Early results of an integrated maternal, newborn, and child health program, Northern Nigeria, 2009 to 2011

@inproceedings{Findley2013EarlyRO,
  title={Early results of an integrated maternal, newborn, and child health program, Northern Nigeria, 2009 to 2011},
  author={Sally E. Findley and Omolara Thomas Uwemedimo and Henry Victor Doctor and Cathy Green and Fatima Idris Adamu and Godwin Yaw Afenyadu},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND This paper describes early results of an integrated maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) program in Northern Nigeria where child mortality rates are two to three times higher than in the southern states. The intervention model integrated critical health systems changes needed to reinvigorate MNCH health services, together with community-based activities aimed at mobilizing and enabling women to make changes in their MNCH practices. Control Local Government Areas received less… CONTINUE READING
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