Resources needed: Mass media and maternal health care in Africa (2) BMJ papers

13 April, 2021

Dear Senkyire

Here are some papers from BMJ journals that you may find of use:

Utilising social media to educate and inform healthcare professionals, policy-makers and the broader community in evidence-based healthcare

BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine Jun 2019, 24 (3) 87-89; DOI: 10.1136/bmjebm-2018-111016

Newspaper coverage of maternal health in Bangladesh, Rwanda and South Africa: a quantitative and qualitative content analysis

BMJ Open Jan 2016, 6 (1) e008837; DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008837

Factors associated with the utilization of institutional and home birth services among women in Ethiopia: A scoping review

Family Medicine and Community Health Dec 2016, 4 (4) 30-43; DOI: 10.15212/FMCH.2016.0125

Mass media campaigns to reduce unnecessary caesarean sections: a systematic review

BMJ Global Health Feb 2020, 5 (2) e001935; DOI: 10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001935

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