Assessing the role of traditional birth attendants (TBAs) in health care delivery in Edo State, Nigeria.

@article{Imogie2002AssessingTR,
  title={Assessing the role of traditional birth attendants (TBAs) in health care delivery in Edo State, Nigeria.},
  author={A O Imogie and E O Agwubike and K Aluko},
  journal={African journal of reproductive health},
  year={2002},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={94-100}
}
This study was conducted to assess the role of traditional birth attendants (TBAs) in modern health care delivery in Edo State, Nigeria. A total of 391 respondents comprising 48 TBAs, 309 childbearing mothers and 34 medical and para-medical professionals constituted the study sample. In-depth interviews and focus group discussions as well as validated questionnaires were the tools used for data collection. The results reveal that respondents believe that TBAs can play meaningful roles in family… CONTINUE READING
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