The uptake of skilled birth attendants’ services in rural Nepal: A qualitative study

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Baral, Y.R.; Skinner, J.; Van Teijlingen, Edwin; Lyons, K.;

Aim and objective: The general aim of this research was to explore why women do or do not want to uptake Skilled Birth Attendants’ (SBAs) services during childbirth. The objective was to explore the factors affecting the uptake of SBAs’ services during childbirth in rur... View more
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