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Preeclampsia affects up to 10% of pregnancies and takes the lives of 76,000 women and 500,000 infants every year. How much do you know about this dangerous complication of pregnancy and leading cause of maternal death and prematurity http://bit.ly/2JN3J2B #WorldPreeclampsiaDay

Increasing awareness of preeclampsia, its risk factors and complications

It’s time to raise awareness of #preeclampsia and its global impact on the lives of mothers, babies, and families. #WorldPreeclampsiaDay http://bit.ly/2WbsLPA

#Preeclampsia and #eclampsia is a leading cause of maternal & infant death. Saving lives is within our grasp #WorldPreeclampsiaDay http://bit.ly/2WbsLPA

Preeclampsia can happen to women during pregnancy and even after delivery. Know the facts and raise awareness: http://bit.ly/2WbsLPA

If we are serious about meeting #SDG3, we need to get serious about task sharing to improve maternal and newborn health outcomes! #WorldPreeclampsiaDay #RallyforResearch #EndingEclampsia

ANC providers are giving antihypertensive drugs to pregnant women with high BP, but those drugs may not be safe in pregnancy! Providers at all levels of the health system need access to the appropriate drugs #WorldPreeclampsiaDay #RallyforResearch #EndingEclampsia

Findings from #EndingEclampsia research shows that health providers @ every level can correctly measure and classify BP and prescribe antihypertensive drugs to women with high BP. #WorldPreeclampsiaDay #RallyforResearch

Postpartum women and babies are still at risk! #Preeclampsia can occur up to six weeks after delivery! #WorldPreeclampsiaDay

Know the symptoms of #preeclampsia? Here are 7 signs everyone should know: http://ow.ly/DcwV30bS91p #WorldPreeclampsiaDay

#Preeclampsia is preventable and inexpensive to treat; yet it is the 2nd leading cause of maternal death #WorldPreeclampsiaDay http://ow.ly/30Ai30bS9bt

Women in developing countries are 300 times likely to have #preeclampsia #eclampsia than in developed countries #WorldPreeclampsiaDay

Women in rural areas with limited access to health facilities are at greatest risk for #preeclampsia #eclampsia #WorldPreeclampsiaDay

#Preeclampsia is a preventable and inexpensive disease to treat, yet it is the second leading cause of maternal death #WorldPreeclampsiaDay

Read @WHO recommendations on management of #preeclampsia #WorldPreeclampsiaDay http://bit.ly/2oquhbq

Postpartum women and babies are still at risk! #Preeclampsia can occur up to six weeks after delivery! #WorldPreeclampsiaDay

In #Bangladesh, women who attended ANC had BP checked, but not all women had the urine tested for excess protein! We need research to understand why providers don’t check both!  #WorldPreeclampsiaDay #RallyforResearch #EndingEclampsia

In #Bangladesh & #Nigeria, women who attended ANC had BP checked, but not all women had the urine tested for excess protein! We need research to understand why providers don’t check both! http://bit.ly/2WbsLPA #WorldPreeclampsiaDay #RallyforResearch #EndingEclampsia

Bangladeshi health providers were trained to administer antihypertensive drugs to women with high BP. The result? No women died during the 15-month #EndingEclampsia study period #WorldPreeclampsiaDay #RallyforResearch

At baseline, #EndingEclampsia research showed that in #Bangladesh 78% of providers knew gestational hypertension is a risk factor for #preeclampsia. At endline, 96% of providers knew. We need to capitalize on this momentum and #RallyforResearch! #WorldPreeclampsiaDay

Only 62% of Bangladeshi women traveled to referral centers after getting antihypertensive drugs @ primary facilities. We need more research that identifies what it will take to improve referral mechanisms #WorldPreeclampsiaDay #RallyforResearch #EndingEclampsia

ANC providers are giving antihypertensive drugs to pregnant women with high BP, but those drugs may not be safe in pregnancy! Providers at all levels of the health system need access to the appropriate drugs #WorldPreeclampsiaDay #RallyforResearch #EndingEclampsia

Findings from #EndingEclampsia research shows that health providers @ every level can correctly measure and classify BP and prescribe antihypertensive drugs to women with high BP. #WorldPreeclampsiaDay #RallyforResearch

Findings from #EndingEclampsia research shows that health providers @ every level can correctly measure and classify BP and prescribe antihypertensive drugs to women with high BP. #WorldPreeclampsiaDay #RallyforResearch

ANC providers are giving antihypertensive drugs to pregnant women with high BP, but those drugs may not be safe in pregnancy! Providers at all levels of the health system need access to the appropriate drugs #WorldPreeclampsiaDay #RallyforResearch #EndingEclampsia

Preeclampsia & eclampsia is the leading cause of #pretermbirth, which can cause low birthweight, stunting & anemia. #EndingEclampisa conducted research in #Kenya to understand the health outcomes of women & babies after #preeclampsia. #WorldPreeclampsiaDay #RallyforResearch

Right out of #EndingEclampsia FGDs in #Ethiopia: Women in urban and rural settings know the importance of good nutrition before, during, & after pregnancy. Read more here http://bit.ly/30sfn8N

In Nigeria, #EndingEclampsia research showed that when lower-level providers can administer antihypertensive drugs to women with moderate or severe hypertension, more babies survived and no women died as a result of their hypertension. #WorldPreeclampsiaDay

Sharing information about pregnancy with women empowers them to ask questions about their pregnancies and clinical findings. In #Nigeria, they reported better communication with providers & knowing what services to receive during ANC and PNC #EndingEclampsia #WorldPreeclampsiaDay

In Nigeria & Bangladesh, women who attended ANC had BP checked, but not all women had the urine tested for excess protein! We need research to understand why providers don’t check both! http://bit.ly/2WbsLPA #WorldPreeclampsiaDay #RallyforResearch #EndingEclampsia

As a result of women’s groups in #Nigeria, more women knew about #preeclampsia, its symptoms, risk factors & danger signs in pregnancy than women who did not attend women’s groups. #EndingEclampsia #WorldPreeclampsiaDay http://bit.ly/2WWM6kw

In #India, pregnancy complications related to hypertension or are responsible for nearly 40% of all maternal deaths #WorldPreeclampsiaDay

In #Pakistan, community midwives may be able to manage preeclampsia in their communities #WorldPreeclampsiaDay http://ow.ly/VD5O30jZoDs

Non-Communicable Diseases

Women with a history of #preeclampsia #eclampsia have a high increased risk for heart disease #WorldPreeclampsiaDay #HeartHealth #NCDs

Risk of end stage renal disease in women with pre-eclampsia is  3 to 5 times​ higher than in women who did not have pre-eclampsia #WorldPreeclampsiaDay #Preeclampsia #NCDs #KidneyHealth

Integrating #NCDs into #RMNCH programs provides opportunities for identifying high-risk women for preeclampsia #WorldPreeclampsiaDay #Preeclampsia

Did you know poor #nutrition, obesity, kidney disease, and chronic hypertension put women at increased risk of #preeclampsia? #WorldPreeclampsiaDay #NCDs

Poor #nutrition, #diabetes, obesity, kidney disease, and chronic hypertension put women at increased risk of #preeclampsia. For risk factors in your country, look at #EndingEclampsia country profiles http://bit.ly/2VBRmIS #WorldPreeclampsiaDay #NCDs