Women-focused development intervention reduces delays in accessing emergency obstetric care in urban slums in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study

@inproceedings{Nahar2011WomenfocusedDI,
  title={Women-focused development intervention reduces delays in accessing emergency obstetric care in urban slums in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study},
  author={Shamsun Nahar and Morsheda Banu and Hashima E Nasreen},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Recognizing the burden of maternal mortality in urban slums, in 2007 BRAC (formally known as Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee) has established a woman-focused development intervention, Manoshi (the Bangla abbreviation of mother, neonate and child), in urban slums of Bangladesh. The intervention emphasizes strengthening the continuum of maternal, newborn and child care through community, delivery centre (DC) and timely referral of the obstetric complications to the emergency… CONTINUE READING
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