Category Archives: Maternal Healthcare

Financial Breakeven for Small Maternity Centres

The following is a very simple model for financial sustainability in small maternity centres. This is derived from a number of complex and detailed models used across a range of different country settings. Ensuring that we meet safety and quality … Continue reading

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C-section Births hit 50% in Kenya

The Daily Nation in Kenya recently raised concerns about the increasing numbers of births which are being delivered by c-section, now estimated to be 50%. This is very much higher than the rate thought ideal by the WHO, 10% – 15%. … Continue reading

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Be Careful Which Data You Compare.

Last week the Uganda Bureau of Statistics released the 2016 Uganda Demographic and Health Survey (2016 UDHS). My initial interest in this was to find out how the country has progressed in its aim to reduce maternal mortality, and how likely … Continue reading

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