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Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Speak up for disrespect and abuse during pregnancy and labor

I have started a campaign on disrespect and abuse during pregnancy and labour. Please be part of the campaign. See the link below https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/30947-speak-up-for-disrespect-ab...
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disrespect and abuse health and human rights maternal and child health services Meseret Desta Haileyesus pregnancy and labour
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Ethiopian Midwives challenges in providing quality of care

As Ethiopian midwife,public health expert and women health advocate, I would like to share you some of the challenges midwives face in Ethiopia. I have a strong identity to the midwifery profession a...
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African woman challenges of midwives Education & Curricula Ethiopia Midwifery International Partnerships Meetings & Conferences Meseret Desta Haileyesus Midwifery Midwifery education Nursing Specialties Research women in Ethiopia Work & Volunteer Abroad
[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

Mali becomes sixth West African nation hit by Ebola

Mali confirmed its first case of Ebola on Thursday, becoming the sixth West African country to be touched by the worst outbreak on record of the hemorrhagic fever, which has killed nearly 4,900 people...
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ebola Meseret Desta Haileyesus
[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

Ebola vaccine tests needlessly delayed???

As we know the number of Ebola cases is now almost doubling every 3 weeks. Why Ebola vaccine tests needlessly delayed??? Meseret Desta Haileyesus Ebola vaccine tests needlessly delayed??? Meseret D...
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ebola ebola vaccine Meseret Desta Haileyesus
[ARCHIVED] Ebola Response

Most Victims of Ebola Virus are Women. Why?

The Ministry of Health in Liberia also reported that about 75 per cent of the Ebola deaths it has counted so far have been women. Why? I want to bring this issue for discussion. Meseret Desta Hail...
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ebola ebola vaccine Meseret Desta Haileyesus west africa women
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Giving birth - the most dangerous thing an African woman can do?

The birth of a baby, which should be a joyful occasion, too often brings heartbreak and agony for African families. Pregnancy and childbirth complications are the leading cause of death and injury for...
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African woman Education & Curricula Ethiopia Midwifery Maternal Mortality Meseret Desta Ethiopian Midwifery Meseret Desta Haileyesus Midwifery Nursing Specialties pregnancy or childbirth Research 'three delays'
[ARCHIVED] Quality & Safety

How can imporive health equity in Africa?

Health equity is an economic issue as well as a social justice issue. Significant inequities and disparities exist between different racial/ethnic groups, socioeconomic classes, and geographical locat...
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evidence Health Disparities imporive health equity in Africa? Meseret Desta Haileyesus policy problem in Africa quality of care Research social determinants
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

The Determinants of Urban Healthy Equity

The social distribution of health in an urbanised world. The global movement towards urban living has brought a number of social, economic and health benefits. Urbanisation has benefited many local ec...
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equity Guidelines Health Care implementation Meseret Desta Haileyesus quality improvement Systems Innovations Technology
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Why do so many women still die in pregnancy or childbirth?

In 2013, 289 000 women died from complications related to pregnancy or childbirth. In addition, for every woman who dies in childbirth, around 20 more suffer injury, infection or disease – approximate...
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childbirth Clinical Guidelines & Protocols eclampsia emergency obstetric care haemorrhage infection Maternal deaths Meetings & Conferences Meseret Desta Haileyesus Midwifery Nursing Specialties Research skilled personnel unsafe abortion women died
[ARCHIVED] Quality & Safety

A new tool to screen pregnant women for preeclampsia

A new test to establish a pregnant woman's risk of developing preeclampsia looks promising, but there is not a lot of data yet about its use.Preeclampsia is a hypertension disorder of pregnancy. Preec...
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Meseret Desta Haileyesus
[ARCHIVED] Quality & Safety

Why referal system on maternal child health care is weak in Sub Sahara Africa countries?

International experience shows that a comprehensive referral system should address: community education, transportation plans, funding schemes, a unified records system, provider technical competence ...
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child health Ethiopia maternal and child health services Meseret Desta Haileyesus policy referal Research