• maternal
  • This study, conducted in five rural districts in Afghanistan, used qualitative methods to explore traditional practices of women, families and communities related to maternal and newborn care, and sociocultural and health system issues that create access barriers. (msh.org)
  • The traditional practices discussed include delayed bathing of mothers and delayed breastfeeding of infants, seclusion of women after childbirth, restricted maternal diet, and use of traditional home remedies and self-medication instead of care in health facilities to treat maternal and newborn conditions. (msh.org)
  • Sociocultural barriers to better maternal-newborn health include shame about utilisation of maternal and neonatal services, women's inability to seek care without being accompanied by a male relative, and care-seeking from mullahs for serious health concerns. (msh.org)
  • This study presents a set of behaviour-change messages to reduce maternal and newborn mortality associated with births occurring at home in rural communities. (msh.org)
  • To upgrade health services in rural areas, an initiative unveiled on Friday will use mobile phones to offer tips on maternal and child health, the audience of a BBC communication conclave in the national capital was informed. (jagran.com)
  • Realizing the limitations faced by mobile users, BBC Media Action developed 'mHealth', a special service to equip and train community health workers to communicate life-saving maternal and child health information on mobile phones. (jagran.com)
  • Selected by the communities themselves and trained by CRHP, VHWs not only act as health workers and midwives but they also mobilize their communities to achieve better sanitation, hygiene, family planning, and maternal and infant health. (wikipedia.org)
  • areas
  • In 2009, Lord Elystan Morgan was invited by the then Health Minister, Edwina Hart, to look into the provision of care in rural areas, and how this could be improved. (aber.ac.uk)
  • AmeriCorps members serving through the Rural Health Service Corps have the opportunity to serve their communities as they develop professional skills, build teamwork and leadership abilities, learn more about the areas of nonprofit management and community health, and connect with a broad network of AmeriCorps members, alumni and supporters. (binghamton.edu)
  • The National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary with respect to the delivery, research, development and administration of health and human services in rural areas. (federalregister.gov)
  • In rural and, especially, remote areas such timely access is more difficult because of shortages of health professionals. (ruralhealth.org.au)
  • Plenty of evidence is available about the sort of health services that work well for people who live in rural and even isolated areas. (ruralhealth.org.au)
  • A new round of crises and challenges in rural Colorado medicine has health experts and public officials on alert, scrambling to shore up services in far-flung areas. (timescall.com)
  • Availability is a major problem particularly in rural areas because the resources are concentrated in cities and solving the geographical gap between resources such as facilities and personal remains a challenge for the NCCP. (wikipedia.org)
  • The growing income inequality is illustrated most clearly by the differences in living standards between the urban, coastal areas and the rural, inland regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • To alleviate the situation, the Chinese government shifted its policy in recent years to encourage urban migration, fund education, health, and transportation infastructure for poor areas and poor households. (wikipedia.org)
  • Relocation of the poor from poverty stricken regions to more developed urban areas is also being implemented as part of the holistic plan to tackle rural poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Plan's objectives were to promote the welfare of all citizens, and improve the living conditions in rural areas, particularly among low-income groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Plan attempted to increase access to medical facilities in rural areas through the formation of the Rural Health Service. (wikipedia.org)
  • The income disparity between rural and urban areas that the Second Malayan Five Year Plan had sought to resolve was also not satisfactorily eliminated. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the rural, agricultural-centred areas, the government sought to continue the development that had been first brought about by the First Malayan Five Year Plan. (wikipedia.org)
  • The government's ambitious plans to increase the standard of living in rural areas fell short of their objectives. (wikipedia.org)
  • In West Malaysia, 90% of all households earning less than M$100 a month were located in rural areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • professions
  • In addition, there was also the problem of ethnic specialisation in certain professions, with the Chinese dominating the marketplace, the Malays dominating the civil service, and the Indians largely participating in specialist professions such as law. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • Urban hospitals are also losers in the redistribution of health care, as are urban patients. (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • It means an ever increasing burden of care as local populations boom alongside the expansion of geographic catchment that comes with the degradation of rural hospitals. (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • Ontario's auditor general found in 2016 that overcrowding in hospitals was a major problem , compromising the health not just of the patients forced to receive care in hallways, but of all admitted patients due to the higher risk of infections. (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • If small hospitals no longer have the ability to care for acutely ill patients close to home and large hospitals are permanently a hair's breadth away from overcapacity, where will people go when the next public health crisis happens? (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • And the message of increased investment in home care is undermined by the fact that the proportion of health-care spending on home care has remained flat at roughly five per cent since 2000 . (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • Being able to see a health professional can help a person to stay well and ensure that they receive appropriate care as early as possible if they become unwell. (ruralhealth.org.au)
