Understanding home-based neonatal care practice in rural southern Tanzania.

  title={Understanding home-based neonatal care practice in rural southern Tanzania.},
  author={Mwifadhi Mrisho and Joanna R M Armstrong Schellenberg and Adiel K Mushi and Brigit Obrist and Hassan M Mshinda and Marcel Tanner and David Schellenberg},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  volume={102 7},
In order to understand home-based neonatal care practices in rural Tanzania, with the aim of providing a basis for the development of strategies for improving neonatal survival, we conducted a qualitative study in southern Tanzania. In-depth interviews, focus group discussions and case studies were used through a network of female community-based informants in eight villages of Lindi Rural and Tandahimba districts. Data collection took place between March 2005 and April 2007. The results show… CONTINUE READING
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