Provider pamphlet contextualizes facts on what providers should know about communities’ understanding of SYIs. Also provides information to dispel myths and misconceptions on causes of illnesses and to educate the community on how to influence care seeking behavior for the SYIs. Also used by providers to counsel caregivers.
Caregiver pamphlets provides information on what needs to be known about SYIs aged 0-2 months in terms of signs that tell caregivers a young infant has a serious illness; provides common reasons why young infants fall sick; outlines situations which could worsen the condition of the SYIs and provides guidance on how to keep young infants healthy.
Globally, many children and newborns with severe infections have virtually no new treatment options. Additionally, there is a high level of resistance existing antibiotics. Leading to an increased mortality rate for severe infections.