Strategies for improving health care seeking for maternal and newborn illnesses in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Lassi2016StrategiesFI,
  title={Strategies for improving health care seeking for maternal and newborn illnesses in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Zohra S. Lassi and Philippa F Middleton and Zulfiqar A Bhutta and Caroline A Crowther},
  booktitle={Global health action},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Lack of appropriate health care seeking for ill mothers and neonates contributes to high mortality rates. A major challenge is the appropriate mix of strategies for creating demand as well as provision of services. DESIGN Systematic review and meta-analysis of experimental studies (last search: Jan 2015) to assess the impact of different strategies to improve maternal and neonatal health care seeking in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). RESULTS Fifty-eight experimental… CONTINUE READING