Maternal Child and Newborn Health Indicators (MCNH Indicators)
The MCNH indicators consist of 13 items assessing the cost of implementation plans and healthcare financing.
Transferability of measure across settings: Partially transferable (4 of 13 items transferable)
Development article: Countdown Working Group on Health Policy and Health Systems. Assessment of the health system and policy environment as a critical complement to tracking intervention coverage for maternal, newborn, and child health. The Lancet. 2008;371(9620):1284-93. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(08)60563-2
Policy Application in Reviewed Studies
Setting: Hospitals or outpatient clinics
Topic: Healthcare cost, access or quality; Other: Maternal and child health
Note: Blank pragmatic constructs indicate inadequate reporting to assign a non-zero score.
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Note: Blank psychometric constructs were not assessed in included studies
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