Short item Published on November 25, 2014

Disparity in health service delivery indicators related to reporting of adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes

The majority of infant deaths in Kenya are due to poor perinatal outcomes, including early neonatal deaths and stillborn deliveries. This study was conducted to determine whether selected health service delivery indicators differ between primary care facilities which reported adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes in the national health management information system compared to those that did not.