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2006 Traditional birth attendants and HIV/AIDS in South Africa: a trainer's manual

Traditional birth attendants have the potential for improving maternal and newborn health at community level. The role of Traditional birth ...

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2006 Traditional birth attendants, HIV/AIDS and safe delivery in the Eastern Cape, South Africa - evaluation of a training programme

Traditional birth attendants (TBAs) are still frequently utilised in rural areas in South Africa, even when mothers have access to formal he...

2005 Traditional birth attendance, HIV/AIDS and safe delivery in the Eastern Cape, South Africa: evaluation of a training

The aim of this study was to evaluate a training programme for TBAs on HIV/AIDS and safe delivery. The sample included 50 previously untrain...