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Community Women's Groups - 22% Lower Neonatal Mortality

Thu, 10/27/2022 - 07:56
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Strategy researched
Effects of quality improvement in health facilities and community mobilization through women's groups
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Research methodology
2x2 factorial cluster RCT

Excerpt from Abstract

"For control, FI [quality improvement intervention at health centres], CI [community intervention] and FI + CI clusters neonatal mortality rates were 34.0, 28.3, 29.9 and 27.0 neonatal deaths per 1000 live births and perinatal mortality rates were 56.2, 55.1, 48.0 and 48.4 per 1000 births, during the intervention period. Adjusting for clustering and stratification, the neonatal mortality rate was 22% lower in FI + CI than control clusters (OR = 0.78, 95% CI 0.60–1.01), and the perinatal mortality rate was 16% lower in CI clusters (OR = 0.84, 95% CI 0.72–0.97). We did not observe any intervention effects on maternal mortality."



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Submitted by Mikey Rosato (not verified) on Wed, 01/25/2023 - 04:58 Permalink

Dear Madam / Sir, Could you please advise how I might be able to get a set of these cards? Our intervention - Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) - is highlighted on a number of them and these could be very useful in our discussions regarding scale-up with Governments and other partners. Thank you in advance. Best wishes, mikey

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