Training Traditional Birth Attendants in Nigeria (7) CHWs: Training Traditional Birth Attendants to become specialised CHWs (5)

3 June, 2019

For the Zambian practice Yes there are places for training lay health workers including TBAs. Current policy does not allow or include training them for safe delivery. It only allows to train them in identifying danger signs, early identification and prompt referral to The health facility where there is skilled birth attendant. Unless engaging MOH to include basic skills to attend to in emergency delivery.

Margaret C. Maimbolwa

Associate Professor

School of Nursing Sciences

University of Zambia

P.O.Box 50110

Lusaka, Zambia

+260 97 7800067

+260 95 5207938 

+260 96 9483763

HIFA profile: Margaret C Maimbolwa is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Zambia School of Medicine. mmaimbolwa AT yahoo.com