Evaluation of the delivery fee exemption policy in ghana: population estimates of changes in delivery service utilization in two regions.

@article{Penfold2007EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the delivery fee exemption policy in ghana: population estimates of changes in delivery service utilization in two regions.},
  author={Suzanne C. Penfold and Erin Bilgili Pharm. D. Harrison and Jacqueline S. Bell and Ann E Fitzmaurice},
  journal={Ghana medical journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={100-9}
}
SUMMARY OBJECTIVES To determine changes in the proportion of deliveries at health facilities and the proportion attended by health professionals after delivery fee exemption implementation. DESIGN Pre and post intervention implementation cluster-sampled household survey. SETTING Central and Volta regions of Ghana. PARTICIPANTS Women who had delivered in these regions during the fee exemption policy and an equivalent period of time prior to it. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Place of delivery and… CONTINUE READING

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