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This article evaluates the safety of misoprostol

This article discusses the approval of misoprostol in Nigeria for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage in 2006. This was the first time misoprostol had been approved in any developed or developing country for this lifesaving indication.

This article explores the role of consumer behavior in contraceptive decision making

Chapter 17 in A Textbook of Postpartum Hemorrhage discussing Management of Postpartum Hemorrhage at the Community Level.
The ability to manage postpartum hemorrhage at the community level is an essential element in any program to decrease maternal mortality from postpartum hemorrhage1, as most of the deliveries in developing countries occur at home without the presence of a skilled birth attendant.

Tables of peer-reviewed misoprostol studies

Chapter 20 in A Textbook of Postpartum Hemorrhage discussing Misoprostol in Practice

Malcolm Potts, Ndola Prata, Julia Walsh, Amy Grossman
, 2006

Waiting for the results of randomised trials of public health interventions can cost hundreds of lives, especially in poor countries with great need and potential to benefit. If the science is good, we should act before the trials are done. Good science, we suggest, is taking the research to the problem rather than conducting the research in the tallest ivory tower the investigator can find.

This article discussed China’s one child policy.

Malcolm Potts, Anke Hemmerling
, 2006

This article evaluates the burden of Postpartum hemorrhage, the single most common cause of maternal death and calls for bold new policies.

The fact that the mother’s access to contraception can improve the educational opportunities of her children, as well as her health and that of her infants, is an insight we should always value

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