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Clinical e-Toolkit available on cardiovascular disease for midwives

A clinical e-Toolkit on ‘The Improving Health Care Response to Cardiovascular in Pregnancy and Postpartum’ is available for midwives to download.

Safe Hands for Mothers films accepted for Global Health Film Festival

Safe Hands for Mothers has announced that two of their short films accepted into the 2017 Global Health Film Festival.

Latest research: burden of group B Streptococcus worldwide

Estimates of the burden of group B Streptococcal disease worldwide for pregnant women, stillbirths, and children.

Experts call for group B Streptococcus vaccine worldwide

Experts are calling for a group B Streptococcus (GBS) vaccine which could prevent 100,000 baby deaths worldwide.

MIDIRS Digest, December 2017, Sneak Peek: Hidden and unaccounted for: understanding maternal health needs and practices of semi nomadic shepherd women in Maharashtra, India

Introduction This paper looks at the so far undocumented maternal health needs and practices among women of semi-nomadic shepherd pastoral communities called Dhangars that migrate across the western Indian state of Maharashtra.

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