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Nanna Maaløe

Nanna Maaløe

PhD Student


Nanna Maaløe completed her medical degree from the University of Copenhagen in January 2011, and she has finalized the first part of the clinical training to specialize in Gynecology and Obstetrics.

Nanna Maaløe is currently the primary investigator of the PartoMa study at Mnazi Mmoja Hospital, an East African referral hospital. The project focuses on understanding the direct and underlying causes to substandard quality of care as well as strengthening intrapartum monitoring and decision-making with the ultimate goal of improving labour outcome for women and their offspring.


Nanna Maaløe has previously carried out research in the rural Kagera region of Tanzania on quality of emergency obstetric care. Also, she has been engaged in clinical medical work in Tanzania, Bangladesh, and Denmark.

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Effect of locally tailored labour management guidelines on intrahospital stillbirths and birth asphyxia at the referral hospital of Zanzibar: a quasi-experimental pre-post study (The PartoMa study)

    Maaløe, N., Housseine, N., Meguid, T., Nielsen, B. B., Jensen, A. K. G., Khamis, R. S., Mohamed, A. G., Ali, M. M., Said, S. M., van Roosmalen, J. & Bygbjerg, I. C. Jan 2018 In : B J O G. 125, 2, p. 235–245 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  2. Published

    Labour management guidelines for a Tanzanian referral hospital: The participatory development process and birth attendants' perceptions

    Maaløe, N., Housseine, N., van Roosmalen, J., Bygbjerg, I. C., Tersbøl, B. P., Khamis, R. S., Nielsen, B. B. & Meguid, T. 7 Jun 2017 In : B M C Pregnancy and Childbirth. 17, p. 1-11 11 p., 175

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  3. Published

    Stillbirths and quality of care during labour at the low resource referral hospital of Zanzibar: a case-control study

    Maaløe, N., Housseine, N., Bygbjerg, I. C., Meguid, T., Khamis, R. S., Mohamed, A. G., Nielsen, B. B. & van Roosmalen, J. 10 Nov 2016 In : B M C Pregnancy and Childbirth. 16, p. 1-12 351

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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