Updated Jul 31, 2018

mCTG: Non-Invasive early detection of obstructed labour for low cadre health workers

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Snapshot

Focus Areas:

Maternal Newborn and Child Health

Maternal Newborn and Child HealthSEE LESS

Implemented In:

Uganda

UgandaSEE LESS

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Country Implemented In
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Innovation Description

Obstructed labour is a major cause of mortality in Uganda causing 26% according to UDHS 2016 report. It caused maternal and fetal complications the most devastating include uterine rupture 41.5%, sepsis 38.3% and birth asphyxia most of these occur in areas that lack basic health infrastructure like refugees camps, villages and slums. Labour in these areas is first attended to by unskilled Village birth attendants who can??t detect complications by physical examination.

Milestones

Mar 2018
Funds RaisedVERIFIED
$74,999
Date Unknown
New Country
Uganda