Training traditional birth attendants to use misoprostol and an absorbent delivery mat in home births.

@article{Prata2012TrainingTB,
  title={Training traditional birth attendants to use misoprostol and an absorbent delivery mat in home births.},
  author={Ndola J V Prata and Mohammad Abdul Quaiyum and Paige Passano and Suzanne Bell and Daniel D. Bohl and Shahed SA Hossain and Ashrafi Jahan Azmi and M. Sheerin Begum},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={75 11},
  pages={2021-7}
}
A 50-fold disparity in maternal mortality exists between high- and low-income countries, and in most contexts, the single most common cause of maternal death is postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). In Bangladesh, as in many other low-income countries, the majority of deliveries are conducted at home by traditional birth attendants (TBAs) or family members. In the absence of skilled birth attendants, training TBAs in the use of misoprostol and an absorbent delivery mat to measure postpartum blood loss… CONTINUE READING
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