Emergency obstetric care

Single Use Obstetrical Emergency Medical Kits to Reduce Maternal Mortality, at the Riley Mother and Baby Hospital, Eldoret Kenya.

Problem: In Kenya, maternal deaths represent approximately 15% of all deaths for women aged 15-49. In 2003 the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in Kenya was estimated to be 414 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births, which rose to 488 in...

Championing Performance Standards to Increase Family Planning Use by Women after Postabortion Care at a Guinea Clinic

Problem: In 2007, an evaluation of postabortion care (PAC) services in Guinea found that despite reported routine provision of family planning counseling by providers after PAC, the proportion of women who left a health facility with a...

Honduras | Referral Systems Collaborative-Comayagua

Date improvement activities began: December, 2008 Aims/objectives: To strengthen the referral and counter referral system for obstetric complications in the Comayagua Region; specifically, for 50% of users referred to the hospital with a...