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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
Active, not recruiting
Harvard School of Public Health
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-19T02:38:21-0400
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The death of the female parent.
The abrupt and unexplained death of an apparently healthy infant under one year of age, remaining unexplained after a thorough case investigation, including performance of a complete autopsy, examination of the death scene, and review of the clinical history. (Pediatr Pathol 1991 Sep-Oct;11(5):677-84)
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