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Maternal and neonatal mortality in south-west Ethiopia: Estimates and socio-economic inequality
(Public Library of Science, 2014-04-30)
Introduction: Ethiopia has achieved the fourth Millennium Development Goal by reducing under 5 mortality. Nevertheless, there are challenges in reducing maternal and neonatal mortality. The aim of this study was to estimate ...
The role of evidence in the decision-making process of selecting essential medicines in developing countries: the case of Tanzania
Background: Insufficient access to essential medicines is a major health challenge in developing countries. Despite the importance of Standard Treatment Guidelines and National Essential Medicine Lists in facilitating ...
Health rights litigation and access to medicines: Priority classification of successful cases from Costa Rica’s constitutional chamber of the supreme court
(Harvard School of Public Health, 2014-12)
Although Costa Rica has no explicit constitutional right to health, its constitutional chamber of the Supreme Court (Sala IV) has become increasingly central to the resolution of many health care decisions. Some argue that ...
Availability and access in modern obstetric care: a retrospective population-based study
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd on behalf of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 2014)
Objective: To assess the availability of obstetric institutions, the risk of unplanned delivery outside an institution and maternal morbidity in a national setting in which the number of institutions declined from 95 ...