Understanding stillbirth prevention strategies at sub-national level in Uganda

Understanding stillbirth prevention strategies at sub-national level in Uganda

Eric Ssegujja (1,2), Michelle Andipartin (3) (1) Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala Uganda; (2) University of Western Cape, School of Public Health, South Africa; (3) University of Western Cape, Department of Psychology, South Africa essegujja@musph.ac.ug Background The global response to stillbirth stemming from the 2011 Lancet stillbirth series “call to action” have had a lasting impact on prevention strategies in regions with the highest-burden. With decentralization of health

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Health workers’ experience of communicating the bad news to parents following a stillbirth at sub-national level in Uganda

Health workers’ experience of communicating the bad news to parents following a stillbirth at sub-national level in Uganda

Eric Ssegujja (1,2), Michelle Andipartin (3) (1) Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala Uganda; (2) University of Western Cape, School of Public Health, South Africa; (3) University of Western Cape, Department of Psychology, South Africa essegujja@musph.ac.ug Background Losing a loved one due to stillbirth is a heartbreaking experience to parents and devastating to a health worker. Delivering news is every pregnant woman’s worst nightmare and a daunting task to

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