Maternal Health Challenge
Learn more about the maternal health challenge and how the distribution of Misoprostol, a $3 drug that can prevent maternal deaths from postpartum hemorrhage, could save thousands of lives.
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African 1000 Days Action trains facility-based healthcare providers and traditional birth attendants to administer Misoprostol as a postpartum hemorrhage prevention method in order to make the drug available and accessible.
- Train 500 healthcare providers and 1,000 Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) to administer misoprostol
- Grow to 5,000 healthcare providers and over 10,000 TBA trainees by the end of 2019
- Ensure misoprostol supply chain to mothers during childbirth in rural areas
Jean Luc Ugirashebuja