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Recent Blog Entries: Monitoring

The Catch-22 of infant nutrition and safe childbirth in Son La, Vietnam

February 15, 2017 Written by a HealthBridge guest blogger Health care, Maternal & child health, MNCH, Monitoring, Nutrition, Vietnam Post a comment!

But, what if hospital-based deliveries are associated with lower rates of optimal breastfeeding practices?  This is the situation in Son La. Through our needs and baseline assessments we interviewed over 400 women and found that – by some measurements – delivering in a district or provincial hospital was associated with less optimal breastfeeding practices.

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October 20, 2016 By Peter Berti Impact, Maternal & child health, Monitoring Post a comment!

Figuring out how old a child is harder than you might think, and treatment of age data requires special attention.

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June 29, 2015 By Peter Berti Data, Monitoring Post a comment!

I attended the The Muskoka Initiative Consortium Results Symposium in Toronto on 23 and 24 June 2015, where I had the opportunity to talk briefly about some of the challenges faced in evaluating health interventions, particularly with regards to data management and analysis.

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