International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Health Sciences | Indonesia | Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022

Perceptions and Experiences of Midwives in Providing Complementary Services Based on SWOT Analysis in Bali

Ni Komang Yuni Rahyani [5] | KH. Endah Sri Wahyuni | Ni Ketut Somoyani

Abstract: Complementary and alternative practices by midwives are commonly carried out with various considerations. The purpose of this paper is to find out the various perceptions and experiences of midwives in providing complementary services at work based on a SWOT analysis. This type of research is qualitative. The research instrument is an in-depth interview guide and observation form. Data analysis uses narrative/content analysis. Respondents who included as many as had previously requested and given training media for complementary midwifery services. Result: approximately 70% of midwives have provided complementary services in their place of work in this study. Strength analysis, especially the existence of traditional and complementary service policies in health care centre and the motivation of midwives; Weaknesses including lack of infrastructure and service room, Opportunities: some midwives have attended complementary care training, and Threats: the legislation is still needed. Midwives' efforts to overcome these inhibiting factors and challenges are to provide services according to standards in the workplace and evidence-based innovation. The role of health policymakers and midwiveorganization to facilitate laws and regulations availability is major priority.

Keywords: complementary services; midwives; SWOT analysis; health policy

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022,

Pages: 547 - 552

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