A Rapid Assessment of the Availability and Use of Obstetric Care in Nigerian Healthcare Facilities

@inproceedings{Erim2012ARA,
  title={A Rapid Assessment of the Availability and Use of Obstetric Care in Nigerian Healthcare Facilities},
  author={Daniel O Erim and Usman M. Kolapo and Stephen Resch},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND As part of efforts to reduce maternal deaths in Nigeria, pregnant women are being encouraged to give birth in healthcare facilities. However, little is known about whether or not available healthcare facilities can cope with an increasing demand for obstetric care. We thus carried out this survey as a rapid and tactical assessment of facility quality. We visited 121 healthcare facilities, and used the opportunity to interview over 700 women seeking care at these facilities… CONTINUE READING

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