Mosidi T Mokotedi

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BACKGROUND In 2007, 95% of women in Botswana delivered in health facilities with 73% attending at least 4 antenatal care visits. HIV-prevalence in pregnant women was 28.7%. The maternal mortality ratio in 2010 was 163 deaths per 100,000 live births versus the government target of 130 for that year, indicating that the Millennium Development Goal 5 was(More)
Engaging men as partners in childrearing is critical because of the positive aspects on the child's development and reduction of childhood illnesses. The paper presents findings from a literature review whose aim was to assess the extent to which males are involved in child care activities. Findings revealed a limited number of studies conducted in the area(More)
BACKGROUND Maternal mortality due to abortion complications stands among the three leading causes of maternal death in Botswana where there is a restrictive abortion law. This study aimed at assessing the patterns and determinants of post-abortion complications. METHODS A retrospective institution based cross-sectional study was conducted at four(More)
AIM This paper reports the development and evaluation of an interdisciplinary, international palliative care workshop presented in Gaborone, Botswana. METHOD A 5-day workshop was held in June 2009 at the University of Botswana. Clinicians, faculty, and students from throughout Botswana were invited to attend at no cost. Participants included nurses,(More)
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