Midwives’ respect and disrespect of women during facility-based childbirth in urban Tanzania: a qualitative study

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Kana Shimoda; Shigeko Horiuchi; Sebalda Leshabari; Yoko Shimpuku;
  • Publisher: BMC
  • Journal: Reproductive Health,volume 15 (issn: 1742-4755, eissn: 1742-4755)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s12978-017-0447-6, pmc: PMC5763614
  • Subject: Tanzania | Respectful care | RG1-991 | Facility-based childbirth | Gynecology and obstetrics | Mistreatment | Disrespect and abuse | Humanized childbirth | Quality of care | Research

Abstract Background Over the last two decades, facility-based childbirths in Tanzania have only minimally increased by 10% partly because of healthcare providers’ disrespect and abuse (D&A) of women during childbirth. Although numerous studies have substantiated women’s... View more
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