Translating research findings into practice – the implementation of kangaroo mother care in Ghana

by Anne-Marie Bergh, Rhoda Manu, Karen Davy et al.
Implementation Science 2012, 7:75 (13 August 2012)

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Kangaroo mother care (KMC) is a safe and effective method of caring for low birth weight infants and is promoted for its potential to improve newborn survival. Many countries find it difficult to take KMC to scale in healthcare facilities providing newborn care. This paper describes the contextualisation and practical application of previous research findings and the results of monitoring the progress of the implementation of KMC in Ghana.

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