Why retain traditional birth attendants?

  • Published 1983 in Lancet


Although it is commonly agreed that the time has come to lessen the toll of maternal, fetal, and infant lives lost in childbearing in developing countries through improved perinatal care, there is little agreement on the specific measures that should be taken. An approach dating back to 1921 in The Sudan which calls for retraining of traditional birth… (More)


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@article{1983WhyRT, title={Why retain traditional birth attendants?}, author={}, journal={Lancet}, year={1983}, volume={1 8318}, pages={223-4} }