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Sociocultural determinants of home delivery in Ethiopia: a qualitative study

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Maternal health remains a major public health problem in Ethiopia. Despite the government’s measures to ensure institutional delivery assisted by skilled attendants, home delivery remains high, estimated at over 80% of all pregnant women.
This study, conducted by the Addis Ababa School of Public Health with JSI's IFHP+ program, aims to identify determinants that sustain home delivery in Ethiopia.

Authors: Mirgissa Kaba, Tesfaye Bulto, Zergu Tafesse, Wassie Lingerh, Ismael Ali

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