Goal: Reduction of maternal and fetal mortality and morbidity through implementation of quality assurance in obstetrics (Rotary area of focus 'Maternaland Child Health') in 5 selected hospitals.
Overall goal: Improvement of maternal and newborn health in Nigeria.
Measures: Replication of our developed model to reduce maternal and newborn mortality including quality assurance in obstetrics in the selected hospitals in five rural hospitals in Enugu State, including the provision of necessary equipment and infrastructure. In detail:
- statistical data collection in all selected hospitals
- Conducting meetings for results analysis ("Review Meetings") for the exchange of experiences and know-how among the doctors and midwives involved, benchmarking and elimination of deficits
- Informing the population about sexual and reproductive health and rights through village gatherings ("Community Dialogues")
Target group: Pregnant and childbearing women, who seek care in the 5 selected hospitals in Enugu State during the project term. The indirect target group includes all members of the communities within the catchment area of the hospitals.
Project area: Enugu State (list of hospitals / map)
Project duration: 07/01/2013 – 06/30/2015