Dhananjay D Mankar

Centre for Hospital Management, School of Health Systems Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India


  • Research   
    A Study of Maternal and Newborn Healthcare Services at District Hospital Sitamarhi, Bihar
    Author(s): Dhananjay D Mankar*

    Background: LaQshya guidelines provided by Government of India are applicable to all Government-run medical colleges, district hospitals, community health centers, sub-district hospitals, and referral units and aims to organize the infrastructure and protocol of labour rooms and maternity operation theatre according to guidelines. The standards are provided in guidelines for the inputs (like space, layout, equipment, consumables, and human resources), process and outcomes. Objectives: To assess the inputs, processes and outcome of labour room and maternity OT according to LaQshya guidelines. To suggest ways to improve quality of labour room and maternity OT if find any bottlenecks Methods: The study was conducted in 100 bedded district hospital, Sitamarhi, Bihar. The study is descriptive in nature. The primary data was collected by observation, review of records, interview with staff .. Read More»

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