Describes emergency obstetric care indicators that can be used to measure progress in a programmatic continuum: from the availability of and access to emergency obstetric care to the use and quality of those services.
How to prevent fistula and the devastating social, economic and health problems caused by it are explained in this pamphlet. It includes information on the surgery to repair fistula and where to get it.
Evidence-based guidance on clinical care. It includes information on how to establish and strengthen services, and outlines a human-rights-based approach to laws and policies on safe, comprehensive abortion care.
A comprehensive resource that provides an updated "checkup" for global health and health care. Relevant chapters include content on: emergency medical services, tuberculosis, STIs, HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, diarrheal diseases, malaria, respiratory infections, tropical disease, maternal and perinatal conditions, cardiovascular disease, unintentional injuries, and interpersonal violence.
Emphasizes the role of public health in the prevention of road traffic injuries and covers the fundamental concepts and prerequisites of road traffic injury prevention, the intensity and impact of road traffic injuries, key determinants and risk factors, intervention strategies, and recommendations.
Focuses on the most promising interventions and components of prehospital trauma care systems. Covers the organization of the prehospital trauma care system, capacity development, data collection, transportation, communication, and ethical and legal considerations.
A practical resource for individual practitioners and for use in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, in-service training and continuing medical education programmes. Contents include: fundamentals of surgical practice, the abdomen, emergency obstetric care, resuscitation and practical anaesthesia, and traumatology and orthopaedics.