Economic evaluation of neonatal care packages in a cluster-randomized controlled trial in Sylhet, Bangladesh.

@article{Lefevre2013EconomicEO,
  title={Economic evaluation of neonatal care packages in a cluster-randomized controlled trial in Sylhet, Bangladesh.},
  author={Amnesty E Lefevre and Samuel D. Shillcutt and Hugh Richard Waters and S. M. Khursheed Haider and Shams el Arifeen and Ishtiaq Mannan and Habibur Rahman Seraji and Rasheduzzaman Shah and G L Darmstadt and Stephen N. Wall and Emma K Williams and Robert E. Black and Mathuram Santosham and Abdullah Hel Baqui},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2013},
  volume={91 10},
  pages={736-45}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate and compare the cost-effectiveness of two strategies for neonatal care in Sylhet division, Bangladesh. METHODS In a cluster-randomized controlled trial, two strategies for neonatal care--known as home care and community care--were compared with existing services. For each study arm, economic costs were estimated from a societal perspective, inclusive of programme costs, provider costs and household out-of-pocket payments on care-seeking. Neonatal mortality in each study… CONTINUE READING
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