Major surgery delegation to mid-level health practitioners in Mozambique: health professionals' perceptions

@article{Cumbi2007MajorSD,
  title={Major surgery delegation to mid-level health practitioners in Mozambique: health professionals' perceptions},
  author={Amelia Cumbi and Caetano Luiz Alberto Pereira and Raimundo Malalane and Fernando G. Vaz and Clarence Wilton Mccord and Alberta Bacci and Staffan Bergstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Human Resources for Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={5},
  pages={27 - 27}
}
BACKGROUND This study examines the opinions of health professionals about the capacity and performance of the 'técnico de cirurgia', a surgically trained assistant medical officer in the Mozambican health system. Particular attention is paid to the views of medical doctors and maternal and child health nurses. METHODS The results are derived from a qualitative study using both semi-structured interviews and group discussions. Health professionals (n=71) were interviewed at both facility and… CONTINUE READING
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