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Latest items for CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

Nov. 28, 2018, 12:59 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

" Skilled attendants at delivery and in postpartum care were widely available except in some rural indigenous areas" (para. 20).
Nov. 28, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

" Skilled attendants at delivery and in postpartum care were widely available except in some rural indigenous areas" (para. 20).
Nov. 16, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

During the fighting between Government army and Shan State Army (North), Government’s health workers have not only failed to provide health care service to refugees in Murng Hsu area but have also prohibited SWAN’s health workers from providing any service. In one case the government appointed midwife stationed in Hai Pa village ran away during the fighting. She came back to the village only after the fighting stopped. Then she took all the medicines that people donated for refugees to the government clinic in the village (Source: Shan Women’s Action Network) . . . Ma Tin Su, a government health worker and village tract hospital administrator based in Tha-yet-chaung Township,...more
Nov. 16, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"Healthcare investment has been so low that in rural areas one Government midwife oversees as many as 40 to 50 villages. As a result, in one survey almost two-thirds (73%) of ethnic women in Eastern Burma used traditional birth attendants when giving birth . . . Natural birth deliveries in government hospitals cost 100,000 to 300,000 Kyat (US $87.0 – US $ 260.87) and can be 400,000 Kyat once extraneous expenses are factored in. Caesarian birth deliveries cost 200,000 to 700,000 Kyat(US $173.91– US $608.7) . . . The doctor provides a list of all materials required for the procedure and the family must purchase everything before returning for the...more
Nov. 9, 2018, 11:06 a.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee is concerned, however, about the high levels of malnutrition among women, in particular pregnant and lactating women, 28 per cent of whom are undernourished" (11).
Nov. 2, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"According to data published by the World Health Organization, in 2014 skilled personnel attended more than 99 percent of births" (page 29).
Oct. 26, 2018, 8:42 a.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1, MMR-PRACTICE-1

"In rural areas and in some urban areas, . . . lack of funds led to closing of maternity wards and operating rooms. At times cultural norms impeded women’s access to information regarding sexual health. According to 2011 statistics provided by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), skilled personnel attended approximately 52 percent of births and provided prenatal care in 87 percent of cases; the maternal mortality ratio was 410 deaths per 100,000 live births; and the lifetime risk of maternal death was one in 31. The Ministry of Health and Social Action estimated most maternal deaths in childbirth were preventable if skilled health personnel and emergency obstetrical services were available"...more
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

Table on page xix, 'Indicators for following-up with the millennium development goals disaggregated by gender,' indicates that the percentage of births assisted by trained personnel is: 82.2% overall; 93.8% in Moroni; 91.7% in other cities; 92.2% in all urban areas, and 78.5% in rural areas. It also indicates that prenatal health care (at least one visit with a trained provider) was given to 92.9% of women in Moroni; 95.5% of women in other cities; 94.8% of women in all urban areas, 90.9% of women in rural areas, and 92.1% of women overall. Prenatal health care with at least four visits with a trained provider was given to 56% of women...more
Oct. 19, 2018, 7:59 p.m.
Countries: Indonesia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"According to the Ministry of Health, as many as 69 percent of all births were delivered by midwives. Oversight for midwifing programs was transferred from the Ministry of Health to the Ministry of Education and Culture. The Ministry of Health and international NGOs identified several factors contributing to the maternal mortality rate, including lack of training for midwives and traditional birth attendants, continued lack of access to basic and comprehensive emergency obstetric care, and limited availability of essential maternal and neonatal medications. Hospitals and health centers did not always manage complications effectively, and financial barriers and the limited availability of qualified health personnel caused problems for referrals for complications. A...more
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Mauritania
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 69 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Austria, Canada, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 98 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 20 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso, D R Congo, Suriname
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 80 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Indonesia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 93 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 55 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 65 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 68 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Burundi
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 85 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Congo, Rwanda
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 91 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Eritrea
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 34 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 19 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Lesotho, Sudan, Zimbabwe
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 78 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Guatemala
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 66 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 61 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar, Sierra Leone
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 60 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 59 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Bhutan, Cambodia, Gabon, Vanuatu
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 89 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Cote D'Ivoire, Morocco, Tunisia, Uganda
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 74 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Guyana, India, Solomon Islands
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 86 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 42 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).