Public Health Midwives as a Family Health Care Worker to Promote Vaginal Health: Evidence from a Community Study in Sri Lanka

  • Ilankoon Mudiyanselage Prasanthi Sumudrika ILANKOON Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
  • Christine Sampatha Evangeline GOONEWARDE Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
  • Rukshan Cleophas FERNANDOPULLE Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
  • Poruthotage Pradeep Rasika PERERA Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka

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Published
2020-05-04
How to Cite
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ILANKOON IM, GOONEWARDE CSE, FERNANDOPULLE RC, PERERA PPR. Public Health Midwives as a Family Health Care Worker to Promote Vaginal Health: Evidence from a Community Study in Sri Lanka. Iran J Public Health. 49(5):1003-1005.
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