This post is the 2nd in a series on the LifeWrap. This neoprene suit also called the NASG helps stabilize a woman experiencing postpartum hemorrhage is currently in clinical trials. Much of the current litrature focuses on the clinical trials, but we were curious to find out a little bit more about the garment/device and who is already using the LifeWrap. The Nigerian Ministry of Health was so convinced of its effectiveness that the LifeWrap is being scaled up in Safe Motherhood programs there with the help of Pathfinder Internation
We talk a lot about water and public health-- but what about light? How does a midwife assess blood loss, monitor labor, run a blood bank, check diagnostic instruments, suture or use color scales in the dark and without any power?