– World Health Organization, Ariadne Labs. 2015, English.
– This document includes the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist and guidelines on effective implementation of the checklist, as well as recommendations for a continuous cycle of coaching, performance measurement, and data feedback, which collectively lead to improved standards and quality of care.
This implementation guide has been developed to help birth attendants and health-care leaders successfully launch and sustain use of the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist. Development, use and implementation of the Checklist are described in this guide.
It covers how to introduce and ensure continuous use of the Checklist by engaging relevant stakeholders, how to launch the Checklist formally, and provides support for the process through coaching and data-sharing.