How did formative research inform the development of a women's group intervention in rural Nepal?

  title={How did formative research inform the development of a women's group intervention in rural Nepal?},
  author={Jill Morrison and Dave Osrin and Binjwala Shrestha and Kirti Man Tumbahangphe and Suresh Tamang and Dej Krishna Shrestha and Sushma Thapa and Natasha Mesko and Dharma S Manandhar and Anthony C. Costello},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
Inability to reduce neonatal and maternal mortality in poor countries is sometimes blamed on a lack of contextual knowledge about care practices and care-seeking behavior. There is a lack of knowledge about how to translate formative research into effective interventions to improve maternal and newborn health. We describe the findings of formative research and how they were used to inform the development of such an intervention in rural Nepal. Formative research was carried out in four parts… CONTINUE READING
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