Improvement of Maternal and Neonatal Health in Belize

Overview

URC provided technical support to improve maternal and neonatal health through supporting an initial collaborative and building improvement capacity in Belize.

Achievements

  • Developed a Quality Improvement Maternal and Neonatal Care Policy
  • Established neonatal standards and indicators
  • Developed a change package with improvement objectives and a monitoring system 
  • Improved compliance with active management of the third stage of labor, increased use of partographs, and improved postpartum care
Duration
2009 to 2010
Funders 
Belize Ministry of Health
Regions/ Countries 
Geographic Scope 
Toledo and Stann Creek districts