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Table 1 Characteristics, number of, and interview techniques used with key informants

From: Maternal and child health voucher scheme in Myanmar: a review of early stage implementation

Category Key informants Number of key informants Qualitative techniques
Township hospital Station health unit Rural health centre Sub-centre
Skilled birth attendants Doctors 2 - - - Group semi-structured interviews (SSIs) in Myanmar language with English interpreters
Nurses 2 - - -
Midwives 2 2 4 1
Lady health visitors 1 1 1  
Health assistant 1 - - -
Non-skilled birth attendants Auxiliary midwives - 3 - 3
Traditional birth attendants - - - 1
Beneficiaries Pregnant women - 21 3 -
New mothers - 3 7 -
Relatives - - 2 -
Villagers Villagers - 11 1  
Ministry of Health (MoH) and World Health Organization (WHO) staff a Staff from MoH - 2 2   Individual SSIs in English
Staff from WHO - 1 2  
  1. aInterviews with staff from the MoH and WHO were performed at the MoH