Factors Contributing to Home Delivery Project to Maternal Mortality Reduction: A Case of Micheweni District in North Pemba Region

Juma, Ismail Ali (2015) Factors Contributing to Home Delivery Project to Maternal Mortality Reduction: A Case of Micheweni District in North Pemba Region. Masters thesis, The Open University Of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study on maternal mortality reduction project in Micheweni district was conducted in 2015 as partial fulfilment for the completion of the Master studies in Community Economic Development. The study reveals the need for improving maternal health service delivery. The perceptions of the mothers are 70% of women who delivered at home are satisfied with delivery services provided at home and 30% not satisfied and about 60% said that hospital delivery is only important when there is a problem. Majority of the respondents 66% were aware of consequence of home delivery even though they use it, 38% mentioned severe bleeding, 13% retained placenta, 6% mentioned prolonged labor etc. This paper is divided into six chapters. Chapter one is presenting community needs assessment which includes community profile, demographic, social cultural factors, geographical features, administrative structure; community needs assessment methodology and results. Chapter two starts with problem identification and goes on to present the problem statement, the project goal and objectives as well as stakeholders analysis. Chapter three is about the literature reviews where theoretical literatures, empirical literatures and policy reviews are presented. Chapter four deals with the actual project plan, implementation, products and outputs. Chapter five is concerned with Monitoring and Evaluation plan adopted, definition, institutional arrangements and classification of both intermediate and final indicators as well as methodology for monitoring and evaluation and the results. Chapter six attempt to draws Conclusion and Recommendations as remedies for the community problems and achieve their needs.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 360 Social services; association
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Centre for Economics and Community Economic Development
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2016 11:02
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2016 11:02
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1108

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