Distribution of Misoprostol at Antenatal Care Visits for the Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage in Ghana


This brief summarizes the final results from a collaborative project of the VSI/Ghana Health Service pilot program in Ghana to address maternal deaths due to postpartum hemorrhage. The results demonstrate that the distribution of misoprostol through antenatal care visits increased the number of women who received protection from postpartum hemorrhage and is a key opportunity to reach more mothers with safe motherhood messages and ultimately reduce maternal deaths.

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Publication date: 
March 16, 2012
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