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Table 2 Reasons for late notification of maternal deaths, Hwange District, 2017

From: Evaluation of the Maternal Death Surveillance and response system in Hwange District, Zimbabwe, 2017

Reasons Frequency n = 36 (%)
Inadequate health worker knowledge of the MDSR system 24 (66.7)
Lack of training on the surveillance system 18 (50)
Lack of knowledge on the flow of information in the surveillance system 12 (33.3)
Unavailability of guidelines 10 (27.8)
Unavailability of investigation/notification forms 10 (27.8)
Inadequate human resources 9 (25.0)
Misclassification on the cause of death 7 (19.4)