Essential obstetric care

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...

Mali| Community Essential Obstetric and Newborn Care (EONC) Demonstration Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: December, 2011 Aims/objectives: To improve maternal and newborn practices/care-seeking and access to skilled maternal/newborn care providers through behavior change communication (BCC) and birth-...

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...

Nicaragua | Prevention and Management of Obstetric and Neonatal Complications (CONE) Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: March, 2009 Date of end of collaborative: September, 2010 Aims/objectives: The aim of the collaborative was to achieve the following objectives in maternal health during the 18 months of the collaborative...