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Table 1 Heshima project objectives

From: Sowing the seeds of transformative practice to actualize women’s rights to respectful maternity care: reflections from Kenya using the consolidated framework for implementation research

Heshima objectives:
1. Determine the manifestations, types and prevalence of disrespect and abuse in childbirth;
2. Develop and validate tools for assessing disrespect and abuse;
3. Identify and explore the potential drivers of disrespect and abuse;
4. Design, implement, monitor, and evaluate the impact of one or more interventions to reduce disrespect and abuse; and
5. Document and assess the dynamics of implementing interventions to reduce disrespect and abuse and generate lessons for replication at scale