Traditional Birth Attendants and Women's Health Practices: A Case Study of Patani in Southern Nigeria


 
Language:

English

Authors:

Oshonwoh FE, Nwakwuo GC, Ekiyor CP

Series/Journal Title:

Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology

Volume:

6

Issue:

8

Pages:

10

Description:

Despite the existence of modern health facilities in Nigeria, over 58 percent of deliveries take place at home. As outcomes of pregnancy and their sequelae are purely left to the providence of women in many rural communities, the place of delivery is a great determinant of maternal and child morbidity and mortality. [from abstract]

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Geographic Focus

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