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Worldwide about 4 million newborns die each year; of which around 600,000 newborns die from series bacterial infections. To reduce newborn death, community based newborn care is being implemented in Ethiopia though its utilization by clients is low. Studies conducted to address perception of the community towards newborn illnesses are limited. Therefore, this study was aimed in exploring community member's perception, experiences and health seeking behavior towards newborn illnesses.
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Name: PloS one
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Form of social behavior in which assistance is sought from others.
Behavior associated with the procurement of goods, services, or experiences.
Searching behavior by parasitic or commensal organisms, to find animals or plants that are a source of nourishment and habitation.
The persistence to perform a learned behavior (facts or experiences) after an interval has elapsed in which there has been no performance or practice of the behavior.
Community health education events focused on prevention of disease and promotion of health through audiovisual exhibits.