Koman Sissoko

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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)
Despite decades of policies and programs aimed at improving reproductive health worldwide, high maternal morbidity and mortality persist in many resource-poor settings, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa. 1–3 The predominant approach to mitigating this problem has been to target the knowledge, attitudes and practices of women of reproductive age and to(More)
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