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The purpose of this study is to identify the causal impact of performance-based monetary incentives in increasing postnatal care (PNC) referrals by traditional birth attendants (TBAs), via a randomized controlled trial (RCT).
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Performance-based monetary incentives
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Harvard School of Public Health
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-19T02:38:21-0400
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