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High maternal mortality in a rural south-west Ethiopia: estimate by using the sisterhood method
(BioMed Central, 2012-11-23)
Background: Estimation of maternal mortality is difficult in developing countries without complete vital registration. The indirect sisterhood method represents an alternative in places where there is high fertility and ...
Causes of perinatal death at a tertiary care hospital in Northern Tanzania 2000--2010: a registry based study
(BioMed Central, 2012-12)
Background: Perinatal mortality reflects maternal health as well as antenatal, intrapartum and newborn care, and is an important health indicator. This study aimed at classifying causes of perinatal death in order to ...
Determinants of periodontal health in pregnant women and association with infants’ anthropometric status: a prospective cohort study from Eastern Uganda
(BioMed Central, 2012-09-05)
Background: Preterm-low birth weight delivery is a major cause of infant morbidity and mortality in sub Saharan Africa and has been linked to poor periodontal health during pregnancy. This study investigated predisposing ...