Identifying the training needs of traditional birth attendants.

  title={Identifying the training needs of traditional birth attendants.},
  author={Albert Adekunle Salako and Olusoji James Daniel},
  journal={Tropical doctor},
  volume={37 1},
With the aid of pre-tested, structured, interview questionnaires, 51 traditional birth attendants (TBAs), identified by their certificate of traditional midwifery, were assessed for their knowledge about the care given in pregnancy, labour, and the postnatal period, beliefs and delivery practices including child care, and their attitude towards orthodox midwifery. A total of 22 (43.1%) so identified were found to be practicing traditional midwifery as a full-time job, while 29 (56.9%) were… CONTINUE READING

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