Community participation: lessons for maternal, newborn, and child health

@article{Rosato2008CommunityPL,
  title={Community participation: lessons for maternal, newborn, and child health},
  author={M. Rosato and G. Laverack and Lisa Howard Grabman and Prasanta K Tripathy and Nirmala Nair and C. Mwansambo and K. Azad and J. Morrison and Z. Bhutta and H. Perry and S. Rifkin and A. Costello},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2008},
  volume={372},
  pages={962-971}
}
Primary health care was ratified as the health policy of WHO member states in 1978.(1) Participation in health care was a key principle in the Alma-Ata Declaration. In developing countries, antenatal, delivery, and postnatal experiences for women usually take place in communities rather than health facilities. Strategies to improve maternal and child health should therefore involve the community as a complement to any facility-based component. The fourth article of the Declaration stated that… Expand

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Background: Nigeria has the second highest absolute number of maternal deaths and perinatal deaths in the world. The country contributes 14% of all maternal deaths worldwide, second… Expand
ConditionsAntenatal Care and Delivery
InterventionBehavioral
Communities, universal health coverage and primary health care
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