Completion of the modified World Health Organization (WHO) partograph during labour in public health institutions of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Yisma2013CompletionOT,
  title={Completion of the modified World Health Organization (WHO) partograph during labour in public health institutions of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia},
  author={Engida Yisma and Berhanu Dessalegn and Ayalew Astatkie and Nebreed Fesseha},
  booktitle={Reproductive health},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends using the partograph to follow labour and delivery, with the objective to improve health care and reduce maternal and foetal morbidity and death. The partograph consists of a graphic representation of labour and is an excellent visual resource to analyze cervix, uterine contraction and foetal presentation in relation to time. However, poor utilization of the partograph was found in the public health institutions which reflect poor… CONTINUE READING
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