Delayed illness recognition and multiple referrals: a qualitative study exploring careseeking trajectories contributing to maternal and newborn illnesses and death in southern Tanzania (article)

Focus Areas: Care-seeking behavior
Content Type: Published articles
Author(s): Donat Shamba, Tara Tancred, Claudia Hanson, Juddy Wachira and Fatuma Manzi
Published: October 2019
Maternal and neonatal mortality remain high in southern Tanzania despite an increasing number of births occurring in health facilities. In search for reasons for the persistently high mortality rates, we explored illness recognition, decision-making and care-seeking for cases of maternal and neonatal illness and death.

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