Category Archives: community based primary health care

Defining Skilled Care: Assessing the Effectiveness of Community Health Workers

The 2005 World Health Report estimated that an additional 700,000 skilled birth attendants are needed to provide universal coverage of maternal and newborn services in the 75 countries where maternal and neonatal mortality is highest. The shortage of skilled health … Continue reading

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Accountability Starts Here

I’ve realized along with Adam that I need to provide some background before going on to more specific issues. Recently I’ve developed a focus on neonatal health, which—as someone most interested in macroscopic, interdisciplinary, systems-level approaches—has been a bit of … Continue reading

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