Title: Results from Assessing Birthing Centers
Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has established a number of
birthing centers aiming to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in the
country to fulfill MGD no 5 requirement.
This study was
designed to provide national level results on Quality of Care provided
at the Birthing Centers (BCs) that are established within the Primary
Health Care Centers (PHCC), Health Posts (HP) and Sub-Health Posts (SHP)
of the study districts. The study has provided estimates on compliance
with globally accepted standards for clinical practice in Antenatal Care
(ANC), Labor and Delivery. The study assesses health provider knowledge,
facility readiness to provide care with respect to infrastructure,
supplies and medications, and to guide programmatic and policy focus to
improve maternal and newborn health.
Sponsored By: RTI International/Health for Life , February 2014.