A first step to improving maternal mortality in a low‐literacy setting; the successful use of singing to improve knowledge regarding antenatal care

@article{Sharma2018AFS,
  title={A first step to improving maternal mortality in a low‐literacy setting; the successful use of singing to improve knowledge regarding antenatal care},
  author={B. Sharma and D. Loxton and H. Murray and G. Angeli and C. Oldmeadow and Simon Chiu and R. Smith},
  journal={American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  year={2018},
  volume={219},
  pages={615.e1–615.e11}
}
BACKGROUND: Preventable maternal mortality is related to delays in recognizing the problem, transport to a facility, and receiving appropriate care on arrival. Reducing maternal mortality in low‐literacy settings is particularly challenging. In the rural villages of Nepal, the maternal mortality rate is among the highest in the world; the reasons include illiteracy and lack of knowledge of the needs of pregnant women. Culturally, singing and dancing are part of Nepalese daily life and present… Expand
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