Funding for this research was provided by:
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (Averting Maternal Death and Disability (AMDD) at Columbia University)
Received: 31 January 2019
Accepted: 10 June 2019
First Online: 25 June 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was granted by the Scientific and Ethical Review Office Ethiopian Public Health Institute. Official letters of cooperation from the Regional Health Bureaus and the Woreda Health Offices were also obtained. Permission to enter each facility, to interview different employees, and to review registers was requested from the person-in-charge at the beginning of each visit. All study participants were informed about the purpose of the study and their right to opt out or respond to questions. Informed verbal consent was obtained prior to interviewing any study subject.
: Not Applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.