Getting women to hospital is not enough: a qualitative study of access to emergency obstetric care in Bangladesh.

@article{Pitchforth2006GettingWT,
  title={Getting women to hospital is not enough: a qualitative study of access to emergency obstetric care in Bangladesh.},
  author={Emma Pitchforth and Edwin R. van Teijlingen and Wendy Graham and Mary Dixon-Woods and Morshed Chowdhury},
  journal={Quality & safety in health care},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={214-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore what happened to poor women in Bangladesh once they reached a hospital providing comprehensive emergency obstetric care (EmOC) and to identify support mechanisms. DESIGN Mixed methods qualitative study. SETTING Large government medical college hospital in Bangladesh. SAMPLE Providers and users of EmOC. METHODS Ethnographic observation in obstetrics unit including interviews with staff and women using the unit and their carers. RESULTS Women had to mobilise… CONTINUE READING
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