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Assessment of the uptake of neonatal and young infant referrals by community health workers to public health facilities in an urban informal settlement, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaAssessment of the uptake of neonatal and young infant referrals by community health workers to public health facilities in an urban informal settlement, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
(Biomed CentralBiomed Central, 2013)
Background: Globally, 40% of the 7.6 million deaths of children under five every year occur in the neonatal period (first 28 days after birth). Increased and earlier recognition of illness facilitated by community health ...
South African child deaths 1990-2011: have HIV services reversed the trend enough to meet Millennium Development Goal 4?
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013)
OBJECTIVE: To analyse trends in under-five mortality rate in South Africa (1990–2011), particularly the contribution of AIDS deaths. METHODS: Three nationally used models for estimating AIDS deaths in children ...
Child Support Grant access and receipt among 12-week-old infants in an urban township setting in South Africa
(Co-Action Publishing, 2014)
BACKGROUND: Cash transfers (CTs) are increasingly used as a strategy to alleviate poverty and improve child health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries. The Child Support Grant (CSG) is the largest CT programme ...
Exclusive breastfeeding promotion by peer counsellors in sub-Saharan Africa (PROMISE-EBF): a cluster-randomised trial
Background: Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) is reported to be a life-saving intervention in low-income settings. The effect of breastfeeding counselling by peer counsellors was assessed in Africa. Methods:24 communities ...