Involving men to improve maternal health in Indonesia

best practices & lessons learned from SEHATI project
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UNFPA , [Jakarta]
Other titlesInvolving men to improve maternal health in Indonesia.
Statement[written by: Etsuko Yamaguchi, Tomoko Fukuda]
ContributionsFukuda, Tomoko
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2012/42701 (H)
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 114 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25370439M
ISBN 139789793807225
LC Control Number2009505509

Background Emerging evidence and program experience indicate that engaging men in maternal and newborn health can have considerable health benefits for women and children in low- and middle-income countries.

Previous reviews have identified male involvement as a promising intervention, but with a complex evidence base and limited direct evidence of effectiveness for mortality and morbidity Cited by:   Rationales for involving men also varied between studies, with eight interventions seeking to leverage men’s role as gatekeepers for women’s health [27–31,34,36,37], three interventions aiming to improve men’s access to health services [26,29,30], one parenting intervention designed to support new fathers, and five interventions that Cited by:   METHODS: Using a comprehensive, highly sensitive mapping of maternal health intervention studies conducted in low- and middle-income countries between andwe identified interventions that have engaged men to improve maternal and newborn by:   Involving men to improve maternal and newborn health: A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions Article (PDF Available) in PLoS ONE 13(1):e.

Men's supportive stance is an essential component for making women's world better. There are growing debates among policymakers and researchers on the role of males in maternal health programmes, which is a big challenge in India where society is male by: Maternal and newborn care practices in Indonesia are strongly influenced by diverse local belief systems.

Central among these beliefs is the role of fate or God's will in the outcomes of pregnancy and delivery. Indeed, multiple anthropological studies in Indonesia have revealed deep-rooted belief systems in which maternal and child deaths are influenced by magic, fate, and God's will.

in early to promote male participation in maternal and child health program in Indonesia. The purpose of this study was to identify t he proportion of men who took part in Suami SIAGA and the fac-tors associated with their participation using the Indonesia Demographic and Health.

Tokhi M, Comrie-Thomson L, Davis J, Portela A, Chersich M, Luchters S. Involving men to improve maternal and newborn health: A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions.

PloS one. ;13(1):e References. Working with individuals, families, and communities to improve maternal and newborn health. Background: The importance of involving men in reproductive, maternal and child health programs is increasingly recognised globally.

In the Pacific region, most maternal and child health services. Major problems and key issues in Maternal Health in Involving men in maternal health ma tter.

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Interventions to improve maternal health should be viewed using a broad ‘social. This post is part of the Woman-Centered Universal Health Coverage Series, hosted by the Maternal Health Task Force and USAID|TRAction, which discusses the importance of utilizing a woman-centered agenda to operationalize universal health contribute a post, contact Katie Millar.

Since the International Conference on Population Development in Cairo, the importance of male. mothers had any type of home-based maternal health record, while at the end of the study % of mothers in Padang Pariaman and % of those in Tanah Datar owned some type of home-based maternal health record.

Utilization of the MCHH improved the mothers habit to bring their home-based maternal health records when taking a health service orFile Size: KB. Keywords: Health promotion, Participatory training, Community health volunteers, Kader, Maternal health, Indonesia 1 Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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The Republic of Indonesia Health System Review Health Systems in Transition Health Sy Vol. 7 No. 1 s t ems in T r ansition Vol. 7 No. 1 The Republic of Indonesia Health System Review The Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (the APO) is a collaborative partnership of interested governments, international agencies.

Involving men in the health of women and newborns around the time of childbirth – including but not limited to support for women during and after pregnancy, seeking skilled care for birth and complications, newborn care, nutrition and breastfeeding, family planning after childbirth and maternal mental health – has the potential to directly address gender influences on maternal and newborn health Cited by:   Evidence suggests that increasing male involvement in maternal and newborn health (MNH) may improve MNH outcomes.

However, male involvement is difficult to measure, and further research is necessary to understand the barriers and enablers for men to engage in MNH, and to define target groups for interventions. Using data from a peri-urban township in Myanmar, this study aimed to Cited by:   Involving men in SRH requires in-depth knowledge and understanding of men’s sexual and reproductive health perspectives [14,15].

