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Improving Quality of Care for Maternal and Newborn Health: Prospective Pilot Study of the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist Program

  • Jonathan M. Spector equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jonathan M. Spector, Priya Agrawal

    jmspector@partners.org

    Affiliation: Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Priya Agrawal equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jonathan M. Spector, Priya Agrawal

    Affiliation: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Department, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Bhala Kodkany,

    Affiliation: Women's and Children's Health Research Unit, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Karnataka, India

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  • Stuart Lipsitz,

    Affiliation: Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Angela Lashoher,

    Affiliation: Department of Patient Safety, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Gerald Dziekan,

    Affiliation: Department of Patient Safety, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Rajiv Bahl,

    Affiliation: Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Mario Merialdi,

    Affiliation: Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Matthews Mathai,

    Affiliation: Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Claire Lemer,

    Affiliation: London Deanery, Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust, Enfield, United Kingdom

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  • Atul Gawande

    Affiliation: Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: May 16, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0035151
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

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