Community-based distribution of misoprostol to prevent postpartum haemorrhage at home births: results from operations research in rural Ghana.

@article{Geller2014CommunitybasedDO,
  title={Community-based distribution of misoprostol to prevent postpartum haemorrhage at home births: results from operations research in rural Ghana.},
  author={Stacie E. Geller and L. Carnahan and Eric Akosah and Gloria Quansah Asare and R Agyemang and Rumona Dickson and Chivi Kapungu and Lydia Owusu-Ansah and Nuriya D Robinson and Joseph Mensah-Homiah},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2014},
  volume={121 3},
  pages={319-25}
}
OBJECTIVE To report on a rigorous distribution and monitoring plan to track misoprostol for community-based distribution to reduce postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) in rural Ghana. DESIGN Operations research. SETTING Rural Ghana. SAMPLE Women in third trimester of pregnancy presenting to primary health centres (PHCs) for antenatal care (ANC). METHODS Ghana Health Service (GHS), Millennium Village Projects, and the University of Illinois at Chicago conducted an operations research study… CONTINUE READING
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