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Resultat
Vitenskapelig artikkel
2016

eRegistries: indicators for the WHO Essential Interventions for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health

Bidragsytere:
  • Vicki Flenady
  • Aleena M. Wojcieszek
  • Ingvild Fjeldheim
  • Ingrid Friberg
  • Victoria Nankabirwa
  • Jagrati Jani-Bølstad
  • mfl.

Tidsskrift

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
ISSN 1471-2393
e-ISSN 1471-2393
NVI-nivå 1

Om resultatet

Vitenskapelig artikkel
Publiseringsår: 2016
Volum: 16
Artikkelnummer: 293
Open Access

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Scopus-ID: 2-s2.0-84992073559

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Tittel

eRegistries: indicators for the WHO Essential Interventions for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health

Sammendrag

Background: Electronic health registries - eRegistries - can systematically collect relevant information at the point of care for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH). However, a suite of process and outcome indicators is needed for RMNCH to monitor care and to ensure comparability between settings. Here we report on the assessment of current global indicators and the development of a suite of indicators for the WHO Essential Interventions for use at various levels of health care systems nationally and globally. Methods: Currently available indicators from both household and facility surveys were collated through publicly available global databases and respective survey instruments. We then developed a suite of potential indicators and associated data points for the 45 WHO Essential Interventions spanning preconception to newborn care. Four types of performance indicators were identified (where applicable): process (i.e. coverage) and outcome (i.e. impact) indicators for both screening and treatment/prevention. Indicators were evaluated by an international expert panel against the eRegistries indicator evaluation criteria and further refined based on feedback by the eRegistries technical team. Results: Of the 45 WHO Essential Interventions, only 16 were addressed in any of the household survey data available. A set of 216 potential indicators was developed. These indicators were generally evaluated favourably by the panel, but difficulties in data ascertainment, including for outcome measures of cause-specific morbidity and mortality, were frequently reported as barriers to the feasibility of indicators. Indicators were refined based on feedback, culminating in the final list of 193 total unique indicators: 93 for preconception and antenatal care; 53 for childbirth and postpartum care; and 47 for newborn and small and ill baby care. Conclusions: Large gaps exist in the availability of information currently collected to support the implementation of the WHO Essential Interventions. The development of this suite of indicators can be used to support the implementation of eRegistries and other data platforms, to ensure that data are utilised to support evidence-based practice, facilitate measurement and accountability, and improve maternal and child health outcomes.

Bidragsytere

Vicki Flenady

  • Tilknyttet:
    Forfatter
    ved The University of Queensland

Aleena M. Wojcieszek

  • Tilknyttet:
    Forfatter
    ved The University of Queensland

Ingvild Fjeldheim

  • Tilknyttet:
    Forfatter
    ved Avdeling for global helse ved Folkehelseinstituttet

Ingrid Kristina Friberg

Bidragsyterens navn vises på dette resultatet som Ingrid Friberg
  • Tilknyttet:
    Forfatter
    ved Avdeling for global helse ved Folkehelseinstituttet

Victoria Nankabirwa

  • Tilknyttet:
    Forfatter
    ved Institutt for global helse og samfunnsmedisin ved Universitetet i Bergen
  • Tilknyttet:
    Forfatter
    ved Makerere University
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