Incentives for Postnatal Care Demand

2016-10-19 02:38:21 | BioPortfolio


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).

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention


Maternal Death


Performance-based monetary incentives


Active, not recruiting


Harvard School of Public Health

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-19T02:38:21-0400

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