Assessing The Impact Of Maternal And Child Health And Nutrition Improvement Project (Mchnp) On Service Delivery Outcomes In Ghana

ABSTRACT

Background: Wide range of interventions have been introduced to improve maternal and child health services in Ghana, the most recent intervention introduced is the performance-based financing (PBF) Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition Improvement Project (MCHNP). The implementation of PBF interventions are believed to be based on weak and or very little evidence hence this study seeks to evaluate the impact of the PBF MCHNP on maternal and child health outcomes in Ghana.

Methods: A pre-test post-test study design was employed to study women of reproductive age and child within the first 28 days of life in all the 10 regions in Ghana with each region serving as its own control. The study used a retrospective longitudinal data which was obtained from the DHIMS2 database from 2014 to 2018 with the 2014 and 2015 data serving as the controls. Analysis was conducted using interrupted time series controlling for serial autocorrelation and heteroskedascity using the Cumby-Huizinga test for autocorrelation at specified lags employing Stata 15.0 as the statistical tool.

Results: The impact of MCHNP on the percentage of women who made 4 ANC visits decreased significantly by 0.011 percent points (p-value

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APA

MOHAMMED, A (2021). Assessing The Impact Of Maternal And Child Health And Nutrition Improvement Project (Mchnp) On Service Delivery Outcomes In Ghana. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/assessing-the-impact-of-maternal-and-child-health-and-nutrition-improvement-project-mchnp-on-service-delivery-outcomes-in-ghana

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MOHAMMED, ARIF "Assessing The Impact Of Maternal And Child Health And Nutrition Improvement Project (Mchnp) On Service Delivery Outcomes In Ghana" Afribary. Afribary, 08 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/assessing-the-impact-of-maternal-and-child-health-and-nutrition-improvement-project-mchnp-on-service-delivery-outcomes-in-ghana. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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MOHAMMED, ARIF . "Assessing The Impact Of Maternal And Child Health And Nutrition Improvement Project (Mchnp) On Service Delivery Outcomes In Ghana". Afribary, Afribary, 08 Apr. 2021. Web. 13 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/assessing-the-impact-of-maternal-and-child-health-and-nutrition-improvement-project-mchnp-on-service-delivery-outcomes-in-ghana >.

Chicago

MOHAMMED, ARIF . "Assessing The Impact Of Maternal And Child Health And Nutrition Improvement Project (Mchnp) On Service Delivery Outcomes In Ghana" Afribary (2021). Accessed June 13, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/assessing-the-impact-of-maternal-and-child-health-and-nutrition-improvement-project-mchnp-on-service-delivery-outcomes-in-ghana