Maternal Death surveillance and response (English)

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"Maternal Death Surveillance and Response." (English)

Presentations to the Second Stakeholders Meeting on Implementing the Recommendations of the Commission on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health Ottawa.

Session3A: Maternal Death Surveillance and Response (English)

21-22 November 2011

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Maternal Death surveillance and response (English)

  1. 1. Maternal death surveillanceand response 18 participants in the session 3 Presentations MDSR Overview Experience from Mozambique Experience from Brazil
  2. 2. What is the goal• Reduced maternal deaths• Timely , quality information to identify direct and underlying causes of Maternal deaths and take remedial actions –accountability framework• MDSR in every country
  3. 3. What would success look like MDSR institutionalized in all countries Maternal death notifiable Improved capacity of the health system to respond including quality of care system that goes beyond death notification – eg pregnancy tracking system
  4. 4. Main gaps &Challenges Guidelines and standardization of the process Underreporting due to lack of trust in the process Transparency of the process MDSR at community level Weak pregnancy surveillance system Scale up of IT innovations
  5. 5. Priority actions Make maternal death notifiable Standardized guidelines -questionnaire for HF and Community level Training in MDSR Use/integrate of IT for pregnancy registration and death notification including at community level Strengthen the pregnancy surveillance system Involvement of and support from professional bodies Cases studies and south South cooperation

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