Title: Evaluation of
Postpartum Homorrhage Prevention Program in Nepal
Postpartum Hemorrhage (PPH) remains a leading cause of maternal
deaths in Nepal. Government of Nepal in partnership with USAID has
introduced and expand nationwide community-based PPH prevention
program for at-home birth since 2010. This study was designed to
assess the efficiency and effectiveness of the Program. The study
assesses the provision, use, availability, knowledge, awareness, and
acceptability of Misoprostol and Oxytocin prophylaxis for PPH
prevention during at-home births. The study identified program
success and lessons learned and remaining challenges.
Sponsored By: Gynuity Health Projects/ USA , January 2014.