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Maternal and child health in rural Kenya

an epidemiological study


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Published by Croom Helm in London .
Written in English

  • Kenya,
  • Machakos (District)
    • Subjects:
    • Children -- Diseases -- Kenya -- Machakos (District),
    • Children -- Kenya -- Machakos (District) -- Mortality.,
    • Prenatal care -- Kenya -- Machakos (District),
    • Children -- Kenya -- Machakos (District) -- Nutrition.,
    • Communicable diseases in children -- Epidemiology -- Kenya -- Machakos (District)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Statementedited by J.K. Van Ginneken, A.S. Muller.
      ContributionsVan Ginneken, J. K., Muller, A. S.
      LC ClassificationsRJ103.K4 M38 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination373 p. :
      Number of Pages373
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2581783M
      ISBN 100709926081
      LC Control Number85129781

      The government of Denmark supports UNFPA's programmes globally and in Kenya this support is based on a Denmark-Kenya Country Programme that seeks to give momentum to Kenya's Vision The Mobilising Access to Maternal Health Services in Zambia (MAMaZ) programme, operating from to , was implemented in six districts in Central, Western, Southern and Muchinga provinces in rural Zambia and reached a population of over ,

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Maternal and Child Health: KENYA Page 2 While approximately 92% of women giving birth received some antenatal inonly 47% had the recommended four or more.

56% of Kenyan women deliver at home, with home births being more common in rural areas and only 44% of births were assisted by a health care professional (doctors, nurses and midwives File Size: KB. Get this from a library. Maternal and child health in rural Kenya: an epidemiological study.

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