Health providers' competence in the management of reproductive tract infections in Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic.

@article{Sihavong2007HealthPC,
  title={Health providers' competence in the management of reproductive tract infections in Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic.},
  author={Amphoy Sihavong and Cecilia St{\aa}lsby Lundborg and Lamphone Syhakhang and Asa Vernby and Amphayvanh Panyanouvong and Lena B Marions and Rolf A. Wahlstr{\"o}m},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 11},
  pages={774-81}
}
This cross-sectional study aimed to assess health providers' reported knowledge and practice competence regarding management of reproductive tract infections (RTIs) including sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in Vientiane, Laos. All 272 health providers (medical doctors/assistants, midwives/nurses and drug sellers) working with RTI/STI patients in one urban and one rural district were invited to fill in a self-completed questionnaire including four written simulated case scenarios, and 93… CONTINUE READING

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