Casas Maternas in the Rural Highlands of Guatemala: A Mixed-Methods Case Study of the Introduction and Utilization of Birthing Facilities by an Indigenous Population

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Stollak, Ira ; Valdez, Mario ; Rivas, Karin ; Perry, Henry (2016)
  • Publisher: Global Health: Science and Practice
  • Journal: Global Health: Science and Practice, volume 4, issue 1, pages 114-131 (eissn: 2169-575X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4807753, doi: 10.9745/GHSP-D-15-00266
  • Subject: Original Article
    acm: InformationSystems_MISCELLANEOUS
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

ABSTRACT Background: An international NGO, with financial and managerial support from “partner” communities, established Casas Maternas (birthing facilities) in 3 municipalities in the isolated northwestern highlands of the department of Huehuetenango in Guatemala—an ar... View more
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