Midwives: Heavy workload undermines childbirth care

Pregnant woman.

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What you need to know:

  • They face persistent and gendered struggles in pursuit of their economic rights.
  • They want to be involved in leadership and to provide autonomous care in partnership with other care providers.

During a recent survey on the state of midwifery in Kenya, Christine Adhiambo (not her real name), a midwife in Kisumu County, said they endure many challenges.

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