Anna M Klinken Whelan

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OBJECTIVE To explore beliefs, attitudes and behaviours of pregnant women in Bali, Indonesia. DESIGN Descriptive qualitative study using in-depth interviews. SETTING Community health-care centre in South Kuta, Bali, Indonesia. PARTICIPANTS 18 Pregnant women aged 20-35 years. FINDINGS Insights into beliefs and attitudes regarding pregnancy emerged(More)
OBJECTIVE maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality rates in Cambodia are high. The provision of quality care by skilled birth attendants (SBAs) in a supportive working environment is an important strategy to reduce morbidity and mortality. There has been little emphasis on examining this issue in Cambodia. The objective of this study was to establish(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore language service provision in a pilot hospital study with two methods of data collection. METHODS This mixed mode study design comprises a multilingual telephone survey followed by a medical records audit, undertaken at Liverpool Hospital in 2004-05. RESULTS Two hundred and fifty-eight patients responded from 360 patients(More)
The role of ethnic health staff in hospitals has not been clearly articulated for managers and practitioners. This paper describes findings from a study based on ethnic and allied health staff interviews and observations of ethnic health staff interactions. Care was provided to language concordant patients directly and by assisting practitioners to work(More)
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