New research shows COVID-19 is associated with higher risks of severe maternal and newborn complications. To provide the recommended care, we’ve created a free evidence-based eLearning course for health professionals Read more
The Global Health Network and Public Health England launch a new knowledge hub for the International Health Regulations Strengthening Project to support researchers and professionals in global health security. Access peer reviewed publications, reports and case studies that include achievements ... Read more
Design, Analyze, Communicate (DAC) started as a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation program to help grantees optimize studies for informativeness and impact. DAC includes an evidence-based catalogue of best practices, assessments, open-source simulation software, and other tools for researchers. Read more
LactaMedia is a free open-access collection of educational photos and videos for training, presenting and assisting breastfeeding mothers. There are currently 100-plus photos and 12 videos of lactating women included, in some cases with their breastfeeding infants. Read more
Based on the Nuffield Council on Bioethics report, this new course explores core ethical issues that arise during research in global health emergencies, and ... Read more
New free e-learning course on participatory visual methods that includes a wealth of practical tips and examples that you can implement in your health and research engagement activities. Compiled by Gill Black (Sustainable Livelihoods Foundation) and Mary Chambers (Oxford University ... Read more
Chinese translations of the INTERGROWTH-21st Fetal and Newborn Lancet articles are now available for download. Read more
A new study led by clinician-researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has found that hospital-led interventions over a seven-year period were associated with a significant reduction in the hospital's Cesarean delivery rate. The study appears online in The ... Read more
Young people with mental health problems who have contact with mental health services are significantly less likely to suffer from clinical depression later in their adolescence than those with equivalent difficulties who do not receive treatment, according to new research ... Read more
More mothers now need surgery to deliver a baby due to their narrow pelvis size, according to a study. Researchers estimate cases where the baby cannot fit down the birth canal have increased from 30 in 1,000 in the 1960s ... Read more
Every day, women die during childbirth and babies are born stillborn. With quality health care throughout pregnancy and childbirth, many of these deaths could be prevented, but countries often lack the knowledge and capacity needed to take actions to stop ... Read more
Breastfeeding is a skill that is learned most effectively by "seeing and doing". The power of visuals is vitally important for mothers learning how to breastfeed. Our nine new videos—narrated in English, French, Spanish, and (soon) Swahili—will help mothers by ... Read more
Field trials of interventions against disease in low and middle income countries (LMICs) may be complex and expensive undertakings. The 3rd edition of “Field Trials of Health Interventions: a Toolbox” has been compiled by over 30 contributors with extensive direct ... Read more
This three module course communicates the methodology of maternal, fetal and newborn growth monitoring and the application of the INTERGROWTH-21st international growth standards to make judgement about appropriateness of growth. This course is available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.Go to page
The study assessed whether providing contraceptive counseling during pregnancy and/or prior to discharge from the hospital for birth or after discharge from the hospital for birth was associated with reduced postpartum ...
The objective of this study was to determine whether reclassification of hypertensive status using the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) guideline definition better identifies women at risk for ...
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Research Ethics Online Training is adapted from an e-Learning course and resource package designed and produced by theWorld Health Organisation (WHO) for use by internal staff. Research is a vital ingredient for improved global health and scientifically sound and ethically appropriate research is especially important in resource-poor settings where the need for locally applicable research findings is so great. Therefore the WHO has very kindly granted permission for the adaption of this resource in a format and platform that is accessible to all.