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Maternal death review in selected countries of South East Asia Region.
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PMID:  25236636     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Understanding the underlying factors that led to maternal deaths through a maternal death review (MDR) throws light on the causes, characteristics and circumstances of the death. We reviewed and report on the implementation of MDR in India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal and Sri Lanka, capturing the experiences of MDR initiatives, follow-up actions and lessons learnet. Overall, while the findings from MDRs have been used to design or change policies and strategies for improvement of services provided, there are still challenges in scaling up these initiatives, particularly in the larger countries.
A Mathur; N Awin; A Adisasmita; K Jayaratne; S Francis; S Sharma; T Myint
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology     Volume:  121 Suppl 4     ISSN:  1471-0528     ISO Abbreviation:  BJOG     Publication Date:  2014 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-09-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100935741     Medline TA:  BJOG     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  67-70     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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© 2014 Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
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