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Determinants of antenatal and delivery care utilization in Tigray region, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
IntroductionDespite the international emphasis in the last few years on the need to address the unmet health needs of pregnant women and children, progress in reducing maternal mortality has beenExpand
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Making pragmatic choices: women’s experiences of delivery care in Northern Ethiopia
BackgroundIn 2003, the Ethiopian Ministry of Health launched the Health Extension Programme (HEP), which was intended to increase access to reproductive health care. Despite enormous effort,Expand
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Health workers’ perceptions of facilitators of and barriers to institutional delivery in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia
BackgroundEvidence shows that the three delays, delay in 1) deciding to seek medical care, 2) reaching health facilities and 3) receiving adequate obstetric care, are still contributing to maternalExpand
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Violence against pregnant women will remain hidden as long as no direct questions are asked.
OBJECTIVE to assess the experience, knowledge, attitudes and routines regarding violence against pregnant women among midwives working at antenatal clinics in the county of Västerbotten, northernExpand
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‘When I get better I will do the test’: Facilitators and barriers to HIV testing in Northwest Region of Cameroon with implications for TB and HIV/AIDS control programmes
The World Health Organization has recommended collaborative activities between TB and HIV programmes with routine counselling and testing for HIV among TB patients in order to improve the uptake ofExpand
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Violent Men
This article deals with discourses of intimate partner violence and is based on interviews with professionals who meet violent men. The professionals emphasized the importance of men takingExpand
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“Keeping Up a Front”: Narratives About Intimate Partner Violence, Pregnancy, and Antenatal Care
Nine women who had been subjected to severe intimate partner violence during pregnancy narrated their ambiguous and contradictory feelings and the various balancing strategies they used to overcomeExpand
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Mapping and exploring health systems’ response to intimate partner violence in Spain
BackgroundFor a comprehensive health sector response to intimate partner violence (IPV), interventions should target individual and health facility levels, along with the broader health systems levelExpand
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Qualitative study exploring healthy eating practices and physical activity among adolescent girls in rural South Africa
BackgroundDietary behaviours and physical activity are modifiable risk factors to address increasing levels of obesity among children and adolescents, and consequently to reduce later cardiovascularExpand
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‘Expanding your mind’: the process of constructing gender-equitable masculinities in young Nicaraguan men participating in reproductive health or gender training programs
Background: Traditional forms of masculinity strongly influence men's and women's wellbeing. Objective: This study has two aims: (i) to explore notions of various forms of masculinities in youngExpand
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