n South African Medical Journal - Quality of care responsible for soaring maternal deaths - report : izindaba

Volume 106, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The National Department of Health (NDoH) is moving across provinces to centralise obstetric skills to a handful of district hospitals, urgently briefing district healthcare chiefs and ensuring they have sufficient blood supplies in a bid to further lower the 63% rise in caesarean section deaths due to bleeding between 2008 and 2014.

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