Thesis / Dissertation

Assessing the magnitude and factors contributing to socioeconomic and geographical inequalities in maternal and child health care utilisation in Indonesia

Tiara Wariana Marthias, Barbara McPake (ed.)

Published : 2020

Abstract

Significant progress has been made in reducing maternal and child mortality at the global level. However, the burden of maternal and child mortality remains high. Indonesia, home to over 270 million population, has one of the highest burden of maternal and child mortality in the world. One of the main challenges in reducing maternal and child health burden in Indonesia, and other LMICs, is inequitable access to essential maternal and child health (MCH) interventions, particularly among the poorest population and those living in remote areas with poor access to health services. It is crucial to understand the influence of health systems on MCH to inform the design and implementation of healt..

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