Factors influencing the retention of midwives in the public sector in Afghanistan: a qualitative assessment of midwives in eight provinces.

@article{Wood2013FactorsIT,
  title={Factors influencing the retention of midwives in the public sector in Afghanistan: a qualitative assessment of midwives in eight provinces.},
  author={Molly E Wood and Ghulam Farooq Mansoor and Pashton Hashemy and Emily E. Namey and Fatima Gohar and Saadia Fayeq Ayoubi and Catherine S. Todd},
  journal={Midwifery},
  year={2013},
  volume={29 10},
  pages={1137-44}
}
OBJECTIVE to examine factors that affect retention of public sector midwives throughout their career in Afghanistan. DESIGN qualitative assessment using semi-structured in-depth interviews (IDIs) and focus group discussions (FGDs). SETTING health clinics in eight provinces in Afghanistan, midwifery education schools in three provinces, and stakeholder organisations in Kabul. PARTICIPANTS purposively sampled midwifery profession stakeholders in Kabul (n=14 IDIs); purposively selected… CONTINUE READING