Facility-based delivery and maternal and early neonatal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: a regional review of the literature.

@article{Moyer2013FacilitybasedDA,
  title={Facility-based delivery and maternal and early neonatal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: a regional review of the literature.},
  author={Cheryl A. Moyer and Phyllis Dako-Gyeke and Richard M. K. Adanu},
  journal={African journal of reproductive health},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={30-43}
}
Regional variability in facility-based delivery (FBD) rates in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is not well understood, nor is the relationship between FBD and national maternal and early neonatal mortality rates. A systematic literature review identified studies documenting the factors associated with FBD, stratified by region. Rates of skilled birth attendance, facility delivery, maternal mortality, and early neonatal mortality were compared across nations and regions. 70 articles met inclusion… CONTINUE READING
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