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Community midwives

Evaluating the results of mentorship training for community midwives in Sindh, Pakistan

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...

Exploring community midwives' perceptions of their work experience after deployment in the rural areas of Chitral, Pakistan

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,...

Community midwives' workplace experiences: A case study from a resource-poor country

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 in England: Factors that impact on job satisfaction for community midwives

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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