Journal article

The process of implementing child mortality reviews in low- and middle-income countries: a narrative systematic review

Andrew Young, Trevor Duke

Tropical Medicine & International Health | WILEY | Published : 2020

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: This review aims to describe the processes that have been used to implement child mortality reviews in LMICs and to identify the facilitators and barriers to their implementation and impact. This will help to inform health care professionals and managers planning to implement a child mortality review in their setting. METHODS: MEDLINE and EMBASE databases were searched for papers published between January 1996 and April 2019. Studies reporting the implementation of a child mortality review process in LMICs were considered eligible. A narrative approach was used to describe the stages in the audit process outlined in the WHO "Operational guide for facility-based audit and review o..

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