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What capacity exists to provide essential inpatient care to small and sick newborns in a high mortality urban setting? - A cross-sectional study in Nairobi City County, Kenya

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Introduction

Appropriate demand for, and supply of, high quality essential neonatal care is key to improving newborn survival but evaluating such provision has received limited attention in low- and middle-income countries. Moreover, specific local data are needed to support healthcare planning for this vulnerable population.

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We conducted health facility assessments between July 2015-April 2016, with retrospective review of admission events betwe...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0196585

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
ORCID:
0000-0001-5978-483X
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Mwachiro, J More by this author
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
4
Pages:
e0196585
Publication date:
2018-04-27
Acceptance date:
2018-04-16
DOI:
EISSN:
1932-6203
Pubs id:
pubs:846293
URN:
uri:c81335a7-bab3-48d1-8496-d217d8f36a81
UUID:
uuid:c81335a7-bab3-48d1-8496-d217d8f36a81
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pubs:846293
Language:
English

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