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Post-pregnancy family planning (PPFP) focuses on the prevention of unintended and closely spaced pregnancies in the first 12 months post pregnancy (irrespective of pregnancy outcome) and is considered a life-saving intervention for mothers and their children. Post-pregnancy women are among those populations with the greatest unmet need for family planning (FP), yet they often do not receive the information and services they need to prevent unintended pregnancies.
Learn from Prof Eugene Litvak of the Institute for Healthcare Optimization (IHO) on how hospitals can manage their capacity and patient flow effectively. This is now more important than ever.
Previous studies across the globe have highlighted the importance of communication with children and families, and the impact that telling, or not telling, has on both the patient and their family. Effective communication has been associated with better psychological outcomes, as well as improved treatment adherence and disease progression. Watch this important webinar from the Dept of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford.
Over the next 10 years, the World Health Organization (WHO), its global partners and its Member States will be working tirelessly to help all people of the world to have access to health services. As per the mandate of World Health Assembly resolution WHA72.6 (May 2019): “Towards Zero Patient Harm in Health Care: Global Patient Safety Action Plan 2021-2030” (First Draft, August 2020) is now open for public consultation.