Meeting the community halfway to reduce maternal deaths? Evidence from a community-based maternal death review in Uttar Pradesh, India

@inproceedings{Raj2013MeetingTC,
  title={Meeting the community halfway to reduce maternal deaths? Evidence from a community-based maternal death review in Uttar Pradesh, India},
  author={Sunil Saksena Raj and Deborah Maine and Pratap Kumar Sahoo and Suneedh Manthri and Kavita Chauhan},
  booktitle={Global health, science and practice},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Uttar Pradesh (UP) is the most populous state in India with the second highest reported maternal mortality ratio in the country. In an effort to analyze the reasons for maternal deaths and implement appropriate interventions, the Government of India introduced Maternal Death Review guidelines in 2010. METHODS We assessed causes of and factors leading to maternal deaths in Unnao District, UP, through 2 methods. First, we conducted a facility gap assessment in 15 of the 16 block… CONTINUE READING
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