Disrespect and abuse during childbirth in district Gujrat, Pakistan: A quest for respectful maternity care

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Azhar, Zainab; Oyebode, Oyinlola; Masud, Haleema;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 13,issue 7 (issn: 2214-9996, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC6040717, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200318
  • Subject: Research Article | Geographical Locations | Pakistan | Neonates | Antenatal Care | People and Places | Public and Occupational Health | Socioeconomic Aspects of Health | Infectious and parasitic diseases | Health Care | Labor and Delivery | Biology and Life Sciences | Developmental Biology | Asia | Birth | Medicine | Maternal Health | Child Health | Q | R | RC109-216 | RA1-1270 | RG | Public aspects of medicine | Science | Women's Health | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Pediatrics | Medicine and Health Sciences

Background \ud \ud Disrespectful and abusive practices at health facilities during childbirth discourage many women to seek care at facilities. This may lead to maternal morbidity and mortalities. Despite severe impacts, such practices remain hidden and are rarely repor... View more
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