Joining or facilitating ECL&B? Find resources for your role
Who is this course for
ECL&B is intended for all providers who care for women in labor. The course builds capacity of the providers as a team.
What they will learn
- Respectful care
- Infection prevention
- Classification of labor: latent, active or false labor
- Management and monitoring of labor
- Early identification of complications
- Identification of poor progress of labor
- Supportive care during all stages of labor and birth
Action Plans — guides the learning and can be a job aid in the facility.
Online course — A tool for facilitators and participants that gives them the flexibility to train remotely or face-to-face, enhanced with demonstration videos.
Flip Chart —An educational tool to assist facilitators during training.
Provider Guide — Supports participants to continue practice and improved quality of care.
MamaBirthie Simulator — While a variety of simulators may be used for this module, we recommend the MamaBirthie. This is a low cost, portable, and durable option which allows for role modeling respectful care.
Our approach to learning
The Helping Mothers and Babies Survive courses have a common methodology, based on the evidence that better learning outcomes result from:
- Targeted, repetitive interventions
- Case-based simulation practice
- On-site training in teams
This course was developed by Jhpiego, an organization that creates and delivers transformative health care solutions that save lives. They believe that where people live should not determine if they live. In partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities, Jhpiego builds health providers’ skills and develops systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier futures for women and their families. Jhpiego’s dedicated team of technical experts in human resource development; maternal and newborn health; monitoring, evaluation and research; in concert with global partners has brought the HMS suite of training materials forth to improve quality of care at birth.