Respectful maternity care in Ethiopian public health facilities

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Sheferaw, Ephrem D. ; Bazant, Eva ; Gibson, Hannah ; Fenta, Hone B. ; Ayalew, Firew ; Belay, Tsigereda B. ; Worku, Maria M. ; Kebebu, Aelaf E. ; Woldie, Sintayehu A. ; Kim, Young-Mi ; van den Akker, T. ; Stekelenburg, Jelle (2017)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: Reproductive Health, volume 14 (issn: 1742-4755, eissn: 1742-4755)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s12978-017-0323-4, pmc: PMC5434569
  • Subject: RG1-991 | Labor and delivery | Respectful maternity care | Ethiopia | Birth companion | Birth positioning | Gynecology and obstetrics | Mistreatment of women | Health facility | Research

Background Disrespect and abuse of women during institutional childbirth services is one of the deterrents to utilization of maternity care services in Ethiopia and other low- and middle-income countries. This paper describes the prevalence of respectful maternity care ... View more
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