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Assessment of Maternal Mortality and its Associated Causes at Shinyanga Regional Hospital in Tanzania

Oscar E Mapunda 1 , Sia E Msuya 1 , 2 , 3 , Ntuli A. Kapologwe 4 , 5 , Beatrice John 1 , Damian J Damian 2 , 3 , * and Michael J Mahande 1 , *
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1 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College, Moshi, Tanzania
2 Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Moshi, Tanzania
3 Community Health Department, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College, Moshi, Tanzania
4 Shinyanga Region Medical Office, Tanzania
5 Shinyanga Regional Commissioner’s Office, Tanzania
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  • Women's Health Bulletin: April 2017, 4 (2); e38976
  • Published Online: October 30, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 5, 2016
  • Revised: October 24, 2016
  • Accepted: October 25, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/whb-38976

To Cite: Mapunda O E, Msuya S E, A. Kapologwe N, John B, Damian D J, et al. Assessment of Maternal Mortality and its Associated Causes at Shinyanga Regional Hospital in Tanzania, Women Health Bull. 2017 ; 4(2):e38976. doi: 10.17795/whb-38976.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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