[The birth register as an evaluation tool of maternal and child health activities at district level]
AbstractRelevant epidemiological data are essential to improving management of maternal and child health services at district level. In public maternity hospitals of the health region of Monastir, Tunisia, a perinatal register has been established recording information related to pregnancy, childbirth and the condition of the newborn. During 1994, 7750 deliveries were registered, of which 46% took place in the university teaching hospital. Use of peripheral maternity hospitals varies according to the resources of the hospital; the university teaching hospital is highly attractive, especially for women from neighbouring districts. These findings raise the problem of the cost-effectiveness and relevance of opening new health facilities, particularly in times of economic crisis in the health care system
Bachir, A. (1996). [The birth register as an evaluation tool of maternal and child health activities at district level]. EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 2 (3), 418-424, 1996 http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/116940
JournalEMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 2 (3), 418-424, 1996
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