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Improved Accessibility of EmONC Services for Maternal and Newborn Health: a Community Based Project

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Department for International Development, United Kingdom
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr Sajid Bashir Soofi, Aga Khan University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01751945
First received: November 16, 2012
Last updated: October 28, 2014
Last verified: October 2014
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine whether an integrated EmONC package (community mobilization, training of community-based health care providers and a maternal and neonatal health pack) reduce perinatal and neonatal mortality.


Condition Intervention
Sepsis
Pneumonia
Omphalitis
Birth Asphyxia
Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Eclampsia
Postpartum Hemorrhage
Puerperal Sepsis
Behavioral: EmONC package

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Improved Accessibility of EmONC Services for Maternal and Newborn Health: a Community Based Project.

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Further study details as provided by Aga Khan University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Perinatal mortality [ Time Frame: 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 12000
Study Start Date: November 2012
Study Completion Date: December 2013
Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: EmONC package

The EmONC package consists of:

  1. Maternal and neonatal health pack(clean delivery kit, emollient, chlorhexidine, sms messages) for safe motherhood and newborn wellbeing.
  2. Enhanced trainings of community-level health care providers to provide effective maternal and neonatal health services and referral of complicated cases to health facilities and creation of linkages amongst health care providers.
  3. Community mobilisation
Behavioral: EmONC package

The EmONC package consists of:

  1. Maternal and neonatal health pack(clean delivery kit, emollient, chlorhexidine, sms messages) for safe motherhood and newborn wellbeing.
  2. Enhanced trainings of community-level health care providers to provide effective maternal and neonatal health services and referral of complicated cases to health facilities and creation of linkages amongst health care providers.
  3. Community mobilisation
No Intervention: Standard of care

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  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years to 49 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Expectant women and their newborns in the study area

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant women not belonging to the study area
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01751945

Locations
Pakistan
Rahimyar Khan, Punjab, Pakistan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Aga Khan University
Department for International Development, United Kingdom
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Dr. Sajid Soofi, MBBS, FCPS Aga Khan University
  More Information

No publications provided by Aga Khan University

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Dr Sajid Bashir Soofi, Assistant Professor, Aga Khan University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01751945     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RAF/FIN/AKU-2/2012/00030
Study First Received: November 16, 2012
Last Updated: October 28, 2014
Health Authority: Pakistan: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Aga Khan University:
EmONC
Neonatal mortality
Perinatal mortality

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Asphyxia Neonatorum
Hemorrhage
Postpartum Hemorrhage
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn
Sepsis
Infant, Newborn, Diseases
Infant, Premature, Diseases
Infection
Inflammation
Lung Diseases
Obstetric Labor Complications
Pathologic Processes
Pregnancy Complications
Puerperal Disorders
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Uterine Hemorrhage

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on November 25, 2014