Assessment of the role of traditional birth attendants in maternal health care in Oredo Local Government Area , Edo State , Nigeria

@inproceedings{Ofili2005AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of the role of traditional birth attendants in maternal health care in Oredo Local Government Area , Edo State , Nigeria},
  author={A Ofili and Osedebamen Okojie},
  year={2005}
}
Background: Since the adoption of the Primary Health Care (PHC) approach in Nigeria in 1979, government has recognized the need for integrating traditional birth attendants (TBAs) into the PHC system and had consequently initiated TBAs training programmes. In spite of the high patronage of traditional birth attendants, many of their practices during childbirth have been found to adversely affect the health of mothers. This study aimed at assessing the role of TBAs in maternal health in Oredo… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 26 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 16 extracted citations

Assessment of infection control practices in maternity units in Southern Nigeria.

International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care • 2012
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 19 references

Factors associated with neonatal tetanus mortality in Northern Nigeria

CO Eregie, G. Oforwe
East Afr. Med J. 1995 Aug; • 2005

Maternal survival in developing countries: what has been done, what can be achieved in the next decade.

International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics • 2000

Rural midwives in Guatemala

G. Farber
Conversando Entre Parteras • 1998

TBA re training programmes: experiences from Northern Nigeria

CL Ejembi
1997

Descriptive study of Community birth attendants training and post- training evaluation. Nigerian Medical Practitioner

OO Makinde, JA Owa, OA. Awotidebe
1995

Descriptive study of Community birth attendants training and posttraining evaluation

OO Makinde, JA Owa, OA Awotidebe
Nigerian Medical Practitioner • 1995

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…