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The impact of traditional birth attendant training on delivery complications in Ghana.

Authors
  • Smith, J B
  • Coleman, N A
  • Fortney, J A
  • Johnson, J D
  • Blumhagen, D W
  • Grey, T W
Type
Published Article
Journal
Health policy and planning
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2000
Volume
15
Issue
3
Pages
326–331
Identifiers
PMID: 11012408
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

Despite some inherent design limitations, this study found that the evidence for a beneficial impact of TBA training was not compelling. Training sponsors should consider alternative health investments and, where TBA training remains the intervention of choice, be realistic about expectations of impact.

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