This study aimed to explore and assess the knowledge, attitude and role of men from the Mendi district of Southern Highlands province in regards to antenatal care, supervised birth, family planning and prevention of Cited by: KUPANG, Indonesia, 26 March – Just an hour’s flight from the tourism hub of Bali lies a string of islands known as East Nusa Tenggara (NTT).

White sandy beaches, picturesque sunsets and warm, friendly people have made the tiny archipelago look like an idyllic spot. The International Conference on Population Development held in Cairo in identified the importance of male involvement in reproductive health programs.

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Since then, there has been an increase in reproductive health initiatives that target both men and women in an attempt to fulfill the 5th Millenium Development Goal. Yet, while the benefits of male involvement have been acknowledged. Although research has shown men's involvement in maternal health services [43, 44], they could do more to improve the health seeking behaviour of their partners by reminding them about appointment.

Background The developing world accounts for 99% of global maternal deaths. Men in developing countries are the chief decision-makers, determining women's access to maternal health services and influencing their health outcomes. At present, it is unclear whether involving men in maternal health can improve maternal outcomes.

This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed Cited by:   Men’s participation in antenatal, childbirth and postnatal care is crucial to the health of the mothers and neonates. Nevertheless, very few men participate in maternal health, especially in developing countries. Mass media is one of the popular and effective tools for health promotion and behavioral change globally.

However, this approach is rarely recognized in maternal health literature. populations (WHO, ;The World Fact Book, ). Given this background, this study focused on the perception of maternal and child health care services utilized and the factors that influence the utilization of maternal and child health care services.

THE PROBLEMFile Size: KB. improvements in maternal and child health in Indonesia. Here, we examine the current status of maternal and child health in Indonesia and pertinent projects that aim to improve public health infrastructure, medical professional training, community awareness and participation led by both the government and NGOs.

The World Health Organisation has declared the involvement of men in maternal and newborn health (MNH) as a priority. It is one of 8 “strong recommendations” in a list of 12 in its just-published WHO recommendations on health promotion interventions for maternal and newborn recommends further research into a family approach, looking also at other key family relationships around.

DETERMINANTS OF UTILIZATION OF REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE SERVICES IN INDIA: INVOLVING MEN IN MATERNAL HEALTH A Thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of Georgetown University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Public Policy in Public Policy By Sagarika Senapaty, B.A.

To improve maternal health care in conflict and low-resource areas, NGOs need to train more healthcare workers and promote women’s : Katherine Purvis. the household, community, and health facility level to improve maternal and.

An Innovative Approach to Involving Men in Maternal and Newborn Health Care: Program Experiences in the Department of Matagalpa, Nicaragua. Conducted in the remote department of Matagalpa, Nicaragua, from –.

Books shelved as maternal-health: Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin, Motherhood by Sheila Heti, The Choices We Made: Twenty-Five Women and Men Speak. Encouraging male partners to accompany women to antenatal care (ANC) is an important first step in engaging men on maternal and newborn health.

However, little is known regarding the impact of male partner antenatal accompaniment beyond HIV-related perinatal outcomes. A systematic review was conducted to synthesize the evidence on the influence of male accompaniment on non Cited by:.

The importance of involving men in reproductive, maternal and child health programs has gained increasing recognition since the mids when key international conferences in Cairo and Beijing highlighted the tremendous benefits that actively engaging men can have for the health of men, women and children [1–7].In many contexts worldwide, men tend to be the decision makers within Cited by: It is her job to meet Indonesia's maternal health MDG by reducing mortality to for every livebirths—one quarter of what they were in “The President has asked us to meet He's made it clear it's a national priority”, she said in a recent interview at the Indonesian Ministry of Health headquarters in by: 7.Utilization of Maternal Health Care Services in Ethiopia.

It is hoped that the results of the study will improve policymakers’ understanding of the care such as maternal health services can be influenced by the sociodemographic characteristics of women, the cultural context, and the accessibility of File Size: KB.