Explaining the impact of a women's group led community mobilisation intervention on maternal and newborn health outcomes: the Ekjut trial process evaluation

@inproceedings{Rath2010ExplainingTI,
  title={Explaining the impact of a women's group led community mobilisation intervention on maternal and newborn health outcomes: the Ekjut trial process evaluation},
  author={Suchitra Rath and Nirmala Nair and Prasanta Kishore Tripathy and Sarah Barnett and Shibanand Rath and Rajendra Mahapatra and Raj Kumar Gope and Aparna Bajpai and Rajesh Kumar Sinha and Anthony Costello and Audrey Prost},
  booktitle={BMC international health and human rights},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Few large and rigorous evaluations of participatory interventions systematically describe their context and implementation, or attempt to explain the mechanisms behind their impact. This study reports process evaluation data from the Ekjut cluster-randomised controlled trial of a participatory learning and action cycle with women's groups to improve maternal and newborn health outcomes in Jharkhand and Orissa, eastern India (2005-2008). The study demonstrated a 45% reduction in… CONTINUE READING