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Blog Contributor Dr. Adaeze Oreh

Dr. Adaeze Oreh is a senior health policy advisor and family physician with Nigeria’s Ministry of Health, with more than 17 years of experience in maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health. She is also a senior fellow for Global Health with the Aspen Institute and serves as non-executive board secretary to White Ribbon Alliance in Nigeria.

by Dr. Adaeze Oreh

Safe Blood: The Forgotten Commodity for Maternal, Newborn Health

Introduction from Emma Clark, maternal, newborn, and child health technical director at Chemonics The upcoming World Blood Donor Day on June 14 presents an important opportunity to highlight how critical, yet persistently overlooked, blood products are in the global quest to end preventable maternal mortality. Globally, postpartum hemorrhage — or excessive bleeding after birth —…