ALSO Provider and Instructor Courses are administered in 62 countries, helping health care providers throughout the world develop and maintain the knowledge and skills they need to effectively manage potential emergencies during the perinatal period.
The AAFP holds a license agreement with many countries. Before planning to implement the ALSO or BLSO programs in a specific country, please contact the ALSO staff to determine if the program is under a license agreement and to find the appropriate contact for the country.
About ALSO International
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Learn how the ALSO program has reduced maternal mortality and challenges health care providers face in the West Bank, Gaza Strip area.
ALSO Global Maternity Health
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Review the mission, vision, history, and current leadership of this educational program.
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The GLOBAL ALSO program is an addendum to the ALSO program and was was created as a result of the Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) program expanding internationally. The current curriculum has been modified for the epidemiological, medical, technological, pedagogical, and cultural contexts where ALSO is taught. The five leading causes of maternal mortality in the world are: hemorrhage (25%), infection (15%), unsafe abortion (13%), eclampsia (12%), and obstructed labor (8%).
The Global ALSO program is available for purchase.
Included on the GLOBAL ALSO CD-ROM:
Annette Hinton, R.N., B.S.N.
ALSO Program Manager
(800) 274-2237 ext. 6550
(800) 274-2237 ext. 6552
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Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO®)
ALSO International and Global ALSO