TABLE 3.

Achievement of Interventions to Improve Quality of Maternal and Newborn Care Across 6 Hospitals in Busoga Region, Uganda

Indicators Monitored2013201420152016
Inputs, no. (%)
    Hospitals with designated resuscitation corner2 (33)6 (100)6 (100)6 (100)
    Hospitals with working resuscitation corner2 (33)6 (100)6 (100)6 (100)
    Hospitals with designated space for the KMC space2 (33)6 (100)6 (100)6 (100)
    Hospitals with KMC room and mothers practicing KMC1 (17)5 (83)5 (83)5 (83)
    Hospitals with designated NCU space in maternity unit3 (50)6 (100)6 (100)6 (100)
    Hospitals with functioning NCU admitting and managing babies in the maternity unit1 (17)6 (100)6 (100)6 (100)
Processes
    Staff receiving training, no.09000
    Hospitals receiving mentorship, no. (%)0 (0)0 (0)6 (100)6 (100)
    Mentoring visits per facility, no.0066
    Hospitals conducting maternal audits, no. (%)2 (33)2 (33)6 (100)6 (100)
    Maternal deaths audited, no.18124549
    Hospitals conducting weekly perinatal audits, no. (%)0 (0)0 (0)6 (100)6 (100)
    Perinatal deaths audited, no.003536
Outputs, no.
    Deliveries19,45720,33820,90521,681
    NCU admissions8001,6452,6613,805
    Cesarean deliveries4,8074,8385,7245,595
  • Abbreviations: KMC, Kangaroo Mother Care; NCU, newborn care unit.