Spanning maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) and health systems research boundaries: conducive and limiting health systems factors to improving MNCH outcomes in West Africa

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Agyepong, Irene Akua; Kwamie, Aku; Frimpong, Edith; Defor, Selina; Ibrahim, Abdallah; Aryeetey, Genevieve C.; Lokossou, Virgil; Sombie, Issiaka;
(2017)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: Health Research Policy and Systems,volume 15,issue Suppl 1 (eissn: 1478-4505)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5516848, doi: 10.1186/s12961-017-0212-x
  • Subject: Complexity | Health systems | Context | ECOWAS | Boundaries | Maternal newborn and child health | Research

Background Despite improvements over time, West Africa lags behind global as well as sub-Saharan averages in its maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) outcomes. This is despite the availability of an increasing body of knowledge on interventions that improve such ou... View more
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