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Why do some hospitals achieve better care of severely malnourished children than others? Five-year follow-up of rural hospitals in Eastern Cape, South Africa
(Oxford University Press, 2008)
Staff at 11 rural hospitals in an under-resourced region of Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, participated in an intervention to improve the quality of care of severely malnourished children through training and support ...
The role of 'hidden' community volunteers in community-based health service delivery platforms: examples from sub-Saharan Africa
(Co-Action Publishing, 2015)
Community-based research on child survival in sub-Saharan Africa has focussed on the increased provision of curative health services by a formalised cadre of lay community health workers (CHWs), but we have identified a ...
Reduction in Child mortality in Niger
The Article by Agbessi Amouzou and colleagues1 is a welcome effort to document the successful reduction in the under-5 mortality rate (U5MR) in Niger. Amouzou and colleagues suggest that universal access to primary 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 ...