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Are hospitals prepared to support newborn survival? - An evaluation of eight first-referral level hospitals in Kenya.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the availability of resources that support the provision of basic neonatal care in eight first-referral level (district) hospitals in Kenya. METHODS: We selected two hospitals each from four of Kenya's eight provinces with the aim of representing the diversity of this part of the health system in Kenya. We created a checklist of 53 indicator items necessary for providing essential basic care to newborns and assessed their availability at each of the eight hospitals by dir...

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Ntoburi, S More by this author
Wasunna, A More by this author
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Journal:
Tropical medicine and international health : TM and IH
Volume:
14
Issue:
10
Pages:
1165-1172
Publication date:
2009-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
URN:
uuid:7a065b58-1ef2-4183-8c15-c8b65096f6f4
Source identifiers:
190734
Local pid:
pubs:190734

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