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Title: Accelerated training of skilled birth attendants in a marginalized population on the Thai-Myanmar border : a multiple methods program evaluation
Authors : White, Adrienne Lynne
Min, Thaw Htwe
Gross, Mechthild Maria
Kajeechiwa, Ladda
Thwin, May Myo
Hanboonkunupakarn, Borimas
Than, Hla Hla
Zin, Thet Wai
Rijken, Marcus J.
Hoogenboom, Gabie
McGready, Rose
Published in : Plos One
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Public Library of Science
Issue Date: Oct-2016
License (according to publishing contract) : CC BY 4.0: Namensnennung 4.0 International
Type of review: Peer review (Publication)
Language : English
Subjects : Clinical competence; Curriculum; Health personnel; Maternal health services; Refugees; Thailand; Young Adult; Program evaluation
Subject (DDC) : 618: Gynecology, obstetrics and midwifery
Abstract: To evaluate a skilled birth attendant (SBA) training program in a neglected population on the Thai-Myanmar border, we used multiple methods to show that refugee and migrant health workers can be given effective training in their own environment to become SBAs and teachers of SBAs. The loss of SBAs through resettlement to third countries necessitated urgent training of available workers to meet local needs.
Departement: Gesundheit
Organisational Unit: Institute of Midwifery (IHB)
Publication type: Article in scientific Journal
DOI : 10.1371/journal.pone.0164363
ISSN: 1932-6203
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