Adopting integrated management of childhood illness module at local level in Bangladesh: implications for recurrent costs.

@article{Khan2002AdoptingIM,
  title={Adopting integrated management of childhood illness module at local level in Bangladesh: implications for recurrent costs.},
  author={Mahmud Khan and Kuntal Kumar Saha and Shakil Ahmed},
  journal={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
  year={2002},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={42-50}
}
This study estimated the recurrent cost implications of adopting Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) at the first-level healthcare facilities in Bangladesh. Data on illnesses of children who sought care either from community health workers (CHWs) or from paramedics over a four-month period were collected in a rural community. A total of 5,505 children sought care. About 75% of symptoms mentioned by mothers were directly related to illnesses that are targeted in the IMCI. Cough and… CONTINUE READING
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