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Table 2 Summary of articles included in the review

From: ‘Leaving no one behind’: a scoping review on the provision of sexual and reproductive health care to nomadic populations

AuthorYearTitleType of publicationData collectionNomadic population described
Ahmed, et al.2018Sociocultural Determinants of Nomadic Women’s Utilization of Assisted Childbirth in Gossi, Mali: A Qualitative StudyPeer reviewed article: researchLiterature review, semi-structured interviews, non-participant observationTamasheq (Tuareg) and Fulani in Gossi region of Mali
Sharma et al.2014Exploring Tribal Women’s health seeking behaviour in context of demographic and self-related variablesPeer reviewed article: researchSelf-devised checklist and standardized SES scaleGujjars from Jammu Province, India
Assefa, et al.2018Magnitude of Institutional Delivery Service Utilization and Associated Factors among Women in Pastoral Community of Awash Fentale District Afar Regional State, EthiopiaPeer reviewed article: researchCommunity based cross-sectional studyPastoral community of Awash Fentale district of Ethiopia
Byrne et al.2016Community and provider perceptions of traditional and skilled birth attendants providing maternal health care for pastoralist communities in Kenya: a qualitative studyPeer reviewed article: researchFocus group discussions and interviews with key informantsPastoralists including Massai in Laikipia and Samburu counties, Kenya
Caulfield et al.2016Factors influencing place of delivery for pastoralist women in Kenya: a qualitative studyPeer reviewed article: researchInterviews with key informants and nomad womenPastoralists including Massai in Laikipia and Samburu counties, Kenya
El Shiekh, et al.2015Factors influencing the utilization of maternal health care services by nomads in Sudan.Peer reviewed article: reviewLiterature review of published and unpublished studies, research and reportsNomadic communities in Sudan and neighbouring countries.
Ernest, et al.2011Promoting modern family planning among Tanzania’s nomadic communitiesStudy reportMixed method research: questionnaire, observation, FGD and IDINomads from Kilindi District in the Tanga region, Tanzania
Gitimu, et al.2011Using safe spaces and social networks to convey reproductive health information to nomadic girlsCommentaryNot reportedMaasai from Magadi, Loitokitok in Kajiado County, Kenya
Gyaltsen, et al.2014Reducing high maternal mortality rates in western China: a novel approach.Peer reviewed article: researchCase studyNomadic herders from the Qinghai province, China
Hampshire2002Networks of nomads: negotiating access to health resources among pastoralist women in ChadPeer reviewed article: researchQualitative research, including individual interviews, retrospective reportingPastoralists from Chad (camel herders near Dourbali; cattle herders near Birbaka; semi-sedentralised Fulani in Kas-samre north of Dougia)
Ibrhim et al.2018Reasons for Low Level of Skilled Birth Attendance in Afar Pastoralist Community, North East Ethiopia: A Qualitative ExplorationPeer reviewed article: researchQualitative methods including focus group discussions and key informant interviewsPastoralist community in Afar region of Ethiopia
Jackson et al.2017Factors That Hinder or Enable Maternal Health Strategies to Reduce Delays in Rural and Pastoralist Areas in EthiopiaPeer reviewed article: researchQualitative methods including key informant interviews with community based health extension workersPastoralist community in Afar Region, Kafa Zone, and Adwa Woreda (Tigray Region) of Ethiopia
Kazi et al.2017Assessing Mobile Phone Access and Perceptions for Texting-Based Mhealth Interventions among Expectant Mothers and Child Caregivers in Remote Regions of Northern Kenya: A Survey-Based Descriptive StudyPeer reviewed article: researchAnalysis of surveys given to patients at government health facilitiesPastoralists from Samburu, Isiolo, and Marsabit counties in Northern Kenya
Kruger et al2011Where do women give birth in rural Tanzania?Peer reviewed article: researchSecondary analysis of data from retrospective studyDatoga tribe (nomadic pastoralist) from Northern Tanzania
Le, et al.2009Preferences for Perinatal Health Communication of Women in Rural Tibet.Peer reviewed article: researchMixed method research: FGD, IDI, 148 women were surveyedNomadic herders from Medrogongkar County, Tibet
