Assessing Factors Influencing the 4 Times Ante Natal Attendencies at Tororo Hospital, Uganda

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Authors : Dr Buyinza Godfrey Kagawa


Background: Tororo district hospital has been offering goal oriented ante natal care services in line with ministry of health strategy for improving on maternal and child health, however 4 time ante natal visits have been low since its implementation as it stands at 9.9% (Tororo, 2005/6) The aim of the focused ANC attendances was to offer optimum care to the mother during any one ANC visit. The 4 times ANC visits being low (9.9%) implied that there are factors hindering mothers from attending ante natal care services hence the need to study and document these factors. The study was conducted to identify factors hindering 4 time ANC attendances. 


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