Diagrammatic Overview
Materials Index
Additional Resources

MMM-Resource: Materials

This section provides an index of methods, techniques and approaches to measuring maternal mortality. Some allow for the calculation of national or sub-national maternal mortality indicators, while others describe essential elements for identification of maternal deaths such as death certification and classification of causes of death.

See the menu on the left for a Diagrammatic Overview of the opportunities and options for measuring maternal mortality.

Each item in the Materials Index has a brief description including measurement requirements, a listing of advantages and limitations, an example of questions (if relevant), and links to guidelines, scientific articles and other key links. New! These pages are now available to save or print - just click on the button at the top of the page.

For help in determining which materials or methods might be relevant to your research needs, please see the Guide section of this website.