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Table 2 EmOC Availability in Zahedan, Iran

From: Home birth and barriers to referring women with obstetric complications to hospitals: a mixed-methods study in Zahedan, southeastern Iran

Population Size Current availability Recommended number
  Basic Comprehensiv Basic Comprehensiv
613,572 - 4 4.9 * 1.2**
  1. * Standard: 4 basic per 500,000 (UNICEF UNFPA WHO 1997, UNFPA report 2002).
  2. **Standard: 1 comprehensive per 500,000 (UNICEF UNFPA WHO 1997, UNFPA report 2002).
  3. Source: MHO, Zahedan, 2011.