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  • Ministry of Hea
  • According to the Ministry of Health, numbers of doctors, hospital beds, the types of health care and medical treatments in large cites are approaching levels in industrialized countries. (springer.com)
  • healthcare services
  • Methods: This study compared aggregated Demographic and Health Surveys data from 13 districts in Northern Uganda, a conflict-affected region, with data from the rest of the country, for the use of maternal healthcare services for the years 1988, 1995, 2000, 2006 and 2011, using statistical analyses and logistic regression. (reliefweb.int)
  • Clients generally had a positive view on staff conduct and healthcare delivery but were neutral on hospital physical facilities, resources, and access to healthcare services. (springer.com)
  • mothers
  • This achievement has been credited to Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs) delivering basic Maternal Health Service (MHS) to pregnant women and mothers in their communities. (bl.uk)
  • In both regions, the FCHVs raised health awareness among pregnant women or mothers and referred them for check-ups. (bl.uk)
  • They shared health messages through mothers' group meetings and the meetings were also used for discussions around budgeting and finance, which sometimes left little time for discussion on health topics. (bl.uk)
  • The FCHVs used novel methods to share maternal health information: for example, they sang folk songs which contained health messages or visited new mothers with food hampers. (bl.uk)
  • Sixty nine percent of women had delivered at a health facility, 79% of mothers and 55.7% of their children had received PMTCT services. (uwc.ac.za)
  • 95%CI 1.21,18.83) more likely to receive PMTCT services, compared to mothers delivering at home. (uwc.ac.za)
  • In addition, the variation of mothers getting PMTCT services between districts was only 0.6%, but was 27.2% for children. (uwc.ac.za)
  • In addition to these, programmes should focus on increasing health facility delivery, training traditional birth attendants to understand the need for PMTCT and increasing iv HCT coverage to advance getting PMTCT services for mothers at the individual level and for children at both individual and community level. (uwc.ac.za)
  • complications
  • Also, women who had never used ANC, were less likely to use PNC, while those who had a smooth delivery, were less likely to use PNC services compared to those who had prior complications during delivery. (springer.com)
  • There was a high overall level of satisfaction among the clients with quick service, good handling of complications, and clean hospital stated as some of the reasons that enhanced satisfaction. (springer.com)
  • Majority of the women perceived the quality of OBA services to be high and were happy with the way healthcare providers were handling birth related complications. (springer.com)
  • Centres
  • A lack of coordination between government health centres and non-governmental organisations was also noted. (bl.uk)
  • There are also ongoing efforts to upgrade and equip health centres with the necessary drugs and attendant equipment to manage emergency obstetric care, blood transfusion and post abortion care. (wordpress.com)
  • A facility assessment was used to classify 56 health centres. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Number of health centres and hospitals providing Basic Emergency Obstetric Care (BEmOC) and Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric Care (CEmOBC) are increasing overtime (Figure 1). (wikipedia.org)
  • AFRICA
  • A comparative analysis was conducted based on extensive case studies of maternal health and health systems in Bangladesh, Russia South Africa and Uganda. (www.gov.uk)
  • With over 75 percent of the poor in Central Asia and almost half of the poor in Africa and Asia residing in cities and towns by 2020 , "urban populations are very important to improving maternal health," he added. (newsecuritybeat.org)
  • contraceptive
  • In this study we examined interactions with health providers for MH services, and the effect of FP information provision during these interactions on the postpartum use of modern contraceptive methods. (harvard.edu)
  • Providing a woman with multiple opportunities to select a contraceptive method of her choice while receiving other health services for herself or her child is a client-focused approach that is easier and less time consuming for her, and more cost effective for the health system. (prb.org)
  • 2000
  • In 2000, the maternal mortality rate of western China was 5.4 times that of eastern China. (medindia.net)
  • Methods: Data from District Level Household and Facility Surveys (DLHS) Rounds 1 (1995-99) and 2 (2000-04) from the pre-NRHM period, and Round 3 (2007-08), Round 4 and Annual Health Survey (2011-12) from post-NRHM period were used. (ndsl.kr)
  • Children's Health
  • The United Nations Commission on information and accountability for Women's and Children's Health places equity as one of the cornerstones of its accountability framework. (beds.ac.uk)
  • methods
  • Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted using secondary data comprised of routine health information data collected at facility level for the first quarter of 2012. (uu.nl)
  • Methods: Cluster-sample survey data collected in 2012 in a very rural southeastern Liberian population were analyzed to determine associations between quartiles of GPS-measured distance from the nearest health facility and the odds of maternal (ANC, facility-based delivery, and PNC) and child (deworming and care seeking for ARI, diarrhea, and fever) service use. (harvard.edu)
  • achievement
  • Addressing the needs of urban areas is critical for achievement of maternal health goals," said John Townsend, vice president of the Reproductive Health Program at the Population Council . (newsecuritybeat.org)
  • Our newly formed Faith Alliance for Health will capitalize on this fact and [that] faith leaders are key to promoting behaviors that protect the health of the most vulnerable members of our society to accelerate the achievement of SDGs 2 and 3. (episcopalnewsservice.org)
  • Health in Ethiopia has improved from the last decades to then through the major achievement in areas of health service delivery by making health system accessible, affordable and acceptable at different level for the beneficiaries and put different efforts to provide quality health services care. (wikipedia.org)
  • delivery
  • Place of residence was significantly associated with ANC attendance and place of delivery, with women living in urban areas almost 2 times (OR=1.75, 95% CI 1.06, 2.92) more likely to deliver at a health facility. (uwc.ac.za)
  • Several questions were asked to women post delivery to determine if the services provided in the rural health centers were satisfactory and met expectations. (medindia.net)
  • Findings can be used by health care managers as a guide to evaluate different areas of healthcare delivery and to improve resources and physical facilities that are crucial in elevating clients' level of satisfaction. (springer.com)
  • achievements
  • The improvement in infrastructure, resource mobilization and leadership and governance in health sector and in the country as a whole have a key contribution for the achievements. (wikipedia.org)
  • provision
  • This thesis explores the role of FCHVs in MHS provision in two regions (the hill and Terai ), from the perspectives of health workers, service users, and FCHVs themselves. (bl.uk)
  • Such activities, combined with the FCHVs' lack of education, often proved to be counterproductive to their service provision. (bl.uk)
  • health officers to improve the provision of emergency surgery obstetrics care and surgical services at primary hospital level since 2009 where 163 of them graduated and have been deployed in different health facilities till 2013/14. (wikipedia.org)
  • As part of its drive to tackle maternal mortality, Maternal Death Surveillance and Response system was started since 2013 in Ethiopia which helps for improvement of quality of health service provision. (wikipedia.org)
  • poverty
  • In particular patient department and immunization coverage exceeded the Poverty Eradication Action Plan (PEAP) and the Health Strategic Plan 2004/05 set targets. (wordpress.com)
  • She is known for her studies on maternal health and poverty in Chakwal District, Punjab. (wikipedia.org)
  • facilities
  • The majority of maternal health services in slums are provided by the private facilities, though size and quality vary widely. (newsecuritybeat.org)
  • Combined with an improved supervision and regulation system, providing private maternal health facilities with training, equipment, and infrastructure could help to improve the quality of services in urban slums, she concluded. (newsecuritybeat.org)
  • Twelve health facilities were selected using a multistage sampling method. (uu.nl)
  • Nearly 60% of the women started antenatal care in the first trimester and visited health facilities four or more times for their antenatal care. (nih.gov)
  • Health facilities especially in rural areas are not easily accessible due to the poor state of the roads and in addition, face drug stock outs, have inadequate equipment and personnel, under-skilled workers who are overworked, under-paid and the situation is worsened by corruption. (wordpress.com)
  • If frontline health workers such as nurses and midwives can provide these clinical services, then surely they can administer a loading dose of MgSO4 and refer PE/E patients to secondary facilities for further management. (wordpress.com)
  • Evidence from health facilities in rural Uganda, Tanzania and Burkina Faso showed that Health workers in all three country sites were unable to perform all procedures stipulated in the ANC guideline [ 8 ] irrespective of the availability of supplies. (springer.com)
  • Travel times to the nearest health facilities were calculated using the closest facility tool in ArcGIS software. (biomedcentral.com)
