Prenatal screening in rural Bangladesh: from prediction to care

  title={Prenatal screening in rural Bangladesh: from prediction to care},
  author={A M Vanneste and Carine Ronsmans and Jyostnamoy Chakraborty and Andres de Francisco},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  volume={15 1},
The role of antenatal care is being increasingly questioned, particularly in resource poor environments. The low predictability of antenatal markers for adverse maternal outcomes has led some to reject antenatal care as an efficient strategy in the fight against maternal and perinatal mortality. Few studies, however, have assessed the predictability of adverse outcomes other than dystocia or perinatal death, and most studies have been hospital based. This population-based cohort study was… CONTINUE READING


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