Safe Childbirth Checklist

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According to all the respondents, Safe Childbirth Checklist helped them in governing the vitals of both mother and child. They also said that it helped them in determining the danger signs and critical condition of pregnant women with the help of Partograph, few said that it helped them in identifying PPH and thus preventing PPH with the help of oxytocin. It helped them in recalling the patient history as said by one of the labor room staff at Mundawar CHC. Most of them agreed that checklist tool is relevant. They didn’t want any component to be deleted or inserted more in the checklist. Few of them said we have never gone through it thoroughly so can’t suggest any deletion or addition of component in the checklist. Practice of service …show more content…
According to them, fully filled checklist gave the view of vitals of mother and new born and helps them follow patients. They didn’t get any incentive for filling the checklist, but when asked few of them said they would like to have monetary incentive for filling to do proper implementation and filling of checklist is required, while other didn’t demand for any incentives. They seem satisfied and committed to their …show more content…
This program supports the maternal health in government health setting and is not based on parallel system with government. It is based on capacity building of the present health workforce and strengthening the existing government health facilities. Only extra requirement is of procuring safe childbirth checklist which is to be attached to admission tickets. Presently the checklists are supplied by the JHPEIGO working at Rajasthan. Presently, Program Managers at block or district under government health system have no role in procuring and supplying the checklist. Availability and supply of checklist is not an issue at all in a long run of the program as government is enough competent to provide the availability of printed checklist tool.
Conclusion and suggested recommendations
In order to compile the findings and deduce the bottlenecks in each health system building blocks, each health facility is categorized into the degree of improvement needed in the program under each building block. Four categories are used to classify each health facility : Good, Need Minor Improvement, Need Major Improvement and Inadequate. This classification will help in identifying the broader area in which major efforts are required and also the present status of health facility in the light of Safe Childbirth Checklist implementation in Alwar

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