Childbirth remains one of the biggest health risks for women worldwide. Fifteen hundred women die every day while giving birth - half a million mothers every year.

L'accouchement demeure l'un des principaux risques sanitaires pour les femmes dans le monde entier. Quinze cent femmes meurent chaque jour en donnant naissance - plus d'un demi million de mères annuellement.

QUALMAT addresses the critical issues in maternal and newborn health, underscoring the need to establish a comprehensive continuum of care for mothers, newborns and children offered by better motivated health workers. The study outlines the latest paradigms in health programming and policies for mothers and newborns. A computer-assisted clinical decision support system (CDSS) will be developed, implemented and tested aiming at improving maternal and neonatal health. Burkina Faso, Ghana, and Tanzania are the key focus countries in this study.

Both mothers and infants are vulnerable in the days and weeks after birth – a critical time for life-saving interventions, such as post-natal visits, proper hygiene, and counseling about possible complications. QUALMAT advocates a ‘continuum of care’ to empower young women and improve their chances of having a healthy pregnancy and a healthy infant. 



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