Ann Richter, C.N.M., received her MPH from Johns Hopkins University and has worked for eight years in Africa and Afghanistan in a variety of MCH programs. She is currently a faculty member of the nurse-midwifery program at Frontier Nursing Service, Hyden, KY.
The Training of Auxilliary Nurse-Midwives In Afghanistan
Article first published online: 10 JAN 2011
1981 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Nurse-Midwifery
Volume 26, Issue 6, pages 23–25, November-December 1981
How to Cite
Russell, L. K. and Richter, A. M. (1981), The Training of Auxilliary Nurse-Midwives In Afghanistan. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 26: 23–25. doi: 10.1016/0091-2182(81)90172-5
- Issue published online: 10 JAN 2011
- Article first published online: 10 JAN 2011
In Afghanistan, there is an imbalance between the essential health needs of women and children and the resources available to meet these needs. A training program designed to prepare auxiliary nurse-midwives was established as one approach to meeting the need for health personnel and health services in rural areas.