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.
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.
The relationship between breastfeeding self-efficacy and perceived insufficient milk among Japanese mothers.
- Keiko Otsuka, C. Dennis, Hisae Tatsuoka, M. Jimba
- MedicineJournal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal…
- 1 September 2008
Hierarchical multiple regression revealed that breastfeeding self-efficacy explained 21% of the variance in maternal perceptions of insufficient milk, and the contribution was independent of sociodemographic variables.
Study of Cyclospora cayetanensis in health care facilities, sewage water and green leafy vegetables in Nepal.
- J. Sherchand, J. Cross, M. Jimba, S. Sherchand, M. Shrestha
- BiologySoutheast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and…
- 1 March 1999
The results suggest that sewage water, green leafy vegetables are possible sources of infection and chickens could be possible reservoir host of Cyclospora in Nepal.
Effectiveness of a Breastfeeding Self-efficacy Intervention: Do Hospital Practices Make a Difference?
The intervention improved breastfeeding self-efficacy and exclusive breastfeeding at 4 weeks postpartum only in BFHs and in nBFHs, and further assessed the difference in its effect by hospital-routine type.
School-based participatory health education for malaria control in Ghana: engaging children as health messengers
This study suggests that the participatory health education intervention contributed to the decreased malaria prevalence among children and had a positive impact not only on school children, but also on community adults, through the improvement of knowledge and practices.
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.
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.
Infant feeding practices and breastfeeding duration in Japan: A review
- M. Inoue, C. Binns, Keiko Otsuka, M. Jimba, Manami Matsubara
- MedicineInternational Breastfeeding Journal
- 25 October 2012
Smoking status, low birth weight of infants and maternal perceptions of insufficient breast milk supply were negative influences on breastfeeding duration, while support from husbands/partners is associated with continued breastfeeding.