International Journal of

Womens Health and WellnessISSN: 2474-1353

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510127

Prevalence and Associated Factors with Maternal Near-Miss among Pregnant Women at Hawassa University Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Sidama Region, Ethiopia

Dereje Tolesa, Netsanet Abera, Misganew Worku and Biresaw Wassihun

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: November 08, 2021

Maternal near miss refers to a very ill pregnant or delivered woman who nearly died but survived a complication during pregnancy, childbirth, or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy. It is an important public health problem in developing country including Ethiopia. To assess the prevalence and associated factors with maternal near-miss among pregnant women at Hawassa university’s comprehensive specialized hospital, 2020. Health facility-based cross-sectional study was done from May to Ju...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510126

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...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510125

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...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510124

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...

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