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Maternal near miss and quality of maternal health care in Baghdad, Iraq

Maysoon Jabir1, Imad Abdul-Salam2, Dhikra M Suheil3, Wafa Al-Hilli4, Sana Abul-Hassan5, Amal Al-Zuheiri6, Rasha Al-Ba'aj7, Abeer Dekan1, Özge Tunçalp8* and Joao Paulo Souza9

Author Affiliations

1 Baghdad Teaching Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq

2 Department of Health and Biostatistics /Ministry of Health, Baghdad, Iraq

3 Al-Yermouk Teaching Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq

4 Al-Kadimeyah Teaching Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq

5 Al-Elwiyah Maternity Teaching Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq

6 Ibn Al-Bildi Hospital for Women and Children, Baghdad, Iraq

7 Fatima Al-Zahraa' Maternity Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq

8 Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA

9 Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013, 13:11  doi:10.1186/1471-2393-13-11

Published: 16 January 2013

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Table S1. Criteria to identify potentially life-threatening conditions and near miss [9].

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