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Table 1 Baseline intervention coverage based and achievable levels for LiST interventions as adapted and modified by provincial experts (July 2014)

From: Strategic planning for saving the lives of mothers, newborns and children and preventing stillbirths in KwaZulu-Natal province South Africa: modelling using the Lives Saved Tool (LiST)

Intervention Baseline reviewed by experts (KZN) Achievable scale up by 2019 estimate
  2014 (%)  
Preconceptual options   
 Folic acid supplementation/fortification 90 93
 Safe abortion services 20 60
 Post abortion case management 0 20
 Ectopic pregnancy case management 0 0
Pregnancy interventions   
 Antenatal care 53.9 65
 TT - Tetanus toxoid vaccination 60 90
 Syphilis detection and treatment 50 85
Nutritional   
 Calcium supplementation 50 80
 Micronutrient supplementation (multiple micronutrients + iron folate)   
 Iron folate supplementation 80 90
 Multiple micronutrient supplementation 60 75
 Balanced energy supplementation 2 20
Case management   
 Hypertensive disease case management 60 80
 Diabetes case management 10 20
 MgSO4 - Management of pre-eclampsia 70 90
 FGR - Fetal growth restriction detection and management 10 25
Child birth   
 Skilled birth attendance (SBA) 84.5 90
 Facility delivery (clinic and hospital) 84.5 90
Level of delivery   
 Home deliveries 7.2 5
 Unassisted deliveries 7.2 5
 Assisted deliveries at home (SBA) 0 0
 Facility deliveries   
 Essential care 55 33
 BEmOC (Basic Emergency Obstetric Care) 2 10
 CEmOC (Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric Care) 28 45
All deliveries   
 Clean birth practices 80 90
 Immediate assessment and stimulation 90 98
 Labor and delivery management 93 98
 Neonatal resuscitation 40 95
 Antenatal corticosteroids for preterm labor 40 60
 Antibiotics for pPRoM 75 90
 MgSO4 management of eclampsia 90 95
 AMTSL--active management of the third stage of labor 90 95
 Induction of labor for pregnancies lasting 41+ weeks 20 45
Promotion of breastfeeding 80 90
Preventive options   
 Postnatal care   
 Preventive postnatal care 72 95
 Thermal care 72 95
 Clean postnatal practices 72 95
 Chlorhexidine 0 0
Feeding and supplements   
 Complementary feeding--education only 30 50
 Complementary feeding--supplementation and education 30 50
 Vitamin A supplementation 39 51
 Zinc supplementation 0 0
WASH   
 Improved water source 86 93.8
 Water connection in the home 63.6 72.6
 Improved sanitation - Utilization of latrines or toilets 53.2 57.6
 Hand washing with soap 17 40
 Hygienic disposal of children’s stools 40.5 50
Vaccines   
 BCG 78 90
 Polio 73 90
 DPT 72 90
 Hib 72 90
 HepB 76 90
 Pneumococcal 72 90
 Rotavirus 72 90
 Measles 78 90
Curative options   
Neonatal   
 Maternal Sepsis case management 15 60
 KMC - Kangaroo mother care 10 66
 Case management of severe neonatal infection 50 90
 Oral antibiotics 0 0
 Injectable antibiotics 50 20
 Full supportive care 50 80
Diarrhoea   
 ORS - oral rehydration solution 40 70
 Antibiotics - for treatment of dysentery 58 80
 Zinc - for treatment of diarrhoea 0 0
 Other infectious diseases   
 Oral antibiotics: case management of pneumonia in children 73 90
 Vitamin A - for treatment of measles 75 90
 Antimalarials - Artemesin compounds for malaria 0 90
 Therapeutic feeding - for severe wasting 0 50
 Treatment for moderate acute malnutrition 0 10