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Buildning a midwifery profession in South Asia

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Title: Buildning a midwifery profession in South Asia
Authors: Bogren, Malin
Issue Date: 19-Jan-2016
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Health and Care Sciences
Parts of work: Bogren Upper M, Wisman A, Berg M. Midwifery education, regulation and association in six South Asian countries – A descriptive report. Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare 2012; 3: 67-72.

Bogren Upper M, van Teijlingen E, Berg M. Where midwives are not yet recognized: A feasibility study of professional midwives in Nepal. Midwifery 2013; 29:1103-1109.

Bogren Upper M, Berg M, Edgren L, van Teijlingen E, Wigert H. Shaping the midwifery profession in Nepal: A qualitative study on collaborations and struggles between actors. Submitted

Bogren Upper M, Wigert H, Edgren L, Berg M. Towards a midwifery profession in Bangladesh – a systems approach for a complex world. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015; 15:325.

Date of Defence: 2016-02-05
Disputation: Fredagen den 5 februari 2016, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Health Care Sciences)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: midwifery profession
midwifery education
midwifery strategy
South Asia
Complex Adaptive Systems
mixed-methods approach
Abstract: Midwives are key professionals in improving maternal and child health globally, but establishing a midwifery profession in low-income countries is proving to be difficult. The overall aim of this thesis was to explore the situation and building of a midwifery profession in South Asia, and to reveal how influential actors are connected to one another in the building of a profession, especially in Nepal and Bangladesh. A mixed-methods approach was applied, combining qualitative and quantitativ... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9633-1 (e-pub)
978-91-628-9632-4 (hard copy)
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