International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health
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A woman cannot die from a pregnancy she does not have.
More than 99% of maternal deaths occur in low-resource settings; in parts of the developing world, as many as one in six women die of maternal causes. Currently, seven developing countries-Afghanistan, Angola, Malawi, Niger, Rwanda, Sierra Leone and Tanzania-have maternal mortality ratios of at least...
Contraceptive discontinuation and unintended pregnancy: an imperfect relationship.
Contraceptive discontinuation is a common event that may be associated with low motivation to avoid pregnancy. If this is the case, a substantial proportion of pregnancies that follow discontinuation will be reported as intended. Demographic and Health Survey data from six countries (Bangladesh, the...
Pelvic pain and associated characteristics among women in northern Mexico.
The decline in funding for family planning.
Early coital debut and associated HIV risk factors among young women and men in South Africa.
Evaluation of berhane hewan: a program to delay child marriage in rural ethiopia.
Health care providers' knowledge of, attitudes toward and provision of emergency contraceptives in Lagos, Nigeria.
Emergency contraception can play an important role in reducing the rate of unintended pregnancies in Nigeria. Although it is included in the national family planning guidelines, there is limited awareness of this method among clients. In 2003-2004, a sample of 256 health care providers within Lagos...
Women's position within the household as a determinant of maternal health care use in Nepal.
Although gender inequality is often cited as a barrier to improving maternal health in Nepal, little attention has been directed at understanding how sociocultural factors may influence the use of health care. In particular, how a woman's position within her household may affect the receipt of healt...
Wealth and extramarital sex among men in Zambia.
In Zambia, most people know about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV/AIDS, but this knowledge has not translated into safer sexual practices. An estimated 16% of adults are HIV-positive, with the majority having acquired the infection through heterosexual contact. It is important to know...
The impact of menstrual side effects on contraceptive discontinuation: findings from a longitudinal study in Cairo, Egypt.
Although many research studies have documented the relationship between menstrual side effects of contraceptives and discontinuation of use, few have sought to identify factors that predispose women to discontinue because of changes in bleeding patterns. Such information is important to enable famil...