Postpartum Care

From: Global Health eLearning Center

Postpartum Care

This course orients learners to the postpartum period and recommended care while recognizing realities in the field. An estimated 70% of women in developing countries do not receive postpartum care. This course discusses strategies to prevent postpartum mortality and morbidity and programming implications of household-to-hospital continuum of care. Case studies are presented from Nepal, Indonesia, and Egypt.

Course content was adapted from USAID's Global Health eLearning Center, which is managed by the Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project, led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs (CCP).

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