Improving postpartum care delivery and uptake by implementing context-specific interventions in four countries in Africa: a realist evaluation of the Missed Opportunities in Maternal and Infant Health (MOMI) project

@inproceedings{Djellouli2017ImprovingPC,
  title={Improving postpartum care delivery and uptake by implementing context-specific interventions in four countries in Africa: a realist evaluation of the Missed Opportunities in Maternal and Infant Health (MOMI) project},
  author={Nehla Djellouli and Sue Mann and Bejoy Nambiar and Paula Meireles and Diana C Miranda and Henrique Barros and Fadima Yaya Bocoum and Wambi Maurice Evariste Yameogo and Clarisse Yam{\'e}ogo and Sylvie Belemkoabga and Halima Tougri and Abou Coulibaly and Seni Kouanda and Vernon Mochache and Omar K Mwakusema and Eunice Irungu and Peter B Gichangi and Zione Dembo and Angela Kadzakumanja and Charles Vidonji Makwenda and Judite Tim{\'o}teo and Misete G Cossa and M{\'a}lica de Melo and Sally Griffin and Nafissa Bique Osman and Severiano Foia and Emilomo Ogbe and Els Duysburgh and Tim Colbourn},
  booktitle={BMJ global health},
  year={2017}
}
Postpartum care (PPC) has remained relatively neglected in many interventions designed to improve maternal and neonatal health in sub-Saharan Africa. The Missed Opportunities in Maternal and Infant Health project developed and implemented a context-specific package of health system strengthening and demand generation in four African countries, aiming to improve access and quality of PPC. A realist evaluation was conducted to enable nuanced understanding of the influence of different contextual… CONTINUE READING
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