The set of health facility survey tools are designed to:

  • Assess the availability, use, and quality of maternal health services provided to women and newborn babies at all levels of health care system and to identify gaps in these services.
  • Identify gaps in the coverage and quality of maternal health services at all levels of district health system and prioritize interventions for training, logistics, community educations outreach.

Adapted from the World Health Organization's (WHO) Safe Motherhood Needs Assessment methodology, the eight facility survey questionnaires include:

  • Facility Management Review (FAC) English
  • Maternity Nurse or Midwife Interview (NMW) English
  • Partograph Review - Normal Delivery Record (NDR) English
  • Partograph Review - Complicated Delivery Record- Pre-Eclampsia/ Eclampsia (CDE) English
  • Partograph Review - Complicated Delivery Record - Obstructed Labor (CDO) English
  • Focused Antenatal Client Exit Interview and Record Review (ANC) English
  • Postpartum Client Exit Interview (PPC) English
  • District Health Team Interview (DHT) English


The Skilled Care Initiative
SCI in Burkina Faso
SCI in Kenya
SCI in Tanzania
Making Skilled Care a Reality
Monitoring and Evaluating SCI
Training and Capacity Building

Skilled Care Initiative Delivers Impressive Results

Between 2003 and 2005, FCI worked with Ministries of Health in Burkina Faso, Kenya, and Tanzania to improve the quality and availability of maternity care, improving services for thousands of women. Through an ambitious research effort, FCI evaluated and documented key strategies for increasing skilled care during childbirth. Click here to download an overview of the results from all three countries. 

Safe Motherhood In The Community: A Flipchart

This flipchart focuses on care during pregnancy, delivery, and the post-partum period.


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