Lost in translation: reproductive health care experiences of Somali Bantu women in Hartford, Connecticut.

@article{Gurnah2011LostIT,
  title={Lost in translation: reproductive health care experiences of Somali Bantu women in Hartford, Connecticut.},
  author={Khadija Gurnah and Kaveh Khoshnood and Elizabeth Bradley and Christina Yuan},
  journal={Journal of midwifery & women's health},
  year={2011},
  volume={56 4},
  pages={340-346}
}
INTRODUCTION Reproductive health problems are the leading cause of women's morbidity and mortality worldwide. In the United States, officially sponsored refugee women continue to face challenges in accessing reproductive health programs despite having access to health insurance. METHODS The objective of this study was to explore the reproductive health experiences of 1 such population--Somali Bantu women in Connecticut--to identify potential barriers to care experienced by marginalized… CONTINUE READING