Context-appropriate innovative solutions for improving the access to quality intra- and immediate postpartum care in India

Somesh Kumar

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    Women in many low and middle income countries, including India, still lack access to quality care during and after childbirth. While systems have invested to
    improve access to essential care during intra- and immediate postpartum care, quality of care is grossly sub-optimal due to innate system barriers which
    include shortage of human resources, infrastructure and information systems.
    This has resulted in sub-optimal access to quality intra- and immediate post-partum services for women and the newborns. Contextually appropriate innovative solutions, if tested and scaled up in time sensitive manner, can help in improving access to intra- and immediate postpartum care for women and their newborns.
    Original languageEnglish
    QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
    Awarding Institution
    • University of Groningen
    • Stekelenburg, Jelle, Supervisor
    • Reijneveld, Menno, Supervisor
    • Kim, Young Mi, Co-supervisor
    Award date11-Dec-2019
    Place of Publication[Groningen]
    Print ISBNs9789403422145
    Electronic ISBNs9789403422138
    Publication statusPublished - 2019

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