
  • Gynuity staff presented preliminary results from a landscape assessment of the availability and cost of BP monitoring devices and antihypertensive medicines in three countries on the panel “Saving mothers’ lives- fridges, blood pressure monitoring and treatment and stakeholder engagement.
  • During the Maternal Health Supplies Caucus meeting, Gynuity staff presented the findings of the large trial “Introduction of a Uterine Balloon Tamponade Device for Postpartum Hemorrhage in Three Low Income Countries,” as well as a sub-analysis focused on uterotonic use.