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Mothupi et al.: Development and testing of a composite index to monitor the continuum of maternal health service delivery at provincial and district level in South Africa

by Mamothena Mothupi, Jeroen De Man, Hanani Tabana, Lucia Knight

The continuum of care is a recommended framework for comprehensive health service delivery for maternal health, and it integrates health system and social determinants of health. There is a current lack of knowledge on a measurement approach to monitor performance on the framework. In this study we aim to develop and test a composite index for assessing the maternal health continuum in a province in South Africa with the possibility of nationwide use. Read the full paper

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