16:00 17:30 PS14 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 18 Integrating Sexual and Reproductive Health Care in Humanitarian Interventions MODERATOR: Dr. Doris Schopper Professor at the medical faculty of the University of Geneva and director of CERAH, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Dr. Anne Golaz Lecturer and researcher at CERAH, Switzerland Ms. Wilma Doedens Technical Adviser on Reproductive Health […]
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This article explores how family planning methods has been contributing to unintended pregnancy among the rural women in Bangladesh. The study was a cross-sectional survey of 3,300 women. Findings suggest that among the respondents about 29 percent of the pregnancies were unintended. Analysis was found that those who did not use contraceptive methods before their […]
Successful health programs require an uninterrupted supply of health products provided by a well-designed, well-operated and well maintained supply chain. By applying a new approach to end-to-end integration, adapted from the commercial sector, health managers can ensure that public health supply chains deliver an adequate supply of essential health commodities to the clients who need […]
Despite decades of progress in improving the delivery and availability of family planning services, high levels of unmet need for family planning still exist in many countries. This suggests that novel approaches are needed to extend access to family planning services to women and couples who desire to limit or space their childbearing but are […]
This study examined the childbearing status, unintended pregnancy and contraceptive use among married female adolescents of four South Asian countries using the nationally representative survey data. Findings show that, the initiation of childbearing ranges from 57% in Pakistan to 67% in Nepal. The incidence of unintended pregnancy was more frequent in Nepalese adolescents. The use […]
This study examines the effect of unintended pregnancy on maternal health care services utilization among women of four South Asian countries using nationally representative survey data conducted between 2005 and 2011. The prevalence of unintended pregnancy ranges from 25% in India to 32% in Bangladesh. Overall, the Indian women sought more skilled services for maternity […]
Objectives of the present study are to assess factors associated with clients’ perceived satisfaction in accessing general healthcare (GHC), maternal healthcare (MH), family planning services (FP) and, child immunization (CI) at the individual and facility levels in two states of India.
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.
Every three minutes, a neonatal death occurs in Latin America. The poorer urban and rural populations are the most affected and within them, in Guatemala, the indigenous population has also the lowest levels of access to basic infrastructure and insufficient coverage to essential maternal and neonatal health services.
Islamic charities provide health, education and social services to millions of people in Pakistan. But in Pakistan still sexuality is a taboo topic. There is a strong hold of religious leaders on socio cultural patterns of community (attitude with extremism).