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Table 2 Availability of infrastructure, equipment/supply and essential drugs to provide quality MNH care in the facility

From: Quality of maternal and newborn health care in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Input Quality items Number of Health facilities that responded “YES” % Health facilities (#32)
Infrastructure
 Functional incinerator on the time of visit. 26 81%
 Functional placenta pit on the time of visit. 30 94%
 Electric power supplies any type. 30 94%
 Water availability in the compound either in the form of pipe water or hand pump. 21 66%
Mean Infrastructure availability   83.6%
Health facilities with all infrastructure inputs available 9 28%
Equipment/supply
 Newborn corner in the delivery room. 10 31%
 Baby Weighing scales for Newborns with 50 precision. 31 97%
 Complete delivery sets (Kidney dish, forceps, gauze swabs, Scissors, pads, cord tie/clips) at least three per facility. 29 91%
 Towel for baby drying and wrapping 4 13%
 Bulb suction 23 72%
 Ambu bag & face masks (neonatal- size 0) 12 38%
 Ambu bag & face masks (neonatal- size 1) 14 44%
 Oxygen concentrator/Oxygen cylinder 10 31%
 Radiant warmer 15 47%
 Running water at the delivery room. 9 34%
 Soap at the delivery room. 21 66%
Mean Equipment/supply availability   46%
Health facilities with all Equipment/supply inputs available 0 0
Essential drugs  
 • Dexamethasone/betamethasone IV 13 41%
 • Methyldopa 23 72%
 • Hydralazine 24 75%
 • Nifedipine 21 66%
 • Ampicillin (IV) 26 81%
 • Gentamycin (IV) 30 94%
 • Metronidazole (IV) 18 56%
 • TTC eye ointment 30 94%
 • Vitamin K 28 88%
 • MgSO4 23 72%
 • Calcium gluconate 10 31%
 • Oxytocin 31 97%
 • Normal saline/Ringers lactate 32 100%
Mean of essential drugs availability   74%
Health facilities with all essential drug inputs available 3 9%
Overall Input Mean   62%