  • Health and wellness lessons, and discussions of home-based, low cost prevention and care programs to enhance children's nutrition, prevent diarrhea, and control pneumonia were provided in conjunction with these construction projects. (wikipedia.org)
  • The rest of the training is spent developing clinical knowledge and skills that equip the women to function as primary health care workers. (wikipedia.org)
  • schemes
  • These specially designed service models may rely on transport and information infrastructure - which is one of the reasons why the NRHA is concerned with things like broadband and telephony, public transport, and patients' assisted transport schemes. (ruralhealth.org.au)
  • Limited investment in social capital, despite the various land development schemes, had failed to either stem the tide of rural-urban migration or raise the incomes of rural families. (wikipedia.org)
  • poverty
  • To understand the link between poverty and health, the Aroles decided to live on the same amount of money that an average village family earned, which was approximately US $7.00 per month. (wikipedia.org)
  • CRHP's model, known in the development community as the "Jamkhed Model", is centered around mobilizing and building the capacity of the community, empowering the people to bring about their own improvements in health and poverty-alleviation. (wikipedia.org)
  • In China today, poverty refers mainly to the rural poor, as decades of economic growth has largely eradicated urban poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • rely
  • Fast-aging rural communities rely more on Medicare payments, which are being trimmed by the sequestration and other measures. (timescall.com)
  • migration
  • The household registration (hukou) system kept rural-urban migration below what it otherwise would have been, and contributed to the development of one of the largest rural-urban income divides in the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • communities
  • In my previous blog I wrote about the dangerous decline of small hospitals in Ontario's rural communities. (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • It certainly does not address the increased burden on our urban hospitals as a result of services moved from rural communities. (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • The Alliance's submission to the Inquiry focussed on the issues of competition and contestability in rural and remote health and the need to ensure that any changes did not have perverse impacts and delivered real benefits in rural and remote communities. (ruralhealth.org.au)
  • eligible
  • L. 104-73) and is extended Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) protections under 28 U.S.C. 1346(b), 2401(b), and 2679-81 as an eligible health center funded under the Health Center Program, section 330 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act (42 U.S.C. 254b), as amended. (mcrhs.org)
  • Center
  • Introductions will be made by Mary Wakefield, Associate Dean for Rural Health and Director of the Center for Rural Health at the University of North Dakota and Charles Kupchella, President of the University of North Dakota. (federalregister.gov)
  • This will be followed by a brief history of North Dakota by Mike Jacobs (invited speaker), editor of the Grand Forks Herald, and an overview of rural health innovation by Bruce Gjovig with the Center for Innovation and Rural Technology Center. (federalregister.gov)
  • The next session will be an overview of the Rural Assistance Center by Kristine Sande. (federalregister.gov)
  • Havana Health and Wellness Center: Member of community-campus partnership that conceived and has been working to create the Havana Health and Wellness Center for Service and Excellence. (fsu.edu)
  • subsidy
  • This incredible success was delivered by a combination of a rapidly expanding labour market, driven by a protracted period of economic growth, and a series of government transfers such as an urban subsidy, and the introduction of a rural pension. (wikipedia.org)
  • Director
  • said Randy Kuykendall, interim director of EMS for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. (timescall.com)
  • When you need an ambulance, 90 minutes later is not when you need it," said Tom Soos, Moffat County's emergency services director. (timescall.com)
  • In the eighteen years she was the director of the Tulsa campus, they grew from serving 1,600 patients to serving over 10,000 patients in a single year and were awarded the Fairchild Award, the highest award available for being a quality service affiliate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Director: 1925-1965) shortly after she had witnessed the operation of the Highlands and Islands Medical Service which had been founded in Scotland twelve years earlier. (wikipedia.org)
  • Practice
  • By doing this, they realized that securing food and water was much more important for the people of Jamkhed, than the practice of good public health. (wikipedia.org)
  • hospitals
  • As provincial health services become centralized in urban locations, the geographic catchment of big-city hospitals grows ever larger. (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • Two small hospitals in the San Luis Valley of southern Colorado merged this month to create a stronger system, with greater immunity to the financial problems besetting other rural institutions. (timescall.com)
  • Marketplace
  • Certified Application Counselors are available to assist you with enrollment into the Marketplace or other health insurance options. (mcrhs.org)
  • family
  • This study recommends using religious leaders, trained health workers, family health action groups and radio to disseminate these messages. (msh.org)
  • access
  • The initiative, "Health on the move: Can mobile phones save lives" draws on earlier experience in Bihar, where despite 83 percent women having access to mobile phones, only nine percent had ever sent an SMS. (jagran.com)