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Hall_Quality of Misoprostol

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Peter Hall (Concept Foundation)
Peter Hall (Concept Foundation)

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Quality of misoprostol products
Asia Regional Meeting on Interventions for Impact
in Essential Obstetric and Newborn Care:Prevention and Management of
Postpartum Hemorrhage and Pre-eclampsia/Eclampsia
and Special Care for NewbornsDhaka, Bangladesh, 4-6 May 2012
Peter Hall, Chief Executive Officer,Concept Foundation, Bangkok and Geneva
 
Study on quality of misoprostol products
Factors influencing quality
What is being done to address issues
Implications for procurement
Prevention and Management of Postpartum Hemorrhage andPre-eclampsia/Eclampsia. Dhaka, Bangladesh, 4-6 May 2012 
 
Product availability
Searle (now part of Pfizer), registered misoprostol,as Cytotec, worldwide (except for most sub-Saharan African countries) for the preventionof gastric ulcers associated with NSAIDs.
Misoprostol is widely available as genericformulations and, in many countries, cheaply.
Has begun to be registered for obstetricindications in various countries.
Included on WHO Model List of Essential Medicinesfor induction of labour; incomplete abortion; withmifepristone for early abortion; and for prevention ofPPH.
Prevention and Management of Postpartum Hemorrhage andPre-eclampsia/Eclampsia. Dhaka, Bangladesh, 4-6 May 2012

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