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Early births – between 34 and 37 weeks – for pregnant mothers with pre-eclampsia, can reduce baby and mother deaths

Published this week in The Conversation: About half a million babies die each year as a result of pre-eclampsia, an aggressive and potentially life-threatening problem in pregnancy. Approximately 46,000 women also die each year due to the disorder. The condition – a high blood pressure (hypertension) disorder – can affect multiple organs in the woman’s body, […]

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CRIBS team members present (and win awards) at International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy World Congress in India

Members the CRIBS team visited Bengaluru in India during September for the annual International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy (ISSHP) World Congress. The action-packed programme included plenary sessions on artificial intelligence and its potential for use in maternity care; screening and prevention of pre-eclampsia; and long-term implications or pre-eclampsia and its impact

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Winning entry in student competition to raise awareness about pre-eclampsia

Deborah Sos Johnson, a Law student at UNIMAK University, Makeni, Sierra Leone, created the winning entry in a university student competition to create a skit, poem or tell a story to raise awareness of Pre-eclampsia.   This was part of a nation wide awareness campaign about pre-eclampsia, which is the second leading cause of maternal death

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Spotlight on Osman Koroma

Career background: Osman Koroma is a dedicated public health professional with extensive experience in program coordination, research, and community health work. He has a strong academic background and a demonstrated commitment to improving health outcomes, particularly in challenging contexts such as Sierra Leone. His professional journey includes serving as a Health Program Officer at GOAL

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