The place of birth in Kafa Zone, Ethiopia

Jackson, Ruth 2014, The place of birth in Kafa Zone, Ethiopia, Health care for women international, vol. 35, no. 7-9, pp. 728-742, doi: 10.1080/07399332.2014.914940.

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Title The place of birth in Kafa Zone, Ethiopia
Author(s) Jackson, RuthORCID iD for Jackson, Ruth orcid.org/0000-0003-3750-9372
Journal name Health care for women international
Volume number 35
Issue number 7-9
Start page 728
End page 742
Total pages 15
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Place of publication Abingdon, Eng.
Publication date 2014
ISSN 0739-9332
1096-4665
Keyword(s) ethnographic approach
place of birth
Kafa Zone, Ethiopia
health services
Summary In this qualitative study, I used an ethnographic approach to provide an understanding about the place of birth in rural and semiurban Kafa Zone, Ethiopia. I interviewed women about birth at home and asked what would happen if there were serious problems and a woman was taken to a health facility. The development of health services aimed at reducing maternal mortality implies that the place of birth must change from home to health facility, but the distance from international policy to its implementation is vast and the pathway is not a direct, linear route.
Language eng
DOI 10.1080/07399332.2014.914940
Field of Research 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
160305 Population Trends and Policies
160101 Anthropology of Development
Socio Economic Objective 920507 Women's Health
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2014, Taylor & Francis
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30064843

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