Resources

SOMSA in collaboration with the WCEA CPD platform

The important of mental health during the COVID-19 pandemichttps://youtu.be/KxcreBulda0

SA National Maternity Case Record

SA National Maternity Case Record.

SA National Maternity Case Record Surgery Insert September 2018.

Maternal Care Guidelines 2015 Final.

SOMSA – Important COVID-19 Communication.

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COVID-19 Strategy Update

COVID-19 Infection in Pregnancy.

IYCF COVID-19 Statement.

COVID-19 Algorithms.

ICM call to Government to provide personal protective equipment to midwives.

Upholding women’s rights during COVID-19.

SOMSA 2019 Presentations

Below are the downloadable presentations for the SOMSA 2019 Conference:

SOMSA 2018 Presentations

Below are the downloadable presentations for the SOMSA 2018 Conference:


South African Neonatal Skin Care Guidlines

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A newsletter for Provincial Assessors of Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths

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International Womens Day – Statement by Franka Cadée, ICM President

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WHO recommends Intrapartum care for a positive childbirth experience

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Saving Mothers Report 2014 – 2016

Saving Mothers Executive Summary | Saving Mothers: Short Report


Listeriosis – Symptoms and Prevention

Find out more about the symptoms and prevention of Listeriosis

Symptoms and prevention | Who has a higher risk?


Listeria Outbreak affects pregnant women

The Health Department is seeing more cases of Listeria (a disease spread through food). Pregnant women need to take care, it can affect your baby.

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Respectful Care Training video

Herewith below is a video link shared by the NDoH’s Maternal and Neonatal Health Programme and recommended by the Ministerial National Committee on Enquiries into Maternal Deaths. This training video is aimed at trainers who train care providers in empathic engagement skills.

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SOMSA 2017 Presentations

Below are the downloadable presentations for the SOMSA 2017 Conference: