Prevalence of High Risk Pregnant Women Who Attend Antenatal Care and Associated Factors in Jimma Medical Center, Jimma Town, South Western Ethiopia
Jemila Nesro, Midhagsa Dhinsa and Melkamu Gelan
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: December 31, 2021
Around 303,000 women and adolescent girls pass on from pregnancy and childbirth-related complications in 2015 and 99% of these deaths occur in developing countries. That same year, 2.6 million babies were stillborn. Almost all of the maternal deaths (99%), child deaths (98%), Sixty percent of the stillbirths (1.46 million) occurred during the antepartum period and mainly due to untreated maternal infection, hypertension, and poor fetal growth and occurred in low- and middle-income countries. The...
Sexually Transmitted Disease in Straits Settlements (NNS): A Study of Factors in Society from 1884 Until 1940
Noor Lyana Binti Musa and Azilzan Mat Enh
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: December 30, 2021
Sexually transmitted diseases are a common disease during the British era in the Straits Settlements (NNS) especially in Penang. Therefore, there are several questions that arise on how prostitution causes the transmission of this sexually transmitted disease. The purpose of writing this article is to study and find out the background of venereal diseases in the Straits Settlements and the causative factors of venereal disease transmission in Straits Settlements (NNS). The results showed that th...
Outcome Evaluation of Fistula Care Project in Bench Sheko Zone, Southern Nations Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region, Ethiopia, 2020
Zerihun Asefa, Demisew Amenu, Aster Berhe, Muluneh Getachew and Feyissa Tolessa
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: December 04, 2021
Obstetric fistula is the most severe of pregnancy-related disabilities. While the condition has disappeared in developed countries, it remains a source of concern in Ethiopia and serves as a proxy indicator of the status of Ethiopian women and the availability and access to quality maternal health services. However, to our best knowledge, there was no evidence of the outcome of the fistula care project in the study setting. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate the outcome of the fistula care ...
Cross-Sectional Questionnaire Study on PMS/PMDD and Stress Factors in the Life of Female Medical Students
Jinko Yokota, Michiko Nohara, Toshiko Kamo, Fumi Horiguchi and Keiko Uchida
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: December 01, 2021
To investigate relationship among PMS/PMDD and stress factors, menstrual distress, psychological distress, menstrual cycle and life habits in female medical student’s life. The authors conducted a survey among all students of a medical university in Tokyo between October 15 and 27, 2015, using anonymous self-administered questionnaires. The questionnaire assessed cognitions about 18 stress factors in student life, the premenstrual symptoms screening tool (PSST), menstrual-associated symptoms ...
Spontaneous Orbital Hematoma: A Rare Complication of Vaginal Delivery
Sara Nunes, Mariana Guimarães and Vitor Leal
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: October 11, 2021
Nontraumatic orbital hemorrhage is a rare complication after labor with only 12 cases reported in the literature. We describe a new case of a spontaneous, nontraumatic orbital hematoma after an uncomplicated vaginal delivery. A 34-year-old healthy woman, gesta2 para1, complains, after an uncomplicated, term, vaginal delivery, of left ocular pressure associated with double vision. On physical examination, an orbital asymmetry with left eye proptosis and inferior deviation was observed. Ophthalmol...
When is HRT the Solution?
Nancy L. Belcher, PhD., MPA
Article Type: Commentary | First Published: September 27, 2021
Menopause, and the phase that leads up to it, called perimenopause, are normal and natural events that can start anywhere between 35-55 years of age. Menopause and perimenopause are transition periods wherein the levels of estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone decrease. Replacing those lost hormones is easy with hormone replacement therapy (HRT). HRT in menopause has been proven the most effective treatment for many menopause symptoms. While there is no ‘treatment’ for menopause, there ar...
Women’s Health Insurance Status in Senegal West Africa
Rhonda BeLue, Jeremy Green, Adaobi Anakwe and Mor Diaw4
Article Type: Original Research | First Published: September 17, 2021
Senegalese women of childbearing age continue to be disproportionately affected by communicable and noncommunicable disease, yet still face reduced health care access despite the expanding coverage of universal health insurance schemes. There is need to understand the role of women’s socio-demographic positioning and household decision-making autonomy on their health care insurance participation. We analyzed data of a representative sample from the 2016 Senegalese Demographic and Health Survey...