Table 4

Comparison of Delphi effectiveness estimates to WHO Delphi (2006)

LiST Delphi Study

WHO Delphi Study (2006)


Intervention

COD

Est.

Intervention

COD

Est.

Notes


CEmOC

PPH

90

Management of PPH to protect mothers with PPH more than 500 ml after birth

PPH

90

WHO intervention could be carried out in CEmOC facility

Safe abortion services

Induced abortion

95

Safe abortion, Management of abortion complications to protect mothers with complications of abortion

Complications of abortion

90

CEmOC

Obstructed Labor

95

Management of prolonged or obstructed labor to protect mothers with prolonged or obstructed labor

Obstructed labor

90

WHO intervention could be carried out in CEmOC facility

Parenteral antibiotics

Sepsis-pregnancy

80

Management of puerperal sepsis to protect mothers with puerperal sepsis

Puerperal metritis

80

Puerperal metritis is only one cause of pregnancy-related sepsis

IPTp/ITNs

Malaria

72.5

Malaria prophylaxis or IPT provided during the antenatal period in malaria endemic areas

Malaria

80

WHO intervention does not include ITNs

IPTp/ITNs

Malaria

72.5

ITNs

Malaria

24§

WHO intervention does not include IPTp

Anti-convulsants (MgSO4)

Pre-eclampsia/eclampsia

60

Treatment of HDPs

Pre-eclampsia or eclampsia

80

WHO intervention also includes anti-hypertensives and supportive care

Hypertensive therapy

HDPs

50§

Treatment of HDPs

Pre-eclampsia or eclampsia

80

WHO intervention includes MgSO4 and supportive care in addition to antihypertensives

CEmOC

APH

90

Management of APH to protect mothers with APH

APH

80

WHO intervention could be carried out in CEmOC facility

Clean delivery practices

Sepsis-pregnancy

60§

Clean delivery practices by traditional birth attendant

Puerperal metritis

75

Puerperal metritis is only one cause of preg.-rel. sepsis

Parenteral antibiotics

Sepsis-pregnancy

80

Management of pre-labor rupture of membranes and infection to protect mothers with pre-labor rupture of membranes and infection

Puerperal metritis

55

Puerperal metritis is only one cause of preg.-rel. sepsis; WHO intervention is only preventive

Parenteral antibiotics

Sepsis-pregnancy

80

Antibiotics for preterm premature rupture of membranes

Puerperal metritis

50

Puerperal metritis is only one cause of preg-rel. sepsis; WHO intervention is only preventive


§ = consensus not reached, COD = cause of death

Pollard et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13(Suppl 3):S12   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-S3-S12

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