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Task shifting and sharing in maternal and reproductive health in low-income countries: a narrative synthesis of current evidence

A. J. Dawson, J. Buchan, C. Duffield, C. S. E. Homer, K. Wijewardena
2013 Health Policy and Planning  
tools.  ...  Little evidence is available for the cost effectiveness of task shifting in maternal and reproductive health.  ...  Funding We would like to acknowledge the support of the World Health Organization (WHO) Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research who funded this research as part of the 2010-11 Implementation Research  ... 
doi:10.1093/heapol/czt026 pmid:23656700 fatcat:upv4ttrhc5czzlqtjrstytrthq

Proceedings of the Simulation Congress 2019

2019 Archives of Public Health  
There is a need to use OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination) as an assessment tool to objectively and equitably evaluate the clinical skills of health sciences students [1].  ...  This tool has become widely used in the world of medical education, specifically in training involving simulation as a valid learning method [2].  ...  Following these observations, we aim at setting up a training curriculum for RT through an inter-regional project within the greater region (NHL-ChirEx 3476).  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13690-019-0359-8 fatcat:vqk2n47p7becxktuny7t574e5m

Effect of support supervision on maternal and newborn health services and practices in Rural Eastern Uganda

Angela N. Kisakye, Rornald Muhumuza Kananura, Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho, John Bua, Martha Akulume, Gertrude Namazzi, Suzanne Namusoke Kiwanuka
2017 Global Health Action  
There was perceived improvement in the use of standards and guidelines for emergency obstetric care and quality of care provided.  ...  Methods: District management teams were trained for two days on how to conduct the supportive supervision.  ...  Author contributions SNK and EEK participated in conceiving this study and securing its funding. SNK, EEK, JB and GN wrote the protocol for this study and implemented it.  ... 
doi:10.1080/16549716.2017.1345496 pmid:28820340 pmcid:PMC5645662 fatcat:tnf44px7qfdnpdyyffcb6zokzu

The 14th Bethune Round Table Conference on International Surgery1. Sustainable partnerships and local capacity building: Ukraine–Canada experience.2. COSECSA, achievements and challenges in improving global surgery.3. The VCU international trauma system development program in Central and South America.4. Establishing a contextually appropriate laparoscopic program in resource restricted environments: experience in Botswana.5. Collaborative care to reduce maternal deaths from postpartum hemorrhage.6. Buildin ...

I. Mogilevkina, P.G. Jani, M. Aboutanos, A.G. Bedada, O. Ajuzieogu, A. Nasir, F. Muchemwa, A. Bekele, H. Holmer, R.G. Ddungu, K.I. Singh, J.C.A. Ingabire (+201 others)
2014 Canadian journal of surgery  
Methods: Based on a combin ation of the author's personal observations and communication with other surgeons working in an international setting, goals and objectives for an international surgery elective  ...  Methods: The World Health Organization Tool for Situational Analysis to Assess Emergency and Essential Surgical Care (EESC) was used at 21 primary health centres (PHCs), 26 community health centres (CHCs  ...  Conclusion: This abstract describes the design and feasibility of implementation of a burn care checklist for an inpatient setting in rural Nepal.  ... 
doi:10.1503/cjs.015713 fatcat:dwj6v3q2pvffrfrvlwjzdujzoa

QUARITE (quality of care, risk management and technology in obstetrics): a cluster-randomized trial of a multifaceted intervention to improve emergency obstetric care in Senegal and Mali

Alexandre Dumont, Pierre Fournier, William Fraser, Slim Haddad, Mamadou Traore, Idrissa Diop, Mouhamadou Gueye, Alioune Gaye, François Couturier, Jean-Charles Pasquier, François Beaudoin, André Lalonde (+2 others)
2009 Trials  
However, few interventions have been evaluated, in this context, using rigorous methods for analyzing effectiveness in terms of health outcomes.  ...  Methods/Design: This is an international, multi-centre, controlled cluster-randomized trial of a complex intervention.  ...  The CIHR also provided a two-year salary grant for the development of this project in the context of the Randomized Controlled Trials Mentoring Program.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1745-6215-10-85 pmid:19765280 pmcid:PMC2758868 fatcat:e6z77zc4xzbxfczc6phu5vkxty

Improving obstetric care in low-resource settings: implementation of facility-based maternal death reviews in five pilot hospitals in Senegal

Alexandre Dumont, Caroline Tourigny, Pierre Fournier
2009 Human Resources for Health  
Conclusion: The identification of the barriers to and the facilitators of the implementation of maternal death reviews is an essential step for the future adaptation of this method in countries with few  ...  Data were collected from focus group discussions, participant observations of audit meetings, audit documents and interviews with the staff of the maternity unit.  ...  We warmly acknowledge the assistance of our collaborators in the National Department of Reproductive Health (Ministry of  ... 
doi:10.1186/1478-4491-7-61 pmid:19627605 pmcid:PMC2728704 fatcat:sat57o434vgd3kddtvwrpv4yjq

How can human resources for health interventions contribute to sexual, reproductive, maternal, and newborn healthcare quality across the continuum in low- and lower-middle-income countries? A systematic review

Melese Girmaye Negero, David Sibbritt, Angela Dawson
2021 Human Resources for Health  
There is an urgent need to include preconception care in the SRMNH care continuum and studies in LLMICs.  ...  Preconception care, an essential component of the SRMNH care continuum, lacks studies and services in LLMICs.  ...  We would also like to thank the UTS library for searching for and providing articles that were not available in the open access.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12960-021-00601-3 pmid:33882968 fatcat:2z752ishofb6dhlhpmmvt77mtu

Context specific realities and experiences of nurses and midwives in basic emergency obstetric and newborn care services in two district hospitals in Rwanda: a qualitative study

