O&G Forum Volume 30, Issue 4, 2020 January 22, 2021

EDITOR

Prof Greta Dreyer

EDITORIAL

• Why do hundreds of Women die in Low and Middle-income countries?

SUMMARIES

  • 21 years of Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths in South Africa: Reflections on Maternal Death Assessments
  • Maternal deaths from Obstetric Haemorrhage 2017-2019; are we overlooking deaths from Postpartum Haemorrhage after vaginal delivery?
  • Deaths from Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy during 2017-2019: Declining Trends in South Africa
  • Strategies to reduce deaths in early pregnancy
  • A brief report on maternal deaths related tonon-pregnancy related infections in South Africa: declining trends in numbers and maternal mortality ratios in 2017-2019
  • Maternal deaths due to sepsis: a slow but steady decline
  • Maternal deaths from suicide reported to the National Committee On Confidential Enquiries Into Maternal Deaths (NCCEMD) 2017-2019
  • Recommendations for the management of birth at the margins of fetal viability- a practical approach for South Africa.
  • The effect of the first wave of Covid-19 on use of maternal and reproductive health services and maternal deaths in South Africa
  • Trends in Maternal Deaths associated with Anaesthesia in the triennium 2017-2019ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

    • Acknowledgement and gratitude for two stalwarts of the NCCEMD

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