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Promotion of Care Seeking - Stillbirths Reduced - 39.1 vs. 48.7 per 1,000

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Strategy researched
 
Intervention package delivered by trained lady health workers (LHWs) through group sessions (promotion of antenatal care and maternal health education, use of clean delivery kits, facility births, immediate newborn care, identification of danger signs, and promotion of careseeking)
 
Impact achieved
 
Country of study
 
Pakistan
 
Research methodology
 
Cluster randomized trial with 23,353 households
 
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Excerpt from Abstract
 
"Stillbirths were reduced in intervention clusters (39·1 stillbirths per 1000 total births) compared with control (48·7 per 1000; risk ratio [RR] 0·79, 95% CI 0·68–0·92; p=0·006). The neonatal mortality rate was 43·0 deaths per 1000 livebirths in intervention clusters compared with 49·1 per 1000 in control groups (RR 0·85, 0·76–0·96; p=0·02)."
 

 

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