Sexual and reproductive health

WHO recommendations for prevention and treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia


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Number of pages: 38
Publication date: 2011
Languages: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian
ISBN: 978 92 4 154833 5



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About the guidelines

Improving care for women during pregnancy and around the time of childbirth to prevent and treat pre-eclampsia and eclampsia is a necessary step towards the achievement of the health targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Efforts to prevent and reduce morbidity and mortality due to these conditions can help address the profound inequities in maternal and perinatal health globally. To achieve this, healthcare providers, health managers, policy makers and other stakeholders need up-to-date and evidence-informed recommendations to guide clinical policies and practices.

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