Continuum of Care in a Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Program in Ghana: Low Completion Rate and Multiple Obstacle Factors
The continuum of care completion rate is low in the study site and efforts should focus on increasing postnatal care within 48 hours and overcoming the known obstacles to increasing the continuum of Care completion rate.
Impact of deforestation and agricultural development on anopheline ecology and malaria epidemiology.
- J. Yasuoka, R. Levins
- Environmental ScienceAmerican Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
- 1 March 2007
The possibility of predicting potential impacts of future deforestation on vector density by using information on types of planned agricultural development and the ecology of local anopheline species is suggested.
Interprofessional Education for Whom? — Challenges and Lessons Learned from Its Implementation in Developed Countries and Their Application to Developing Countries: A Systematic Review
Ten important challenges on implementing IPE are found, including curriculum, leadership, resources, stereotypes, students' diversity, IPE concept, teaching, enthusiasm, professional jargons, and accreditation, which are potentially important for developing countries.
An investigation of stigmatizing attitudes towards people living with HIV/AIDS by doctors and nurses in Vientiane, Lao PDR
Stigmatizing attitudes, including discrimination at work, fear of AIDS, and prejudice, were lower in healthcare workers with more experience in treating HIV/AIDS patients, than in doctors and nurses with high levels of stigmatizing attitudes.
Perceived social support and the psychological well-being of AIDS orphans in urban Kenya
It was showed that PSS is positively associated with the psychological well-being of AIDS orphans, and siblings and special persons can be effective sources of social support forAIDS orphans, which help to promote their psychologicalWell-being.
Postnatal care could be the key to improving the continuum of care in maternal and child health in Ratanakiri, Cambodia
The need for efforts to reduce the number of women who discontinue from the continuum of care, as well as who do not receive any care to avoid neonatal complications, is indicated and the need for a village-based health care system that can provide the basic continuum of Care in remote areas is suggested.
Poor Nutrition Status and Associated Feeding Practices among HIV-Positive Children in a Food Secure Region in Tanzania: A Call for Tailored Nutrition Training
Feeding practices and nutrition status were poor among HIV-positive children even in food rich areas, and improving feeding frequency may help to ameliorate undernutrition.
Training Sri Lankan public health midwives on intimate partner violence: a pre- and post-intervention study
An IPV training program for PHMs improved identification and assistance of IPV sufferers in Kandy, Sri Lanka and has the potential to improve PHMs’ skills in preventing IPV and supportingsufferers in other regions of Sri Lanka.
Ready to Use Therapeutic Foods (RUTF) improves undernutrition among ART-treated, HIV-positive children in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Among HIV-positive children under ART, the provision of RUTF for at least four months was associated with low proportions of undernutrition status, and RUTF has a potential to improve undernutrition among HIV- positive children under antiretroviral therapy in the clinical settings in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Effectiveness of nutrition training of health workers toward improving caregivers’ feeding practices for children aged six months to two years: a systematic review
Overall, health workers’ nutrition training improved daily energy intake of children between six months and two years of age and dietary diversity of children aged six months to two years.