Women and newborns in El Salvador continue to face elevated risks related to pregnancy and birth. Historically, Ministry of Health (MoH) has focused primarily on strengthening the health services while neglecting the critical role that women, men, families and communities play in improving maternal and newborn health (MNH). Our project integrates a Health Promotion component […]
very few students knew about the link between HPV and cervical cancer. Majority were willing to accept HPV vaccination. University students needs to be educated regarding cervical cancer and effectiveness of HPV vaccine.
Inappropriate gestational weight gain, but not pre-pregnancy BMI, was an independent risk factor for inappropriate birth weight for gestational age infants. Controlling gestational weight gain in appropriate range could help improving both maternal and neonatal outcomes.
We studied views of 110 doctors, 130 parents with one living child with SCD, and 89 adults patients suffering from SCD, regarding prenatal genetic diagnosis and termination of a SCD-affected pregnancy. The majority accepted the principle of prenatal genetic diagnosis for SCD (78.7%, 89.8% and 89.2%). The majority of parents accepted the principle of termination […]
SAFO (Strategic Alliance for the Fortification of edible Oils and Other Staple Foods) is a Strategic Alliance within the DeveloPPP partnership scheme of the German Government in order to reduce vitamin A deficiency of 100 million people at risk of undernutrition. It was implemented by the following partners: BASF, a leading supplier of high-quality, cost-effective […]
Since 2005 AKF has been implementing an early childhood development (ECD) program targeting caregivers and preschool age children in three districts of Osh province. The focus of the programme has been to provide different models of preschool education, from government kindergartens to private, home-based care facilities and even yurt-based kindergartens in high pastures during the […]
The objectives of the Integrated Child Survival campaign in Mali were to reach more than 95% of children with measles vaccination and more than 80% of children with all other interventions.
A semi-structured and pre-tested pro-forma is used to interview HIV positive patients attending VCTC located at SSG Hospital, Vadodara. Prior verbal and written consent was taken before starting each interview.
Current statistics indicate that 6.1 million people in South Asia are infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). HIV is an extraordinary kind of crisis. It requires an exceptional response that remains flexible, creative and vigilant on the one hand and on the other hand those who are affected need a multi-dimensional approach to their lives.
More than two decades after its identification, AIDS has become far more widespread, affecting all members of society. Women continues to bear the brunt of the epidemic as they are faced with many other health, social and economic issues and has to struggle with the challenges poised by the epidemic.