Treatment of neonatal infections: a multi-country analysis of health system bottlenecks and potential solutions

@inproceedings{SimenKapeu2015TreatmentON,
  title={Treatment of neonatal infections: a multi-country analysis of health system bottlenecks and potential solutions},
  author={Aline Simen-Kapeu and Anna C Seale and Stephen N. Wall and Christabel Nyange and Shamim Ahmed Qazi and Sarah G Moxon and Mark W Young and Grace Liu and G L Darmstadt and Kim Eva Dickson and Joy E. Lawn},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Around one-third of the world's 2.8 million neonatal deaths are caused by infections. Most of these deaths are preventable, but occur due to delays in care-seeking, and access to effective antibiotic treatment with supportive care. Understanding variation in health system bottlenecks to scale-up of case management of neonatal infections and identifying solutions is essential to reduce mortality, and also morbidity. METHODS A standardised bottleneck analysis tool was applied in 12… CONTINUE READING