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Effect of Volunteer Household Counseling in Improving Knowledge of Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness of Pregnant Women in Northwest Nigeria

Publish Date: March 2017
Author: Gbenga Ishola, Funke Fayehun, Uche Isiugo-Abanihe, Tunde Segun, Samaila Yusuf, Bright Orji, Barbara Rawlins, Emmanuel Otolorin

After implementing a maternal and newborn health project between 2006 and 2010 in Kano and Zamfara States, Nigeria, the project is being evaluated with an objective to characterize the effects of volunteer household counselors (VHCs) upon improving knowledge of birth preparedness and complication readiness (BPCR) among pregnant women.

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