Pre-eclampsia/Eclampsia

Improving preeclampsia and eclampsia care: Tested changes and guidance from East Central Uganda

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are one of the leading causes of severe morbidity, disability and death among mothers and their babies. In Africa, about 10% of maternal deaths are associated with hypertensive disorders in pregnancy ;...

How Kabarole Hospital in western Uganda saved mothers’ lives through team-based problem-solving

While the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) has declined globally in recent years, 99% of maternal deaths occur in developing countries. Most (75%) maternal deaths are due to severe bleeding, infections, pre-eclampsia and eclampsia,...

Guide de la mise en œuvre et des bonnes pratiques de pré éclampsie et éclampsie au Mali

Suite aux études et enquêtes de base réalisées dans la région de Kayes du Mali concernant les questions essentielles de santé maternelle, il a été recommandé de travailler à améliorer la qualité du dépistage et la prise en charge de la pré...

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,...

Changes that improved maternal health services during postnatal period in India

The change ideas shared in this document is a compilation of ideas that showed success in changing important processes to achieve improvement in services in immediate postpartum period. These change ideas were successfully implemented in a...

Creative Solutions: A Case Study of Improving Health Care in the Russian Federation

This case study describes how improvements in pregnancy-induced hypertension and neonatal respiratory distress were scaled up in two regions of the Russian Federation using existing leadership structures and champions mentored by Russian...

An Evaluation and Cost-effectiveness Analysis of a Collaborative Improvement Intervention for Pre-eclampsia/Eclampsia Care in Mali

The USAID Health Care Improvement (HCI) Project implemented a collaborative improvement intervention to improve the quality of essential obstetric and newborn care (EONC) services, including active management of the third stage of labor...

Improving assessment and monitoring of women in labour at District Women’s Hospital, Pauri, Uttarakhand, India

The District Women’s Hospital in Pauri Garhwal district in Uttarakhand State is a 33-bed facility and provides delivery care to 40 women a month, approximately six percent of all institutional deliveries in the district. The hospital has...

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