Key concepts

Service Delivery Mode: Family (Community) Care Practices

Untitled

WASH (intervention package) & associated interventions:

  • Hand washing with soap
  • Improved sanitation – Utilization of latrines or toilets
  • Hygienic disposal of children’s stools
  • Use of water from improved sources
  • Water connection in the home

Environmental safety (intervention package) & associated interventions:

  • ITN/IRS – ownership of Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Bednets (ITN) or household protected by indoor residual spraying (IRS)
  • Accident prevention for children 

Neonatal & infant feeding & care (intervention package) & associated interventions:

  • Exclusive breastfeeding (0-5 months)
  • Any breastfeeding (12-23 months)
  • Any breastfeeding (6-11 months)
  • Complementary feeding–supplementation and education
  • Thermal care
  • Clean postnatal care practices (cord care)

Related Articles

  • Service Delivery Mode

    The service delivery mode is one of three levels of the health system: 1) Family care (community) practices–interventions delivered at the level of the household or community, by individuals themselves...
  • Disadvantaged Population

    We defined the “most disadvantaged” in each country to be anyone that is below a given threshold. Figure 2: Country Typology based on inequality of DALYs between quintiles, and severity...
  • Excess Deaths

    Excess deaths are deaths occurring in disadvantaged populations that are due to the lower effective coverage of interventions compared to the least disadvantaged population in the country. In other words, the...