Barriers to accessing reproductive healthcare

Footnotes 1 World Health Organization. Although repeated EC use has not been associated with health risks, ECs have a higher failure rate than modern contraceptives designed for regular use, resulting in increased pregnancy risk when ECs are used as the primary contraceptive method.

Furthermore, inability of providers to communicate with limited English proficient patients leads to more diagnostic procedures, more invasive procedures, and over prescribing of medications.

Many clinics are regularly visited by protestors; politicians and other public figures routinely condemn abortion as murder; and many religions forbid abortion.

There are a number of diagnostic tests for chlamydia, including nucleic acid amplification tests NAATscell culture, and others. NAATs are the most sensitive tests, and can be performed on easily obtainable specimens such as vaginal swabs either clinician- or patient-collected or urine.

This initiative is part of the government's view to ensure that its citizens - particularly poor and weaker groups, have access to healthcare and good quality hospital services without facing financial difficulty.

A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association identifies race as a significant determinant in the level of quality of care, with blacks receiving lower quality care than their white counterparts. New technologies in contraception. Under the coordination of the Italian Institute of Public Healththe Joint Action aims to achieve greater equity in health in Europe across all social groups while reducing the inter-country heterogeneity in tackling health inequalities.

Union Health Ministry has circulated a concept note for the setting up of NeHa, inviting comments from stakeholders. Racial and ethnic minorities are more likely to be enrolled in health insurance plans which place limits on covered services and offer a limited number of health care providers.

The most cited measure to improving health equity relates to increasing public awareness. Twenty Years of Reform Attitudes of women in Scotland to contraception: Preferred frequency and characteristics of menstrual bleeding in relation to reproductive status, oral contraceptive use, and hormone replacement therapy use.

A major reason for disparities in access to care are the cultural differences between predominantly white health care providers and minority patients. Poor socioeconomic status has the capacity to profoundly limit the capabilities of an individual or population, manifesting itself through deficiencies in both financial and social capital.

Ejaculation does not have to occur for chlamydia to be transmitted or acquired. Those most affected are men who have sex with men, sex workers, transgender people and people who inject drugs. Advances in male contraception.

Chlamydia - CDC Fact Sheet (Detailed)

In Madhya Pradesh, the under-five mortality rate among its poorest quartile was more than three times that of the rest of its urban population. New technologies in contraception.

Where induced abortion is highly restricted or unavailable, "safe abortion has become a privilege of the rich, while poor women have little choice but to resort to unsafe providers. Many countries still do not have legal recognition of transgender or non-binary gender individuals leading to placement in mis-gendered hospital wards and medical discrimination.What is chlamydia?

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by infection with Chlamydia can cause cervicitis in women and urethritis and proctitis in both men and women.

East and Southern Africa is the region hardest hit by HIV. It is home to % of the world’s population but over half of the total number of people living with HIV in the world ( million people). A health care worker in Bangladesh gives a young pregnant woman a birthing kit for a safer delivery.

It contains a sterile razor to cut the cord, a sterile plastic sheet to place under the birth area, and other simple, sanitary items - all which help save lives.

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India's constitution guarantees free healthcare for all its citizens, but in practice the private healthcare sector is a responsible for the majority of healthcare in India, and most healthcare expenses are paid out of pocket by patients and their families, rather than through insurance.

All government hospitals are to provide healthcare free of cost. Current Projects.

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Reproductive Health and Family Planning. PSI/Nepal’s Women’s Health Project (WHP) was launched in to support the Government of Nepal’s (GoN) Millennium Development Goal of improving maternal health, by increasing access to long-acting reversible contraceptive methods and reducing maternal mortality.

Barriers to accessing reproductive healthcare
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