Maternal mortality at muhimbili national hospital in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania in the year 2011

A.B. Pembe, C. Paulo, B.S. D'mello, J. van Roosmalen

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Background: Improving maternal health is one of the eight millennium development goals adopted at the millennium summit in the year 2000. Within this frame work, the international community is committed to reduce the maternal mortality ratio by 75% between 1990 and 2015. The objective of this study was to determine the maternal mortality ratio, classify causes of maternal deaths and assess substandard care factors at Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH), Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania.Methods: A retrospective review of all maternal death records of cases that occurred from 1
Original languageEnglish
Article number320
JournalBMC pregnancy and childbirth
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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