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Perceived quality of and access to care among poor urban women in Kenya and their utilization of delivery care: harnessing the potential of private clinics?African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2011This paper uses data from a maternal health study carried out in 2006 in two slums of Nairobi, Kenya, to: describe perceptions of access to and quality of care among women living in informal settlements of Nairobi, Kenya; quantify the effects of women’s perceived quality of, and access to, care on the utilisation of delivery services; and draw policy implications regarding the delivery ofDocument
Valuing and compensating caregivers for their contributions to community health and development in the context of HIV and AIDS: an agenda for actionHuairou Commission, 2010This paper concerns the valuation and compensation of caregivers for their ongoing contribution to community health and development in the context of HIV and AIDS.DocumentHome-Based Care Alliance, 2013The Home-Based Care Alliance (HBCA) represents more than 30,000 caregivers organised into multi-district HBCAs in twelve African countries, caring for over 200,000 neighbours and friends, and with a history of organising around HIV/AIDS and its effects.Organisation
Home-Based Care Alliance (HBCA)DocumentEvidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2013Within just 3 years of its creation, the Observatory of Maternal Mortality in Mexico is already making some important contributions to reducing maternal mortality.DocumentAsia Foundation, 2012What are the public health implications of Asian migration to Europe? This reort looks at a study undertaken in Madrid, Spain and Milan, Italy among Filipinos and Chinese, the two largest Asian migrant groups in those two cities.Document
Impact of maternal and child health private expenditure on poverty and inequity: review of the literature with focus on evidence from Asia and the PacificAsian Development Bank, 2012Expenditures on healthcare in Asian and Pacific countries (APCs) are widely seen as financially burdensome to household budgets and contributing to impoverishment. This review examines the evidence on maternal, neonatal, and child health (MNCH) care expenditures in APCs and looks into how and to what extent these expenditures exacerbate poverty. The paper finds that:Document
Impact of out-of-pocket expenditures on families and barriers to use of maternal and child health services in the Lao People’s Democratic RepublicAsian Development Bank, 2012Limited progress has been made in the past decade in reducing the high levels of maternal and child deaths in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). This paper highlights the fact that Laotian women and children are inadequately covered by basic healthcare services.The paper finds that:Document
The impact of out-of-pocket expenditures on families and barriers to use of maternal and child health services in Timor-LesteAsian Development Bank, 2012As a young nation, Timor-Leste has made considerable advances in rebuilding its health system, but overall utilisation of health services remains low by regional standards.DocumentAsian Development Bank, 2012Bangladesh has made substantial progress since the 1970s in expanding the coverage of maternal healthcare services, yet maternal mortality remains high, as available but limited data suggest.