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Determinants of maternal mortality in Botswana

Owuor-Omondi.

Determinants of maternal mortality in Botswana

an institutional, community, and household perspective

by Owuor-Omondi.

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Published by Health Education Unit, Ministry of Health in Gaborone, Botswana .
Written in

    Places:
  • Botswana
    • Subjects:
    • Mothers -- Botswana -- Mortality.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementauthors, Lucas Owuor-Omondi and Margaret Kobue ; contributors, Lucy Maribe ... [et al.].
      ContributionsKobue, Margaret., Maribe, Lucy., Botswana Safe Motherhood Programme. Safe Motherhood Task Force., Botswana. Ministry of Health., UNICEF Botswana.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRG530.3.B55 O98 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxii, 81 p. :
      Number of Pages81
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL962419M
      ISBN 109991210598
      LC Control Number95980200

      The above determinants of child malnutrition in Botswana cover factors from the following categories: biological/health (birth-weight), cultural (breast-feeding practice), socioeconomic (area of residence, education of parents, caretaker, house type and toilet facilities), demographic (age, gender of head of family), morbidity (incidence of Cited by: Gaborone, Botswana – 27 July The Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHw) convened a national summit from 12th – 13th July to review progress in on-going efforts to reduce maternal mortality currently estimated at deaths per , live births in This summit is a follow-up of outlined interventions to track progress in addressing the unacceptable high maternal mortality.

        Following decades of improvement in maternal health in the United States, the maternal mortality ratio has more than doubled over the last two decades from maternal deaths per , live births in to per , in [1–3].Cited by: 6. The maternal mortality rate (MMR) has decreased by almost half within the European Region between to , from 33 to 16 deaths per live births respectively. Nevertheless, the highest national maternal mortality rate in the Region is now estimated to be an appalling 25 times the lowest.

      Infant mortality (IM) and birth outcomes, key population health indicators, have lifelong implications for individuals, and are unequally distributed globally. Even among western industrialized nations, striking cross-country and within-country patterns are evident. We sought to better understand these variations across and within the United States of America (USA) and Western Europe (WE), by Cited by:   STATISTICS on maternal mortality in Botswana are not considered reliable. (1) In the s, figures ranged from per , live births in hospital records for , (2) to an estimated in the WHO/UNICEF/UNFPA report of (3) and in the Global Maternal Mortality Fact Book .


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4 Botswana- Maternal Mortality Ratio STATISTICS BOTSWANA Causes of Maternal Mortality by Age There were 75 maternal deaths in as indicated in Tables 2 and 5.

The maternal mortality data was classified into direct and indirect Size: KB. For a country such as Sierra Leone, with a maternal mortality ratio of maternal deaths perlive births, a one point improvement in the WPS Index would correspond to a maternal. Botswana - Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) – STATISTICS BOTSWANA.

Introduction. This Stats Brief presents information on Botswana Maternal Mortality Ratio for the period – Maternal Mortality Ratio is defined as the number of maternal File Size: KB. A recent ‘Newsletter of Worldwide Activity in Maternal Health’ slates that ‘mothers are not dropped from heaven, they are born as undervalued, neglected girls and grow as exploited, uneducated children’ ‐ this publication lists in its ‘fact File’ that ‘In Africa, 1 in every 25 girls reaching menarche will die as a result of pregnancy or childbirth’ and that ‘In South Asia, women face a lifetime risk of maternal mortality of 1 Cited by: This chapter discusses issues concerning the determinants of maternal mortality.

It distinguishes between the immediate or direct causes of death and the causes of mortality levels within the populations. It suggests that clinical standards or the quality of obstetric practice and maternal preferences for taking clinical consultation significantly influence maternal mortality rate.

Background: In Botswana the maternal mortality ratio in was per live births. It is a priority to reduce this ratio to meet Millennium Development Goal 5 target of 21 per   Botswana has made tremendous progress in the reduction of maternal mortality since At that point, the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in the country was perlive births.

