Conditional cash transfer schemes in Nigeria: potential gains for maternal and child health service uptake in a national pilot programme

@inproceedings{Okoli2014ConditionalCT,
  title={Conditional cash transfer schemes in Nigeria: potential gains for maternal and child health service uptake in a national pilot programme},
  author={Ugo Okoli and Laura Morris and Adetokunbo Oshin and Muhammad Ali Pate and Chidimma Aigbe and Ado J. G. Muhammad},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND This paper describes use of a Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme to encourage use of critical MNCH services among rural women in Nigeria. METHODS The CCT programme was first implemented as a pilot in 37 primary health care facilities (PHCs), in nine Nigerian states. The programme entitles women using these facilities up to N5,000 (approximately US$30) if they attend antenatal care (ANC), skilled delivery, and postnatal care. There are 88 other PHCs from these nine states… CONTINUE READING
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