Screening for developmental delay among children attending a rural community welfare clinic in Ghana

@inproceedings{Bello2013ScreeningFD,
  title={Screening for developmental delay among children attending a rural community welfare clinic in Ghana},
  author={Ajediran I. Bello and Jonathan Quartey and Louisa A Appiah},
  booktitle={BMC pediatrics},
  year={2013}
}
BackgroundPeriodic screening for developmental delays (DD) could avert the incidence of disability among children. However, such routine programme is yet to take off in rural welfare clinics in Ghana.MethodMothers of under-5 children who were attending rural child welfare clinic participated in this study. The socio-demographic data of the mothers and their children were recorded. The children were screened to assess their gross motor skills, fine motor skills, communication skills, problem… CONTINUE READING
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