Availability, utilization, and quality of emergency obstetric care services in Bauchi State, Nigeria.

@article{Abegunde2015AvailabilityUA,
  title={Availability, utilization, and quality of emergency obstetric care services in Bauchi State, Nigeria.},
  author={Dele Abegunde and Ibrahim Kabo and William Sambisa and Toyin L. Akomolafe and Nosa Orobaton and Masduk Abdulkarim and Habib M Sadauki},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={128 3},
  pages={
          251-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To report the availability, utilization, and quality of emergency obstetric care (EmOC) services in Bauchi State, Nigeria. METHODS Between June and July 2012, a cross-sectional survey of health facilities was conducted. Data on the performance of EmOC services between June 2011 and May 2012 were obtained from records of 20 general hospitals and 39 primary healthcare centers providing delivery services. Additionally, structured interviews with facility managers were conducted… CONTINUE READING
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