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There are significant barriers to access abortion and post-abortion care
|National HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Program||
Background- program aims at reducing infant mortality by the prevention of mother to child transmission policy
|Expanded Programme on Immunization||
Vision- The vision of the organization is to identify and completely immunize all infants, children, pregnant women and men as early as possible, in accordance with a national immunization schedule.
Government publications on pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum standards of care and the treatment of possible complications.
Access to emergency obstetric care.
Provision of safe blood for pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum care.
Creation of networks to provide continuity of care between healthcare facilities (transfer from one unit to another)
|Ministry of Health Trinidad and Tobago Maternal Health and Child Manual 2015||
Government publications on pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum standards of care and the treatment of possible complications.- (Section 1- Maternal health pages 1-36)
This document does not allow for searching using 'ctrl &f'. Section 1 of the document was read in its entirety, the table of contents was used as a guide; however no information was found on safe practices to prevent maternal/child mortality with an intercultural approach, for example, the use of traditional medicines by indigenous peoples, working with traditional midwives.
Access to emergency obstetric care- S. 1.3.1 Management of Normal Labour (c) Second Stage of Labour (page 22) (x.) Keep alert for obstetric emergencies such as post partum haemorrhage. S. 1.3 Intranatal Care-Heading: Standard Procedures for Intranatal Care (page 20)-5.) A referral mechanism should be established from any obstetric emergency that may arise.
Provision of safe blood for pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum care- S.1.3.2 Post Partum Haemorrhage Heading- Bleeding Continues- Apply Bimanual Uterine Compression (page 26)'If bleeding persists, apply aortic compression; transfuse blood as soon as it becomes available.
|Private Hospitals Act||
S. 15 (1) Register of patients, and particulars in case of transfer or death
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Formulate plans for strengthening mechanisms to detect problems during pregnancy, including the preconception stage, improve the quality of prenatal care and include an intercultural perspective, ensure the provision of safe blood for pregnancy, labor, and postpartum care, and enhance humane care during labor and birth and comprehensive perinatal care, bearing in mind the needs of women, boys, girls, and families
Eliminate preventable causes of maternal morbidity and mortality, incorporating into the set of integrated sexual health and reproductive health services measures to prevent and avoid unsafe abortion, including sexual health and reproductive health education, access to modern and effective contraceptive methods, counseling and comprehensive care in cases of unwanted and unaccepted pregnancy, as well as comprehensive post-abortion care when required, on the basis of a risk and harm reduction strategy