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    • Impact of wealth status on health outcomes in Pakistan 

      Alam, A.Y.; Nishtar, S.; Amjad, S.; Bile, K.M. (‎2010)‎
      Maternal and childhood morbidity and mortality are high in Pakistan and health disparities exist. Multivariate logistic regression analysis of the Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey database 2006-07 was performed. There was an excess of 25 neonatal, 34 infant and 41 under-five deaths per 1000 live births in the poorest quintile of wealth index compared with the richest. Women in the richest quintile had a 35%, 38% and 20% higher probability of getting prenatal care, delivery by skilled provider and emergency obstetric care, respectively. ...
    • Multisectoral development for improved health outcomes: evaluation of community-based initiatives in the Islamic Republic of Iran 

      Sheikh, M.R.; Afzal, M.M.; Ali, S.Z.; Hussain, A.; Shehzadi, R. (‎2010)‎
      Community-based initiatives [‎CBI]‎ are based on integrated multisectoral socioeconomic development with community participation and intersectoral support to improve the health and quality of life of the people. During 2005-06 the World Health Organization supported an evaluation of CBI in the Islamic Republic of Iran by collecting information from intervention villages on social capital and other indicators, with validation of the findings. The data showed some positive changes in the intervention areas compared with control villages. The evaluation ...