Today at FIGO World Congress in Rio de Janiero Gerard H.A.Visser and Gian Carlo Di Renzo presented the FIGO position paper:
We are a registered Non – Governmental, Non – political, Not – for – profit organisation with the responsibility to sensitise the society about their blood group and Rhesus status particularly teenagers and pregnant women in order to prevent problems associated with rhesus disease or “Heamolytic Disease” i.e Jaundice, Anemia, dyspnea or difficulty in breathing, mental retardation or even neonatal death. We promote access to qualitative maternity care through our advocacy programmes.
We play complementary roles to our primary health institutions by promoting access to Anti (D) immunoglobulin injections to women first at 28 weeks gestation and within 72 hours after delivery.
We support indigent Rhesus- women with free Rhogham injections and support. But please note that we don’t sell.
RHESUS SOLUTION INITIATIVE was founded to create and promote awareness on Rhesus factor, Rhesus incompatibility and Rhesus disease (Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn). In line with her objectives, mission and vision, the organizations programmes are focused primarily around ACITAR