Several COST members have published a MidconBirth Study protocol: Midwives’ contribution to normal childbirth care: Cross-sectional study in public-health settings, the MidconBirth Study protocol ABSTRACT This paper presents the Protocol for a multicentre study that seeks to analyse the relationship between midwife care during childbirth and spontaneous vaginal birth. Each participating hospital collects outcome data… Continue reading COST members publish Midwives’ contribution to normal childbirth care: Cross-sectional study in public-health settings
Ramón Escuriet is involved in a new study which you can read about here and is summarised below. This project is part of the research network: Building Intrapartum Research through Health – an interdisciplinary whole system approach to understanding and contextualizing physiological labour and birth COST Action IS. Some recent research has shown that… Continue reading WG4: MidconBirth included in UK Clinical Trials Gateway
WG4 members have had a report published in MedCrave, the Obstetrics & Gynecology International Journal. Vaginal Delivery Care, Episiotomy Performance and Examination of Severe Perineal Tears: Cross-Sectional Study in 43 Public Hospitals You can download a pdf of the report here. Abstract Introduction: the public health system in Catalonia in order to achieve consensus in… Continue reading WG4: Vaginal Delivery Care report published in MedCrave journal
Slideshow presentation show at the COST Symposium in Toronto, produced by WG4’s Ramon Escuriet. It’s called: COST Action 907 and 1405: Impact on EU Countries – To explore how knowledge generated through the Actions has stimulated debate and change. You can download a pdf of the presentation here.
WG4 member Ramón Escuriet has contributed to a new paper accepted entitled A critical review of the birth plan use in Catalonia. Read about it on ScienceDirect here. It will be in the Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare publication which is available online June 11, 2017. The contributors are: Herminia Biescas , Marta Benet, Maria J.… Continue reading WG4: New paper accepted – A critical review of the birth plan use in Catalonia
Interviews done by Liv Bodil Eide from the Crete meeting (March 2017):
Dr Ramon Escuriet organised an event called “II seminar on sexual and reproductive health. Best practices”. It took place on February 8, 2017. Both Ramon and Dr Sandra Morano from the Action took part in the event. Here are some photographs:
Who is afraid of maternity? Promoting normal birth through Europe. A discussion took place at the European Parliament. Panelists included Cecil Begley, Soo Downe, Antoni Belpiede, Ramon Escuriet and Rosa D’Amelio. Who is afraid of maternity? is a book written by Sandra Moreno, who introduced the discussion after a welcome by MEP Elena Gentile on… Continue reading COST Action members visit the European Parliament
The training school took place in Valencia. Here are some photos of some of the committee speaking, including Ramon Escuriet, Dr Jean Calleja Agius, Max Vento and Soo Downe. Photo: The training school organising committee Dr. Maria Carmen Collado, Dr. Maria J Pueyo, Ass. Prof. Jean Calleja Agius, Prof. Soo Downe, Prof. Mechthild Gross, Dr.… Continue reading TRAINING SCHOOL: Photos from Valencia (November)
New Health Plan for Catalonia 2016-2020 (25 July, 2016) Catalonia’s Ministry of Health has presented the new Health Plan for 2016-2020. The Health Plan establishes the health policy priorities for the next four years and promotes a model of care that is based and centred on people’s needs. This plan will work to reduce health… Continue reading WG4: Ramon Escuriet contributes to policy aimed at promoting normal birth in Catalonia
Ramon Escuriet receives PhD COST Birth chair Soo Downe with vice chair Ramon Escuriet, who was celebrating the award of his PhD (Oct 2015).