Why tackle PPH?
Every year, the leading obstetric cause of maternal death is due to heavy bleeding after birth, known as post-partum hemorrhage (PPH).
PPH can be prevented. But every second counts.
Help us make sure every healthcare team has what they need to tackle PPH, one birth at a time.
By tackling PPH, we can ensure that women have high-quality maternity care, while:
• making sure fewer women die and fewer children grow up without their mothers
• reducing the risk of postpartum anemia after birth, leading to life-threatening infections
• preventing the long-term health conditions experienced by women who survive PPH
• relieving the burden on healthcare, including staffing, blood transfusions and funding
More women than ever are giving birth in health facilities, rather than at home, supported by trained staff. These staff can be trained to treat PPH, including using several new treatment methods that are cost-effective and simple. The time is ripe to make a real difference.
Targeting PPH across the system
Actions for organisations and systems
Actions for clinical teams - Save Mothers
The FIGO Generic Postpartum Haemorrhage Protocol and Care Pathways is now available onlineRead More
Country Experiences: Niger
Niger's Ministry of Health launched its Initiative to Prevent Women from Bleeding to Death at Childbirth using proven, low-tech, low-cost, new technologies combined in an innovat...Read More
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Country Experiences: Nigeria
Commencing in 2014, the Federal Government of Nigeria, the three State Governments of Kaduna, Kano and Katsina, the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) and the Clin...Read More