Puerperal mother's experiences regarding the midwifery interventions in public hospitals of Limpopo province, South Africa

Magdeline Thopola

University of Limpopo

BIOGRAPHY OF DR MK THOPOLA: UNIVERSITY OF LIMPOPO, SOUTH AFRICADr Magdeline Kefilwe Thopola, Senior lecturer: Midwifery and supervising undergraduates and Masters Dissertations. Qualifications: PhD, Mcur, Nursing Education, Community Nursing Science, Nursing Administration, Registered Midwife, Registered Nurse.Midwifery specialist, initiated advanced midwifery training in Ga-Rankuwa Nursing College. PhD Title “An evidence-based model for enhancing optimal midwifery practice environment in maternity units of public hospitals, Limpopo province.Presented research papers nationally and internationally. Published 13 midwifery articles in accredited journals. Reviewer of articles for publications in accredited journals. Served as a faculty advisor in the first Sigma Theta Tau International cohort of Maternal and Child Health Care Leadership Academy from 2014-2015. Participated as a committee member of Higher Education Aids in university of Limpopo. Elected and served as a Provincial Executive Committee member of Democratic Nurses of South Africa of Gauteng province, South Africa. Served as a chairperson of Tshwane region.


Background Pregnant women are admitted in maternity units of public hospitals of Limpopo province, South Africa, with the expectations that the midwifery practitioners will provide quality midwifery interventions. The... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Magdeline Thopola (University of Limpopo)
  2. Masamo Lekhuleni (Univerity of Limpopo)

Topic Area

Topics: Maternity Care


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