In Pakistan, a cadre of community midwives was introduced in 2007 to increase the proportion of skilled birth attendants in the country (USAID, 2012) The community midwives participate in an 18-month...
Globally, the maternal mortality rate and neonatal mortality rate remain persistently high (World Bank, 2015) Globally, there are 216 maternal deaths per 10 000 live births every year In South Asia,...
In 2004, a joint statement issued by the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) and the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO)...
Homebirth rates in England have been persistently low for more than 5 decades, with just 23% of women giving birth at home in 2013 (Office for National Statistics, 2014)
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