Postpartum Hemorrhage

Implementation Resources and Tools

This page suggests select tools, resources, and packages to support country implementation of key PPH approaches.

Regulatory Guidance for Assessment and Management of Applications for Marketing Authorization of Oxytocin
World Health Organization, UNICEF, and UNFPA, 2021.

This document was prepared to specifically assist national medicines regulatory authorities to understand the nature and extent of oxytocin quality issues and to provide key technical information and quality requirements for oxytocin products in dossier assessments. Furthermore, this document also presents recommendations on other regulatory actions needed to ensure that only quality-assured oxytocin products are authorized and made available to women.

Guidance on Maintaining a Safe and Adequate Blood Supply During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic and on the Collection of COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma
World Health Organization, 2020.

This document provides interim guidance on the management of the blood supply in response to the pandemic outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) including recommendations on collection of COVID-19 convalescent plasma. It is intended for blood services, national health authorities, and others responsible for the provision of blood and blood components and integration of the blood system within the public health system.