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Meet us at IMNHC 2023

In May (8th to the 11th) at the International Maternal Newborn health Conference 2023 in South Africa, more than 1,500 stakeholders from around the world will come together

Safer Births Bundle of Care—Halfway Evaluation

“Safer Births Bundle of Care” Implementation and Perinatal Impact at 30 Hospitals in Tanzania—Halfway Evaluation. Safer Births Bundle of Care (SBBC) consists of innovative clinical and training tools

Successful 2nd Annual stakeholder meeting  

The 2nd annual stakeholder meeting for the Safer Birth Bundle of Care program in Tanzania was held on March 25th, 2023. Discussions included the promising lifesaving impact and cost-efficiency

Safer Births chosen by SkatteFUNN

Safer Births Project has been chosen by SkatteFUNN, a Norwegian grant for tax reductions to companies working in research and development. In relation to this grant, the Norwegian

A study on educational intervention published

Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) is a simulation-based educational program developed to help reduce perinatal mortality worldwide. A one-day HBB training course was not shown to improve clinical management

Dr. Jørgen Linde presents at Norwegian research competition

Jørgen’s presentation “When life is a breath away” was nominated by the audience and the jury as the winner from the Stavanger Region, leading him to represent his work at the final competition in Bergen this fall.  Linde’s presentation included his findings on how his study showed that giving higher volumes when ventilating than the guidelines recommend produces better outcomes.  He also spoke about the importance of using heart rate as a form of feedback during ventilation and various techniques that can be used to optimize bag and mask ventilation.  The judges gave Jørgen’s presentation the top score, and emphasized how important they felt his research was.

Safer Births researchers gathered in Norway

Twenty researchers from different parts of the world are now engaged in the Safer Births project. They represent disciplines like neonatology, obstetrics, nursing, mathematics, statistics, physics, human factor

Study on the Upright bag and mask published

Dr. Monica Thallinger has recently published her research comparing Upright with a traditional bag-mask resuscitator. The study compared ventilation properties and used preference between the new Upright Bag

Moyo introduced in Tanzania

Not long after the CE-marking certificates were received, the first cartons of Moyos were sent off to Tanzania. To make sure that the midwives were comfortable using the Moyo, selected midwives from Temeke, Muhimbili and Haydom were taken through a training of trainers course using the Moyo training package. Since then provider training have been conducted and Moyo have been introduced in the clinic.

Safer Births researchers at FIGO 2015

VANCOUVER, CANADA. More and more research is coming out of the data collected at Haydom and Muhibili. This week at one of the largest medical conferences, the World

Safer Births meeting in Stavanger

How can newborn ventilation be improved? The Safer Births partnership, a collaboration of midwives, doctors, researchers and developers from Tanzania and Norway, believes the key to improvement is with frequent training. From March 18 to 20, 2015, key stakeholders gathered in Stavanger to discuss training concepts, real life experiences, equipment opportunities, and recent research, all related to newborn ventilation.