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Utilisation of public health facility in maternal health care

S. Suresh Kumar

Utilisation of public health facility in maternal health care

a comparative study of Indian states

by S. Suresh Kumar

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Published by Population Research Centre, University of Kerala in Thiruvananthapuram .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSuresh Kumar S. and Mathew. M.C.
SeriesPRC report series -- 2010-1
ContributionsMathew, M. C., University of Kerala. Population Research Centre
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 37 p. ;
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24919420M
LC Control Number2011323560

  Uganda halved its maternal mortality to /, live births between and , but did not meet the Millennium Development Goal 5. Skilled, timely and good quality antenatal (ANC) and delivery care can prevent the majority of maternal/newborn deaths and stillbirths. We examine coverage, equity, sector of provision and content of ANC and delivery care between and Cited by: 3. The Maternal & Child Health Section of APHA was organized in with the mission of developing innovative and creative approaches to addressing the health needs of mothers, children, adolescents and families. The Goals of the Section are to: Influence national policy development related to maternal and child health. Introduction. In most developing countries including Malawi, maternal mortality remains a major public health challenge despite decades long pledges and declarations aimed at improving quality of maternal health care delivery and subsequent reduction of the worst maternal health outcomes. 1–3 For example, neighboring countries such as Mozambique, Zambia and Tanzania are reported to be on Cited by: 8.   Public facilities providing maternal and neonatal health care services in Bangladesh get governmental subsidies to improve access to these highly effective medical interventions. In other words, these services are being organized and provided in Bangladesh under a supply-side financing mechanism where the providers receive funds to ensure Cited by:


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Utilisation of public health facility in maternal health care by S. Suresh Kumar Download PDF EPUB FB2

Abstract. This chapter highlights the gaps and challenges towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 3, target of universal maternal health coverage in sub-Saharan Africa, including financial risk protection and access to safe, quality, and affordable services by Author: Estelle M.

Sidze, Martin K. Mutua, Hermann P. Donfouet. utilization of maternal health care services offered at the facility in nairobi county: a case study of public health facilities performance by nzola james nyamai q51// a research project submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of a master of arts degree in.

Disparities in utilisation of maternal health care remain a challenge to attainment of the maternal health-related Millennium Development Goals. care services in all public and mission.

populations (WHO, ;The World Fact Book, ). Given this background, this study focused on the perception of maternal and child health care services utilized and the factors that influence the utilization of maternal and child health care services.

THE PROBLEMFile Size: KB. Introduction. World health organization estimates that more than half a million women lose their lives in the process of reproduction worldwide every year and most of these mortalities are avoidable if mothers have access to maternal health care services.

Objectives. This study was conducted with objectives of determining the prevalence of utilization of maternal health care services and Cited by: Despite the fact that maternal health care utilization is essential for further improvement of maternal and child health, little is known about the current magnitude of use and factors influencing the use of these services in Size: KB.

It is universally accepted fact that utilization of maternal health care services is pivotal to reduce the maternal mortality and morbidity. Several studies in India and worldwide have emphasized that access to and use of quality health care services 1, 2, 3 is an important proximate determinant of maternal by: 1.

Many maternal deaths in Nigeria are as a result of pregnancy related complications that are preventable through utilisation of antenatal care facility. The World Health Organisation recommends at least four visits to an antenatal care facility to attain full life saving potentials for pregnant women and their unborn babies.

As the Utilisation of public health facility in maternal health care book for the Millennium Development Goals (MDG 5), which. Disparities in health services utilization within and between regional states of countries with diverse socio-cultural and economic conditions such as Ethiopia is a frequent encounter.

Understanding and taking measures to address unnecessary and avoidable differences in the use of reproductive and maternal health services is a key concern in Ethiopia. The study objective was to examine barriers and facilitators of maternal health services utilization in Myanmar with the highest maternal mortality ratio in Southeast Asia.

Data for mothers with children under five were extracted from a community health survey administered between and in Mandalay, the largest city in central Myanmar, and analyzed for associations between Author: Maja Aleksandra Milkowska-Shibata, Thin Thin Aye, San Myint Yi, Khin Thein Oo, Kyi Khaing, Marlar Th.

