Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths

Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths

An ongoing UK enquiry which generates triennial reports based on all maternal deaths that occur within 12 months of delivery.
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Maternal deaths in SA climbed steadily from 1998, when 150 mothers died per 100 000 live births, to 2009, when the figure reached 312, before dropping back to 269 in late 2010-after the 2009 findings of the health ministry's Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths began to be speedily acted upon.
Report of the Committee for the Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths in South Africa.
Following the publication of the National Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths 2002-2004 in South Africa in 2006, TAC made the following statement:
In South Africa, the Saving Mothers reports produced every 3 years by the National Committee for Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths (NCCEMD) show that obstetric haemorrhage is the third most common cause of maternal death in South Africa, accounting for 491 (12.
The book relies on data from the UK's Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths (CEMD).
The Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths for 1997 to 1999 showed that of the 378 women nationally who had died during pregnancy or shortly afterwards 12percent (45) had voluntarily reported violence to a health care professional during their pregnancy.
In the most recent confidential enquiry into maternal deaths, medical disorders in pregnancy are listed as one of the top five causes of maternal mortality in South Africa (SA), [1] with cardiac disease (CD) being a major contributor (Fig.
S Fawcus, MA (Oxon), MB BCh (London), FRCOG Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Cape Town, and Head, Obstetric Services, Mowbray Maternity Hospital, Cape Town Susan Fawcus is currently vice-chairperson of the National Committee for Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths, South Africa, with the responsibility of analysing all deaths due to obstetric haemorrhage.
The report, which combines three earlier reports--on the Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths in South Africa, the Perinatal Problem Identification Programme (PPIP) and the Child Healthcare Problem Identification Programme (Child PIP)--states that every year in South Africa at least 1 600 mothers die due to complications of pregnancy and childbirth, 20 000 babies are stillborn and another 22 000 die before they reach 1 month of age.
Keywords: maternal mortality, near-miss case review, confidential enquiry into maternal deaths, Republic of Moldova, Eastern Europe
Saving Mothers 2008-2010: Fifth report on the confidential enquiry into maternal deaths in South Africa.
We propose a practice similar to the British confidential enquiry into maternal deaths.

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