Health-service utilization by pregnant women in the greater Mafikeng-Mmabatho district.

@article{Pretorius2004HealthserviceUB,
  title={Health-service utilization by pregnant women in the greater Mafikeng-Mmabatho district.},
  author={Casper Francois Pretorius and Minrie Greeff},
  journal={Curationis},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={72-81}
}
Since the implementation of free maternity services in South Africa from 1994, more maternity services were provided (SA, 1994: 73). These services are however inaccessible to many pregnant women in the rural areas, leading to sub-optimal antenatal health service utilization. Another problem that emerged, is deterioration in antenatal health service rendering throughout the country, as well as a lack of guidelines for the mobilization of pregnant women in order to promote optimal antenatal… CONTINUE READING

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