Socio-cultural perceptions that influence the choice of where to give birth among women in pastoralist communities of Afar region, Ethiopia: A qualitative study using the health belief model

Anna-Julia Van Der Land*, Araya Abrha Medhanyie, Mark Spigt, Carijn Beumer, Mussie Alemayehu, Kibrom Berhanu, Abiy Hiruye Sinke, Ephrem Tekele Lemango, Afework Mulugeta

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)50-64
Number of pages15
JournalEthiopian Journal of Health Development
Volume32
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Keywords

  • Institutional delivery
  • socio-cultural barriers
  • maternal health
  • childbirth
  • health belief model
  • pastoralist communities
  • Afar
  • Ethiopia
  • REDUCING MATERNAL MORTALITY
  • DEVELOPING-COUNTRIES
  • STRATEGIES
  • SERVICES
  • CARE

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