Table 6

Availability and quality of neonatal care
Number of hospitals where item was adequate Number of hospitals where some improvement was needed Number of hospitals where substantial improvement was needed
DH SDH DH SDH DH SDH
Hygienic and safe ward 0 2 5 3 1 7
Prioritization of seriously ill neonates 0 0 1 3 5 9
Promotion of early initiation of exclusive breastfeeding where skin contact is ensured 1 4 4 8 1 0
Practice of thermal protection 0 0 5 4 1 8
Administration of immunizations 0 1 6 6 0 5
Correct diagnosis of low birth weight newborns 2 1 3 6 1 5
Appropriate treatment of low birth weight newborns 0 0 5 4 1 8
Appropriate feeding of young infants and low birth weight newborns 0 0 3 3 3 9

Hoque et al.

Hoque et al. BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:197   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-12-197

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