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Soins obstétricaux et néonatals essentiels

Anne-Sophie Coutin, et al., Eds.: Médecins Sans Frontières, (2015)

Guide pratique à l'usage des sages-femmes, médecins spécialisés en obstétriques et personnel de santé devant faire face à des urgences obstétricales

PMTCT in Humanitarian Settings. Part I: Lessons Learned and Recommendations

Becher, H., Eds.: Interagency Task Team HIV in Humanitarian Emergencies, (2015)

front cover © Hannah Maule-Ffinch/Save the Children

PMTCT in Humanitarian Settings. Part II: Implementation Guide

Becher, H.; et al., Eds.: Interagency Task Team HIV in Humanitarian Emergencies, (2015)

front cover © Jonathan Hyams/Save the Children

Health worker roles in providing safe abortion care and post-abortion contraception

World Health Organization, (2015)

Planned and regulated task shifting and task sharing can have a range of benefits. It can ensure a rational optimization of the available health workforce, address health system shortages of specialized health-care professionals, improve equity in access to health care and increase the acceptability of health services for those receiving them. This guideline provides a range of options for expanding of health worker roles in the provision of safe abortion care, the management of complications of abortion (also known as post-abortion care in some settings and provided as part of emergency obstetric care) and for post-abortion contraception provision.

Nutrition Program Design Assistant: A Tool for Program Planners (NPDA)

CORE Group Nutrition Working Group, Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance III Project (FANTA), and Save the Children, (2015)

Reference Guide Version 2. Revised. The Nutrition Program Design Assistant is a tool to help organizations design the nutrition component of their community-based maternal and child health, food security, or other development program. The tool focuses on prevention and also provides guidance on recuperative approaches that are needed when there is a high prevalence of acute malnutrition

"I See That It Is Possible" Gender-based Violence Disability Toolkit


This toolkit is intended to support GBV staff to build disability inclusion into their work, and to strengthen the capacity of GBV practitioners to use a survivor-centered approach when providing services to survivors with disabilities. The tools are designed to complement existing guidelines, protocols and tools for GBV prevention and response, and should not be used in isolation from these. GBV practitioners are encouraged to adapt the tools to their individual programs and contexts, and to integrate pieces into standard GBV tools and resources. You can download from the Website different languages

Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems

World Health Organization, (2012)

2nd edition. This new edition provides policy-makers, programme managers and health-service providers with the latest 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. This guidelines is available in English; French, Spanish; Japanese; Russian; Portuguese; Romanian and Ukrainian

Pregnancy, Childbirth, Postpartum and Newborn Care: A guide for essential practice

WHO, International Confederation of Midwives, the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics and International Pediatric Association., Eds.: WHO, et al., (2006)

The guide provides a full range of updated, evidence-based norms and standards that will enable health care providers to give high quality care during pregnancy, delivery and in the postpartum period, considering the needs of the mother and her newborn baby.

Medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use

World Health Organization, (2015)

This executive summary contains all the new recommendations that will be incorporated into the fifth edition of the Medical eligibility criteria (MEC) for contraceptive use. In addition to the recommendations themselves, the summary provides an introduction to the guideline, a description of the methods used to develop the recommendations for this fifth edition, and a summary of changes (from the fourth edition to the fifth edition of the MEC).

WHO recommendations on health promotion interventions for maternal and newborn health

Anayda Portela, Helen Smith, Cicely Marston, Eds.: World Health Organization (WHO), (2015)

The primary audience for the guideline is health programme managers, including governmental and non-governmental organizations, and policy makers who are responsible for designing maternal, newborn and child health programmes, primarily in low-income settings. The guideline is also aimed at health providers and teaching institutions, to increase knowledge of interventions. Development programmes and organizations supporting women’s empowerment and rights will also find this guideline of use.

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