Received: 23 November 2020
Accepted: 31 May 2021
First Online: 23 June 2021
: This is a secondary analysis of deidentified datasets from the 2016 Afghanistan National Maternal and Newborn Health Quality of Care Assessment. The original study protocol was approved by the ethical review boards of the Afghanistan Ministry of Public Health (361533) and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland (6799). Written permission for data collection was obtained from the in-charge of the hospitals, and oral informed consent was obtained from all participating health care providers and women receiving services. All methods were performed in accordance with the relevant guidelines and regulations (Declaration of Helsinki).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.