Kangaroo mother care: using formative research to design an acceptable community intervention

@inproceedings{Mazumder2018KangarooMC,
  title={Kangaroo mother care: using formative research to design an acceptable community intervention},
  author={Sarmila Mazumder and Ravi Prakash Upadhyay and Zelee Hill and Sunita Taneja and Brinda Dube and Jasmine Kaur and Medha Shekhar and Runa Ghosh and Shruti Bisht and Jos{\'e} Carlos Martines and Rajiv Bahl and Halvor Sommerfelt and Nita Bhandari},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2018}
}
BackgroundLow and middle income countries (LMICs), including India, contribute to a major proportion of low birth weight (LBW) infants globally. These infants require special care. Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) in hospitals is a cost effective and efficacious intervention. In institutional deliveries, the duration of facility stay is often short. In LMICs, a substantial proportion of deliveries still occur at home and access to health care services is limited. In these circumstances, a pragmatic… CONTINUE READING
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