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Uterotonic use immediately following birth: using a novel methodology to estimate population coverage in four countries

Publish Date: January 2015
Author: Jim Ricca, Vikas Dwivedi, John Varallo, Gajendra Singh, Suranjeen Prasad Pallipamula, Nazir Amade, Maria de Luz Vaz, Dustan Bishanga, Marya Plotkin, Bushra Al-Makaleh, Stephanie Suhowatsky, Jeffrey Michael Smith

This open access article, co-authored by MCSP staff and published in the journal BMC Health Services Research, highlights efforts to develop a methodology for estimating national coverage for uterotonic use immediately following birth. The methodology was then piloted in four countries: India (Jharkhand), Mozambique, Tanzania and Yemen.