Maternal and Newborn health:

Effectiveness of community health workers delivering preventive interventions for maternal and child health in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review

“Findings on a systematic review analyzing effectiveness of preventive interventions delivered by Community Health Workers for Maternal and Child Health in low- and middle-income countries.”

Community-Based Care to Improve Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health

“Evidence on the impact of community-based programs for improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) by (1) describing contextual factors affecting implementation; (2) considering issues of cost-effectiveness; and (3) highlighting research gaps, the challenges of scaling up, and the way forward.”

Women’s groups practicing participatory learning and action to improve maternal and newborn health in low-resource settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis

“Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials undertaken in Bangladesh, India, Malawi, and Nepal in which the effects of women’s groups practicing participatory learning and action were assessed to identify population-level predictors of effect on maternal mortality, neonatal mortality, and stillbirths. We also reviewed the cost-effectiveness of the women’s group intervention and estimated its potential effect at scale in Countdown countries.”

Experiences engaging community health workers to provide maternal and newborn health services: Implementation of four programs

“We illuminate commonalities, lessons learned, and factors contributing to the programs’ implementation strategies to help inform practical application [of facility and community-based interventions to increase access to basic health services] in other settings.”

Universal Health:

Close-to-community providers of health care: increasing evidence of how to bridge community and health systems

“Illustrates the renewed emphasis and excitement about the potential of close-to-community (CTC) providers in realizing universal health coverage and supporting the sustainable development goals.”

Websites

Journal of Global Health 2017

“A peer-review general medical journal focusing on issues relevant for global health.”