Sexual and reproductive health

WHO recommendations on prevention and treatment of postpartum haemorrhage

Highlights and key messages from new 2012 global recommendations


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Publication details

Number of pages: 4
Publication date: June 2014
Languages: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
WHO reference number: WHO/RHR/14.20


This brief summarizes key messages from the new WHO guidelines, with a focus on highlighting changes and recommended best practices. It is intended to assist policymakers, programme managers, educators, providers and all involved in assisting women to give birth to ensure increased efforts to prevent and manage postpartum haemorrhage.

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