Factors Associated with Midwife Performance in Birth Delivery at Becora and Ataúro Health Centers, Dili, Timor Leste


Natália de Araújo1), Pius Weraman2), Serlie K. A. Littik2)

 

1)Masters Program of Public Health, Universitas Nusa Cendana, Kupang 2) Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Nusa Cendana, Kupang

 

ABSTRACT

Background: The availability of skilled midwives is widely recognized as a critical factor in reducing maternal and newborn mortality. Mortality is indicator that determines community health status. Midwives must be able to perform various health services antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum, to prevent maternal mortality rates and infant mortality rate. This study aimed to analyze factors associated with midwife performance in birth delivery at Becora and Ataúro health centers, Dili, Timor Leste.

Subjects and Method: This was a cross sectional study, conducted at Becora and Ataúro health centers, Dili, Timor Leste. All of midwives in Becora and Ataro health centers were selected for this study. The dependent variable was work performance. The independent variables included motivation, tenure, training, reward, and facility. The data were collected by a set of questionnaire. Bivariate analysis was performed by chi square.

Results: Work performance was associated with motivation, tenure, training, reward, and facility.

Conclusion: Work performance is positively associated with motivation, tenure, training, reward, and facility.

Keywords: motivation, work performance, midwife, tenure, training, reward, facility.

Correspondence: Natália de Araújo. Master Program of Public Health, Universitas Nusa Cendana, Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara. Email: belonatalia66@gmail.com.  Mobile: 082236975031.

 DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/the6thicph.03.90

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