Effect of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) on health worker performance in Northeast-Brazil.

  title={Effect of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) on health worker performance in Northeast-Brazil.},
  author={Jo{\~a}o Joaquim Freitas do Amaral and Eleanor Gouws and Jennifer W Bryce and A. J. Leite and Ant{\^o}nio Jos{\'e} Ledo Alves da Cunha and C{\'e}sar Gomes Victora},
  journal={Cadernos de saude publica},
  volume={20 Suppl 2},
A multi-country evaluation is being carried out in Brazil and four other countries to determine the effectiveness, cost, and impact of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI). We examine the effect of IMCI on the quality of health care provided to children under five visiting health facilities. A health facility survey was conducted at 24 facilities (12 with IMCI) in each of four States in the Northeast. We assessed the quality of care provided to children between 2 months and 5… CONTINUE READING

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