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Table 2 Percentage distribution of selected equipment and supplies in 25 health facilities, Korogocho, Viwandani and environs in Nairobi

From: The state of emergency obstetric care services in Nairobi informal settlements and environs: Results from a maternity health facility survey

Equipment/Supplies Number of facilities
N = 25
Percent (%)
Equipment   
   Blood pressure gauge 22 88.0
   Vacuum extractor 2 8.0
   Manual vacuum aspirator 8 32.0
   Curettes 18 72.0
   Long arm gloves 6 24.0
Supplies available   
   Parenteral antibiotics 22 88.0
   Magnesium Sulphate 7 28.0
   Anti-hypertensives 10 40.0
   Parenteral anticonvulsants 17 68.0
   Partograph, at last delivery 12 48.0