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dc.contributor.authorAfari, E.A.
dc.contributor.authorNkrumah, F.K.
dc.contributor.authorNakano, T.
dc.contributor.authorSakatoku, H.
dc.contributor.authorHori, H.
dc.contributor.authorBinka, F.
dc.identifier.citationAfari, E.A. et al., (1995) Impact of primary health care on childhood and mortality in rural Ghana: the Gomoa experience. The Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), vol. 41, no.5, (pp.148-154). UZ, Avondale, Harare: Faculty of Medicine.en
dc.descriptionA CAJM article on the impact of primary healthcare activities in Ghana.en
dc.description.abstractThe impact of a combination of PHC intervention activities on child survival, growth, morbidity and mortality was assessed in three selected rural communities (Gomoa Fetteh, Gomoa Onyadze/Otsew Jukwa and Gomoa Mprumem) in the Central Region of Ghana from 1987 to 1990. EPI, provision of basic essential drugs and supplies for the treatment of common childhood diseases, treatment of the sick child, growth monitoring, health education, provision of antenatal services, family planning, training and supervision of Community Health Workers, disease surveillance and special studies were the major PHC strategies used to improve the health of the child and the pregnant woman in the three communities.en
dc.publisherFaculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM) , University of Zimbabwe (UZ.)en
dc.subjectChildren and Youthen
dc.subjectRural Developmenten
dc.titleImpact of primary health care on childhood and mortality in rural Ghana: the Gomoa experienceen
dc.rights.holderUniversity of Zimbabwe (UZ)en

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