Parteras de El Chaco, Paraguayo

The Latin American Center for Perinatology, Women's Health and Reproductive Health (CLAP/WR) has developed several technologies and made them available to facilitate actions for improving the health care of women, pregnant women, newborns, and children. These technologies are designed for health care workers, specifically at the first and second levels of care, for the training of human resources at centers and in the community, and for strengthening knowledge on women's, maternal and perinatal health.

These technologies orderly present the normalcy criteria based on the distribution of values obtained from a well Latin American population; most of them result from research conducted by the CLAP/WR-PAHO/WHO team applying the greatest methodological rigor. The recommendations included are supported by up-to-date scientific evidence.