Tag: maternal mortality

IFGH 2012: Changing Incentives for Health Workers Through a Voucher Scheme for Maternal Health Services

Posted by Irish Forum for Global Health | Conference Abstracts   Authors:Ekirapa- Kiracho E.1, Kiwanuka SN.1, Brugha R.2, Sengooba F.1, Thomas S.3 Author Affiliations:1Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda, 2Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland,3Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Option...

IFGH 2012: Why Some Women Die and Others Survive Maternal Complications: Findings from the Qualitative Assessment of Bangladesh Maternal Mortality Survey (BMMS), 2010

by globalhealth on Jan 29, 2012 in Conference Abstracts
A nationwide survey shows an impressive reduction in maternal mortality in Bangladesh, declining from 322 to 194 in 9 years, with hemorrhage and eclampsia the leading causes of death. Little is known about the circumstances that prevent or encourage women with complications to use emergency obstetric...

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