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  • Maternal Aid Association in Bangladesh

    A team of student volunteers from Maternal Aid Association will spend two weeks working alongside Bangladeshi healthcare professionals from the Sylhet Women Medical College, MAG Osmani Medical College and in varying hospital settings. While there, the team will also prepare and lead a seminar on maternal care at Sylhet Women Medical […]

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  • Implementation- Mulago and Kampala, Uganda

    Our second site to implement the device and CRADLE training package was Mulago Hospital and Kampala, Uganda at the beginning of August. We trained representatives from each of the clinical areas in Mulago hospital and the surrounding centres and it has been very well received so far. We are grateful to our […]

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  • First Implementation- Freetown, Sierra Leone

    The implementation in Sierra Leone started successfully on 30th May.  The picture below shows the Microlife CRADLE VSA being delivered by a digger!Along with our local data collector Jesse, we had the support of midwife Becky. Becky is a UK midwife that joined the Welbodi team in Freetown during the implementation week. She will stay out for […]

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  • CRADLE main trial begins!

    We are pleased to announce that the CRADLE Stepped Wedge Randomised Controlled trial has commenced on 01/03/2016. We can’t wait to implement the CRADLE VSA in the first site soon.

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  • Annual Meeting- Stellenbosch 21st-23rd February 2016

    We held our first CRADLE annual meeting in Stellenbosch, South Africa last month. It was a great success and fantastic to have the whole team united. We’re honoured to be working with such enthusiastic and experienced colleagues. 

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  • CRADLE team come together in Cape Town

    In 3 weeks, the whole CRADLE team from KCL and all ten international sites, are coming together for the first time! The annual meeting, held in Cape Town, South Africa, is set to be a jam packed two days.

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  • Pilot is a success in Ethiopia, India and Zimbabwe!

    The pilot phase of CRADLE 3 trial is well underway with over 200 people now trained and using the CRADLE VSA device across Ethiopia, India and Zimbabwe. We’re looking forward to getting feedback and making the final tweaks to our training materials.

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  • CRADLE Innovation

    The CRADLE Team are passionate about improving global women’s health through innovative research.

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  • CRADLE Beliefs

    We believe that simple, effective solutions to improve care during pregnancy and after delivery can reduce maternal deaths worldwide.

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  • Blood pressure device for low income settings

    Each member of our team has had the opportunity to work in maternity care in both low-income and high-income countries, and has witnessed the staggering injustice in the diversity of clinical outcomes that occurs around the world. This was the driving force behind the CRADLE project.

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