The effect of health insurance and health facility-upgrades on hospital deliveries in rural Nigeria: a controlled interrupted time-series study

@inproceedings{Brals2017TheEO,
  title={The effect of health insurance and health facility-upgrades on hospital deliveries in rural Nigeria: a controlled interrupted time-series study},
  author={Dani{\"e}lla Brals and Sunday Adedeji Aderibigbe and Ferdinand W. N. M. Wit and Johannes C M van Ophem and Marijn van der List and Gordon Kayode Osagbemi and Marleen Elisabeth Hendriks and Tanimola Makanjuola Akande and Michael Boele van Hensbroek and Constance Schultsz},
  booktitle={Health policy and planning},
  year={2017}
}
Background Access to quality obstetric care is considered essential to reducing maternal and new-born mortality. We evaluated the effect of the introduction of a multifaceted voluntary health insurance programme on hospital deliveries in rural Nigeria. Methods We used an interrupted time-series design, including a control group. The intervention consisted of providing voluntary health insurance covering primary and secondary healthcare, including antenatal and obstetric care, combined with… CONTINUE READING
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