The use of formal and informal services for antenatal care and malaria treatment in rural Uganda.

@article{Ndyomugyenyi1998TheUO,
  title={The use of formal and informal services for antenatal care and malaria treatment in rural Uganda.},
  author={Richard Ndyomugyenyi and Stella Neema and Pascal Magnussen},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  year={1998},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={
          94-102
        }
}
The study aimed to analyze reasons for the use or non-use of antenatal care services and malaria treatment among pregnant women living in rural areas in Uganda. Focus group discussions with pregnant women, in-depth interviews with key informants (Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) and health workers) and a structured questionnaire administered to pregnant women were used to collect the relevant information. Antenatal care attendance was irregular and few women knew that the purpose of… CONTINUE READING
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