Tag Archive for prevention

May 21, 2019

What is preeclampsia and how widespread is it?

By Dr. Amanda Henry, The George Institute Preeclampsia is a pregnancy-related condition characterised by high blood pressure and evidence of other effects on organs of the pregnant woman and her baby, such as protein in the urine, abnormal blood tests…

December 17, 2018 September 20, 2018 October 2, 2018

Primary Health Care-Preeclampsia/Eclampsia Plus Model

Ending Eclampsia, 2018 Starting in 2016, Ending Eclampsia initiated six additional implementation research studies in three countries – Bangladesh, Nigeria, Pakistan – to identify and assess additional components that, in conjunction with the Core Model, can further improve prevention, detection,…

September 20, 2018 August 28, 2018 July 9, 2018

Nutrition and pre-eclampsia risk factors in Ethiopia

By Khadijah Alibhai In Ethiopia, 412 women die per 100,000 live births. Most of these deaths are preventable, and 19 percent of them are from hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, including pre-eclampsia and eclampsia (PE/E). Typically, pre-eclampsia is detectable during early…

May 30, 2018 May 30, 2018 August 23, 2018

Risk factors for pre-eclampsia and eclampsia in Belize

Ending Eclampsia, 2018 This infographic provides data on risk factors, policies, health system capacity and community perceptions in Belize-specific data on demographics, health risks, barriers to accessing care, pregnancy-related care, maternal death data, newborn/infant death data, national/provincial policies, and delivery…