Facility-imposed barriers to early utilization of focused antenatal care services in Mangochi District, Malawi – a mixed methods assessment

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BACKGROUND Focused Antenatal Care (FANC) is advocated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a key service approach to improving the health of pregnant women. Four targeted visits to antenatal clinics are recommended starting in the first trimester. First trimester attendance for FANC in Mangochi District, Malawi was low at 8%. FANC has mainly been… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12884-017-1631-y

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@inproceedings{Mamba2017FacilityimposedBT, title={Facility-imposed barriers to early utilization of focused antenatal care services in Mangochi District, Malawi – a mixed methods assessment}, author={Kondwani Chidzammbuyo Mamba and Adamson Sinjani Muula and William Stones}, booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth}, year={2017} }