Risk factors for perinatal mortality in Arua regional referral hospital, West Nile, Uganda.

@article{Akello2008RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for perinatal mortality in Arua regional referral hospital, West Nile, Uganda.},
  author={Beatrice Akello and Elizabeth L. Nabiwemba and Christine Zirabamuzaale and Christopher Garimoi Orach},
  journal={East African journal of public health},
  year={2008},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={180-5}
}
BACKGROUND In low-income countries, the majority of neonatal deaths occur during the perinatal period. The fourth millennium development goal of reducing child mortality cannot therefore be met without substantial reduction in perinatal deaths. OBJECTIVE To investigate the risk factors for perinatal mortality in Arua regional referral hospital, West Nile region. METHODS We conducted a facility based unmatched case-control study at Arua Regional Referral hospital during January- March 2006… CONTINUE READING

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