Effectiveness of respectful care policies for women using routine intrapartum services: a systematic review

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Downe, Soo; Lawrie, Theresa A; Finlayson, Kenneth William; Oladapo, Olufemi T;
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: Reproductive Health,volume 15 (eissn: 1742-4755)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5801845, doi: 10.1186/s12978-018-0466-y
  • Subject: Respectful care | Africa | Respectful maternity care | Review | Disrespect and abuse | B720

Background Several studies have identified how mistreatment during labour and childbirth can act as a barrier to the use of health facilities. Despite general agreement that respectful maternity care (RMC) is a fundamental human right, and an important component of qual... View more
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