Tag archive for Maternal and perinatal health

Challenges and facilitators for health professionals providing primary healthcare for refugees and asylum seekers in high-income countries: a systematic review and thematic synthesis of qualitative research

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Twenty-six articles were included in a thematic analysis of challenges and facilitators for healthcare professionals providing primary healthcare for refugees and asylum-seekers in high-income countries. Three analytical constructs (healthcare encounter, healthcare system, and asylum and resettlement) were able to describe various …

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Vaccinations in migrants and refugees: a challenge for European health systems. A systematic review of current scientific evidence

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Fifty-eight papers were included in a qualitative synthesis to assess frequency of vaccine preventable diseases, and vaccination coverage among migrants and refugee in Europe. Results found that migrants and refugees have lower immunization rates than European-born population.
Studies have shown that countries …

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Interventions psychologiques précoces de plusieurs séances pour la prévention du syndrome de stress post-traumatique

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Les interventions à sessions multiples visant toutes les personnes exposées à des événements traumatiques ne devraient pas être utilisées.
La prévention de la détresse psychologique à long terme à la suite d’événements traumatiques est une préoccupation majeure. Des examens systématiques ont suggéré …

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Association between nutritional status and dengue infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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No consistent results were found for the association between the nutritional status and dengue infection.
The aim of this systematic review was to determine the association of nutritional status with the variety of dengue infection and in dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) …

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Community effectiveness of pyriproxyfen as a dengue vector control method: A systematic review

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Pyriproxyfen is highly effective in killing the larvae of dengue transmitting vectors, however the evidence for the reduction of human disease transmission is weak.
The global burden of dengue has risen massively over the past decades. Pyriproxyfen is a slow-acting larvicide …

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Anti-viral effects of medicinal plants in the management of dengue: a systematic review

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Medicinal plant products could be used for the development of potential anti-dengue virus agents.
Safe, low-cost, and effective drugs that can inhibit dengue infection are needed to try to combat dengue infection worldwide. The aim of the systematic review was to identify …

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Microcephaly prevalence in infants born to Zika virus-infected women: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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The prevalence of microcephaly in babies born to women with Zika virus infection varies from 0% to 11% among all pregnancies.
The natural history of Zika virus infection is not well understood. The prevalence of babies affected by the virus is not …

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Assessing the effects of interventions for Aedes aegypti control: systematic review and meta-analysis of cluster randomised controlled trials

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Community mobilisation programmes are an effective intervention to reduce Aedes aegypti entomological indices.
Aedes aegypti mosquito is the vector for dengue fever, yellow fever, chikungunya, and zika viruses. This aim of this systematic review was to assess the evidence of effectiveness of different control, using …

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Demand‐side financing measures to increase maternal health service utilisation and improve health outcomes: a systematic review of evidence from low‐ and middle‐income countries

The original systematic review has been updated and published in the form of two open access papers available here (DSF for maternal and newborn health) and here (The effects of cash transfers and vouchers on the use and quality of maternity care services)
For three modes of demand-side financing …

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Ethnobotanical knowledge on botanical repellents employed in the African region against mosquito vectors

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Native people from Africa regions know three major methods of using repellent plants: (i) production of repellent smoke from burning plants, (ii) hanging plants inside the house or sprinkling leaves on the floor, (iii) the use of plant oils and juices …

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