Determinants of under-utilization of health facilities for delivery care in Kenya
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Determinants of under-utilization of health facilities for delivery care in Kenya a case of Nyanza Province by Kennedy Nyabuti Ondimu

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Published by s.n. in [Addis Ababa? .
Written in English



  • Kenya,
  • Nyanza Province


  • Medical care -- Kenya -- Nyanza Province -- Statistics.,
  • Health facilities -- Utilization -- Kenya -- Nyanza Province -- Statistics.

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Statementby Kennedy Nyabuti Ondimu ; presented to Ninth Gender Research Award, OSSREA.
ContributionsOrganization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa., OSSREA Competition on Gender Issues (9th : 1999 : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
LC ClassificationsRA552.K42 N9355 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 97 leaves :
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL145541M
LC Control Number99891941

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  Skilled attendance at delivery is recognized as one of the most important factors in preventing maternal death. However, more than 50% of births in Kenya still occur in non-institutional locations supported by family members and/or traditional birth attendants (TBAs). To improve this situation, a study of the determinants of facility delivery, including individual, family and community Cited by: assess the determinants of utilization of hospital delivery and the rating of the health care services among postnatal mothers in Thika and Kangundo District Hospitals which are in Kiambu and Machakos Counties respectively. to health facility contributes to utilization of skilled care during delivery and assess the extent to which the perception on the quality of care at health facility contributes to women delivering in health facilities. The study was guided by the following hypotheses: There is a. However, the utilization of skilled care or facility delivery has remained so low in Kenya despite increased use of antenatal and postnatal care. This paper examines major reasons for non use of facility delivery in Kenya. Methods The study used data from /09 Kenya Demographic and Health .

  S,,DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH SERVICES UTILIZATION IN A RURAL COMMUNITY IN KENYA F. M. MBURU Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya MICKEY C. SMITH Professor and Chairman, Department of Health Care . RESEARCH Open Access Utilization of maternal health care services and their determinants in Karnataka State, India Marianne Vidler1*, Umesh Ramadurg2, Umesh Charantimath3, Geetanjali Katageri4, Chandrashekhar Karadiguddi3, Diane Sawchuck1, Rahat Qureshi5,ShafikDharamsi6, Anjali Joshi3, Peter von Dadelszen1,RichardDerman7, Mrutyunjaya Bellad3, Shivaprasad Goudar3, .   Establish and operationalize primary health facility centers of excellence to provide maternal and child health services to an additional million women and million children; Expand community health care, and decentralize resources. As of , Kenya . Distance to the health facility has also been identified to be associated with demand for health services (Ali and Noman, ; Adedokun et al., ;Arthur, ). In addition, having health.

Maternal & Newborn Health Care in Kenya Although more than 90 percent of Kenyan women receive antenatal care from a medical professional, fewer than half of all births take place in a health facility, according to the Kenya Demographic Health Survey. The prevalence of home births plays a . determinants of utilization of antenatal care services among mothers in Kitui district hospital in Kitui County, Kenya. The determinants which were explored include waiting time for services, privacy of antenatal care services and client information, health workers’ attitude.   physical, economic, and socio-psychological aspects of people’s ability to make use of health services. Availability. is an aspect of. comprehensiveness. and refers to the physical presence or delivery of services that meet a minimum standard. Utilization. is often defined as the quantity of health care services used. Coverage. of. Objectives To identify the determinants of antenatal care (ANC) utilisation in sub-Saharan Africa. Design Systematic review. Data sources Databases searched were PubMed, OVID, EMBASE, CINAHL and Web of Science. Eligibility criteria Primary studies reporting on determinants of ANC utilisation following multivariate analysis, conducted in sub-Saharan Africa and published in English language.