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Table 2 Key decision-makers, by country and case type

From: Summary findings from a mixed methods study on identifying and responding to maternal and newborn illness in seven countries: implications for programs

  Maternal cases Newborn cases
Ethiopia Husband, focal woman Mother and father, broader group of relatives participates
India Mother, mother-in-law Fathers, elder women, traditional healers
Indonesia Husband Mother, father, “maternal uncle” (senior male relative)
Nepal Mother, mother-in-law, husband Entire family, female relatives
Nigeria Husband, co-wife, female relatives Mother and father
Tanzania Husband Mother and father
Uganda Focal woman, caretaker, husband, mother/mother-in-law Mother, paternal grandmother