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TRENDS AND CAUSES OF MATERNAL MORTALITY AT THE GENERAL HOSPITALS IN JIGAWA NORTH-WEST SENATORIAL DISTRICT

Muhammad Abdulkadir, Ruslan Rainis.

Abstract
Maternal mortality reduction is very important of international development goal. Any attempts of health programme and policies aiming to reduce maternal deaths need reliable and valid information. The research was undertaken comprehensive review of maternal mortality at the General Hospitals in Jigawa North-West Senatorial District to find out the trends and maternal mortality causes and recommend ways of getting better the circumstances. The research utilized a retrospective data of maternal deaths records from 2010 to 2015. It incorporated all deaths related to pregnancy recorded at the public hospitals within this period. Midwives and other health records officers served as key research assistant who provided shading lighter on the primary data collected. The results reveal that there was a sum of 1,006 maternal mortality recorded out of 73,821 l deliveries, yielding a of 1,362 per 100,000 live births maternal mortality ratio. The yearly mortality ratios observed an fluctuating picture. The study discovered a total of 8,265 reported obstetric complications in which direct causes accounted for 518(51%), while indirect causes were 492(49%).The study further identified the major obstetric complications that caused deaths in the study area in which the haemorrhage (APH and PPH) represents (29.3%), Anaemia in pregnancy (17.2%), eclampsia (12.6%), Retained placenta (RP) (10.4%), Sepsis (1.89%), Obstructed Labour (3.08), Malaria (9.74%), Labour Pain (4.17%). VVF (1.09%) and others uncommon causes representing (10,4%).Based on the above findings, the number of death recorded is unacceptably high and also the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) was not encouraging. Therefore, the research recommend: improve obstetric care by providing enough personnel, facilities, Haihuwa Lafiya vehicles that uses to carry women who are in labour prior to delivery and after delivery, and also enlighten the individuals and the entire communities on the effects of early age pregnancy.

Key words: Maternal Mortality, Obstetric Complication, Maternal Mortality Ratio, Trends,


 
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Muhammad Abdulkadir, Ruslan Rainis. TRENDS AND CAUSES OF MATERNAL MORTALITY AT THE GENERAL HOSPITALS IN JIGAWA NORTH-WEST SENATORIAL DISTRICT . JCR. 2020; 7(2): 646-652. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.02.163


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Muhammad Abdulkadir, Ruslan Rainis. TRENDS AND CAUSES OF MATERNAL MORTALITY AT THE GENERAL HOSPITALS IN JIGAWA NORTH-WEST SENATORIAL DISTRICT . http://www.jcreview.com/?mno=89303 [Access: May 31, 2021]. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.02.163


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Muhammad Abdulkadir, Ruslan Rainis. TRENDS AND CAUSES OF MATERNAL MORTALITY AT THE GENERAL HOSPITALS IN JIGAWA NORTH-WEST SENATORIAL DISTRICT . JCR. 2020; 7(2): 646-652. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.02.163



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Muhammad Abdulkadir, Ruslan Rainis. TRENDS AND CAUSES OF MATERNAL MORTALITY AT THE GENERAL HOSPITALS IN JIGAWA NORTH-WEST SENATORIAL DISTRICT . JCR. (2020), [cited May 31, 2021]; 7(2): 646-652. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.02.163



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Muhammad Abdulkadir, Ruslan Rainis (2020) TRENDS AND CAUSES OF MATERNAL MORTALITY AT THE GENERAL HOSPITALS IN JIGAWA NORTH-WEST SENATORIAL DISTRICT . JCR, 7 (2), 646-652. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.02.163



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Muhammad Abdulkadir, Ruslan Rainis. 2020. TRENDS AND CAUSES OF MATERNAL MORTALITY AT THE GENERAL HOSPITALS IN JIGAWA NORTH-WEST SENATORIAL DISTRICT . Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (2), 646-652. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.02.163



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Muhammad Abdulkadir, Ruslan Rainis. "TRENDS AND CAUSES OF MATERNAL MORTALITY AT THE GENERAL HOSPITALS IN JIGAWA NORTH-WEST SENATORIAL DISTRICT ." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 646-652. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.02.163



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Muhammad Abdulkadir, Ruslan Rainis. "TRENDS AND CAUSES OF MATERNAL MORTALITY AT THE GENERAL HOSPITALS IN JIGAWA NORTH-WEST SENATORIAL DISTRICT ." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.2 (2020), 646-652. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.02.163



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Muhammad Abdulkadir, Ruslan Rainis (2020) TRENDS AND CAUSES OF MATERNAL MORTALITY AT THE GENERAL HOSPITALS IN JIGAWA NORTH-WEST SENATORIAL DISTRICT . Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (2), 646-652. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.02.163