1 Accessibility and utilisation of health services in Ghana: an overview 7 2 The economy, health spending, and health status in Sub-Saharan Africa 63 3 Comparative analysis of utilisation of health services in rural and urban areas in developing countries 79 4 Distance as a predominant factor in the utilisation of healthFile Size: 2MB.

Universal maternal health coverage?: assessing the readiness of public health facilities to provide maternal health care in Indonesia (English) Abstract. Over the periodIndonesia had universal maternal health coverage for its population.

This accounts for the increasing number of women who use the few existing public secondary and tertiary health facilities in the country for maternal health care.

The objective of the study is to explore women's perceptions and experiences of this situation and how it affects maternity services in eight Nigerian secondary and tertiary by: 3.

Utilization of maternal health care services. Utilisation of public health facility in maternal health care book Maternal health care services were fully utilized by % of tribal women compared to % among non-tribal antenatal women and the difference was statistically significant (P = ).

Overall utilization of the 70 women was %. Improve Maternal Health Care Though maternal health care has improved over the past 20 years, the pace has been slow and extra effort is required for Ghana to achieve the MDG 5 target of reducing maternal mortality rate by three quarters by   Kenya abolished delivery fees in all public health facilities through a presidential directive effective on June 1, with an aim of promoting health facility delivery service utilization and reducing pregnancy-related mortality in the country.

This paper aims to provide a brief overview of this policy’s effect on health facility delivery service utilization and maternal mortality ratio Cited by: 9. research, policy and program implications for improving maternal health status. The specific objectives for the study are: 1. Undertake a rapid appraisal of maternal health services in Uganda.

Explore the use of maternal Health services as a probe for understanding broader health Cited by: Factors influencing women’s utilization of public health care services during childbirth in Malawi Public health facility utilization.

Kennedy Machira1, Martin Palamuleni2 1. North West University-Mafikeng, Population and Research Unit, Address; Private Bag x, Mmabatho, 2. The effect of Kenya’s free maternal health care policy on the utilization of health facility delivery services and maternal and neonatal mortality in public health facilities C.

Gitobu1*, P. Gichangi2,3† and W. Mwanda4† AbstractCited by: 9. Improving maternal and child health (MCH) remains a serious challenge for many developing countries. Geographical accessibility from a residence to the nearest health facility is suspected to be an important obstacle hampering the use of appropriate services for MCH especially in Sub-Sharan African countries.

In Burkina Faso, a landlocked country in the Sahel region of West Author: Mariam Tanou, Yusuke Kamiya. Since the implementation of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) inMaternal Mortality Ratio has significantly declined in India through a noticeable improvement in maternal health care services.

However, India did not succeed to achieve the target of millennium development goal to reduced maternal mortality ratio by Also, there is substantial inequality exist at the regional.

Introduction Improving maternal and child health has been highlighted as a key public health concern since the yearwith the development of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Compared to the other six MDGs, goal 4 for children’s health and goal 5 for women’s health continue to lag behind.

To facilitate progress toward achieving these two goals, the global health community Author: Shafi Bhuiyan, Housne Begum, Deena, Sabeen Ehsan, Syed Jamal Shah, Rabia Shariff, Vanessa Linton, Na. Maternal and Child Health Care 1 CHAPTER ONE Introduction Maternal and child health (MCH) care is the health service provided to mothers (women in their child bearing age) and children.

The targets for MCH are all women in their reproductive age groups, i.e., 15 - 49 years of age, children, school age population and Size: KB. Utilization of Maternal Health Care Services Offered at the Facility in Nairobi County: a Case Study of Public Health Facilities Performance.

View/ Open. full text (Kb) Date Author. Nzola, James N. Type Thesis. Language en. Metadata Show full item record. : James N Nzola. Abstract Over the periodIndonesia had universal maternal health coverage for its population.

Facility-based deliveries, however, remain relatively low: only about 63 percent of all deliveries occurred at a health facility in Indonesia. Maternal and child health handbook: Utilization and lessons learned from selected evidence-based studies. J Pub Health Dev(2) The MCH handbook (MCHHB) is a home-based health record for both mother and child.

It records the health condition of the mother throughout pregnancy, delivery, and the postnatal period, as well as the.

