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Ghana Newborn Home Visits Neonatal Mortality Trial (Newhints)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00623337
First Posted: February 26, 2008
Last Update Posted: August 24, 2017
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Collaborators:
Kintampo Health Research Centre, Ghana
Institute of Child Health
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
  Study Status: This study has been completed.
  Study Completion Date: April 2010
  Primary Completion Date: March 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Lohela TJ, Nesbitt RC, Manu A, Vesel L, Okyere E, Kirkwood B, Gabrysch S. Competence of health workers in emergency obstetric care: an assessment using clinical vignettes in Brong Ahafo region, Ghana. BMJ Open. 2016 Jun 13;6(6):e010963. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010963.
Manu A, Hill Z, Ten Asbroek AH, Soremekun S, Weobong B, Gyan T, Tawiah-Agyemang C, Danso S, Amenga-Etego S, Owusu-Agyei S, Kirkwood BR. Increasing access to care for sick newborns: evidence from the Ghana Newhints cluster-randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open. 2016 Jun 13;6(6):e008107. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008107.
Vesel L, Manu A, Lohela TJ, Gabrysch S, Okyere E, Ten Asbroek AH, Hill Z, Agyemang CT, Owusu-Agyei S, Kirkwood BR. Quality of newborn care: a health facility assessment in rural Ghana using survey, vignette and surveillance data. BMJ Open. 2013 May 9;3(5). pii: e002326. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002326.
Kirkwood BR, Manu A, ten Asbroek AH, Soremekun S, Weobong B, Gyan T, Danso S, Amenga-Etego S, Tawiah-Agyemang C, Owusu-Agyei S, Hill Z. Effect of the Newhints home-visits intervention on neonatal mortality rate and care practices in Ghana: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2013 Jun 22;381(9884):2184-92. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60095-1. Epub 2013 Apr 9.
Kirkwood BR, Manu A, Tawiah-Agyemang C, ten Asbroek G, Gyan T, Weobong B, Lewandowski RE, Soremekun S, Danso S, Pitt C, Hanson K, Owusu-Agyei S, Hill Z. NEWHINTS cluster randomised trial to evaluate the impact on neonatal mortality in rural Ghana of routine home visits to provide a package of essential newborn care interventions in the third trimester of pregnancy and the first week of life: trial protocol. Trials. 2010 May 17;11:58. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-11-58.


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