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TAHA continue to collect, translate and share information relating to Pacific maternal and infant health. In addition, TAHA participate in the proposal, development and progression of research required to better understand Pacific maternal and infant health service. 

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Infant & Child health, Wellchild

To make every sleep a safe sleep for all infants

 

Regional policy for the four District Health Boards in the Northern Region.

Endorsed by the Northern Region...

Maternal health

Zika virus was originally identified in a sentinel rhesus monkey in the Zika Forest of Uganda in 1947. The virus is a member of the family Flaviviridae, genus Flavivirus, and is transmitted to...

Maternal health

Little is known about the possible adverse effects of dengue infection during pregnancy on fetal outcomes. In this systematic review and meta-analysis we aimed to estimate the increase in risk of...

Maternal health

We recently published recommendations for clinical management of pregnant women exposed to Zika virus, based on the latest findings.1, 2 However, new information is reported from the field every...

Maternal health

Guilherme Calvet and colleagues1 reported the detection and sequencing of Zika virus from amniotic fluid. The two pregnant women from the state of Paraíba in Brazil experienced a Zika-like febrile...

Infant & Child health, Maternal health, Wellchild

According to WHO, half the world's population are exposed to dengue virus, but only a small series of studies about complications of dengue infection during pregnancy have been published. There is...

Infant & Child health, Wellchild

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) opened Ebola management centres (EMCs) in Sierra Leone in Kailahun in June, 2014, and Bo in September, 2014. Case fatality in the west African Ebola virus disease...

Infant & Child health, Wellchild

Children with complicated severe acute malnutrition (SAM) have a greatly increased risk of mortality from infections while in hospital and after discharge. In HIV-infected children, mortality and...