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  1. A community survey on maternal and child health services utilization in rural Ethiopia.

    Article - En anglais

    A household health interview survey on MCH services utilization was carried out in 22 villages of a rural district of Arsi region, Ethiopia, before the launching of an integrated MCH programme.

    Coverage of antenatal services was 26%, and 61% of the women who received antenatal care reported having had 3 or more visits.

    Antenatal care was positively associated with living within 10 km of the Health Centre.

    Twenty-eight percent of the mothers attended the under-5 clinic and most returned for 3 or more visits.

    In addition, 99% reported having breast-fed their last child but more than 25% started weaning only after the seventh month of age.

    Differences in practice of treating diarrhoea according to knowledge of ORS were found.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Service santé, Mère, Enfant, Prénatal, Gestation, Accessibilité, Utilisation, Système santé, Milieu rural, Ethiopie, Enquête, Homme, Afrique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health service, Mother, Child, Prenatal, Pregnancy, Accessibility, Use, Health system, Rural environment, Ethiopia, Inquiry, Human, Africa

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0075570

    Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 199406.