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Open Access Research article

Evaluating quality of obstetric care in low-resource settings: Building on the literature to design tailor-made evaluation instruments - an illustration in Burkina Faso

Florence Morestin1*, Abel Bicaba2, Jean de Dieu Sermé2 and Pierre Fournier13

Author Affiliations

1 International Health Unit, CRCHUM (Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre)/University of Montreal, 3875 Avenue Saint Urbain, Montreal, H2W 1V1, Quebec, Canada

2 Burkinabé Public Health Association, 01 BP 3718, Ouagadougou 01, Burkina Faso

3 Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, 1430 Boulevard du Mont-Royal, Outremont, H2V 4P3, Quebec, Canada

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BMC Health Services Research 2010, 10:20  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-20

Published: 20 January 2010

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Additional file 1:

Literature review: Components of obstetric care quality. Detailed description of the components of obstetric care quality inventoried from the literature.

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Additional file 2:

Analysis grid of instruments to evaluate the quality of obstetric care in low- and middle-income countries. A grid recording the respective content and evaluation strategy of 37 instruments.

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Instrument to evaluate the availability and quality of obstetric care in Burkina Faso. The instrument developed to evaluate OC quality in Burkina Faso presented in its entirety, in French.

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