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.
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