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Association between place of delivery, assistance during delivery and fistula occurrence in Afghanistan.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International health [Int Health] 2022 Nov 01; Vol. 14 (6), pp. 580-587.

Abstract: Background: Obstetric fistula is one of themost serious and devastating childbirth-related injuries women suffer worldwide. This study investigated the association between delivery characteristics and the occurrence of obstetric fistula in Afghanistan....

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Unraveling the Jeopardy: Child health in Afghanistan.

Publication Type: Editorial & Opinion

Source(s): The International journal of health planning and management [Int J Health Plann Manage] 2022 Nov; Vol. 37 (6), pp. 3372-3376. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 14.

Abstract: A humanitarian crisis started in Afghanistan after the United States and international Allies withdrew in August 2021, causing numerous challenges and have especially impacted children. Children in Afghanistan have been affected by a long history of su...

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Estimating the Cancer Treatment Cost for 5 Common Types of Cancer with Separating Out-of-Pocket and Governmental Costs in Afghanistan, 2020.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP [Asian Pac J Cancer Prev] 2022 Oct 01; Vol. 23 (10), pp. 3273-3279. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 01.

Abstract: The objective this study was to estimate the cost of cancer treatment services for 5 common types of cancer (Breast, Esophageal, Colorectal, Stomach and lung) by the public sector and patients. This study was a cross-sectional study that conducted usin...

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Determinants of obstetric fistula in Afghanistan: An analysis of the Demographic and Health Survey 2015.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics [Int J Gynaecol Obstet] 2022 Oct; Vol. 159 (1), pp. 213-222. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jan 19.

Abstract: Objective: To examine the reproductive, sociodemographic, and geographic factors associated with obstetric fistula, which is a significant but neglected health problem faced by women in low-income countries, in women in Afghanistan, where epidemiologic...

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Understanding injecting drug use in Afghanistan: A scoping review.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Substance abuse treatment, prevention, and policy [Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy] 2022 Sep 19; Vol. 17 (1), pp. 65. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 19.

Abstract: Background: Several reports have described a growing prevalence of illicit drug use in Afghanistan, with recognition of a recent shift from traditional modes of consumption involving inhalation and oral ingestion to injecting drug use.Objective: Conduc...

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Prevalence and Social-Ecological Correlates of Intimate Partner Violence in a Conflict Zone-Evidence From the 2015 Afghanistan Demographic and Health Survey.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Violence against women [Violence Against Women] 2022 Sep; Vol. 28 (11), pp. 2825-2856. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Dec 13.

Abstract: This study examined the prevalence and social-ecological correlates of male-to-female intimate partner violence (IPV) in Afghanistan. Using data from the 2015 Afghanistan Demographic and Health Survey, which included 20,793 currently married women, we ...

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Child Marriage, Reproductive Outcomes, and Service Utilization among Young Afghan Women: Findings from a Nationally Representative Survey in Afghanistan.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Studies in family planning [Stud Fam Plann] 2022 Sep; Vol. 53 (3), pp. 417-431. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 23.

Abstract: This study explored the prevalence of child marriage and its association with reproductive outcomes and service utilization among young women in Afghanistan. We conducted a secondary analysis of data from the 2015 Afghanistan Demographic and Health Sur...

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Challenging the stigma of premarital sex in urban Afghanistan.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Culture, health & sexuality [Cult Health Sex] 2022 Sep; Vol. 24 (9), pp. 1181-1198. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Jul 21.

Abstract: Premarital sex is normatively unacceptable in Afghanistan, yet rapid social and cultural transformation in the country may be changing these traditional norms. In dialogue with cross-national scholarship, we examine attitudes toward premarital sex and ...

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Challenges in antenatal care utilization in Kandahar, Afghanistan: A cross-sectional analytical study.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): PloS one [PLoS One] 2022 Nov 21; Vol. 17 (11), pp. e0277075. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 21 (Print Publication: 2022).

Abstract: Background: Quality antenatal care (ANC) is one of the four pillars of safe motherhood initiatives and improves the survival and health of mother and neonate. The main objective of this study was to assess the barriers in the utilization of ANC service...

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Women empowerment and access to maternity and reproductive healthcare in Pakistan: cross-validation of a Survey-based Index in Afghanistan (SWEI-A).

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC women's health [BMC Womens Health] 2022 Nov 16; Vol. 22 (1), pp. 453. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 16.

Abstract: Background: Despite the obvious violation of women's rights in Pakistan and the vital necessity for women empowerment, a unified country-specific index measuring women empowerment is not yet available. This study cross-validated a survey-based women em...

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