Data do count! Collection and use of maternal mortality data in Peru, 1990-2005, and improvements since 2005.

@article{IguiizRomero2012DataDC,
  title={Data do count! Collection and use of maternal mortality data in Peru, 1990-2005, and improvements since 2005.},
  author={Ruth Igui{\~n}iz-Romero and Nancy Palomino},
  journal={Reproductive health matters},
  year={2012},
  volume={20 39},
  pages={174-84}
}
This paper reports on a qualitative, exploratory study in 2005, based on interviews with 15 key decision-makers from the Peruvian Ministry of Health responsible for maternal mortality prevention and officials responsible for national data and information on maternal deaths. The main aims were to find out the sources of data and information used by Ministry of Health officials for programme planning and decision-making, whether policies and programmes were informed by the data available, and… CONTINUE READING
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