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Table 5 Capacity of clinical practices sites, by facility type

From: Quality of pre-service midwifery education in public and private midwifery schools in Afghanistan: a cross sectional survey

Clinical site readiness BHC
(n = 1)
CHC
(n = 5)
PH
(n = 5)
Private
(n = 11)
RH
(n = 5)
SH
(n = 2)
Total
(n = 29)
Availability of selected inputs
Number of midwives and nurses at day shift 1 6 28 49 29 8 121
Number of midwives and nurses at night shift 0 5 16 24 23 6 74
Sphygmomanometer 1 5 5 10 5 2 28 (97%)
Pinard/fetal stethoscope/Doppler (in any combination) 0 5 5 10 5 2 27 (93%)
Gloves 1 5 5 8 5 2 26 (90%)
Uterotonics (oxytocin or alternative) 1 5 5 8 5 2 26 (90%)
IV solution and IV set 1 5 5 8 5 1 25 (86%)
Sterile birth kit 1 4 5 9 5 2 26 (90%)
Decontamination solution 1 4 5 9 5 2 26 (90%)
Newborn resuscitation bag and mask 1 5 5 9 5 2 27 (93%)
Clinical guidelines available 0 4 5 3 2 2 16 (55%)
Clinical services utilization in past 6 months
Uncomplicated births 52 21,526 8013 5250 36,578 18,878 90,297
Assisted vaginal births 2 2698 3007 382 2471 1358 9918
Cesarean section 0 7417 684 533 10,378 5613 24,625
Antenatal care 1096 8369 6577 11,969 22,367 1689 52,067
Postnatal care 225 3581 3670 5938 31,895 619 45,928
Family planning 572 4258 3298 1929 21,543 13,973 45,573
Educational capacity
Median number of students per shift (range) 4 6
(6–7)
12
(6–25)
15
(4–32)
6
(3–12)
31
(18–44)
7
(3–44)
Number of schools that use this facility as clinical site 1 13 16 19 16 36
Used by one school 1 1 1 8 1 12
Used by two to three schools 3 2 1 1 7
Used by four to five schools 1 2 2 3 8
Used by 6–21 schools 2 2
Student checkout for competency in uncomplicated birth (for facilities where student logbooks were available for review)
Number of facilities where student logbooks were reviewed 1 (100%) 4 (80%) 4 (80%) 8 (73%) 1 (20%) 2 (100%) 20 (69%)
Median number of conducted births student logbook showed till the time of graduation 1 16.5 26.5 0 0 40 14.6
Students conducted 40 births independently for graduation/out of total logbooks observed 0/1 1/4 1/4 0/8 0/1 2/2 4/20 (20%)