To improve Maternal and Child Health services especially in the rural areas, a programme to train traditional birth attendants (Ungo Zoma) was established by the Sokoto State government of Nigeria in 1975.
The impact of the training programme on the knowledge and practices of traditional birth attendants (TBAs) in a rural community in the state was studied.
Seventy-four TBAs, consisting of 43 trained and 31 untrained attendants, were interviewed.
Statistically significant differences were observed in the proportion of both groups of TBAs able to recognize high risk pregnancies and deliveries for referral to health institutions.
Mots-clés Pascal : Gestation, Homme, Femelle, Agent santé, Médecine traditionnelle, Evaluation, Nigéria, Afrique, Sage femme, Contrôle connaissance, Zone rurale, Facteur risque, Formation, Programme sanitaire, Gestation pathologie, Accouchement pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Pregnancy, Human, Female, Health worker, Folk medicine, Evaluation, Nigeria, Africa, Midwife, Examination, Rural area, Risk factor, Formation, Sanitary program, Pregnancy disorders, Delivery disorders
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Code Inist : 002B20G01. Création : 199406.