Sökning: "traditional birth attendants"

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  1. 1. Obstructed labour and Birth preparedness: Community studies from Uganda

    Detta är en avhandling från Lund University Faculty of Medicine

    Författare :Jerome Kabakyenga; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; obstructed labour; individual factors; health system factors; protecting own integrity; adverse outcomes; knowledge of danger signs; birth preparedness; assistance by skilled birth attendants; Uganda;

    Sammanfattning : Popular Abstract in English Labour is said to be obstructed when the baby’s presenting part fails to descend through the birth canal despite strong uterine contractions. Obstructed labour is one of the major causes of maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity in low-income countries. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Whose Knowledge Counts? A Study of Providers and Users of Antenatal Care in Rural Zimbabwe

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Thubelihle Mathole; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; International health; Evidence-based care; HIV AIDS; maternal health; midwifery; nurses; pregnancy; traditional birth attendants; Zimbabwe; Internationell hälsa; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis presents perspectives and experiences of different stakeholders and their ways of reasoning around pregnancy and pregnancy care. Data were generated from individual interviews with 25 health care providers, 18 women and 6 traditional birth attendants (TBAs) as well as 11 focus groups discussions with women, men and TBAs. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Pre-hospital Barriers to Emergency Obstetric Care Studies of Maternal Mortality and Near-miss in Bolivia and Guatemala

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Mattias Rööst; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; pre-hospital barriers; maternal mortality; near-miss; traditional birth attendants; social marginalization; Bolivia; Guatemala; barreras pre-hospitalarias; mortalidad materna; morbilidad obstétrica severa; parteras tradicionales; marginalización social; Bolivia; Guatemala; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Sammanfattning : Maternal mortality is a global health concern but inequalities in utilization of maternal health care are not clearly understood. Severe morbidity (near-miss) is receiving increased attention due to methodological difficulties in maternal mortality studies. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The interface between biomedical and traditional health practitioners in STI and HIV/ADIS care : A study on intersectoral collaboration in Zambia

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Författare :Berthollet Bwira Kaboru; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Traditional medicine; health practitioners; collaboration; multisectoralism; integrative medicine; STI; HIV; AIDS; Zambia.;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to explore potential opportunities for and obstacles to collaboration between biomedical and traditional health practitioners (BHPs and THPs) and to test a dialogue nurturing intervention in order to improve attitudes and increase collaborative activities pertinent for STIs and HIV/AIDS care in Zambia. The specific objectives were: to explore the local communities views on prerequisites (or preconditions) to collaboration between biomedical and traditional health providers with regards to STIs and HIV/AIDS care (I); to explore BHPs and THPs' experiences of and attitudes toward collaboration and to identify obstacles and potential opportunities for them to collaborate with regard to care for patients with STIs and HIV/AIDS (II); to explore biomedical and traditional health practitioners perceptions of good STIs and HIV/AIDS care and their opinions on weaknesses in the services they provide to patients with STIs and HIV/AIDS (III); to assess the changes in attitudes to and practices of collaboration among a set of BHPs and THPs following a participatory intervention in the Zambian city of Ndola, focusing on STIs and HIV/AIDS care (IV). LÄS MER

  5. 5. Preparing midwives as a human resource for maternal health : pre-service education and scope of practice in Gujarat, India

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Women's and Children's Health

    Författare :Bharati Sharma; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2014]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Midwifery scope of practice;

    Sammanfattning : One key strategy to achieve reduction in maternal and neonatal mortality is to scale up the availability of skilled birth attendants (SBAs). The staff nurses (i.e., registered nurse and midwives) are skilled birth attendants recognized by the government of India. LÄS MER