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Where there is no anesthetist--increasing capacity for emergency obstetric care in rural India: an evaluation of a pilot program to train general doctors
Objective: The lack of anesthesia providers in rural public sector hospitals is a significant barrier to providing emergency obstetric care. In 2006, the state of Gujarat initiated the Life Saving Anesthetic Skills (LSAS) ...
Innovations and challenges in reducing maternal mortality in Tamil Nadu, India
Although India has made slow progress in reducing maternal mortality, progress in Tamil Nadu has been rapid. This case study documents how Tamil Nadu has taken initiatives to improve maternal health services leading to ...
Gender and workplace experiences: a comment from health perspective
Men are dominant, women are subservient;” “Men are aggressive, women are passive;” “Men are agentic, women are communal;” “Men are power-centric, women are person-centric;” “Men are single-focused, women are multi-focused;” ...
Maternal health: are we serious?
Strengthening midwifery services in India
Management capacity assessment for national health programmes: a study of RCH programme in India
(Journal of Health Organization and Management, 2009-05-03)
Purpose – This paper aims to focus on the management capacity assessment of the Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) program at the state level. Design/methodology/approach – Based on an extensive literature survey, ...
Study of blood-transfusion services in Maharashtra and Gujarat states, India
Blood-transfusion services are vital to maternal health because haemorrhage and anaemia are major causes of maternal death in South Asia. Unfortunately, due to continued governmental negligence, blood-transfusion services ...
Maternal health in Gujarat, India: a case study
Since the beginning of the Safe Motherhood Initiative, India has accounted for at least a quarter of maternal deaths reported globally. India’s goal is to lower maternal mortality to less than 100 per 100,000 livebirths ...
Maternal health situation in India: a case study
Since the beginning of the Safe Motherhood Initiative, India has accounted for at least a quarter of maternal deaths reported globally. India’s goal is to lower maternal mortality to less than 100 per 100,000 livebirths but ...