Staff experiences of providing maternity services in rural southern Tanzania – a focus on equipment, drug and supply issues

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BACKGROUND The poor maintenance of equipment and inadequate supplies of drugs and other items contribute to the low quality of maternity services often found in rural settings in low- and middle-income countries, and raise the risk of adverse patient outcomes through delaying care provision. We aim to describe staff experiences of providing maternal and… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-61

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@inproceedings{Penfold2013StaffEO, title={Staff experiences of providing maternity services in rural southern Tanzania – a focus on equipment, drug and supply issues}, author={Suzanne C. Penfold and Donat Dominic Shamba and Claudia Hanson and Jennie Jaribu and Fatuma Manzi and Tanya C Marchant and Marcel Tanner and Kate Ramsey and David Schellenberg and Joanna R M Armstrong Schellenberg}, booktitle={BMC health services research}, year={2013} }