Experiences of 6 years quality assurance in obstetrics in Nigeria – a critical review of results and obstacles

  title={Experiences of 6 years quality assurance in obstetrics in Nigeria – a critical review of results and obstacles},
  author={H. Galadanci and W. K{\"u}nzel and R. Zinser and O. Shittu and Stefanie Adams and M. Gruhl},
  journal={Journal of Perinatal Medicine},
  pages={301 - 308}
Abstract Objective: The objective of this study was to monitor the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in 19 general hospitals after introducing quality assurance in four states in Nigeria. Methods: Data collection with a structured maternity record book started in 2008 in ten rural hospitals in Kano and Kaduna State. In 2011, five hospitals from Federal Capital Territory Abuja were added, whilst in 2013 four hospitals were added from Ondo State. The routine data collection was conducted by… Expand
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