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Factors associated with home delivery: Observations from Nchelenge Districts, Zambia
On a global scale, the majority of maternal deliveries occur in developing countries and Africa has the highest maternal mortality estimates by region. In Zambia, as is the situation in other developing countries, majority ...
Family Planning Knowledge,Attitudes and Practices of Married Men: A Cross-Sectional Study in Lusaka District,Zambia
Background: Family planning is a key component of reproductive health and is one of the effective interventions in reducing maternal and infant mortality. Despite family planning activities having started in the 1960s in ...
A survey of lusaka district health management team and private health workers knowledge of the law, their attitudes towards aned practice on abortions
BACKGROUND:Unsafe abortions contribute about one third to the maternal mortality in Zambia. The maternal mortality ratio in Zambia stands at 729/100000 live births. The millennium target for Zambia is 162/100000 live births. ...
Near miss maternal morbidity at the university teaching hospital,Lusaka: A descriptive study
Background For every maternal death there are many others who suffer serious life- threatening complications of pregnancy, referred to as ‘near miss’ morbidity. In the past, maternal audit using deaths have traditionally ...
Ripening of the cervix using the balloon catheter prior to induction of labour
The unripe cervix sometimes presents a real problem when induction of labour is indicated.The efficacy and safety of the balloon catheter in preinduction cervical ripening is evaluated in the study. The balloon catheter ...