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Why caretakers bypass Primary Health Care facilities for child care - a case from rural Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2011-11-17)
Background: Research on health care utilization in low income countries suggests that patients frequently bypass PHC facilities in favour of higher-level hospitals - despite substantial additional time and financial costs. ...
Selling my sheep to pay for medicines – household priorities and coping strategies in a setting without universal health coverage
(BioMed Central, 2018-03-02)
Background: The first month of life is the period with the highest risk of dying. Despite knowledge of effective interventions, newborn mortality is high and utilization of health care services remains low in Ethiopia. In ...
Unfulfilled expectations to services offered at primary health care facilities: Experiences of caretakers of underfive children in rural Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2012-06-14)
Background: There is growing evidence that patients frequently bypass primary health care (PHC) facilities in favour of higher level hospitals regardless of substantial additional time and costs. Among the reasons given ...
Persisting stigma reduces the utilisation of HIV-related care and support services in Viet Nam
(BioMed Central, 2012-11-25)
Background: Seeking and utilisation of HIV prevention, treatment, care, and support services for people living with HIV is often hampered by HIV-related stigma. The study aimed to explore the perceptions and experiences ...
“We are like co-wives”: Traditional healers' views on collaborating with the formal Child and Adolescent Mental Health System in Uganda
(BioMed Central, 2018-04-10)
Background: Early identification and management of mental illness in childhood and adolescence helps to avert debilitating mental illness in adulthood but the attention given to Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) ...