World Preeclampsia Day

On Monday, May 22, 2017, maternal health organizations will join forces online to raise awareness and mark the first World Preeclampsia Day. Preeclampsia and eclampsia are a serious complication women can develop during pregnancy. Despite being easily treatable, it remains the second leading cause of maternal deaths. Eclampsia means "lighting" in Greek. Be prepared before lightning strikes.

1. Know the symptoms

2. Read our blog

World Preeclampsia Day: Using a collaborative learning approach to improve early detection and management of preeclampsia in Jinja District, Uganda

3. Download the Factsheets

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4. Show your support

Date: 
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 08:00
Location: 
Online
Worldwide
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