Existence and functionality of emergency obstetric care services at district level in Kenya: theoretical coverage versus reality

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Existence and functionality of emergency obstetric care services at district level in Kenya : theoretical coverage versus reality. / Echoka, Elizabeth; Kombe, Yeri; Dubourg, Dominique; Makokha, Anselimo; Evjen-Olsen, Bjørg; Mwangi, Moses; Byskov, Jens; Olsen, Øystein Evjen; Mutisya, Richard.

In: B M C Health Services Research, Vol. 13, 113, 2013.

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Echoka, E, Kombe, Y, Dubourg, D, Makokha, A, Evjen-Olsen, B, Mwangi, M, Byskov, J, Olsen, ØE & Mutisya, R 2013, 'Existence and functionality of emergency obstetric care services at district level in Kenya: theoretical coverage versus reality', B M C Health Services Research, vol. 13, 113. https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-113

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Echoka, E., Kombe, Y., Dubourg, D., Makokha, A., Evjen-Olsen, B., Mwangi, M., ... Mutisya, R. (2013). Existence and functionality of emergency obstetric care services at district level in Kenya: theoretical coverage versus reality. B M C Health Services Research, 13, [113]. https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-113

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Echoka E, Kombe Y, Dubourg D, Makokha A, Evjen-Olsen B, Mwangi M et al. Existence and functionality of emergency obstetric care services at district level in Kenya: theoretical coverage versus reality. B M C Health Services Research. 2013;13. 113. https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-113

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Echoka, Elizabeth ; Kombe, Yeri ; Dubourg, Dominique ; Makokha, Anselimo ; Evjen-Olsen, Bjørg ; Mwangi, Moses ; Byskov, Jens ; Olsen, Øystein Evjen ; Mutisya, Richard. / Existence and functionality of emergency obstetric care services at district level in Kenya : theoretical coverage versus reality. In: B M C Health Services Research. 2013 ; Vol. 13.

Bibtex

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title = "Existence and functionality of emergency obstetric care services at district level in Kenya: theoretical coverage versus reality",
abstract = "The knowledge on emergency obstetric care (EmOC) is limited in Kenya, where only partial data from sub-national studies exist. The EmOC process indicators have also not been integrated into routine health management information system to monitor progress in safe motherhood interventions both at national and lower levels of the health system. In a country with a high maternal mortality burden, the implication is that decision makers are unaware of the extent of need for life-saving care and, therefore, where to intervene. The objective of the study was to assess the actual existence and functionality of EmOC services at district level.",
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AU - Echoka, Elizabeth

AU - Kombe, Yeri

AU - Dubourg, Dominique

AU - Makokha, Anselimo

AU - Evjen-Olsen, Bjørg

AU - Mwangi, Moses

AU - Byskov, Jens

AU - Olsen, Øystein Evjen

AU - Mutisya, Richard

PY - 2013

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N2 - The knowledge on emergency obstetric care (EmOC) is limited in Kenya, where only partial data from sub-national studies exist. The EmOC process indicators have also not been integrated into routine health management information system to monitor progress in safe motherhood interventions both at national and lower levels of the health system. In a country with a high maternal mortality burden, the implication is that decision makers are unaware of the extent of need for life-saving care and, therefore, where to intervene. The objective of the study was to assess the actual existence and functionality of EmOC services at district level.

AB - The knowledge on emergency obstetric care (EmOC) is limited in Kenya, where only partial data from sub-national studies exist. The EmOC process indicators have also not been integrated into routine health management information system to monitor progress in safe motherhood interventions both at national and lower levels of the health system. In a country with a high maternal mortality burden, the implication is that decision makers are unaware of the extent of need for life-saving care and, therefore, where to intervene. The objective of the study was to assess the actual existence and functionality of EmOC services at district level.

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KW - Kenya

KW - Marernal health

KW - Emergency of obstetric care

KW - Life-saving

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DO - 10.1186/1472-6963-13-113

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JO - B M C Health Services Research

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