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(Submitted: 30 April 2011 – Revised version received: 16 July 2011 – Accepted: 19 July 2011 – Published online: 27 September 2011.) (...) The 109 medical settings recorded a total of 494 680 births from 2004–2008; 125 645 of these births occurred in 2008, and that year 57% (71 449/125 645) of the pregnant women who attended the 109 medical facilities received at least one syphilis test. Of the pregnant women in the sample who were not screened for syphilis, 61% (32 863/54 196) had attended prenatal clinics without syphilis screening capacity and 39% (21 333/54 196) had attended a clinic with screening capacity but had not been screened. (...) Our data show that syphilis tests are not universally available in these settings, especially in hygiene stations, where many pregnant women receive prenatal care. 18 Studies in other contexts have also found low syphilis screening coverage among pregnant women.
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Score: 1371971.3 - https://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/89/11/11-089813/en/
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Search Close Search UNICEF Fulltext search Max Article Vaccination of pregnant women and prenatal consultations – priorities during the COVID-19 Continuity of services during the COVID-19 pandemic Angelin Rabezandriny UNICEF Madagascar/2020 Available in: Français English Malagasy 01 September 2020 Continuity of services in times of crisis That day, FANJANIRINA Marie Luciane, 23 years old, was walking the steep path of Fianarantsoa (main town of the Haute Matsiatra Region, in the center of Madagascar) for almost an hour, wearing a mask to reach the Center of Anjoma Basic Health Center (CSB2) for follow up of pregnancy and receiving the second dose of tetanus toxoid vaccine. (...) They actually have to walk for almost three quarters of an hour or over an hour, then to stand in line to receive care services before following the same path on the way back. (...) Besides, it is my first pregnancy. So, I must receive medical follow-ups and get vaccinated normally,” added Luciane, who was happy with her decision.
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Score: 1347525 - https://www.unicef.org/madagas...ons-priorities-during-covid-19
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Usually, the hospital manages 10 to 15 deliveries and holds 20 to 30 prenatal consultations a day. On one recent day, just two women visited the obstetrical care service for prenatal consultations. (...) She has since been able to visit the hospital for prenatal care. “Everything is okay. Mother and baby are fine,” reassured midwife Bakoly Rasoamanontany at a recent visit. (...) I can say that I was lucky.” Sonia was able to receive a Caesarean section shortly after arriving at the hospital.
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Score: 1237832.6 - https://www.un.org/africarenew...deliver-amid-covid-19-lockdown
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It has also enabled malaria preventative treatment for pregnant women through prenatal care in healthcare facilities and malaria treatment for children under 5 through community health workers.  ’L ast year, all families in our village received mosquito nets and they’ve been distributed again this year.  (...) Today, pregnant women and children aged between 0 and 9 years old from 124 villages in the health district of Gotheye continue to receive mosquito nets thanks to community distributions. - In the 19 health centres located in the district of Gotheye, village health committees have allocated mosquito nets to pregnant women and children aged between 0 and 9 years, identified ahead of time through household counts in preparation for the community distribution.  In addition, other buffer stocks have been sent to the integrated health centres for pregnant women attending prenatal consultations. The project has also purchased 183,000 sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine tablets to prevent malaria in pregnant women.  ’It’s a good idea to give mosquito nets and preventative treatment to pregnant women. 
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Score: 1218714.3 - https://www.unicef.org/niger/s...y-children-have-caught-malaria
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There aren't enough words to describe my happiness seeing a smile on the face of a child whose health condition has improved, or a woman who received prenatal care.” She continues, “The CHW Project has made a positive impact on health indicators and the detection of malnutrition and other diseases.” (...) I've noticed how relieved parents feel when they see their children receiving adequate health care after going through a great deal of suffering." (...) Amal confirms the importance of the services provided by Basma who monitored her condition and saved her life after suffering from excessive bleeding during pregnancy. " Moreover, the mother of four indicates that Basma followed up on her case and referred her to the hospital in Amran to receive proper treatment and care, which saved her life.
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Score: 1204842.5 - https://www.unicef.org/yemen/s...eroes-community-health-workers
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There aren't enough words to describe my happiness seeing a smile on the face of a child whose health condition has improved, or a woman who received prenatal care.” She continues, “The CHW Project has made a positive impact on health indicators and the detection of malnutrition and other diseases.” (...) According to the CHW Project officer in Manakhah District in Sana’a, Mohammed Thabet, "The health workers provide services to their communities after receiving theoretical and practical training in nutrition, reproductive health, child care and first aid. (...) I've noticed how relieved parents feel when they see their children receiving adequate health care after going through a great deal of suffering."
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Score: 1195978.5 - https://www.unicef.org/yemen/s...oes-community-health-workers-0
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In UNICEF- supported areas, to date, 168 052 women and children received essential health services, including immunization, prenatal, postnatal, HIV care. (...) As a result, 12,586 mothers and caregivers of children aged 0 to 23 months received support and counselling to breastfeed and provided diversified complementary food to young children (6 to 23 months). (...) Children affected by COVID continued to receive mental health and psychosocial care with UNICEF support.
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Score: 1192358.4 - https://www.unicef.org/media/8...OVID19-SitRep-12-June-2020.pdf
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UN joint report says more women getting prenatal care in developing countries 30 March 2004 The number of women in developing countries receiving prenatal care has risen 20 per cent since 1990, with the lowest percentage being in South Asia, according to a joint report issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). date 2020 Apply 2020 filter 2004 Apply 2004 filter LISTEN TO UN RADIO Levelling the playing field for women in science Fighting back against illegal wildlife trading Picasso's Guernica returns to UN in New York In Focus Afghanistan Yemen Rohingya Refugee Crisis Mali Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Syria Middle East More Resources Navigate the News Information for Broadcasters UN System Links Media Alert UN Journal Meetings Coverage Audiovisual Library Secretary-General All Statements Official Travels Press Encounters SG Twitter Spokesperson's Office Latest Statements Briefing Highlights Briefing Transcripts Notes to Correspondents Find Us UN News App Facebook Twitter YouTube RSS Contact UN News United Nations Donate Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr Instagram Pinterest Soundcloud Podcast UN Social Media A-Z Site Index Copyright FAQ Fraud Alert Privacy Notice Terms of Use Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr Instagram Pinterest Soundcloud Podcast The UN on Social Media
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In many cases, HAI even shares office space with the Ministry of Health to ensure integration. The organization receives or has received Global Fund, PEPFAR, World Bank TAP, USAID Child Survival and UNICEF grant funding for its work in Mozambique, USAID Child Survival grant funding in East Timor, and UNICEF grant funding in Ivory Coast and Sudan. (...) HAI has also been instrumental in creating new national protocols for prenatal care, scaling up national syphilis rapid tests and integrating intermittent preventive treatment (IPT) into prenatal care, as well as collaborating with the MACEPA program to develop a national malaria control and treatment strategy. (...) Following four years of implementation, reported exclusive breastfeeding for infants up to age 5 months rose from 29% to 67% in the program areas. www.healthallianceinternational.org Cote d’Ivoire: HAI started working in the Bouake area of Central Cote d’Ivoire in 2006, strengthening pMTCT programs and integrating pMTCT into routine prenatal care in the public health system. Past and present funding sources include: UNICEF and the Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
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Score: 1184520.3 - https://www.who.int/pmnch/abou...eering_committee/hai_brief.pdf
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