Search Tag: Maternity

IMAGING Management

Point-of-care Ultrasound Helps Enhance Maternity Services in Africa

2016 15 Sep

The robustness of the NanoNaxx system makes it ideal for use in Africa.A unique collaboration between the charity Health Improvement Project Zanzibar (HIPZ) and the Zanzibar government has seen point-of-care ultrasound systems introduced into the country’s hospitals, helping to improve maternity services. Dr Ru MacDonagh, founder of HIPZ and a consultant... Read more

Executive Health Management

Babies Rooming with Mothers Raises Eyebrows

2016 11 Feb

An initiative to promote breastfeeding launched in 1991 by the World Health Organization and United Nations Children’s Fund is beginning to impact on infant care in maternity wards in Boston and in ways that tired mothers are not pleased about. The Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) was launched as part of a global effort to implement practices... Read more