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Commentary-District decision-making to strengthen maternal, newborn and child health services in low-income settings

Commentary to accompany a series of four papers on the use of data for district decision-making for health in low-income settings, published in Health Policy and Planning.

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District decision-making for health in low-income settings: a feasibility study of a data-informed platform for health in India, Nigeria and Ethiopia

A study of the feasibility of using a data informed platform for health in a district health systems context in five districts of India, Nigeria and Ethiopia.

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District decision-making for health in low-income settings: a systematic literature review

A systematic literature review investigating the ways in which district administrators and health managers in low- and lower-middle-income countries use health data to make decisions.

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District decision-making for health in low-income settings: a case study of the potential of public and private sector data in India and Ethiopia

A study documenting the nature and type of data collected by the public and private health systems, data flow and sharing, use and inter-sectoral linkages in India and Ethiopia.

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District decision-making for health in low-income settings: a qualitative study in Uttar Pradesh, India, on engaging the private health sector in sharing health-related data

An assessment of the extent of maternal, newborn and child health-related data sharing between the private and public sectors in two districts of Uttar Pradesh, India; analysing barriers to data sharing; and identifying the key inputs required.

Report
Changes in maternal and newborn health care in Ethiopia

The aim of this study was to estimate changes in maternal and newborn health care in areas of Ethiopia where implementation projects funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation were operating.

Report
Changes in maternal and newborn health care in Gombe State, Nigeria

Interactions between families and frontline workers – their frequency, quality, and equity – and coverage of interventions for mothers and newborns in Gombe State, Nigeria.

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Improved measurement for mothers, newborns and children in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals

Background An urgent priority in maternal, newborn and child
health is to accelerate the scale–up of cost–effective essential interventions,