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International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
2022, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part A
Strengthening quality of maternal and newborn care using catchment based clinical mentorship and safe delivery app: A case study from Somali region of Ethiopia

Olusola Oladeji, Meron Tessema and Bibilola Oladeji

The study was a case study that described the use of catchment based clinical mentorship and use of Safe Delivery App to improve the knowledge and skills of health workers to provide quality maternal and newborn health services. It used qualitative and quantitative methods and was conducted in 10 project rural health centers in Somali region. The knowledge of the mentees increased significantly from mean average percent score of 54.41+12.56 at baseline to 75.86+18.19 following 3 months mentorship. The skills of the mentees on management of Postpartum Haemorrhage and Hypertension in pregnancy increased significantly from mean average percent score of 68.23+17.32 at baseline to 85.51+13.65 at endline and 62.18+18.13 at baseline to 80.27+14.21 at end line respectively. The use of both clinical mentorship and Safe Delivery App approaches has great potential of synergistic effect on strengthening the capacity of health workers in providing quality maternal and newborn health care.
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How to cite this article:
Olusola Oladeji, Meron Tessema, Bibilola Oladeji. Strengthening quality of maternal and newborn care using catchment based clinical mentorship and safe delivery app: A case study from Somali region of Ethiopia. Int J Midwifery Nurs Pract 2022;5(1):13-18.
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