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Teaching Zambian traditional birth attendants to monitor growth of infants : evaluation of an education program

Mambwe, Esther. 1996, Teaching Zambian traditional birth attendants to monitor growth of infants : evaluation of an education program, M.Sc. thesis, Deakin University.

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Title Teaching Zambian traditional birth attendants to monitor growth of infants : evaluation of an education program
Author Mambwe, Esther.
Institution Deakin University
Faculty Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name M.Sc.
Date submitted 1996
Keyword(s) Midwives - Education - Zambia
Midwives - Training of - Zambia
Children - Health and hygiene - Zambia
Summary The study developed and implemented an education program in growth monitoring and nutrition for the Traditional Birth Attendants in two peri-urban areas in Zambia and then evaluated its effects. The major outcomes from the study are: that Zambian TBAs can be taught to carry out an expanded role; field experience is a key factor in the teaching program; making advice available in local communities is important.
Language eng
Description of original xiv, 99, [40?] leaves : ill., map ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 613.0432/07
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30023395

Document type: Thesis
Collections: Faculty of Health
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