We are Elrha, a force for change in the humanitarian community. The research and innovation we support equips the humanitarian community with the knowledge of what works, so people affected by crises get the right help when they need it most.
Our purpose is clear: to empower the humanitarian community to improve humanitarian response. We make this happen by supporting and championing the outcomes of robust research and proven innovations.
We empower the humanitarian community. Find out how we can support you...

Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is the leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality in low- and middle-income countries, accounting for approximately 130,000 deaths and 2.6 million disabled women annually. Access to second-line treatment options such as emergency hysterectomy and other surgical interventions to address uncontrolled PPH refractory to uterotonics is particularly limited in these settings. However, maternal deaths and disabilities from PPH can be avoided if health care providers and pregnant women have access to necessary life-saving knowledge, skills and tools. Through integration and bundling of the award-winning innovation, “Every Second Matters for Mothers and Babies – Uterine Balloon Tamponade” (ESM-UBTTM) package into the clinical practice of maternal care, postpartum hemorrhage deaths and disabilities can be averted.

View briefing

Subscribe to our newsletters....

Subscribe
 
Elrha © 2018 - 2019 Elrha is a registered charity in England and Wales (1177110).
Elrha Please upgrade your browser

You are seeing this because you are using a browser that is not supported. The Elrha website is built using modern technology and standards. We recommend upgrading your browser with one of the following to properly view our website:

Windows Mac

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of browsers. We also do not intend to recommend a particular manufacturer's browser over another's; only to suggest upgrading to a browser version that is compliant with current standards to give you the best and most secure browsing experience.