Maternal health care in rural Uganda : leveraging traditional and modern knowledge systems

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January 2002
4 p

A case study of the RESCUER project, in Iganga District, Eastern Uganda. The project was designed to link the traditional rural community health providers with the formal health delivery system in a cost-effective way. The increased number of deliveries under trained personnel, and increased referrals to health units, led to a reduction of about 50 percent in the maternal mortality rate (MMR) in three years

Serial Title:IK Notes Serial Part:No 40 

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