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DEL VALLE LLAGOSTERA, Juan Guillermo et al. Quality of the prenatal care in the area of Mella. MEDISAN [online]. 2010, vol.14, n.5, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1029-3019.
The quality of the prenatal care was evaluated in the health area of "Mella", Julio Antonio Mella municipality in Santiago de Cuba during the second semester of 2009, for that purpose the proposed methodology was used by the Public Health Faculty of Havana, related to the components of a tactical evaluation. A team of experts integrated by family physicians and professors of the Work Basic Group defined the approaches, indicators and standards used to evaluate the data on the structure, the process and the results. The procedure revealed an inadequate structure due to the bad condition of the sphygmomanometer and neck lamps, appropriate level of professional competence, satisfaction of pregnant women with the medical care received and of the family physicians with the service offered, therefore it was considered that the quality of the process of prenatal care in the area of "Mella" is adequate, except for some difficulties found that should be eliminated.
Keywords : pregnant woman; quality of the prenatal care; primary health care.