Title:  Evaluation of Postpartum Homorrhage Prevention Program in Nepal

Abstract: 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. Availability: Photocopy

 

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