Evaluation of different models of access to misoprostol at the community level to improve maternal health outcomes in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Nigeria.

@article{Wells2016EvaluationOD,
  title={Evaluation of different models of access to misoprostol at the community level to improve maternal health outcomes in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Nigeria.},
  author={Elisa Wells and Francine M. Coeytaux and Esther Azasi and Sada Danmusa and Takele Geressu and Tarra K McNally and Jennifer B. Potts and Ejiro J Otive-Igbuzor and Senait Tibebu},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2016},
  volume={133 3},
  pages={
          261-5
        }
}
Postpartum hemorrhage is the leading cause of maternal mortality in low-income countries, accounting for more than 30% of maternal deaths [1,2], and it is arguably themost preventable [3]. The risk of hemorrhage at birth is highest forwomenwhodeliver at homebecause they do not benefit from the support of skilled birth attendants and are less likely to receive care and medications that prevent postpartum hemorrhage. One promising approach to the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage among these… CONTINUE READING
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