Baseline study on trained diploma midwives in Bangladesh

This study aims to understand the impacts of newly trained and introduced midwives in Bangladesh health system on health outcomes

Abstract

This research was commissioned by the Department for International Development’s South Asia Research Hub (SARH) as a baseline study to understand the long-term impacts of newly trained and introduced midwives in Bangladesh health system on health outcomes.

The overall objectives of the study is to create baseline data to understand the value added by the new midwifery cadre to maternal and new-born health in Bangladesh following their introduction to the health system and to suggest suitable strategies to effectively develop, deploy and utilise them for better maternal and new-born health outcomes.

Citation

Zaman R, Sabur MA, Khaled A and Islam S (2019) ‘Final report: Baseline study on trained diploma midwives in Bangladesh’, Oxford: Oxford Policy Management and Dhaka: Mitra and Associates.

Research on the long-term impacts of trained midwives on health outcomes in Bangladesh – Baseline study

Published 25 September 2019