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The Nairobi Newborn Study: protocol for an observational study to estimate the gaps in provision and quality of inpatient newborn care in Nairobi City County, Kenya

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Progress has been made in Kenya towards reducing child mortality as part of efforts aligned with the 4th Millennium Development Goal. However, little advancement has been made in reducing mortality among newborns, which now accounts for 45% of all child deaths. The frequently unanticipated nature of neonatal illness, its severity, and the high dependency of sick newborns on skilled care make the provision of inpatient hospital services one key component of strategies...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
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Snow, R
Grant:
103602
MR/M015386/1
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Medical Research Council
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MR/M015386/1
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Name:
Economic and Social Research Council
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MR/M015386/1
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Name:
Department for International Development
Grant:
MR/M015386/1
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
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Volume:
6
Pages:
e012448
Publication date:
2016-10-01
Acceptance date:
2016-10-25
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ISSN:
0007-1447
Pubs id:
pubs:655418
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uuid:e76002ce-2715-485f-8ba3-45765e77fa9f
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pubs:655418
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655418
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2016-10-27

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