Maternal Newborn and Child Health and Maternal Newborn and Child Health
Maternal Newborn and Child Health and Maternal Newborn and Child HealthSEE LESS
Egypt and Egypt
Egypt and EgyptSEE LESS
Countries Implemented In
In Rhesus D hemolytic disease of the newborn, fetal red blood cells are destroyed by the maternal immune system through the placenta, causing devastating consequences for fetus (e.g., severe anemia, neurologic injury, stillbirth, and neonatal death) [1-2]. In African hospitals, the dose of the drug (an expensive and a potentially scarce blood product) given to patients is ad hoc, preventing effective treatment, exacerbating affordability, and hindering broad access of the drug in Africa [3-5].