Identifying barriers to the availability and use of Magnesium Sulphate Injection in resource poor countries: A case study in Zambia

@inproceedings{Ridge2010IdentifyingBT,
  title={Identifying barriers to the availability and use of Magnesium Sulphate Injection in resource poor countries: A case study in Zambia},
  author={Anna L Ridge and Lisa A. Bero and Suzanne Rose Hill},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia are serious complications of pregnancy and major causes of maternal mortality and morbidity worldwide. According to systematic reviews and WHO guidelines magnesium sulphate injection (MgSO4) should be the first -line treatment for severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia. Studies have shown that this safe and effective medicine is unavailable and underutilized in many resource poor countries. The objective of this study was to identify barriers to the… CONTINUE READING
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