Publish Date: August 2019
This study was conducted to create a better understanding on identifying and caring for low birthweight (LBW) babies in its operating areas.
The objectives of the study were to:
- Understand the approaches used by health extension workers (HEWs), Health Development Army (HDA) leaders, and community members to identify LBW babies and the associated enabling factors and challenges.
- Assess the type of care provided to LBW babies and support given to mothers/caretakers of LBW babies by HEWs, HDA leaders, and community members, and the factors influencing the support.