Training Partnership Initiative
At the IAWG Training Partnership hub, you can find news, training resources, a member area with a discussion forum, and much more. Please contact us with any questions.
Obstetric Emergency Drills Training Kit
Acknowledging the importance of on-the-job continuing professional education, The Maternal Health Task Force and Argentina’s Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy created an Obstetric Emergency Drills Training Kit for the management of postpartum hemmorrhage and pre-eclampsia/eclampsia Comprised of a trainer’s manual, PowerPoint presentations, and educational videos, the Training Kit provides detailed instructions for implementing drills in teams at health facilities,…
The Safe Delivery App: A resource for remote health workers
Featured at Women Deliver in Copenhagen this past week, the Safe Delivery App (SDA) helps address the need to deliver remote, high quality training in a format that can reach health workers in the periphery of the health system. The SDA, developed by Maternity Foundation in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen and the University…
Training on Newborn Health in Humanitarian Settings
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), International Medical Corps, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Ministry of Health South Sudan, Save the Children and UNICEF are conducting a study to evaluate the feasibility of implementing the Newborn Health in Humanitarian Settings: Field Guide to improve newborn care practices among displaced populations in…
On-the-Job Mentorship Post-Training/IMC
Lessons Learned: BEmONC training in Liberia after the Ebola outbreak
International Medical Corps implemented a short in-service Basic Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (EmONC) training and mentorship project funded by ECHO to support the re-activation of four hospitals in Liberia after the Ebola outbreak. The training project was from June to December, 2015. A two-week curriculum using a combination of lecture and practice on models…
Bimala with her newborn son. Inge Lie/Save the Children, Nepal
Newborn video series increases access to training resources for health care providers in emergencies
In times of crisis, mothers must overcome immense obstacles to provide care and safety for their children, while their own vulnerability to poverty, malnutrition, sexual violence, unplanned pregnancy and unassisted childbirth greatly increases. Pregnant and newly delivered women and their newborns are a particularly vulnerable group in conflict- and disaster-affected settings. Humanitarian emergencies often…
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