Scaling up kangaroo mother care in South Africa: 'on-site' versus 'off-site' educational facilitation

@article{Bergh2008ScalingUK,
  title={Scaling up kangaroo mother care in South Africa: 'on-site' versus 'off-site' educational facilitation},
  author={Anne-Marie Bergh and Elise van Rooyen and Robert Clive Pattinson},
  journal={Human Resources for Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={6},
  pages={13 - 13}
}
BackgroundScaling up the implementation of new health care interventions can be challenging and demand intensive training or retraining of health workers. This paper reports on the results of testing the effectiveness of two different kinds of face-to-face facilitation used in conjunction with a well-designed educational package in the scaling up of kangaroo mother care.MethodsThirty-six hospitals in the Provinces of Gauteng and Mpumalanga in South Africa were targeted to implement kangaroo… CONTINUE READING
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