Avoidable stillbirths and neonatal deaths in rural Tanzania.

  title={Avoidable stillbirths and neonatal deaths in rural Tanzania.},
  author={Sven Gudmund Hinderaker and Bj\org Evjen Olsen and Per B Bergsj\o and Peter Gasheka and Rolv Terje Lie and Jakob Havnen and Gunnar Kv{\aa}le},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  volume={110 6},
OBJECTIVE To determine the causes of stillbirths and neonatal deaths in the community in rural Tanzania and to evaluate whether the deaths were avoidable under the prevailing circumstances. DESIGN Review of stillbirths and neonatal deaths. SETTING Rural northern Tanzania, Mbulu and Hanang districts. SAMPLE One hundred and nineteen stillbirth and neonatal deaths identified in a prospective cohort of antenatal attendees and 21 stillbirths and neonatal deaths identified retrospectively in a… CONTINUE READING


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