Promising Findings from the Frontline Health Worker Team-Based Goals and Incentives Intervention in Bihar

Publisher: Princeton, NJ: Mathematica Policy Research Center for International Policy Research and Evaluation
Feb 28, 2014
Dana Rotz, Anu Rangarajan, Evan Borkum Swetha Sridharan, Sukhmani Sethi, and Mercy Manoranjini
  • The intervention increased the teamwork and coordination of frontline health workers.
  • Beneficiaries in treatment areas were more likely to receive a visit from a frontline health worker than those in control areas.
  • Home visits by frontline health workers in the treatment group appeared to be of higher quality.
  • Beneficiaries' knowledge of some maternal and child health practices, particularly related to breasfeeding, improved.
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