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Effects of women’s groups practising participatory learning and action on preventive and care-seeking behaviours to reduce neonatal mortality: A meta-analysis of cluster-randomised trials

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The World Health Organization recommends participatory learning and action (PLA) in women’s groups to improve maternal and newborn health, particularly in rural settings with low access to health services. There have been calls to understand the pathways through which this community intervention may affect neonatal mortality. We examined the effect of women’s groups on key antenatal, delivery, and postnatal behaviours in order to understand pathways to mort...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pmed.1002467

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ORCID:
0000-0002-4821-9437
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ORCID:
0000-0002-6917-6552
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0000-0001-9691-9684
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
Tropical Medicine
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ORCID:
0000-0002-7125-9998
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Medicine Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
12
Pages:
e1002467
Publication date:
2017-12-05
Acceptance date:
2017-11-01
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
Pubs id:
pubs:811180
URN:
uri:27dcca79-e888-4924-8fd5-b550dfc569be
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uuid:27dcca79-e888-4924-8fd5-b550dfc569be
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pubs:811180
Language:
English

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