Title: National Assessment of the Management of Sick Young Infants in the Private Sector  

Abstract: The Government of Nepal (GoN) has developed and implemented various newborn policies and strategies and has kept newborn health as a high priority program in all over the country. This study was to document the appropriateness of care provided by private medicines shops and clinics for PSBI in sick young infants 0-2 months in Nepal. The study assesses the current practices of service providers in private medicine shops and clinics, treatment, referral and follow-up of sick young infants. The study also assesses their practices, compare with national and global recommended practices for management of sick young infants. The study identified the factors that influence service providerís practices.

Sponsored By: Save the Children International, October 2017. Availability: Not available


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