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Quality of Kangaroo Mother Care Services in Ethiopia: Implications for Policy and Practice


Providing high-quality kangaroo mother care (KMC) is a strategy proven to improve outcomes in premature babies. However, whether KMC is consistently and appropriately provided in Ethiopia is unclear. This study assesses the quality of KMC services in Ethiopia and the factors associated with its appropriate initiation among low birth weight neonates.

Authors: Haftom Gebrehiwot Weldearegay, Araya Abrha Medhanyie, Ephrem Tekle, Bereket Yakob, Tsinuel Girma, Catherine Arsenault

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