This rate remained high for the following 10 years, in part due to the concomitant HIV epidemic that hit the country with devastating force. PROECT TOPIC: DETERMINANTS OF MATERNAL MORTALITY IN GENERAL HOSPITAL CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE.

includes abstract and chapter one, complete project material available DETERMINANTS OF MATERNAL MORTALITY IN GENERAL HOSPITAL CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE.

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the study The growing concern on. to that in England. In the United States, the mortality reduction appears to start aroundwith a similar overall pattern.

Life expectancy at birth in the United States rose from 47 years in to 78 years today. The reduction in mortality was not uniform by age. The vast bulk of the historical reduction in mortality occurred at younger ages. maternal mortality rate is second only to that of China adding that the country held the record as Africa‟s highest contributor to MMR, also the CIA World Fact Book () puts File Size: KB.

Maternal Health and Social Determinants: A Study in Jammu and Kashmir. Nadiya Muzaffar. Department of Sociology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (U.P.), India.

Abstract. Maternal health is a key indicator of women’s health and status. The bio-medical theories attribute health to several biological and medical factors.

DETERMINANTS OF MATERNAL MORTALITY IN GENERAL HOSPITAL. CHAPTER ONE. INTRODUCTION. Background of the study. The growing concern on improving reproductive health at the global level has created a demand for research especially in the area of maternal health.

Maternal health, which is the physical well being of a woman during pregnancy Author: MODISHPROJECT. addressed, the risk to maternal and neonatal mortality should decline. A summary of the interaction of social determinants of health and maternal and neonatal mortality is presented in Figure 1.

Setting and sample The study took place in at a public hospital in KZN, South Africa. It is the second most populous province inCited by: 3. the determinants of infant and under-five mortality, while section 3 provides background information on Jordan’s health sector and child mortality trends.

Section 4 discusses in. Maternal mortality. Maternal mortality, sometimes known as maternal death, remains a major cause of death among women of child-bearing age in Nigeria and many other countries and remains a serious public health concern particularly in developing nations of the world.

Suggested citation: Trends in maternal mortality: to estimates by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group and the United Nations Population Division. Geneva: World Health Organization; iv WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group and UNPD estimates List of tables Table Availability of maternal mortality data records by source File Size: 1MB.

the maternal mortality ratio. The MAF is applied to what a country considers to be the most off-track MDG targets that could be accelerated in a medium term. Countries chose the targets to focus on, and Botswana chose reducing the maternal mortality ratio. The.

Objective: To establish what population characteristics affect the high maternal mortality rate in the sub-Saharan Africa region and to propose possible solutions to reduce this rate. Methods: This study is a secondary analysis of existing data sources from the World Bank, the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as direct and indirect sources from UNAIDS, the United Nations, Demographic Cited by:   Mozambique has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa.

The main influences on maternal health encompass social, economic, political, environmental and cultural determinants of health. To effectively address maternal mortality in the post agenda, interventions need to consider the determinants of health so that their delivery is not limited to the Cited by:   Determinants of mortality Mortality rate Average expectation of life at birth Under-five mortality rate Child Mortality rate Maternal mortality Ratio 6 The measures of mortality are the quantitative and statistical devices to label the risk of mortality to which a population is exposed over a period of time.5 hand washing practice.

Determinants of Maternal Mortality and Morbidity. Available evidence indicates that there are several factors that predispose a woman to greater risk of maternal death. The common biomedical approach to the determinants of maternal morbidity and mortality usually divides them .(MDG) aims to reduce the maternal mortality ratio by 75% between and In Kenya, maternal mortality remains high at maternal deaths perlive births.1 While this is below the Sub-Saharan average of deaths perKenya experiences a very slow progression in maternal health.

Most maternal deaths are due to causes File Size: KB.The Determinants of Mortality David M. Cutler, Angus S. Deaton, Adriana Lleras-Muney. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in January NBER Program(s):Economics of Aging, Health Care Mortality rates have fallen dramatically over time, starting in a few countries in the 18th century, and continuing to fall by: