Organizing for obstetric emergencies: How Kabarole Hospital in Western Uganda is saving mothers’ lives

Kabarole Hospital in Midwestern Uganda is saving mothers’ lives by implementing evidence-based practices for the management of obstetric emergencies like eclampsia, a condition where the woman’s blood pressure rises to life-threatening levels. Using quality improvement (QI) methods to examine how they organized care for obstetric emergencies, the QI team at this private, faith-based hospital has made sustainable changes to ensure the availability of life-saving interventions and skilled care whenever they are needed.

Report Author(s): 
Paul Isabirye
USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project/URC
ASSIST publication: 
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