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124 result(s) for 'equity' within BMC Women's Health

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  1. Fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCS) in Asia and the Middle-East contribute significantly to global maternal and neonatal deaths. This systematic review explored maternal and neonatal health (MNH) se...

    Authors: Saji S. Gopalan, Ashis Das and Natasha Howard
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2017 17:20
  2. By focusing upon family planning counselling services, the Mozambican government has significantly enhanced the general health of female and male clients. However, little is known about the experiences of fami...

    Authors: Rehana Capurchande, Gily Coene, Kristien Roelens and Herman Meulemans
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2017 17:66
  3. Evidences from various parts of the world reveal that women with disabilities are facing widespread barriers in accessing public services. Service providers and program managers do not grasp the relevance of t...

    Authors: Awol Seid Yimer and Lebitsi Maud Modiba
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2019 19:151
  4. Obstetric fistula is a worldwide problem that affects women and girls mostly in Sub Saharan Africa. It is a devastating medical condition consisting of an abnormal opening between the vagina and the bladder or...

    Authors: Lilian T. Mselle and Thecla W. Kohi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:107
  5. Emergency situations, including epidemics, increase incidence of violence against women, especially intimate partner violence (IPV). This paper describes specific scenarios of IPV reported by women during the ...

    Authors: Olufunmilayo I. Fawole, Omowumi O. Okedare and Elizabeth Reed
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:32
  6. Early research suggests the COVID-19 pandemic worsened intimate partner violence (IPV) in the US. In particular, stay-at-home orders and social distancing kept survivors in close proximity to their abusers and...

    Authors: Emma E. Williams, Kaetlyn R. Arant, Valia P. Leifer, Mardi Chadwick Balcom, Nomi C. Levy-Carrick, Annie Lewis-O’Connor and Jeffrey N. Katz
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2021 21:315
  7. Chinese Americans have lower breast and cervical cancer screening rates than the national average and experience multiple barriers to cancer care. Patient navigators have improved screening and follow-up rates...

    Authors: Marquita W. Lewis-Thames, Laura S. Tom, Ivy S. Leung, Anna Yang and Melissa A. Simon
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:28
  8. HIV-positive women who are still in the reproductive years need adequate sexual and reproductive health information to make informed reproductive health choices. However, many HIV-positive women who interface ...

    Authors: Juliet Nabirye, Joseph K. B. Matovu, John Baptist Bwanika, Fredrick Makumbi and Rhoda K. Wanyenze
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2020 20:91
  9. Nearly half of the women experience violence across their lifespan in all the provinces of Pakistan at an alarming rate. Despite knowing the prevalence, there has been meager progress in developing strategies ...

    Authors: Tazeen Saeed Ali, Rozina Karmaliani, Hussain Maqbool Ahmed Khuwaja, Nasim Zahid Shah, Zahid Hyder Wadani, Saher Aijaz and Asli Kulane
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2020 20:98
  10. Mastectomy is the first-line treatment approach for more than 90% of breast cancer patients. The numerous physical impairments associated with this surgical procedure negatively impact the patient’s quality of...

    Authors: Janny Mathieu, Catherine Daneau, Nadège Lemeunier, Annabelle Doyon, Andrée-Anne Marchand and Martin Descarreaux
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:343
  11. Frequent reporting of cases of hysterical conversion reaction (HCR) among hospitalized female medical patients in Bangladesh’s public hospital system led us to explore the prevalence of “HCR” diagnoses within ...

    Authors: Emily A Kendall, Rashid Uz Zaman, Ruchira Tabassum Naved, Muhammad Waliur Rahman, Mohammad Abdul Kadir, Shaila Arman, Eduardo Azziz-Baumgartner and Emily S Gurley
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2012 12:38
  12. The aim of this clinical single group pilot study was to assess mental well-being, psychological symptoms, and a set of stress biomarkers among breast cancer survivors with high depressive symptoms undergoing ...

    Authors: Silja Emilia Sakki, Heidi Marika Penttinen, Outi Maria Hilgert, Salla-Maarit Volanen, Tiina Saarto and Anu Raevuori
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2022 22:518
  13. Women in low- and middle-income countries are at the highest risk of cervical cancer yet have limited access to and participation in cervical cancer screening programs. Integrating self-collected, community-ba...

    Authors: Megan Fitzpatrick, Mythili P. Pathipati, Kathy McCarty, Anat Rosenthal, David Katzenstein, Z. M. Chirenje and Benjamin Pinsky
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2020 20:153
  14. Unplanned pregnancy is a significant problem in Australia. Local data pertaining to use of the levonorgestrel-releasing intra-uterine device (LNG-IUD), and associated factors are limited. The aim of this analy...

    Authors: Amie L. Bingham, Cameryn C. Garrett, Christine Bayly, Anne M. Kavanagh, Louise A. Keogh, Rebecca J. Bentley and Jane S. Hocking
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2018 18:194
  15. Australia has high rates of teenage pregnancy compared with many Western countries. Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) offers an effective method to help decrease unintended pregnancies; however, curr...

    Authors: Cameryn C. Garrett, Louise A. Keogh, Anne Kavanagh, Jane Tomnay and Jane S. Hocking
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:72
  16. Indigenous women in Canada have been hyper-visible in research, policy and intervention related to substance use during pregnancy; however, little is known about how the social determinants of health and subst...

    Authors: Sana Z. Shahram, Joan L. Bottorff, Nelly D. Oelke, Leanne Dahlgren, Victoria Thomas and Patricia M. Spittal
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2017 17:84

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Women's Health 2017 17:122

  17. Early marriage of girls (marriage < 18 years) is a pervasive abuse of rights that compromises maternal and child health. The common conceptualization of this practice as an outcome undermines the nuanced and s...

    Authors: Lotus McDougal, Emma C. Jackson, Katherine A. McClendon, Yemeserach Belayneh, Anand Sinha and Anita Raj
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2018 18:144
  18. Male circumcision reduces the risk of female-to-male transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and is being explored for HIV prevention in Papua New Guinea (PNG). PNG has a concentrated HIV epidemic w...

    Authors: Michelle Redman-MacLaren, Jane Mills, Rachael Tommbe, David MacLaren, Rick Speare and William J. H. McBride
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2017 17:53
  19. Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women is a global health problem that is a substantial source of human suffering. Within the United States (US), women veterans are at high risk for experiencing IPV. Th...

    Authors: Sara B. Danitz, Shannon Wiltsey Stirman, Alessandra R. Grillo, Melissa E. Dichter, Mary Driscoll, Megan R. Gerber, Kristin Gregor, Alison B. Hamilton and Katherine M. Iverson
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2019 19:145
  20. Women ages 16–29 utilizing family planning clinics for medical services experience higher rates of intimate partner violence (IPV) and reproductive coercion (RC) than their same-age peers, increasing risk for ...

    Authors: Daniel J. Tancredi, Jay G. Silverman, Michele R. Decker, Heather L. McCauley, Heather A. Anderson, Kelley A. Jones, Samantha Ciaravino, Angela Hicks, Claire Raible, Sarah Zelazny, Lisa James and Elizabeth Miller
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:57

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