Obstetric Care

Saving Mothers Giving Life: A Northern Uganda Photo Story

The Saving Mothers Giving Life (SMGL) project was a five year (2012-2017) private–public partnership (PPP) aimed at rapidly reducing maternal and newborn mortality in selected districts of Uganda, Zambia, and Nigeria. In Uganda, which has...

Mejorando la atención de madres y bebés: Una guía para los equipos de mejoramiento

Esta guía describe un abordaje simple por el cual los proveedores de salud y los equipos de mejoramiento se pueden planificar, poner a prueba, implementar, evaluar y sostener las intervenciones para mejorar la atención en salud de madres y...

Improving Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health in Kenya

This report provides an overview of the USAID ASSIST Project’s experience applying quality improvement (QI) to improve RMNCH services and reduce maternal and newborn mortality in Kenya and offers practical guidance to county-level...

Improving Maternal and Newborn Care in Northern Uganda Change Package

A synthesis of the most robust, high-impact and evidence-based changes that resulted in facility and community-level improvements in the processes and systems of providing maternal and newborn care services Uganda’s maternal and newborn...

Améliorer les Soins des Mères et des Nouveau-Nés

Ce guide décrit six étapes pour améliorer les soins de santé et raconte une histoire sur la façon dont le personnel d’une structure a suivi ces six étapes pour dispenser de meilleurs soins. Dans cette histoire, le personnel a décidé de...

Using a scientific approach to improve early identification of complicated labour cases

In May 2016, the head of the department of obstetrics and gynaecology at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital (SSMCH) in Dhaka, Bangladesh initiated an effort to use improvement methods to increase the early identification of labour...

Improving Care of Mothers and Babies: A guide for improvement teams

This guide describes a simple approach through which health care providers and improvement teams can plan, test, implement, continuously assess, refine, and sustain interventions to improve care of mothers and babies. The guide can be used...

Botswana Maternal Mortality Reduction Initiative: Final Report

Botswana has made tremendous progress in the reduction of maternal mortality since 1990. At that point, the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in the country was 360 per 100,000 live births. This rate remained high for the following 10 years,...

Tested Changes to Improve Maternal and Newborn Care

This synthesis of evidence-based changes to improve processes and systems for maternal and newborn care in Uganda was developed for the Ministry of Health by the USAID ASSIST Project as part of its assistance to the PEPFAR-funded Saving...

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