Understanding pregnancy-related morbidity and mortality among young women in Rajasthan
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Understanding pregnancy-related morbidity and mortality among young women in Rajasthan

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Published by Population Council in New Delhi .
Written in English

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StatementK.G. Santhya.
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p.
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24070024M
LC Control Number2010316514

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This paper applies a life-course perspective to the problem of early pregnancy and pregnancy-related mortality and morbidity in adolescents in developing countries. In September , world leaders signed a declaration on eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to improve the lives of women, men, and children in their respective countries (United Nations General Assembly ). Goal 5a calls for the reduction of maternal mortality by 75 percent between and Goal 5a was supplemented by MDG 5b on universal access to by:   However, the rate among black women was /, >5 times the rate of / live births among white women. This disparity could have been due to different social conditions, provision of obstetric care, health-related behaviors, nutritional or health status, or a combination of these factors. Antisepsis and maternal mortalityCited by:   A woman’s reproductive system External is a delicate and complex system in the body. It is important to take steps to protect it from infections and injury, and prevent problems—including some long-term health problems. Taking care of yourself and .

  Preterm birth rates decreased from to , and CDC research shows that this decline is due, in part, to declines in the number of births to teens and young mothers. However, the preterm birth rate rose for the fourth straight year in Additionally, racial and ethnic differences in preterm birth rates remain. The first section of this unit will deal with the morbidity and mortality indicators along with reproductive health of women globally and nationally, recognising the importance of understanding women’s health issue separately. The second section will focus on social determinants and linkages to understand poor health among women in India.   This page report documents repeated failures both in providing health care to pregnant women in Uttar Pradesh state in northern India and in taking steps to identify and address gaps in . Malnutrition continues to be the leading risk factor for disease burden in India. It is encouraging that India has set ambitious targets to reduce malnutrition through NNM. The trends up to indicate that substantially higher rates of improvement will be needed for all malnutrition indicators in most states to achieve the Indian and the global by: 3.

Women aged 40 years and older have over three times the risk of dying of a pregnancy-related cause as women aged 30 to 39 years. Intrinsic maternal factors, such as increasing frequency of hypertension and a greater likelihood of uterine hemorrhage, help explain this increase in the mortality rate. Methods. We analysed the disease burden attributable to child and maternal malnutrition, and the trends in the malnutrition indicators from to in every state of India using all accessible data from multiple sources, as part of Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) Cited by: 3. BACKGROUND: Acute lower respiratory tract infections (ALRI) are the major cause of mortality and morbidity in young children worldwide. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection is the most important viral cause of severe ALRI but only a small proportion of .   MATERNAL and CHILD HEALTH It refers to promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative healthcare for mothers and children. It aims at reduction of maternal, perinatal, infant and childhood mortality and morbidity Promotion of reproductive health Promotion of physiological and physical and psychological development of the child and adolescent.