  • An exit interview was conducted on 254 clients in public health facilities, non-governmental organizations, faith-based organizations and private facilities in Kitui, Kilifi, Kiambu, and Kisumu counties as well as in the Korogocho and Viwandani slums in Nairobi, Kenya using a 23-item scale questionnaire on quality of reproductive health services. (springer.com)
  • women
  • When we talk about quality of care, we know that health-care professionals are more likely to make inaccurate assumptions about the ability of black women to utilize health information" says Perritt. (publicnewsservice.org)
  • And this reduces the quality of care black women receive, and puts our lives and health at risk. (publicnewsservice.org)
  • Offering NCD and maternal health services together can help more women receive screenings and treatment, especially in low-resource, high-burden settings, and move us toward achieving the SDGs. (kff.org)
  • Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 20 FCHVs, 11 health workers and 26 women in villages. (bl.uk)
  • Such services were invaluable for women in the remote hill villages, who otherwise would not have received any healthcare. (bl.uk)
  • Despite a high proportion of women coming into contact with health providers when utilising MH services, only a small proportion received FP information during these interactions. (harvard.edu)
  • In 2006, not more than 50% of the women received care from skilled providers like doctors, nurses, and midwives, and nearly 25% of the women received such care from general health workers. (nih.gov)
  • Participants were women of reproductive age, local health providers and staff of non-governmental organizations. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The project, which is co-financed by a US$20 million grant from the Multi-donor Trust Fund for Health Results Innovation, will benefit 1.8 million people, including pregnant women, children under five and vulnerable families. (worldbank.org)
  • Women with a secondary and higher education, and those of higher income levels, were more likely to utilize the ideal maternal health services package. (springer.com)
  • Therefore, there is need to formulate policies and design maternal health services programs that target the socially marginalized women. (springer.com)
  • NRHM also aims to encourage pregnant women, particularly of low socioeconomic backgrounds, to use institutional maternal healthcare. (ndsl.kr)
  • Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) is an international, faith-based development organization that works in partnership globally to deliver locally sustainable, high-impact health services to reduce mortality and illness among vulnerable women, children, and their communities. (episcopalnewsservice.org)
  • More urban women (40%) than rural, 53% more women in the highest wealth quintile than women in the lowest, 38% more women in the best performing region (Central Region) than the worst (Upper East Region), and 48% more women with at least secondary education than those with no formal education, accessed and used all components of skilled maternal health services in the five years preceding the survey. (ox.ac.uk)
  • Maternal Mortality Ration (MMR) is one of the indicator to be measured every five to tenyears which is difficult to estimate changes in maternal mortality due to use of proximate denominator live born babies instead of number of pregnant women due to impossible ideal calculation of with any certainty especially in low and middle income countries where maternal mortality is very high. (wikipedia.org)
  • Uganda
  • This research study provides an analysis of the problem of maternal health in Uganda by providing statistical data that shows the magnitude of the problem. (wordpress.com)
  • Uganda has been one of the pioneering countries in undertaking health sector reforms within the framework of decentralisation. (wordpress.com)
  • system
  • It is widely understood that maternal health care relies on the entire health system. (www.gov.uk)
  • A number of cross-cutting health system characteristics affecting maternal health were identified by comparing these diverse settings. (www.gov.uk)
  • The primary source data was also compared with data in the district health information management system (DHIMS-II), a web-based data collation and reporting system. (uu.nl)
  • Conclusion: Routine maternal health services data in the Greater Accra region, available at the district level through the DHIMS-II system is complete when compared to facility level primary source data and reliable for use. (uu.nl)
  • The goal should be to develop an equitable and sustainable health system. (biomedcentral.com)
  • India
  • With the launch of the National Urban Health Mission, there now exists appropriate policy and programmatic environments for integration of FP and MH services in urban settings in India. (harvard.edu)
  • Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala, India. (nih.gov)
  • Located in Bombay, India and providing details of staff and services, as well as product sales and articles. (dmoztools.net)
  • impacts
  • Our study suggests that public health programs in developing country settings will have larger equity impacts after its almost full implementation and widest outreach. (ndsl.kr)