Emergency Obstetric Care

Emergency Obstetric Care (EMOC) targets health care providers to impart skills as an intervention to reduce the maternal morbidity and mortality. In Uganda Maternal mortality rate stands at 438/100000 live births. This translates to 16 women dying every day from pregnancy and child birth related complications. EMOC seeks to address the major direct causes of maternal mortality that include haemorrhage, infection, high blood pressure, unsafe abortion, and obstructed labour.


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Maternal Newborn and Child Health Institute is located at Lower Circular Road, Red cross Mbarara compound.

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MNCHI was established by Mbarara University of Science and Technology in June 2012 and closely works with Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital and districts in South Western Uganda.

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