Perceptions of users and providers on barriers to utilizing skilled birth care in mid- and far-western Nepal: a qualitative study

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Onta, Sharad; Choulagai, Bishnu; Shrestha, Binjwala; Subedi, Narayan; Bhandari, Gajananda P.; Krettek, Alexandra;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Co-Action Publishing
  • Journal: Global Health Action,volume 7 (issn: 1654-9880, eissn: 1654-9716)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/gha.v7.24580, pmc: PMC4131000
  • Subject: Original Article | Public Health, Global Health, Health Systems, Epidemiology, International Health, Maternal and Child Health, Medicine | barrier | RA1-1270 | qualitative | Public aspects of medicine | skilled birth care | Nepal | utilization | Class R | skilled birth care; utilization; skilled birth attendants; barrier; qualitative; Nepal | skilled birth attendants

Background: Although skilled birth care contributes significantly to the prevention of maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality, utilization of such care is poor in mid- and far-western Nepal. This study explored the perceptions of service users and providers regard... View more
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