Disposable clean delivery kits and prevention of neonatal tetanus

Author: Raza SA and Avan BI
Category: Service delivery


In the context of resource-poor settings in low-income countries with poor coverage of tetanus toxoid immunization, the use of CDKs seems to be an effective strategy for reducing NNT infection, irrespective of the skill levels of birth attendants. Approximately one-quarter of NNT cases could be prevented in low-income populations with the use of CDKs.


Type Journal article
Language English
Country Pakistan
Link http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23261127
PubMed URL http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23261127
Journal Int J Gynaecol Obstet.
Volume 120
Year 2013
Disease , Tetanus
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