Assessment of Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response Implementation in Rwanda

Publish Date: December 2017
Author: MCSP

The Rwandan Ministry of Health (MOH) and USAID’s MCSP aimed to document experiences in implementing maternal death review, perinatal death review, and/or integrated maternal and perinatal death surveillance and response (MPDSR) processes in Rwanda. Rwanda was one of four countries selected as part of a multi-country assessment of MPDSR processes at the district level. The assessment sought to identify factors that have affected the uptake and sustainability of implementing MPDSR systems to improve the quality of care and to prevent future deaths. The assessment sought to identify factors that facilitated or inhibited the uptake and sustainability of implementing MPDSR systems to improve quality of care and prevent future deaths.


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