How much time do health services spend on antenatal care? Implications for the introduction of the focused antenatal care model in Tanzania

@article{Both2006HowMT,
  title={How much time do health services spend on antenatal care? Implications for the introduction of the focused antenatal care model in Tanzania},
  author={Claudia von Both and Steffen Fleβa and Ahmad Mohamed Makuwani and Rose N M Mpembeni and Albrecht Jahn},
  journal={BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth},
  year={2006},
  volume={6},
  pages={22 - 22}
}
BACKGROUND Antenatal care (ANC) is a widely used strategy to improve the health of pregnant women and to encourage skilled care during childbirth. In 2002, the Ministry of Health of the United Republic of Tanzania developed a national adaptation plan based on the new model of the World Health Organisation (WHO). In this study we assess the time health workers currently spent on providing ANC services and compare it to the requirements anticipated for the new ANC model in order to identify the… CONTINUE READING

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