Table 4

Progress achieved in maternal health-related parameters

ParameterL1 facilities
(n=556)
L2 facilities
(n=1354)
L3 facilities
(n=438)
First visit
(baseline)
Last visitProgress in % pointsFirst visit
(baseline)
Last visitProgress in % pointsFirst visit
(baseline)
Last visitProgress in % points
Availability of essential medicines and commodities (Source: observation and record review by monitor)
Oxytocin (injectable)59%75%↑ 1682%93%↑ 1190%98%↑ 8
Magnesium sulfate (injectable)39%54%↑ 1573%86%↑ 1388%93%↑ 5
Antihypertensive drugs30%44%↑ 1469%84%↑ 1583%94%↑ 11
Misoprostol (oral)52%70%↑ 1870%79%↑ 982%92%↑ 10
Pregnancy testing kits72%83%↑ 1169%79%↑ 1069%83%↑ 14
Partographs40%64%↑ 2462%79%↑ 1768%83%↑ 15
Protocol display in labour rooms44%60%↑ 1670%85%↑ 1574%92%↑ 18
Practices in the labour room (Source: observations and record review by monitor)
Recording fetal heart rate at time of admission49%60%↑ 1172%80%↑ 883%90%↑ 7
Using partograph to monitor labour31%48%↑ 1752%66%↑ 1457%72%↑ 15
Administering uterotonic after birth75%84%↑ 991%93%↑ 297%98%↑ 1
Using magnesium sulfate to manage pre-eclampsia25%36%↑ 1157%71%↑ 1487%90%↑ 3