Quality of Care in Maternal and Child Health

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 9:06 am

The publication costs for this supplement were funded by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the ...

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Maternal and neonatal tetanus

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 9:04 am

Maternal and neonatal tetanus is still a substantial but preventable cause of mortality in many developing countries. Case fatality from ...

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Mobile clinics for antiretroviral therapy in rural Mozambique

Posted on September 1, 2014 at 9:17 am

Problem Despite seven years of investment from the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the expansion of human immunodeficiency ...

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Audit-identified avoidable factors in maternal and perinatal deaths in low resource settings: a systematic review

Posted on September 1, 2014 at 9:12 am

Abstract Background Audits provide a rational framework for quality improvement by systematically assessing clinical practices against accepted standards with the ...

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Determinants of health facility utilization for childbirth in rural western Kenya: cross-sectional study

Posted on September 1, 2014 at 9:09 am

Abstract Background Skilled attendance at delivery is recognized as one of the most important factors in preventing maternal death. However, ...

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Basic Maternal and Newborn Care Learning Resource Package

Posted on September 1, 2014 at 6:22 am

This learning resource package is intended for use by skilled providers (including midwives, doctors and nurses)—working in low-resource settings at ...

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Counselling for maternal and newborn health care: a handbook for building skills

Posted on September 1, 2014 at 6:14 am

Overview The main aim of this MNH Counselling Handbook is to strengthen counselling and communication skills of health providers including ...

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Improving the health of women and adolescents: an unfinished agenda

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 10:47 am

This paper examines progress in the areas of women’s health and mortality that were at the centre of the ICPD ...

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Data Watch: Closing a Persistent Gap in the AIDS Response

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 3:45 am

A new report from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, and AVAC outlines the need for a new approach to ...

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Measuring Success Toolkit: Using Data for Health Program Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 3:40 am

This toolkit provides guidance on how to use data to plan a health program and to measure its success through ...

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