Maternal and Perinatal Death Review (MPDR) has reviewed by the Mid Term Review (MTR), HPNSDP team in Jamalpur

1908404_10152434361939531_8027250634388465719_nOn 2 September, the MTR team has observed a Verbal Autopsy of Neonatal Death in Kendua union of Sadar Upazila Jamalpur. There were five members in the team from the Ministry of Health, Directorate General of Family Planning (DGFP), USAID, UNICEF and UNFPA.  The death was occurred on 14th August 2014. After it has notified by the Health Assistant of the union, Health Inspector (HI) performed the verbal autopsy in the community. During doing the VA at the courtyard of the village, the HI interviewed the parent of the deceased. The MTR team indentified from the VA that MPDR help to indentify medical and social factors related to death at the community. The mother had prolonged labour followed by delivery conducted by an untrained birth attendant at home despite of taking four Antenatal Care. The team expressed their condolence and discussed with the family members and neighbored, share the importance of deliver baby at the facility. At the end of the verbal autopsy, the father mentioned “We must go to the facility in next time; we will never do mistakes what we did already”.