Training traditional birth attendants in clean delivery does not prevent postpartum infection.

@article{Goodburn2000TrainingTB,
  title={Training traditional birth attendants in clean delivery does not prevent postpartum infection.},
  author={Elizabeth Anne Goodburn and Mintu Chowdhury and Rukshana Gazi and Tom J Marshall and Wendy Graham},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  year={2000},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={394-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the maternal outcome, in terms of postpartum infection, of deliveries conducted by trained traditional birth attendants (TBAs) with those conducted by untrained birth attendants. METHODS The study took place in a rural area of Bangladesh where a local NGO (BRAC) had previously undertaken TBA training. Demographic surveillance in the study site allowed the systematic identification of pregnant women. Pregnant women were recruited continuously over a period of 18 months… CONTINUE READING
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