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Table 3 Availability of persons with midwifery skills at facilities

From: Review of emergency obstetric care interventions in health facilities in the Upper East Region of Ghana: a questionnaire survey

Type of staff present Number %
Personnel without midwifery skills present 10 8.3
Trained Health provider (not a midwife or doctor) - may be a community health nurse or community health officer 17 14.2
Midwife or doctor present or on call 88 73.3
Other personnel on call (not a midwife) such as those trained on-the-job. 1 0.8
Other personnel present (not a midwife) 4 3.3
Total 120 100.0