21 September 2015 -- Pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and newborn care: a guide for essential practice (PCPNC), has been updated to include recommendations from recently approved WHO guidelines relevant to maternal and perinatal health.
These include pre-eclampsia & eclampsia; postpartum haemorrhage; postnatal care for the mother and baby; newborn resuscitation; prevention of mother-to- child transmission of HIV; HIV and infant feeding; malaria in pregnancy, interventions to improve preterm birth outcomes, tobacco use and second-hand exposure in pregnancy, post-partum depression, post-partum family planning and post abortion care.
Strengthening the capacity of community health workers to deliver care for sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health
12 June 2015 -- Given the growing momentum and interest in training community health workers, the United Nations health agencies (H4+) have developed this technical brief to orient country programme managers and global partners as to key elements for strengthening the capacity of CHWs, including health system and programmatic considerations, core competencies, and evidence-informed interventions for CHWs along the SR/MNCAH continuum of care.
16 January 2015 -- WHO new guidance “Core competencies in adolescent health and development for primary care providers” is a practical tool that describes what are the competencies required in primary care to effectively deal with adolescent clients, and how these competencies can be integrated into the professional education.
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