Journal article

Measuring experiences of facility-based care for pregnant women and newborns: a scoping review

Elysia Larson, Jigyasa Sharma, Khalidha Nasiri, Meghan A Bohren, Ozge Tuncalp

BMJ Global Health | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2020


BACKGROUND: Access to high-quality, person-centred care during pregnancy and childbirth is a global priority. Positive experience of care is key in particular, because it is both a fundamental right and can influence health outcomes and future healthcare utilisation. Despite its importance for accountability and action, systematic guidance on measuring experience of care is limited. METHODS: We conducted a scoping review of published literature to identify measures/instruments for experience of facility-based pregnancy and childbirth (abortion, antenatal, intrapartum, postnatal and newborn) care. We systematically searched five bibliographic databases from 1 January 2007 through 1 February 2..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This review was made possible by the support of the American People through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the UNDP/UNFPA/UNICEF/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP), Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research, WHO and through the NIH 5T32AI007358-30.