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Editorial: Accountability in maternal and neonatal health

This editorial gives an overview of a series of MamaYe - Evidence for Action (E4A) papers on accountability.

Strengthening accountability: A mapping of studies in Sub-Saharan Africa

This is the first paper in the MamaYe - Evidence for Action (E4A) maternal and newborn health (MNH) accountability series and provides a structured review of types of MNH accountability mechanisms implemented and evaluated in Sub-Saharan Africa.

MamaYe Factsheet on Preterm Birth in Nigeria: 2016

Learn about preterm birth and take action!

Sierra Leone National Rapid Assessment of Laboratory Capacity and Systems

This report presents the findings from the National Rapid Assessment of Laboratory Capacity and Systems conducted in June–July 2015 that was led by Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS). The findings provide a clear picture of the capacities and limitations of laboratories in all 14 districts in Sierra Leone.

Evidence for Action IJGO Series 2: Quality of Care

The International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics (IJGO) has published a second series of articles by the Evidence for Action (E4A) programme. The four articles in this series focus on different views and evidence on quality of care for mothers and newborns.

Spatial distribution of EmONC services in Ghana

This is the fourth paper in the Evidence for Action quality of care series. The article presents evidence on the geographical availability of emergency obstetric and newborn care services (EmONC) in Ghana.

Improving the MNH workforce: The basis for quality care

This article examines evidence highlighting the need to improve in quality of care through a stronger healthcare workforce.

Mama Ye Factsheet on Preterm Birth in Tanzania 2015

Learn about preterm birth and take action!

Monitoring quality of care across a framework for action

This is the first article in the Evidence for Action quality of care series. The paper presents a quality of care framework and a case study of its application to measure emergency care for mothers and newborns in northern Nigeria.

Supportive supervision to improve primary healthcare services in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

This article from the Evidence for Action (E4A) quality of care series reviews the literature from sub-Saharan Africa on the effects of supportive supervision on quality of care and health worker motivation and performance.