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Institutional maternal and perinatal deaths: a review of 40 low- and middle-income countries

This paper summarizes data from 40 low- and middle-income countries and describes the magnitude of institutional maternal mortality, causes of maternal death and cause-specific case fatality rates, as well as institutional stillbirth and early or pre-discharge neonatal death  rates, in most cases, at the national level. The analysis draws on reports produced over the last decade.

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Gaps and opportunities for pre-eclampsia and eclampsia care in Ethiopia

This brief shares findings from a study that explored the gaps in antenatal care in Ethiopia, with a focus on pre-eclampsia and eclampsia (PE/E) at national, health system, and community levels. The study took place in peri-urban and rural areas of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region, and sought to understand the experience and burden of PE/E.

It specifically aimed to assess the policy and health systems environment related to PE/E diagnosis, referral, and treatment, and identified bottlenecks in the supply chain and investigated knowledge and perceptions of PE/E. It also aimed to describe barriers for provision/utilization of PE/E prevention and management, including antenatal and postnatal care during service delivery and within communities.

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Blood Pressure Profile One Year After Severe Pre-eclampsia

This retrospective cohort study examined the prevalence of hypertension and 24-hour blood pressure (BP) patterns with ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) in women one year after severe pre-eclampsia. Women included in the study were those referred to the Follow-Up Pre-Eclampsia Outpatient Clinic in Erasmus Medical Center, The Netherlands.

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