What Prevents Quality Midwifery Care? A Systematic Mapping of Barriers in Low and Middle Income Countries from the Provider Perspective.

@article{Filby2016WhatPQ,
  title={What Prevents Quality Midwifery Care? A Systematic Mapping of Barriers in Low and Middle Income Countries from the Provider Perspective.},
  author={Alex Filby and Fran McConville and Anayda Gerarda Portela},
  journal={PloS one},
  year={2016},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={e0153391}
}
BACKGROUND Quality of care is essential for further progress in reducing maternal and newborn deaths. The integration of educated, trained, regulated and licensed midwives into the health system is associated with improved quality of care and sustained decreases in maternal and newborn mortality. To date, research on barriers to quality of care for women and newborns has not given due attention to the care provider's perspective. This paper addresses this gap by presenting the findings of a… CONTINUE READING
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