Emergency Obstetric and Quality of Care Unit
The Emergency Obstetric & Quality of Care Unit (EmOC&QoC) combines research with capacity strengthening to improve availability and quality of maternal and newborn care and to reduce maternal mortality.
Professor Charles Ameh, Head of Department for International Public Health, leads our EmOC&QoC Unit. We are a multi-national, multi-disciplinary team with broad expertise in designing, implementing and evaluating interventions, adapting these to country- and context-specific settings and working in genuine partnership with governments, academic institutions, and donors .
He is co-Director of the World Health Organisation Centre for Research in Maternal and Newborn Health, alongside Professor Dame Tina Lavender.
- Integrated Approach in Improving Maternal and Newborn Health Outcomes in Kenya - funded by UNFPA
- Quality Improvement of Integrated HIV, TB and Malaria Services in ANC&PNC funded by Global Fund/Takeda
- Quality improvement for Integrated HIV, TB and Malaria services during ANC&PNC–Togo funded by Global Fund
- Design, implementation, and evaluation of nursing/midwifery CPD programme - Kenya, funded by Johnson & Johnson Foundation
- Design and Evaluation of Midwifery Centre of Excellence - Nigeria, funded by Johnson & Johnson Foundation
- Completed Programmes
We collaborate with partners across the UK and internationally to ensure our research is high-quality and directly applicable to global health priorities.
News and blogs from the Unit
Knowledge Exchange Hub
Dissemination and communication of research is an integral part of our research project to help increasing the visibility of research outputs, public engagement in science and innovation, and build confidence of society in research. Below repository covers dissemination of research findings, methods and approaches employed to improved maternal and newborn health outcomes.