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A pre-post study of a multi-country scale up of resuscitation training of facility birth attendants: does Helping Babies Breathe training save lives?
BackgroundWhether facility-based implementation of Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) reduces neonatal mortality at a population level in low and middle income countries (LMIC) has not been studied.Expand
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Utilization of maternal health care services and their determinants in Karnataka State, India
BackgroundKarnataka State continues to have the highest rates of maternal mortality in south India at 144/100,000 live births, but lower than the national estimates of 190–220/100,000 live births.Expand
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Community health worker knowledge and management of pre-eclampsia in rural Karnataka State, India
BackgroundIn India, the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and postpartum haemorrhage are responsible for nearly 40 % of all maternal deaths. Most of these deaths occur in primary health settingsExpand
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Maternal and Newborn Health in Karnataka State, India: The Community Level Interventions for Pre-Eclampsia (CLIP) Trial’s Baseline Study Results
Existing vital health statistics registries in India have been unable to provide reliable estimates of maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity, and region-specific health estimates are essentialExpand
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The feasibility of task-sharing the identification, emergency treatment, and referral for women with pre-eclampsia by community health workers in India
BackgroundHypertensive disorders are the second highest direct obstetric cause of maternal death after haemorrhage, accounting for 14% of maternal deaths globally. Pregnancy hypertension contributesExpand
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Availability and use of magnesium sulphate at health care facilities in two selected districts of North Karnataka, India
BackgroundPre-eclampsia and eclampsia are major causes of maternal morbidity and mortality. Magnesium sulphate is accepted as the anticonvulsant of choice in these conditions and is present on theExpand
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Community perceptions of pre-eclampsia in rural Karnataka State, India: a qualitative study
BackgroundMaternal deaths have been attributed in large part to delays in recognition of illness, timely transport to facility, and timely treatment once there. As community perceptions of pregnancyExpand
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Community level interventions for pre-eclampsia (CLIP) in India: A cluster randomised controlled trial
Highlights • As implemented, the CLIP intervention did not improve the primary composite outcome.• ASHAs and ANMs were able to undertake all aspects of the mobile health app-guided visits.• WomenExpand
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[211-POS]: Community perceptions of pre-eclampsia in Karnataka State, India: A qualitative study.
Objectives The aim of this work is to describe understandings of pre-eclampsia among community members in two representative districts of Karnataka State, India. This includes use of localExpand
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