Determinants of stillbirths in Ghana: does quality of antenatal care matter?

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Afulani, Patience A.;
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth,volume 16,issue 1 (issn: 1471-2393, eissn: 1471-2393)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s12884-016-0925-9, pmc: PMC4891927
  • Subject: Stillbirths | Research Article | Obstetrics and Gynaecology | Birth outcomes | Quality of care | Antenatal care | Sub-Saharan Africa | Prenatal care | Ghana
    mesheuropmc: reproductive and urinary physiology | female genital diseases and pregnancy complications

Background Each year, over two million babies die before they are born. Like maternal deaths, the great majority of these stillbirths occur in developing countries, with about a third of all cases worldwide in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Few studies have, however, examine... View more
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