Obstetric and Neonatal Emergencies
41 women will die every hour from pregnancy related causes, 99% of these deaths occur in developing countries.So many of these deaths could be prevented through delivering education and training to the front line health workers on simple, life saving techniques.
Neonatal Resuscitation - Skilled Health Workers
— Watch in Somali - Swahili - French
Birth asphyxia is responsible for a quarter of all perinatal deaths, and immediate care of the newborn is vital to ensuring its survival and ongoing health.
This film demonstrates correct delivery and care of a newborn and how to resuscitate a newborn that is not breathing using a bag and mask.
This film forms part of a growing set of films on Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care for skilled health workers. As well as seeking medical and midwifery expert opinions, the following teaching materials were used in the making of these films - WHO/UNICEF/THET/Somaliland MoH EmONC trainng protocols 2012 - RCOG (Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology) Life Saving Skills Manual: Essential Obstetric and Newborn Care - RCOG PROMPT Manual (PRactical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training) - Resuscitation Council (UK) Guidelines
Produced by: Medical Aid Films
© Medical Aid Films 2012
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