Evaluation of the Ethiopian Millennium Rural Initiative: Impact on Mortality and Cost-Effectiveness

  title={Evaluation of the Ethiopian Millennium Rural Initiative: Impact on Mortality and Cost-Effectiveness},
  author={Leslie Ann Curry and Patrick Byam and Erika Linnander and Kyeen M. Andersson and Yigeremu Abebe and Abraham Zerihun and Jennifer W. Thompson and Elizabeth H. Bradley},
  booktitle={PloS one},
MAIN OBJECTIVE Few studies have examined the long-term, impact of large-scale interventions to strengthen primary care services for women and children in rural, low-income settings. We evaluated the impact of the Ethiopian Millennium Rural Initiative (EMRI), an 18-month systems-based intervention to improve the performance of 30 primary health care units in rural areas of Ethiopia. METHODS We assessed the impact of EMRI on maternal and child survival using The Lives Saved Tool (LiST… CONTINUE READING
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