Obstetric Quality Assurance to Reduce Maternal and Fetal Mortality in Kano and Kaduna State Hospitals in Nigeria

  title={Obstetric Quality Assurance to Reduce Maternal and Fetal Mortality in Kano and Kaduna State Hospitals in Nigeria},
  author={H. Galadanci and W. K{\"u}nzel and O. Shittu and R. Zinser and M. Gruhl and Stefanie Adams},

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