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HMS Pre-Eclampsia & Eclampsia

A evidence-based training program by Jhpiego based on the latest WHO guidelines to teach birth attendants the lifesaving skills on how to manage and control pre-eclampsia & eclampsia, the second leading cause of maternal deaths.


Helping Mothers Survive Pre-Eclampsia & Eclampsia (HMS PE&E) is part of the evidence-based suite of training programs called Helping Mothers Survive

The HMS PE&E curriculum includes:

2 Action Plan Wall Posters (Initial Care, Advanced Care)

Two simple, pictorial, step-by-step wall charts. The first poster outlines the detection, classification and initial care, and the second poster outlines the management and advanced care of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia. 

Facilitator Flip Chart

An educational tool to assist and guide instructors to train healthcare providers in detection, classification and management of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia. 

Provider Guide

An educational guide and quality improvement tool for healthcare providers to detect, classify and manage pre-eclampsia and eclampsia to be used in preparation for, during and after course completion.

MgSO4 Checklist/Monitoring A4 Sheet

MgSO4 dosing and monitoring checklist, and MgSO4 monitoring chart for use with partograph or postpartum record.

The materials are currently available in English and French with both International and African graphics.

The HMS PE&E training covers:

  • Communication and teamwork
  • Correct assessment and classification of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy
  • Administration of loading and maintenance doses of magnesium sulphate
  • Antihypertensive medications, and management of convulsions

If you want to hold an HMS PE&E training, you need the HMS PE&E curriculum and the following:

HMS PE&E is designed to be delivered at the jobsite. The first day can be used to train all team members who interact with pregnant, labouring, and post-partum women who need to diagnose and treat rapidly. The second day is intended for skilled birth attendants to enhance their ability for ongoing management of the pre-eclamptic or eclamptic woman. 


Catalogue No. 994-002xx

HMS PE&E Facilitator Flip Chart Set

HMS PE&E Facilitator Flip Chart Set

1 Facilitator Flip Chart, 2 Action Plan Wall Posters, 1 MgSO4 Checklist/Monitoring A4 Sheet

Catalogue No. 994-001xx

HMS PE&E Provider Guides (Qty. 20)

HMS PE&E Provider Guides (Qty. 20)

20 Provider Guides

Catalogue No. 994-004xx

HMS PE&E Extra Action Plan Posters (Qty. 2 x 5)

HMS PE&E Extra Action Plan Posters (Qty. 2 x 5)

5 Initial Care Action Plan Posters, and 5 Advanced Care Action Plan Posters

*When ordering, replace XX with the relevant language and graphics code:

07 – French, African graphics
33 – English, International graphics (Each catalog number has a minimum order quantity of 500)
41 – English, African graphics

Other language and graphics options can be downloaded for free at the Helping Mothers Survive site.

Laerdal Global Health has committed to offer its products on a not-for-profit basis to the countries with the highest maternal and neonatal mortalities, which have not yet reached the targets set by Sustainable Development Goal 3.  If you do not qualify for not-for-profit pricing, please order from Laerdal Medical.

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