Re-envisioning Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care
The Re-Visioning Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (EmONC) Project is led by a Steering Committee coordinated by the Averting Maternal Death and Disability (AMDD) program at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and includes the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UNICEF, UNFPA, and WHO. A broad group of global stakeholder organizations and individuals will form a wider technical working group to provide substantive and strategic input throughout the process. The substantive work of review and revision will be conducted through four workstreams and a set of country studies. The entire project will be framed and implemented using principles of human-centered design to ensure that the revised EmONC framework meets the needs and real world conditions at the national and sub-national policy level and at the frontlines of health systems in LMICs at different stages of the obstetric transition. UCSF is co-leading the Quality of care (QoC) and experience of care workstream which will focus on incorporating meaningful QoC measures into the indicator framework.