Emergency Obstetric Referral in Rural Sierra Leone: What Can Motorbike Ambulances Contribute? A Mixed-Methods Study

@article{Bhopal2012EmergencyOR,
  title={Emergency Obstetric Referral in Rural Sierra Leone: What Can Motorbike Ambulances Contribute? A Mixed-Methods Study},
  author={Sunil S. Bhopal and Stephen J. Halpin and Nancy Gerein},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={17},
  pages={1038-1043}
}
Giving birth remains a dangerous endeavour for many of the world’s women. Progress to improve this has been slow in sub-Saharan Africa. The second delay, where transport infrastructure is key in allowing a woman to reach care, has been a relatively neglected field of study. Six eRanger motorbike ambulances, specifically engineered for use on poor roads in resource-poor situations were provided in 2006 as part of an emergency referral system in rural Sierra Leone. The aim of this study was to… CONTINUE READING

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