Putney, P.

Study of the Most Significant Changes Contributing to Decreased Maternal Mortality in Select Ministry of Health Hospitals in the Dominican Republic

This report summarizes the findings of a study designed to answer the question: “Is it possible to significantly reduce maternal and neonatal morbidity-mortality if the major factors associated with these health problems are identified, and an action plan with the active participation of staff and community is developed and implemented.” […] Continue reading

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Out to Purpose Review of the Initiative for Maternal Mortality Assessment (IMMPACT) Program

Evaluation of the Averting Maternal Death and Disability (AMDD) Program

In 1999, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awarded a five-year grant to the Joseph L. Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University for a program titled “Averting Maternal Death and Disability (AMDD).” The program aims to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity by focusing on critical emergency obstetric care […] Continue reading

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