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  • Laila Nawar, Nahia Abdel Tawab, +18 authors Aida Abdel Wahed
  • 1998
Executive Summary Recent studies of female genital mutilation in Egypt have provided varying rates of prevalence among different types of populations. Although most studies found high rates of FGM it was not until 1995 Demographic and Health Survey in Egypt (EDHS) that a nationally representative survey measured FGM among women of reproductive age. The 1995(More)
(USAID) under the terms of Cooperative Agreement number HRN-A-00-98-00012-00, Subproject number 5800.13005.411. The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the view of USAID. SUMMARY Adequate counseling is necessary for greater acceptance and for sustained and effective family planning use. In addition to providing(More)
This report analyzes the results of an operations research project carried out at two sites in Egypt to improve the medical care and counseling of postabortion patients. Preintervention and postintervention surveys and observations were conducted. After the introduction of vacuum aspiration under local anesthesia, the number of cases treated with dilatation(More)
The paper offers a broad definition of quality of care, presents a comprehensive conceptual framework for the assessment of quality of reproductive health services and methodological approaches for its measurement. It presents three studies that were conducted between 1990 and 1991 by members of the regional Reproductive Health Working Group (RHWG) from(More)
In settings where abortion is legally restricted and socially sanctioned, the medical treatment of women who have had unsafe or incomplete abortions is often a willfully neglected service. Research conducted in the 1990s brought attention to the low quality of care and inhumane treatment that many patients receive as a result of this neglect. 1 The concept(More)
The effects on individuals, households, and the community as a whole of migration from Egypt are examined for the period 1974-1990. The authors evaluate the impact of such migration on population growth and redistribution in Egypt, and describe the economic consequences of emigration, including remittances, for the sending country. Some policy(More)
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