Table 7

Impact of public-private partnerships for providing comprehensive essential obstetric care on stillbirths and perinatal mortality

Source

Location and Type of Study

Intervention

Stillbirths/Perinatal Outcomes


Observational studies


Shantharam Baliga et al. 2007 [101]

India. Government District Headquarters Maternity Hospital.

Before-after intervention study.

Tracked the impact of scale-up of neonatal services from 1998–2001, and compared outcomes in 2004 (post-upgrade) to 1998 (pre-upgrade)

Hospital SBR: 44.79 vs. 35.52/1000 live births in 1998 and 2004, respectively; P = 0.04.

Hospital PMR: 65.81 vs. 50.15/1000 live births in 1998 and 2004, respectively; P = 0.003.

Hospital early NMR: 21.02 vs. 14.63/1000 live births in 1998 and 2004, respectively; P = 0.03.


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