Useful Links for the Medical Community
Medical and Research Papers
This section covers interesting research on Rh disease as well as an overview of the current world situation.
Hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn due to Rh(D) incompatibility: A preventable disease that still produces significant morbidity and mortality in children
Valeria Pegoraro, Ducciocompet Urbinati, Gerard H. A. Visser, Gian Carlo Di Renzo, Alvin Zipursky, Brie A. Stotler, Steven L. Spitalnik
This interesting study brings to light the fact that even though anti-Rh(D) has been given regulatory approval in 1968, around 50% of women around the world still don’t have access to this immunoprophylaxis.
We are compiling a list of useful guidelines for care providers.
This comprehensive guideline gives information about Rh disease, its causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment/management.
Useful Links for Rh-negative Women and Families
If you are considering a pregnancy or are already pregnant, here is a list of useful and accessible information and links.
You will find some useful WIRhE visuals should you wish to promote our initiatives in your region of the world.
Here are some engaging videos to discover more about the Rh disease, Rh disease eradication projects around the world and the WIRhE initiative.
Steven Spitalnik, MD and Executive Director of WIRhE gives a talk about the Rh disease’s heavy toll in the world today and the reasons why the WIRhE consortium was created. This talk was given at the South Central Association of Blood Banks on August 28, 2020.View on Youtube