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Hypertension during Pregnancy: New Approaches in the Field of Mother and Child Health in Uzbekistan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Gynuity staff was invited to participate in a seminar on the management of hypertensive disorders during pregnancy organized at the Tashkent Medical Academy. One hundred medical students, medical providers, and faculty attended the seminar. Presenters taught about evidence-based methods in diagnosing and treating hypertensive disorders, including pre-eclampsia, in pregnant women. Gynuity staff presented on Gynuity’s clinical studies that examine alternative treatments of hypertension, assess the efficacy of a simplified screening tool for pre-eclampsia, and evaluate the use of the Springfusor pump for administration of magnesium sulfate.