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Maternal and Newborn Health and Emergency Transport in Sub-Saharan Africa

Author
International Forum for Rural Transport Development and Aga Khan University, Kenya
Description

This study on maternal and newborn health and emergency transport in sub-Saharan Africa is part of an AFCAP commissioned project (GEN025).

The review looked at:

i) The International Efforts Addressing Maternal and Child Health over the past 50 years or so.
ii) The Current Status
i. Maternal Mortality
ii. Neonatal Mortality
iii) The Causes thereof
iv) The Operational (Predisposing) Factors Highlighting the role of emergency transport,
v) The interventions/strategies that have been tried and/or shown to be successful in various countries in SSA or elsewhere in the developing
world.

Publication date
2010
Document type
Literature review - report
Language(s)
English
Website
www.dfid.gov.uk
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