Lemaron2016Community And Institutional Factors Influencing Access To Antenatal Health Care Services By Maasai Women In Isinya, Kajiado CountyMaster thesis: researchMixed method research with quantitative and qualitative research features.Maasai women in Isinya, Kajiado County in Kenya
Lindskog2014Natural calamities and ‘the Big Migration’: challenges to the Mongolian health system in ‘the Age of the Market’Peer reviewed article: researchEthnographic researchMobile herders from province of Arhanga, Mongolia
Mansour2011Gender at the Margins: Bedouin Women’s Perceptions of Lebanese Health ProvisionPeer reviewed article: researchIDIBedouin women in Kab Elias and Bar Elias in Middle Bekaa, Lebanon
Mansour, et al.2014They aren’t all first cousins: Bedouin marriage and health policies in LebanonPeer reviewed article: researchSocioeconomic questionnaires, IDIs with Beduoin women, semi-structured interviews with policy makersBedouin women in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
Maro, et al.2012Myth and Believes associated with Utilization of Family Planning and Maternal health services In Nomadic communities, Kilindi, Tanga TanzaniaUnpublished article: researchMixed method research: quantitative survey, FGD with young people, IDIPure and mixed nomadic communities in the Kilindi District, Tanzania (Nguu, Zigua, Masai, Kaguru Kamba)
Moucheraud et al.2018Maternal Health Behaviors and Outcomes in a Nomadic Tibetan PopulationPeer reviewed article: researchSecondary analysis of data from surveysTibetan nomadic women in Qinghai Province, China
Nduba, et al.2011Reproductive health in nomadic communities: challenges of culture and choiceCommentaryqualitative studies (baseline study of AMREF programme)Nomadic populations in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania
Okeilbunor, et al.2013Prospects of using community directed intervention strategy in delivering health services among Fulani Nomads in Enugu State, NigeriaPeer reviewed article: researchFGDs, IDI among members of nomadic camps and with health providers and programme officersNomadic population in the Enugu State, Nigeria
Pettitt2011Sexual and reproductive health challenges among Botswana’s San womenCommentaryNot reportedSan or Basarwa or Bushmen (hunter-gatherers), Botswana
Sachdev2012Perspectives on Health, Health Needs and Health Care Services among Select Nomad Tribal Populations of Rajasthan, IndiaPeer reviewed article: researchSemi-structured questionnairesNomadic tribes in Rajasthan, India (Gadoliya Lohars, Banjaras, Rabaris, Nayaks, Kanjars, Sansis, Nats and Kalbeliyas)
Schelling2008Learning from the delivery of social services to pastoralists: Elements of good practiceReportLiterature reviewPastoralists from Western Europe, Latin America, Central, Western and Southern Asia and throughout Africa
Sorbye2009Somalia: A situation analysis of reproductive healthReportLiterature review and interviews with implementing actorsNomads from Somalia
Treister-Goltzman2014Health and morbidity among Bedouin women in southern Israel: a descriptive literature review of the past two decadesPeer reviewed article: reviewLiterature reviewBedouin women in the Negev region of southern Israel
van der Kwaak (ed)2012Understanding nomadic realities: case studies on sexual and reproductive health and rights in Eastern AfricaProject reportCase studies from African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) ProjectNomadic peoples in East Africa (Maasai of Kajiado and Magadi districts, Kenya; nomadic communities of Kilindi, Tanga, Tanzania; pastoral communities in the Afar Region, Ethiopia)
Wako et al.2017Institutional Delivery Service Utilization and Associated Factors among Women of Reproductive Age in the Mobile Pastoral Community of the Liban District in Guji Zone, Oromia, Southern Ethiopia: A Cross Sectional StudyPeer reviewed article: researchCommunity based cross-sectional surveyPastoralist community of the Liban District in Ethiopia
Wiese2004Participatory mapping as a tool for public health decision-making in nomadic settings. A case study among Dazagada pastoralists of the Bahr-el-Ghazal region in ChadPeer reviewed article: researchParticipatory mapping, FGD and semi-structured interviewDazagada pastoralists from Bahr-el-Ghazal region, Chad