What is it about?

Partograph is a written paper that helps to monitor the labor and to detect whether the labor process is going well or deviates from normal. World Health Organization recommends Health care professionals use partographs to attend every delivery. This study focused on whether the health care professionals utilize it properly or not.

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Why is it important?

It is one of the means to reduce maternal and neonatal death. So, identifying the utilization rate and gaps will show the areas that need intervention to enhance proper utilization.


Partograph is the essential tool to monitor labor, therefore every health professionals must use it to monitor the laboring mother.

Mr Aseb Kinfe Arba
Wolaita Sodo University

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This page is a summary of: Partograph Utilization and Associated Factors among Obstetric Care Providers Working in Public Health Facilities of Wolaita Zone, 2017, Journal of Pregnancy, July 2020, Hindawi Publishing Corporation,
DOI: 10.1155/2020/3631808.
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