AbstractsMedical & Health Science

Perinatal deaths in Lusaka, Zambia : mothers’ experiences and perceptions of care

by Irene Miti Singogo

Institution: University of Cape Town
Degree: M.Phil.
Year: 2014
Keywords: Maternal Child Health
Record ID: 1413629
Full text PDF: http://uctscholar.uct.ac.za/PDF/175839_Singogo_IM.pdf


Includes abstract. Objective: To explore and analyse mothers’ personal experiences and perceptions of care around the time of a perinatal death and early neonatal death in health facilities of Lusaka. Purpose: This study focused on the experiences, perceptions and needs of women who experienced perinatal loss in a health facility in Lusaka, Zambia. The purpose was to analyse aspects of care and support services received by these women and to make recommendations for appropriate service design.