Year : 2019 | Volume
: 36 | Issue : 3 | Page : 325--329
Measurement of maternal mortality
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Central Hospital, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
Context: Accurate measurement of maternal mortality is an imperative for policy and planning on maternal health care.
Objective: The objective of this review is to focus attention on the various methods of measuring maternal mortality, advantages, and drawbacks. Source of materials for this article are from learned journals and reports on the subject.
Conclusion: The measurement of maternal mortality poses unique challenges in resource-poor settings in developing countries. In these settings, though various methods may be employed, a census, cumbersome as it may be, offers the best possible source of data.
Dr. V O Otoide
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Central Hospital, Benin City, Edo State
|How to cite this article:|
Otoide V O. Measurement of maternal mortality.Trop J Obstet Gynaecol 2019;36:325-329
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Otoide V O. Measurement of maternal mortality. Trop J Obstet Gynaecol [serial online] 2019 [cited 2020 Feb 27 ];36:325-329
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