Maternal and perinatal health research priorities beyond 2015: an international survey and prioritization exercise

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 9:34 am

Background Maternal mortality has declined by nearly half since 1990, but over a quarter million women still die every year ...

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Using scorecards to achieve facility improvements for maternal and newborn health

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 9:31 am

Abstract The Government of Sierra Leone launched the Free Health Care Initiative in 2010, which contributed to increased use of ...

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Unintended pregnancies among women living in urban slums: Evidence from a prospective study in Nairobi City, Kenya

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 9:27 am

Background: Despite the significant proportion of young people residing in slum communities, little attention has been paid to the sexual ...

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Access to and Effects of Social Protection on Workers living with HIV and their Households

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 3:54 am

The report shows that even though policies do not exclude people living with HIV, they face challenges in accessing the ...

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SABPP Women’s Report 2014: Work and Women’s Reproductive Health

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 3:49 am

This Report by the South African Board for People Practices focuses on “Work and Women’s Reproductive Health” with six chapters: ...

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Reasons for Contraceptive Nonuse among Women Having Unmet Need for Contraception in Developing Countries

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 11:16 am

Increasing women’s access to modern contraceptive methods alone will not satisfy their unmet need for contraception, according to “Reasons for ...

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MSMGF New WHO Consolidated Guidelines for Key Populations

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 10:24 am

The World Health Organization (WHO) released the 2014 Consolidated Guidelines on HIV Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Care for Key Populations. ...

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Toll free mobile communication: overcoming barriers in maternal and neonatal emergencies in Rural Bangladesh

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 10:05 am

Background Toll free mobile telephone intervention to support mothers in pregnancy and delivery period was tested in one sub district ...

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Advance distribution of misoprostol for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage in South Sudan

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 10:03 am

Objective To determine if high uterotonic coverage can be achieved in South Sudan through a facility- and community-focused postpartum hemorrhage ...

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Newborn health: Everybody’s business

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 10:00 am

Abstract Despite advances in issue-attention and in evidence of what works to save newborn lives (e.g., kangaroo mother care, antenatal ...

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