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A pre-post study of a multi-country scale up of resuscitation training of facility birth attendants: does Helping Babies Breathe training save lives?
BackgroundWhether facility-based implementation of Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) reduces neonatal mortality at a population level in low and middle income countries (LMIC) has not been studied.… Expand
Utilization of maternal health care services and their determinants in Karnataka State, India
BackgroundKarnataka State continues to have the highest rates of maternal mortality in south India at 144/100,000 live births, but lower than the national estimates of 190–220/100,000 live births.… Expand
Community health worker knowledge and management of pre-eclampsia in rural Karnataka State, India
BackgroundIn India, the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and postpartum haemorrhage are responsible for nearly 40 % of all maternal deaths. Most of these deaths occur in primary health settings… Expand
Maternal and Newborn Health in Karnataka State, India: The Community Level Interventions for Pre-Eclampsia (CLIP) Trial’s Baseline Study Results
Existing vital health statistics registries in India have been unable to provide reliable estimates of maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity, and region-specific health estimates are essential… Expand
The feasibility of task-sharing the identification, emergency treatment, and referral for women with pre-eclampsia by community health workers in India
BackgroundHypertensive disorders are the second highest direct obstetric cause of maternal death after haemorrhage, accounting for 14% of maternal deaths globally. Pregnancy hypertension contributes… Expand
Availability and use of magnesium sulphate at health care facilities in two selected districts of North Karnataka, India
BackgroundPre-eclampsia and eclampsia are major causes of maternal morbidity and mortality. Magnesium sulphate is accepted as the anticonvulsant of choice in these conditions and is present on the… Expand
Community perceptions of pre-eclampsia in rural Karnataka State, India: a qualitative study
BackgroundMaternal deaths have been attributed in large part to delays in recognition of illness, timely transport to facility, and timely treatment once there. As community perceptions of pregnancy… Expand
Community level interventions for pre-eclampsia (CLIP) in India: A cluster randomised controlled trial
- Mrutunjaya B Bellad, S. Goudar, +25 authors P. von Dadelszen
- Pregnancy hypertension
- 19 May 2020
Highlights • As implemented, the CLIP intervention did not improve the primary composite outcome.• ASHAs and ANMs were able to undertake all aspects of the mobile health app-guided visits.• Women… Expand
[211-POS]: Community perceptions of pre-eclampsia in Karnataka State, India: A qualitative study.
Objectives The aim of this work is to describe understandings of pre-eclampsia among community members in two representative districts of Karnataka State, India. This includes use of local… Expand