Advance distribution of misoprostol for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage in South Sudan

Photo uploaded by Dana InglehartJSI's Vikas Dwivedi of the Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP)contributed to a study to determine if high uterotonic coverage can be achieved in South Sudan through a facility- and community-focused postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) prevention program. During prenatal care and home visits, misoprostol was distributed to pregnant women for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage at home births. Data on uterotonic coverage and other program outcomes were collected through facility registers, home visits, and postpartum interviews. Read the article abstract or download the article in full at the International Journal of Gynecology Obstetrics.