The COVID 19 pandemic is causing huge stress on the health care system of all countries in the world. It is observed that early interventions with optimal Political commitment and community mobilization help to flatten the curve averting occurrence of many cases and deaths.
Maternal and child health directorate in collaboration with Safe Motherhood (SMH) Technical Working Group (TWG) members have developed a management algorithm for pregnant and labouring mothers. This algorithm will be modified accordingly to the national status of pandemic.
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Health Day
On this World Health Day, we mark the first International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Midwives are central to everything we do at UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency. Their life-saving skills go far beyond delivering babies; midwives educate, empower and enable women to lead healthy lives and to exercise their right to sexual and reproductive health.
የኮሮና ቫይረስን(ኮቪድ-19) ኢንፌክሽን ለመከላከል በእርግዝና በወሊድ እና በድህረ ወሊድ ጊዜ የሚደረግ ጥንቃቄ ‼️
Presentation and discussion will be made by Dr. Misrak Tadesse on April 13, 2020 – 3:00 p.m or 9:00 o'clock local time.
The presentation will focus on the following points:
I. COVID 19 in pregnancy and its effect on the newborn; screening and triaging of the pregnant woman in labor; confirmed or suspected COVID-19 mother and newborn
II. Management during labor and delivery
III. Recommendations for healthy neonates born to women with confirmed or suspected COVID-19