Tropical Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 18--22

Improving the quality of maternal health care in developing countries


Valentine O Otoide 
 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Central Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Valentine O Otoide
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Central Hospital, Benin City
Nigeria

Background and Aims: Quality of care is an important adjunct in the prevention of maternal morbidity and mortality in developing countries. The objective of this review was to assess components of maternal health care that have a bearing on quality of care. Source of materials for this article are from learned journals and reports on this subject. Conclusion: Quality of care in Obstetrics is a continuum that spans pre pregnancy period, pregnancy and the aftermath. Many parameters can be employed to define the quality of care received by women. The emphasis is however on the optimal utilization of the health system in providing the best possible care.


How to cite this article:
Otoide VO. Improving the quality of maternal health care in developing countries.Trop J Obstet Gynaecol 2020;37:18-22


How to cite this URL:
Otoide VO. Improving the quality of maternal health care in developing countries. Trop J Obstet Gynaecol [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Nov 28 ];37:18-22
Available from: https://www.tjogonline.com/article.asp?issn=0189-5117;year=2020;volume=37;issue=1;spage=18;epage=22;aulast=Otoide;type=0