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Traditional birth attendants in the Gambia.

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In developing countries traditional birth attendants help at 60-70% of births, despite rapidly expanding "Western-style" health services. Recognising the potential of this established service, the World Health Organisation has been involved in a programme of training and supervision of traditional birth attendants (TBAs) in developing countries since 1973. An evaluation of training programmes in 1986 showed considerable success with improved antenatal care, decreased neonatal tetanus, increas...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Role:
Author
Journal:
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Volume:
103
Issue:
1227
Pages:
104-105
Publication date:
1990-04-01
ISSN:
0026-3524
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:137761
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uuid:8d013e53-58ec-4e59-8517-b7eeb446e747
Local pid:
pubs:137761
Source identifiers:
137761
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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