Preparatory report for workshop on maternity and neonatal services policy for the PWV.

@article{Fonn1995PreparatoryRF,
  title={Preparatory report for workshop on maternity and neonatal services policy for the PWV.},
  author={Sharon Fonn and Henry E. R. Philpott},
  journal={Urbanisation and health newsletter},
  year={1995},
  volume={25},
  pages={38-52}
}
This article discusses a review undertaken to assess quality of care within maternity and neonatal services in Pretoria, Witwatersrand, and Vereeniging, South Africa. One researcher met with nurses and doctors from 17 hospitals and clinics with public and private services. Another researcher met with 13 groups of 146 women. Findings indicate that services were too far away and transportation was a problem. Ambulances and taxis were costly. Services should be close by, available 24 hours/day… CONTINUE READING