Perceived Delay in Healthcare-seeking for Episodes of Serious Illness and Its Implications for Safe Motherhood Interventions in Rural Bangladesh

@inproceedings{Killewo2006PerceivedDI,
  title={Perceived Delay in Healthcare-seeking for Episodes of Serious Illness and Its Implications for Safe Motherhood Interventions in Rural Bangladesh},
  author={Japhet Z. J. Killewo and Iqbal Anwar and Iram Bashir and Mohammad Yunus and Joana Chakraborty},
  booktitle={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
  year={2006}
}
Delay in accessing emergency obstetric-care facilities during life-threatening obstetric complications is a significant determinant of high maternal mortality in developing countries. To examine the factors associated with delays in seeking care for episodes of serious illness and their possible implications for safe motherhood interventions in rural Bangladesh, a cross-sectional study was initiated in Matlab sub-district on the perceptions of household heads regarding delays in seeking care… CONTINUE READING
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