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Table 1 Summary of Overall Findings

From: Interventions to improve adherence to antenatal and postnatal care regimens among pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

Author, Date, CountryInterventionEffectivenessQuality of Evidence
Ayiasi, 2016, Uganda2 ANC home visits & 1 PNC home visit 3 days after deliveryNo effect on ANC attendanceUnclear risk
Cherniak, 2017, UgandaAdvertising portable ultrasound by radio messagingIncreased ANC uptakeUnclear risk
Kirkwood, 2013, Ghana2 ANC home visits & 3 PNC home visits after birth on days 1, 3, & 7No effect on ANC attendanceUnclear risk
Magoma, 2013, TanzaniaIntroduction & promotion of birth plans during ANCIncreased PNC utilizationHigh risk
Waiswa, 2015, Uganda2 ANC home visits & 3 PNC home visits after birth on days 1, 3, &7No effect on ANC attendanceHigh risk
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