NewsWhy is data so vital for maternal, newborn and child health?
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Journal articleImproved measurement for mothers, newborns and children in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals
An urgent priority in maternal, newborn and child
health is to accelerate the scale–up of cost–effective essential interventions,
Journal articleAdding Content to Contacts: Measurement of High Quality Contacts for Maternal and Newborn Health in Ethiopia, North East Nigeria, and Uttar Pradesh, India
Families in high mortality settings need regular contact with high quality health services. This paper presents a method for estimating the population level coverage of high quality contacts.
Journal articleMeasurement of delayed bathing and early initiation of breastfeeding: a cross-sectional survey exploring experiences of data collectors in Ethiopia
This paper recommends that the inclusion of standard probes or follow-on questions to the existing survey tools assessing delayed bathing and early initiation of breastfeeding. Data collectors also require further guidance in using appropriate probes to gather accurate maternal responses.