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Study on maternal mortality in Zanzibar

Shelley Lees-Mlanga

Study on maternal mortality in Zanzibar

by Shelley Lees-Mlanga

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Published by s.n., 1998] in [Zanzibar .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Statementfor United Nations Children[s] Fund, Zanzibar [by] Shelley Lees-Mlanga.
      ContributionsUNICEF Zanzibar.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRG530.3.T36 Z36 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination63, [77] p. :
      Number of Pages77
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6863609M
      LC Control Number00378770

      Chapter four presents the maternal mortality ratio for Tanzania, which was estimated at maternal deaths per , live births. In other words, for every 1, live births in Tanzania in the year preceding the PHC about 4 women died of pregnancy-related causes. Maternal mortality was. Keywords Maternal mortality Infant mortality Survival analysis Orphanhood Tanzania Cohort study Significance Maternal mortality remains a global challenge: approxi-mately , maternal deaths occurred in , and the maternal mortality ratio in developing countries is 14 times greater than in developed regions. The full toll of.

        Case study Kenya: Maternal and Newborn Health Kenya’s maternal mortality ratio is high at deaths per , lives. The UK is working to support Turkana, Homa Bay, Garissa, Kakamega and. maternal!mortality!in!Zanzibar!is!not! consistentlydecreasing,evenslowly, is concerning. Though data! in Zanzibar!is!hard!to!come!by!and!often! unreliable,!data!from the! Health! Management!Information!Unit!within!the!Ministry!of! Healthshowsthatwhile!institutionalMMRdropped!as!lowas!!per,live.

      Maternal Mortality and Related Concepts. by Donna L. Hoyert, Ph.D., Division of Vital Statistics. Introduction. In , the maternal mortality rate deaths per , live births for the birth registration area. In , the maternal mortality rate was deaths per , live births in the United States (Figure 1 and T. ables 1 and 2).File Size: KB. Maternal mortality rate: The maternal mortality rate (MMR) is the annual number of female deaths per , live births from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy or its management (excluding accidental or incidental causes). The MMR includes deaths during pregnancy, childbirth, or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy.


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Maternal(Health(in(Zanzibar:(Baseline(Health(Assessment(GlobalHealthTechnologies(BostonUniversity(and(State(University(of(Zanzibar((Maya(Saint(GermainFile Size: 74KB. Maternal mortality. Outlining the trend of maternal mortality has concerned many scholars in recent years [1,6,9,].We adopted the methodology described by Wilmoth et al.

[] and selected the reports of the World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and the World Bank [] to collect MMR Cited by: The mortality rates for.

It is estimated thatwomen worldwide die annually from pregnancy and childbirth-related conditions, and million under-five children die each year, of which about 3 million are newborns. Most of these deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa. The maternal health situation in Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar is similar to other sub-Saharan countries.

This study assessed the availability Cited by: 8. Reducing Maternal Mortality in Tanzania: Selected Pregnancy Outcomes Findings from Kigoma Region. Background. Tanzania has the fourth highest number of maternal deaths in SubSaharan Africa - and the highest in the worldsixth (World Health Organization, ).

The Millennium Development Goal 5 national target is to reduce maternal mortality toFile Size: KB. The study is based on less than 5 mortality in Tanzania, which is the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania mainland (formally Tanganyika) and Zanzibar Island.

The United Republic of Tanzania is located on the Eastern part of African continent with an area size of approximatelykm 2. According to the Tanzania National Bureau of Cited by: 6. Maternal Health Landscape in Tanzania and Zanzibar.

June 8th, Though worldwide rates of maternal mortality have seen a decrease of almost 50% in the past 25 years, the quality of maternal healthcare still varies greatly from region to region.

Improving maternal health and reducing related mortality have been key concerns of the international community, particularly as part of the 5 th Millennium Development Goal (MDG-5) and now of the 3 rd Sustainable Development Goal (SDG-3) [1, 2].However, maternal mortality accounts for only a small fraction of the overall burden of poor maternal health as it excludes maternal by: 9.

Background:Maternal and neonatal mortality are unacceptably high in Zanzibar. Maternal mortality and neonatal mortality ratio stand at perlive births and 29 per 1, live births.

To measure the incidence of maternal and early neonatal mortality in women who gave birth at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) in Kenya and describe clinical and other characteristics and circumstances associated with maternal and neonatal deaths following deliveries at MTRH.

A retrospective audit of maternal and neonatal records was conducted with detailed analysis Cited by: The improvement of maternal and newborn health is a key priority for the government of Zanzibar. Many efforts have been implemented in Zanzibar in order to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality.

These efforts, as in many other countries, have focused on increasing the proportion of births attended by skilled health staff, and on increasing.

Introduction: High rate of maternal death is one of the major public health concerns in Tanzania. In Tanzania, the estimated Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) is perlive births. The main objective of the present study is to find out the contributing factors to maternal mortality in rural areas of Dodoma region, Tanzania.

Maternal mortality is high in Africa, especially in Kenya where there is evidence of insufficient progress towards Millennium Development Goal (MDG) Five, which is to reduce the global maternal mortality rate by three quarters and provide universal access to reproductive health by This study aims to identify risk factors associated with maternal mortality in a tertiary level hospital in Cited by: Maternal Mortality: Selected full-text books and articles The Changing Sex Differential in Mortality By Robert D.

Retherford Greenwood Press, Librarian's tip: Chap. 5 "Fertility, Maternal Mortality, and the Sex Mortality Differential". Maternal mortality is noticeably high in sub-Saharan African countries including Ethiopia. Continuous nationwide systematic evaluation and assessment of the problem helps to design appropriate policy and strategy in Ethiopia.

This study aimed to investigate the trends and causes of maternal mortality in Ethiopia between and We used the Global Burden of Diseases and Risk Cited by: The NGO's research officer, Ms Catherine Kamuunya, said in Dar es Salaam yesterday that they have decided to extend the research project to Zanzibar because the Isles has high maternal deaths.

The problem of maternal mortality has long loomed over Senegal and the rest of sub-Saharan Africa; according to one study, pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa are 75 times more likely to die as a result of pregnancy or childbirth than a women in.

A study to assess traditional practices aggravating maternal mortality in urban and mixed rural-urban populations was carried out in Toangoma and Tandika Wards in Temeke District.

Data were collected using questionnaire interviews, un-structured interviews, and in-depth : E Mbwana, J Kivelia. Both maternal and child health are interdependent and substantially contributing to high burden of mortality worldwide. Every year, women die due to complications in pregnancy and childbirth, and million children below 5 years of age die of complications in the newborn period and of common childhood diseases.

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), which includes Tanzania, contribute higher. 4 FOREWORD Reduction of maternal and newborn deaths is a high priority for all given the persistently high maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality rates over the.

Maternal mortality in present study is increased from in to in This may be due to the increased no of referrals duringas our hospital is tertiary level health care centre and Medical College. It is referral centre for primary health centre, district hospitals and private hospitals.

Maternal mortality has recently been included among the Millennium Development Goals (MDG 5). In spite of national efforts, Tanzania has one of the highest maternal mortality ratios (MMR) in Sub-Saharan Africa, with national estimates as high as in at the time of the present study, increasing to per live births in [1, 2].Cited by: Our study included all maternal deaths as defined by ICD that occurred at KCMC during the period between January 1, and Decemwho were recorded in the patient case records, in-patients recording books (registers) and MoH maternal mortality surveillance by: 4.