Koman Sissoko

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CONTEXT Evidence from diverse settings suggests that women often have limited control over their own reproductive health decisions. To increase uptake of preventive services and behaviors, it is important to understand how intrafamilial power dynamics and the attitudes of women, their husband and their mother-in-law are associated with maternal health(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the frequency of catastrophic expenditures for emergency obstetric care, explore its risk factors, and assess the effect of these expenditures on households in the Kayes region, Mali. METHODS Data on 484 obstetric emergencies (242 deaths and 242 near-misses) were collected in 2008-2011. Catastrophic expenditure for emergency(More)
La morbidité et la mortalité maternelles peuvent être largement évitées moyennant l'apport de soins préna-tals, l'accouchement médicalisé et l'assurance de soins postnatals opportuns. 8,14–17 En Afrique subsaharienne, toutefois, moins de la moitié des femmes bénéficient du minimum de quatre consultations prénatales qualifiées préconisé par l'Organisation(More)
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