The Global Handbook represents a collaborative effort to provide high-quality, up-to-date guidance for health-care professionals working in low- and middle-income countries.
Midwives play a key role not only in averting maternal and newborn deaths, but also in promoting good health in communities as a whole. FGM is a deeply entrenched cultural practice and many midwives face significant social pressure from the community to perform it.
The aim of this document is to provide interim guidance for interventions to reduce the risk of maternal Zika virus infection and to manage potential complications during pregnancy.
This web page provides answers to frequently asked questions about the Zika Virus and its affect on unborn babies.