Tag: Maternal Health

Motherhood in Childhood: Facing the challenge of adolescent pregnancy

Motherhood in Childhood: Facing the challenge of adolescent pregnancy Every day in the global south 20,000 girls under the age of 18 give birth. Who is She? Where is She? She’s all but 15 years old, She is the over marginalized, under represented, often excluded, minority. She is living in poverty, without access to...

IFGH 2012: Supporting & Strengthening MNCH Services Using Mobile Phones: a Research Protocol

Posted by Irish Forum for Global Health | Conference Abstracts Authors:Vallières F.1, McAuliffe E.2, Conteh M.3, Walker P.4 Author Affiliations:INDIGO1, Centre for Global Health TCD1, 2, World Vision Ireland3, World Vision UK4 Option 2– Lessons from the field; project and programme evaluations; and...

IFGH 2012: Who is doing what? Performance of the Emergency Obstetric Signal Functions by Non- Physician Clinicians and Nurse-Midwives in Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania

by globalhealth on Jan 30, 2012 in Conference Abstracts
The Health System Strengthening for Equity: The Power and Potential of Mid- Level Providers (HSSE) project sought to document the current use of nurses, nurse-midwives and NPCs in delivering EmOC in Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania. One of the main aims of the project was to explore actual performance of EmOC and other...

IFGH 2012: Influences on the Motivation, Performance and Job Satisfaction of Primary Health Care Providers in Rural Tanzania

by globalhealth on Jan 30, 2012 in Conference Abstracts
This study was conducted in the frame of the QUALMAT research project which seeks to improve the quality of Maternal and Neonatal health (MNH) care in rural sub-Saharan Africa. It was undertaken in Tanzania to gain a detailed insight into the influences on MNH provider motivation, performance and job...

IFGH 2012: The Challenges of Developing a Tool to Monitor Changes in Health Worker Motivation at Primary Care Level in Ghana

by globalhealth on Jan 30, 2012 in Conference Abstracts
The QUALMAT project seeks to improve the quality of maternal and neonatal health (MNH) care in rural sub- Saharan Africa. Provider skills and motivation levels are considered to hold the key to their performance. An incentive scheme and a Clinical Decision Support System will be piloted at selected primary level...

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