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Determinants of maternal morbidity and mortality Turkana District Kenya

Document type: mthesis
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Abstract: Maternal morbidity and mortality remains a challenge despite several global initiatives in reversing the trend. It is estimated that more than half million maternal deaths occur worldwide. The highest ratio is reported in Sub‐Saharan Africa. Kenya is among the countries with high maternal mortality ratios. Its rural districts like Turkana experience the highest challenges and there is a necessity to gain deeper insight in the factors that determine maternal survival. The overall objective of this literature review is to analyze the determinants of maternal morbidity and mortality in Turkana and explore strategies utilized in other settings that could influence these determinants.
Authors: Epuu, K.G.
Country: Kenya
Category: Research
Department: Development Policy & Practice
Institute: KIT (Royal Tropical Institute)
Keywords: disease prevention and control , health services , maternal and child health
Language: eng
Organization: KIT - Royal Tropical Institute
PAGE: viii, 34
Year: 2010
Region: East Africa
Right: © 2010 Epuu
Subject: Health and Nutrition
Title: Determinants of maternal morbidity and mortality Turkana District Kenya
Training: Master in International Health (MIH)