Maternal near miss and mortality in a rural referral hospital in northern Tanzania: a cross-sectional study

@inproceedings{Nelissen2013MaternalNM,
  title={Maternal near miss and mortality in a rural referral hospital in northern Tanzania: a cross-sectional study},
  author={Ellen Nelissen and Estomih Mduma and Hege Langli Ersdal and Bj\org Evjen-Olsen and Jos J M van Roosmalen and Jelle Stekelenburg},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Maternal morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa remains high despite global efforts to reduce it. In order to lower maternal morbidity and mortality in the immediate term, reduction of delay in the provision of quality obstetric care is of prime importance. The aim of this study is to assess the occurrence of severe maternal morbidity and mortality in a rural referral hospital in Tanzania as proposed by the WHO near miss approach and to assess implementation levels of key… CONTINUE READING
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