Community-based delivery of maternal care in conflict-affected areas (Social Science & Medicine, Feb. 2009)

In setttings where active conflict, resource scarcity, and logistical constraints prevail, provision of maternal health services within health centers and hospitals is unfeasible and alternative community- based strategies are needed. In eastern Burma, such conditions necessitated implementation of the ‘‘Mobile Obstetric Maternal Health Worker’’ (MOM) project, which has employed a community-based approach to increase access to essential maternal health services including emergency obstetric care.

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