Aurore Nishimwe, Daphney Nozizwe Conco, Marc Nyssen, Latifat Ibisomi
2022 BMC Nursing  
This study is a qualitative part of a broader research project about implementation of an mLearning and mHealth decision support tool in BEmONC services in Rwanda.  ...  Insights into experiences of these healthcare workers in managing obstetric emergencies are critical for improving the quality of care.  ...  We also thank Olive Tengera for her assistance in data collection.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12912-021-00793-y pmid:34983511 pmcid:PMC8725506 fatcat:6traibounjdu7lxpkalzdiawdu

Usability and Feasibility of PIERS on the Move: An mHealth App for Pre-Eclampsia Triage

Joanne Lim, Garth Cloete, Dustin T Dunsmuir, Beth A Payne, Cornie Scheffer, Peter von Dadelszen, Guy A Dumont, J Mark Ansermino
2015 JMIR mHealth and uHealth  
In the past year the rate of policy change in African countries far exceeded expectations, providing opportunities to accelerate progress for maternal, newborn and child health.  ...  Each year at least 1.16 million newborns die in Sub-Saharan Africa.  ...  the observed decline in mortality rates.  ... 
doi:10.2196/mhealth.3942 pmid:25887292 pmcid:PMC4417132 fatcat:3kv63i735bf2fit3k5hlhlzwi4

Quality and women's satisfaction with maternal referral practices in sub-Saharan African low and lower-middle income countries: a systematic review

Edward Kwabena Ameyaw, Carolyne Njue, Nguyen Toan Tran, Angela Dawson
2020 BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth  
We conducted a content analysis guided by a framework for assessing the quality of maternal referral.  ...  In this systematic review we aimed to identify which referral practices are delivered according to accepted standards for pregnant women and newborns in sSA LLMICs by competent healthcare providers in  ...  Acknowledgements We express our profound gratitude to the Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney, for funding this study.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12884-020-03339-3 pmid:33176732 fatcat:esmek54mergahlpcpted753juu

Quality of caesarean delivery services and documentation in first-line referral facilities in Afghanistan: a chart review

Young-Mi Kim, Hannah Tappis, Partamin Zainullah, Nasrat Ansari, Cherrie Evans, Linda Bartlett, Nabila Zaka, Willibald Zeck
2012 BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth  
Information on partograph use was missing in 38% of cases, information on parity missing in 23% of cases and indications for cesareans missing in 9%.  ...  Surgery began less than one hour after the decision for a CS delivery in just 30% of emergency cases.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank UNICEF for funding the study and technical collaboration; central and provincial MoPH for their guidance and support; the nongovernmental organizations  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-14 pmid:22420615 pmcid:PMC3359271 fatcat:34pb75bcifhorlrayoy4cvrpp4

QUAlity of care, RIsk management and obstetric TEchnology: a multifaceted intervention to reduce hospital-based maternal and neonatal mortality in poor resource setting

Alexandre Dumont
2022 Zenodo  
IRD takes an original approach to research, expertise, training and knowledge-sharing for the benefit of developing countries. This project has been awarded by the EU H2020 Birth Day Prize in 2018.  ...  Maternal mortality is higher in West Africa than in most industrialised countries, so the development of effective interventions is essential.  ...  Audit documents (data collection forms and audit session reports) of previous meetings were collected by the observers for quantitative analysis.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6759254 fatcat:qulks6otynde7nkrze4sewyewe

Abstracts of the FIGO Africa Regional Kigali Congress, 13-15 December 2020

2020 International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics  
U/S findings at HCs were found to be same as in at the referred hospitals and number of ANC visitors has increased.  ...  in low resource settings where state of the art machines and highly qualified scanners are scarce at the primary health care level.  ...  Indicators for EmOC were calculated and reasons for non-availability of EmOC were identified.  ... 
doi:10.1002/ijgo.13438 pmid:33305399 fatcat:x7irojite5d7viokqd7nykrc6e

THE WORLD BANK Accelerating Progress towards Achieving the MDG to Improve Maternal Health: A Collection of Promising Approaches ACCELERATING PROGRESS TOWARDS ACHIEVING THE MDG TO IMPROVE MATERNAL HEALTH: A Collection of Promising Approaches

Geeta Nanda, Kimberly Switlick, Elizabeth Lule, Geeta Nanda, Kimberly Switlick, Elizabeth Lule
2005 unpublished
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We would like to express our sincere appreciation to the following organizations for their support and important contributions to this Discussion Paper: Abt Associates, Academy for Educational  ...  Though still included in the QI for EmOC Toolbook, instructions have been simplified with an emphasis on doing a less complex flow analysis.  ...  The EmOC baseline assessment is an effective tool to identify gaps in coverage and use of life-saving services for obstetric complications.  ... 

Factors that influence the provision of intrapartum and postnatal care by skilled birth attendants in low- and middle-income countries: a qualitative evidence synthesis

Susan Munabi-Babigumira, Claire Glenton, Simon Lewin, Atle Fretheim, Harriet Nabudere
2017 The Cochrane library  
interviews, observation, document analysis) and that utilised qualitative methods for data analysis (e.g. thematic analysis, framework analysis, grounded theory).  ...  In one study, researchers observed that nurses had a strong teamwork ethic and functioned well together to complete work (Foster 2006) .  ...  In addition, syntheses of qualitative studies aim for greater variation in concepts as opposed to an exhaustive sample that aims to avoid bias.  ... 
doi:10.1002/14651858.cd011558.pub2 pmid:29148566 pmcid:PMC5721625 fatcat:wqgh46jtn5hl3lyxfo253jyhba
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