Addressing inequity to achieve the maternal and child health millennium development goals: looking beyond averages

@inproceedings{Ruhago2012AddressingIT,
  title={Addressing inequity to achieve the maternal and child health millennium development goals: looking beyond averages},
  author={George Mugambage Ruhago and Frida Namnyak Ngalesoni and Ole Frithjof Norheim},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Inequity in access to and use of child and maternal health interventions is impeding progress towards the maternal and child health Millennium Development Goals. This study explores the potential health gains and equity impact if a set of priority interventions for mothers and under fives were scaled up to reach national universal coverage targets for MDGs in Tanzania. METHODS We used the Lives Saved Tool (LiST) to estimate potential reductions in maternal and child mortality and… CONTINUE READING
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