Journal of Women's Health Care

Journal of Women's Health Care
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0420


Eticha CT

Eticha CT


  • Research Article
    Availability and Quality of Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care Service in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia
    Author(s): Teshome KR and Eticha CTTeshome KR and Eticha CT

    Background: Emergency and new born care service (EmONC) is a package of medical interventions that treat the direct obstetric complications. Aim: To assess the availability and quality of emergency obstetric and new born care service in Dire Dawa town health facilities. Methods: Institution based cross sectional study was carried out on emergency obstetric and new born care (EmONC) service in Dire Dawa town of Eastern Ethiopia. All 15 health facilities were assessed. Data was collected using a standard check list that was adopted from WHO, UNICEF AND UNFPA emergency obstetric monitoring handbook and Engenderhealth emergency obstetric quality improvement assessment tool. The data were cleaned, coded and entered into SPSS version 20 for descriptive analysis. Results: Out of 5 hospitals and 1 higher private clinic that were expected to offer comprehensive em.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0420.1000331

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