Can licensed drug sellers contribute to safe motherhood? A survey of the treatment of pregnancy-related anaemia in Nepal.

@article{Kafle1996CanLD,
  title={Can licensed drug sellers contribute to safe motherhood? A survey of the treatment of pregnancy-related anaemia in Nepal.},
  author={Kumud Kumar Kafle and Jeanne M. Madden and Ananta Shrestha and Shiba Bahadur Karkee and Prabhakar Lal Das and Yashwant Pradhan and JonathanD. Quick},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={42 11},
  pages={
          1577-88
        }
}
Iron-deficiency anaemia is a major cause of maternal mortality worldwide, contributing to perhaps one in five maternal deaths. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), maternal anaemia is most severe in southern Asia. Drug retail shops frequently serve as the public's first point of contact for medical care, even though many drug sellers have no training in the treatment of illness. In western Nepal, drug retailer treatment of anaemia in pregnancy was investigated using interviews… CONTINUE READING
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