The role of a maternity waiting area (MWA) in reducing maternal mortality and stillbirths in high-risk women in rural Ethiopia.

@article{Kelly2010TheRO,
  title={The role of a maternity waiting area (MWA) in reducing maternal mortality and stillbirths in high-risk women in rural Ethiopia.},
  author={Jim Kelly and E Kohls and P Poovan and Rita Schiffer and A Redito and Hannah Winter and Christine Macarthur},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2010},
  volume={117 11},
  pages={1377-83}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe maternal mortality and stillbirth rates among women admitted via a maternity waiting area (MWA) and women admitted directly to the same hospital (non-MWA) over a 22-year period. DESIGN  Retrospective cohort study. SETTING   Hospital in rural Ethiopia, which provided comprehensive emergency obstetric care and has an established MWA. POPULATION   All women admitted for delivery between 1987 and 2008. METHODS   Data on maternal deaths, stillbirths, caesarean section… CONTINUE READING

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