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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 ...
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 ...
Strengthening the capabilities of families and communities to improve child health in low and middle income countries
The concept of community involvement in delivery of healthcare gained prominence after the 1978 Alma Ata conference on primary care. Many countries established large scale community health worker programmes with paid or ...