Effect of Community Nurses and Health Volunteers on Child Mortality: the Navrongo Community Health and Family Planning Project


 
Language:

English

Author:

Pence BW et al.

Publisher:

Population Council

Pages:

27

Description:

This report presents the child mortality impact of a trial of primary healthcare service delivery strategies in rural Ghana. After adjustment for sociodemographic factors, underfive mortality in areas with village-based community-nurse services fell by 16 percent during the five years of program implementation compared with mortality before the intervention. [from abstract]

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Geographic Focus

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