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Table 1 Interventions at health facility and Community levels and linkage

From: A community-based cluster randomized controlled trial (cRCT) to evaluate the impact and operational assessment of “safe motherhood and newborn health promotion package”: study protocol

  Interventions Comparison Arm Intervention Arm
Facility District Hospital Health Facility Assessment and planning
Resource support for infrastructure and equipment
Capacity building
ANC and PNC campaign
Strengthening monitoring and supportive supervision
Perinatal death audits in facilities
EOC team meeting
Upazila Health Complex
Union Sub-Centre and Family Welfare Centre
Linkage Union and Upazila development coordination committee meeting As per the GoB system Facilitation
CSG, CG and health provider meeting As per the GoB system Facilitation
Strengthening referral linkages through active facilitation As per the GoB system Facilitation
Observe relevant days No Yes
Community Community diagnosis and resource mapping As per the GoB system Active Facilitation through UH&FPO
Local level advocacy and planning meeting As per the GoB system Training and orientation
Establish CSG As per the GoB system Active Facilitation through Union Parishad
Capacity building of CG and CSG members No Yes
Maternal and perinatal death audit in the community No Yes
Creating enabling environment for women and children As per the GoB policy Active Facilitation
Community death audits No Yes
  1. UH&FPO Upazila Health & Family Planning Officer, CSG Community Support Group, CG Community Group, GOB Government of Bangladesh, ANC Antenatal Care, PNC Postnatal care, EOC Emergency Obstetric Care