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

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  1. Cervical cancer is the second most prevalent and the leading cause of cancer related deaths among Ethiopian women; and about three fourth are diagnosed at advanced stages. Cervical cancer can affect the health...

    Authors: Daniel Terefe Seyfu, Shiferaw Negash Abebe, Sofanit Haile and Birhanu Abera Ayana
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2024 24:209
  2. 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
  3. Low adherence to triage after positive screening is a widespread problem for cervical cancer screening programs in Low- and Middle-income Countries. Adherence to cytology-based triage can be challenging, espec...

    Authors: Melisa Paolino, Victoria Sánchez Antelo, Racquel E. Kohler, Kasisomayajula Viswanath and Silvina Arrossi
    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2023 23:332
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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

  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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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