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Examining the implementation of the free maternity services policy in Kenya: a mixed methods process evaluation

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Background Kenya introduced a free maternity policy in 2013 to address the cost barrier associated with accessing maternal health services. We carried out a mixed methods process evaluation of the policy to examine the extent to which the policy had been implemented according to design, and positive experiences and challenges encountered during implementation. Methods We conducted a mixed methods study in 3 purposely selected counties in Kenya. Data were c... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.15171/ijhpm.2017.135

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
Kerman University of Medical Sciences Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Health Policy and Management Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
7
Pages:
603-613
Publication date:
2017-11-25
Acceptance date:
2017-11-18
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ISSN:
2322-5939
Pubs id:
pubs:859760
URN:
uri:ca80afc9-d86b-4c97-8d8f-b388debcb519
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uuid:ca80afc9-d86b-4c97-8d8f-b388debcb519
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pubs:859760

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