Sexual and reproductive health

Syphilis in pregnancy

A health worker reports data on sheets in a health center, Sri Lanka. Photo credit: World Bank/Simone D. McCourtie
World Bank/Simone D. McCourtie

Tool to estimate burden of maternal syphilis and adverse outcomes

This tool is intended for use by countries to estimate the burden of syphilis in pregnancy and associated adverse outcomes using readily available data.

This simple tool can be used at a national or a subnational level. The methodologies used in the tools have been reviewed and approved by the Child Health Epidemiology Research Group and used for the recent global estimates. An accompanying set of instructions is available to guide the user through the estimation process.

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