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Geographical access to care at birth in Ghana: a barrier to safe motherhood.

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BACKGROUND: Appropriate facility-based care at birth is a key determinant of safe motherhood but geographical access remains poor in many high burden regions. Despite its importance, geographical access is rarely audited systematically, preventing integration in national-level maternal health system assessment and planning. In this study, we develop a uniquely detailed set of spatially-linked data and a calibrated geospatial model to undertake a national-scale audit of geographical access to ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2458-12-991

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Funding agency for:
Gething, P
Grant:
095066
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC public health Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
991
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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1471-2458
ISSN:
1471-2458
Source identifiers:
363911

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