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Jun, 2021

The use of mobile technologies for early detection of arbovirus infections in pregnancy

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The great expansion of mobile technology across the globe has facilitated the use of smartphone applications to improve health systems and engage people in public health processes. This approach has been specially applied in low and middle income countries where capitalizing on the ubiquity of mobile technology infrastructure can help to overcome widespread health system barriers such as health personnel shortages, cost of health service, and transportation. Mobile health (mHealth) is a growing field with several applications in maternal and child health programmes dedicated to health monitoring, surveillance, and information […]

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Jan, 2021

Zika virus infection in pregnancy: a protocol for the join analysis of the prospective cohort studies of the ZIKAlliance, ZikaPLAN and ZIKAction consortia

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Authors: A E Ades, Elizabeth B Brickley, Neal Alexander, David Brown, Thomas Jaenisch, Demócrito de Barros Miranda-Filho, Moritz Pohl, Kerstin D Rosenberger, Antoni Soriano-Arandes , Claire Thorne et al. Published in: BMJ Journals   Abstract:  Introduction    Zika virus (ZIKV) infection in pregnancy has been associated with microcephaly and severe neurological damage to the fetus. Our aim is to document the risks of adverse pregnancy and birth outcomes and the prevalence of laboratory markers of congenital infection in deliveries to women experiencing ZIKV infection during pregnancy, using data from European […]

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Sep, 2020

COVID-19 Online Educational Program

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  This online educational program will be presented by Dr Lynne Mofenson, of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, on October 13th 2020. Dr Mofenson’s talk will focus on the effects of COVID-19 in pregnant women and possible mother to child transmission during breastfeeding. Join us to hear important insights into the clinical characteristics and possible risks associated with COVID-19 during the pregnancy and postnatal period. Click here for more information. Click here to register.

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