The effect of Kenya’s free maternal health care policy on the utilization of skilled delivery services and maternal and neonatal mortality rates in public health facilities Article (PDF. The aim of the study was to examine degree of equity in reproductive and maternal health services utilization in Ethiopia.

METHOD: Data from Ethiopia demographic health survey was analyzed. We assessed inequities in utilization of modern contraceptive methods, antenatal care, facility based delivery and postnatal by: The study explored the perceived impact of the mandatory community midwifery service on utilization of maternal health care by women, using the General System Theory and the Logic Model.

The research was conducted in three selected Local Government Areas (LGAs). The research design for this study was the time-series type of non-controlled experimental design. Sudan has high maternal mortality. The rate among nomads - groups of people who move from place to place as a way of obtaining food, finding pasture or make a living - is very high and varies between different regions of the country.

The objective of the study is to identify the factors affecting the utilization of maternal health care services by nomadic communities in Sudan, to make Cited by: Jonathan B.

Kotch, board certified specialist in both pediatrics and preventive medicine, is Professor and Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he is a member of the Affiliated Faculty of the Injury Prevention Research Center and a Senior Fellow of the Frank Cited by: KEY WORDS: Antenatal care, institutional delivery, maternal health care utilization, postnatal care INTRODUCTION Giving birth to a baby is one of the most memorable events in a woman’s life.

However, pregnancy and childbirth also conceal implicit threats to women’s health. According to the World Health Organization, every minute, at leastCited by: 4. Introduction. Uptake of antenatal services is low in Nigeria; however, indicators in the Christian-dominated South have been better than in the Muslim-dominated North.

This study evaluated religious influences on utilization of general and HIV-related maternal health services among women in rural and periurban North-Central Nigeria.

> Materials and by: associated with inadequate and poor utilization of maternal health care (Carroli, Rooney & Villar). As a result, the use of ANC, skilled delivery attendants and PNC are recognized as key maternal health services to improve health Outcomes for women and children (WHO et al, ).

Maternal and Child Health: Global Challenges, Programs, and Policies. Edited by John Ehiri, PhD, MPH, MSc (Econ.) Our current era of globalization, war, and socioeconomic unrest has revealed public health as a worldwide concern and a major frontier for social justice with maternal and child health /5(3).

Maternal Health Benefits for Health Plans & Members By identifying at-risk pregnancies as early as possible, Envolve Health can intervene to provide the support needed to ensure a healthy delivery and a healthier beginning for children, as well as a reduction in healthcare costs.

utilization of maternal health care services using the Uganda Demographic Health Survey. Three measures of maternal health care services are examined, namely visits to antenatal clinic, tetanus toxoid injection and place of delivery. Using binary logistic regression model, we. Timor-Leste is a young developing country in Asia.

Most of its infrastructure was destroyed after a long armed conflict for independence. Despite recent expansion of health facilities and investment in healthcare, maternal mortality remains high with most mothers still giving birth at home.

This study investigated factors affecting the non-utilisation of health service for childbirth in the Cited by: Maternal health utilization: the use of skilled antenatal care, healthcare facilities, skilled attendants for delivery, and skilled postnatal care by pregnant and delivering mothers.

Maternal health determinants: used broadly to identify the associations between factors of interest and maternal health outcomes. These factors include. Harvard Chan School Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health Huntington Avenue Boston, MA [email protected] This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S.

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant T76MC and entitled Training Grant in Maternal and Child Health. Introduction The free maternal health policy was implemented in Ghana in under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). The policy sought to eliminate out of pocket (OOP) payments and enhance the utilisation of maternal health services.

It is unclear whether the policy had altered OOP payments for services. The study explored views on costs and actual OOP payments during by: 1. Meeting to develop a global consensus on preconception care to reduce maternal and childhood mortality and morbidity.

Geneva, World Health Organization, POLICY BRIEF Preconception care: Maximizing the gains for maternal and child health 4 5 Areas addressed by the preconception care package Examples of evidence-based interventions1.

Uganda’s poor maternal health indicators have resulted from weak maternal health services delivery, including access to quality family planning, skilled birth attendance, emergency obstetric care, and postnatal care for mothers and newborns.

This paper investigated the predictors of maternal health services (MHS) utilization characterized as: desirable, moderate and by: