- Category: Ministry of Health Courses
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.