CBNC aims to improve newborn survival through the strengthening of Primary Health Care Units and the Health Extension Programme. The CBNC package includes the delivery of injectable antibiotics at the community level to improve case-management of newborn sepsis.
IDEAS collaborated with the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health and JaRco Consulting to evaluate the CBNC programme through a series of quantitative surveys and qualitative assessments over five years. A final evaluation report was published in 2019, along with two infographics providing information on contextual factors influencing child growth and development, and a comparison of figures from 2013 and 2017.
Journal articleHas Ethiopia been successful in increasing health care utilisation for children?
Despite a range of programmes and initiatives introduced in Ethiopia since 2003 care-seeking for sick under-five children has remained low. The...
ReportFinal evaluation of the Community Based Newborn Care (CBNC) programme in Ethiopia
The overall evaluation plan included baseline, quality of care and follow up surveys, as well as two qualitative studies. It was conducted in collaboration with JaRco Consulting, based in Ethiopia. At the community level, there were remarkable changes between 2013 and 2017 for facility delivery and antiseptic use for...
Research briefCatalysing scale-up of maternal and newborn health innovations in Ethiopia
Scaling-up community-based neonatal sepsis management across a large geographical area produced challenges, yet there have also been positive and enabling factors in Ethiopia
ReportCommunity Based Newborn Care Baseline (CBNC) Survey Report Ethiopia, October 2014
Report on the baseline survey findings for the evaluation of the Ethiopian Government's Community Based Newborn Care package
Blog PostNew hope for newborns
This number of newborn deaths is due to three main causes: preterm birth complications (1.0 million), childbirth-related conditions (0.7...