Tweede Nationaal Obstetrisch Congres Suriname

Posted on May 9, 2019 at 1:24 pm

Meer dan 150 verloskundigen, gynaecologen, verpleegkundigen namen deel aan het tweede Nationaal Obstetrisch Congres in Paramaribo, Suriname van 11 tot 13 april 2019. Tijdens dit congres werden drie landelijke richtlijnen over ernstige infectie (sepsis), sikkelcelziekte tijdens zwangerschap en postnatale zorg ...

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Maternal health in underserved tribal India

Posted on April 30, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Maternal mortality has declined in many countries across the world over the decades, including in India, but the decline has been sub-optimal in resource poor and tribal-rural regions. Remoteness and lack of modern amenities in such regions discourages trained personnel ...

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Share-Net Netherlands Symposium – Joining forces to ensure accessible and high-quality maternal health care for asylum seekers, undocumented migrants and residence permit holders

Posted on April 1, 2019 at 9:17 am

On December 4th 2018, about 50 clinicians in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology, researchers, policy makers and ‘experts through experience’, participated in the symposium “Maternal health care for asylum seekers, undocumented migrants and asylum residence permit holders” in Utrecht. ...

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Rethinking Maternal and Newborn Health Services

Posted on November 21, 2018 at 10:51 am

Rethinking Maternal and Newborn Health Services: Should We Promote Deliveries in Low-volume Primary Health Care Facilities? Management Sciences for Health and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) to bring together experts for a panel to discuss Thorny issues ...

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Disrespect and abuse in maternity care: individual consequences of structural violence

Posted on November 8, 2018 at 12:35 pm

Tanzania has made slow progress in reducing maternal mortality, failing to achieve Millennium Development Goal 5.1 Significant progress between 1999 and 2015, however, was achieved in increasing facility births (from 47% to 63%).2While this is a reason for optimism, over recent ...

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Global Health Science and Practice Journal, Volume 6, Issue 3

Posted on October 9, 2018 at 4:44 pm

September 2018 | Volume 6 | Number 3 How can countries end preventable maternal mortality? Which single question can help you gain insight into the client experience in sexual and reproductive health clinics? Can caregivers and CHWs correctly use mid-upper ...

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Determinants of antenatal care attendance among women residing in highly disadvantaged communities in northern Jordan: a cross-sectional study

Posted on June 13, 2018 at 3:35 pm

Abstract Background One of the major reproductive health challenges among disadvantaged populations is to provide pregnant women with the necessary antenatal care (ANC). In this study, we suggest applying an integrated conceptual framework aimed at ascertaining the extent to which ...

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The Syrian conflict: a case study of the challenges and acute need for medical humanitarian operations for women and children internally displaced persons

Posted on May 29, 2018 at 10:17 am

Background After 7 years of increasing conflict and violence, the Syrian civil war now constitutes the largest displacement crisis in the world, with more than 6 million people who have been internally displaced. Among this already-vulnerable population group, women and children face ...

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Stakeholders’ perspectives on facilitators of and barriers to the utilization of and access to maternal health services in Eritrea: a qualitative study

Posted on May 29, 2018 at 9:33 am

Background Wars affect maternal health services by destroying health systems. Eritrea experienced two wars with neighboring Ethiopia. Despite this, the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in Eritrea fell by 69% from 1590 per 100,000 live births in 1990 to 501 in 2015. This study ...

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Research Blog: Are Dutch maternity care services primitive?

Posted on May 23, 2018 at 3:11 pm

My name is Mohamed (Mahdi) Abdelwahab, a healthcare management specialist from Egypt. During my attendance of the Master of International Health in the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in Amsterdam, I grew interest in the health issues related especially to migrants ...

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