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Zimbabwe Maternal and Perinatal Mortality Study 2007-2008


General Info
Zimbabwe (ZWE)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/2007 - 04/2008
Data type
  • Interview

The aim of the 2007-2008 Zimbabwe Maternal and Perinatal Mortality Study was to establish national maternal and perinatal health indicators.

Individuals of interest were women ages 12-49 and residents in the sampled districts. A questionnaire was used for all pregnancies ending beyond 22 weeks and for all maternal and perinatal deaths. Maternal and neonatal verbal autopsy forms were also used. The survey covered in-facility and community births as well as maternal and perinatal deaths.

Suggested citation 
Ministry of Health and Child Welfare (Zimbabwe), Umeå University, University of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe Maternal and Perinatal Mortality Study 2007-2008.