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Infertility in the Gambia: traditional and modern health care.
  • J. Sundby
  • Medicine
  • Patient education and counseling
  • 1 May 1997
In order to understand the problems of unwanted infertility in a country--the Gambia--where the desire for children and the fertility is very high, a population-based survey was undertaken. AllExpand
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Striving to promote male involvement in maternal health care in rural and urban settings in Malawi - a qualitative study
BackgroundUnderstanding the strategies that health care providers employ in order to invite men to participate in maternal health care is very vital especially in today's dynamic culturalExpand
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Infertility in the Gambia: frequency and health care seeking.
In order to understand the problems of undesired infertility in the Gambia, where the desire for children and fertility is very high, a population based estimate of the frequency of sub-/infertilityExpand
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The prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission programme in Lilongwe, Malawi: why do so many women drop out
Abstract Mother-to-child transmission of HIV constitutes a substantial burden of new HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa, and losses to follow-up continue to undermine prevention of mother-to-childExpand
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Maternal mortality in the rural Gambia, a qualitative study on access to emergency obstetric care
BackgroundMaternal mortality is the vital indicator with the greatest disparity between developed and developing countries. The challenging nature of measuring maternal mortality has made itExpand
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Factors influencing women's choice of place of delivery in rural Malawi--an explorative study.
This explorative study was conducted in the Mangochi area in Malawi with the aim of investigating the individual, community and health facility level factors influencing women's choice of place ofExpand
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Potential initiators of HIV-related stigmatization: ethical and programmatic challenges for PMTCT programs.
HIV/AIDS continues to constitute a serious threat to the social and physical wellbeing of African mothers and their babies. In the hardest hit countries of sub-Saharan Africa, more than 60% of allExpand
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Qualitative study of perinatal care experiences among Somali women and local health care professionals in Norway.
OBJECTIVE To explore how perinatal care practice may influence labor outcomes among circumcised women. STUDY DESIGN In-depth interviews were conducted with 23 Somali immigrants and 36 NorwegianExpand
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Chlamydia and gonorrhoea in pregnant Batswana women: time to discard the syndromic approach?
BackgroundChlamydia and gonorrhoea are major causes of morbidity among women in developing countries. Both infections have been associated with pregnancy-related complications, and case detection andExpand
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Attitudes toward female circumcision among Somali immigrants in Oslo: a qualitative study
Due to its negative impact on public health, female circumcision (FC) has gained increased attention from international communities and the Norwegian public in recent decades. In 1995, the NorwegianExpand
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