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New Medical Advisory Panel Member joins Group B Strep Support

  We are delighted to welcome Dr Sonali Kochhar, MD, to Group B Strep Support's Medical Advisory Panel. Dr Kochhar has worked for 20 years in a leadership position for Global Phase I-IV Clinical Research Epidemiology and Safety Studies for Vaccines and Drugs including vaccines for pregnant women, infectious diseases and maternal and child programs which are conducted in USA, Europe, Asia, Africa and India in adult and paediatric populations. She led the development of Maternal and Neonatal Case Definitions and co-authored guidelines for collection, analysis and presentation of safety data for vaccines in pregnant women clinical trials and observational studies. This work will help to support enhanced surveillance and collection of safety data across sites, countries, and programs [...]

The RCOG’s September 2017 updated #groupBStrep guideline

NEW - GBSS SUMMARY OF THE RCOG'S CLINICAL GUIDELINE ON GBS From today you can download your FREE copy of the GBSS Summary for Health Professionals of the RCOG's Clinical Guideline on GBS. This lists the key recommendations, grouped into topic areas, and includes two handy flowcharts in the centre pages - one following a woman's journey from pregnancy through to birth, and the other following a baby after birth. Download the summary here (pdf file, 444kb). Download the flowcharts here (pdf file, 133kb). Group B Strep Support welcomes the updated clinical guidance from The Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists on preventing group B Strep infection in newborn babies. When the recommendations are fully implemented across [...]