Download PDF by Andrzej Kulczycki Ph.D. (auth.), Andrzej Kulczycki (eds.): Critical Issues in Reproductive Health

By Andrzej Kulczycki Ph.D. (auth.), Andrzej Kulczycki (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9400767218

ISBN-13: 9789400767218

ISBN-10: 9400767226

ISBN-13: 9789400767225

In this ebook, top lecturers and practitioners within the box of reproductive overall healthiness deal with issues comparable to birth control, abortion, sexually transmitted infections, maternal and prenatal health and wellbeing, sexuality and reproductive rights by way of reading a few severe matters in those components. The authors describe new study, establish gaps and priorities in coverage and perform, and illustrate cutting edge options.

The e-book extra addresses such present imperatives as realizing the social meanings of emergency birth control, measuring gender-based violence, bettering reproductive overall healthiness governance, strengthening healthiness structures and companies, and redressing institutional boundaries.

The publication additionally assesses how reproductive healthiness courses might be reconfigured to new demanding situations resembling these posed by means of weather switch, susceptible adolescence in fragile states, and hazards from new infertility remedies.

Using a wealthy and sundry set of circumstances, a vast public well-being and social technology viewpoint, and novel methodological methods, this booklet questions universal assumptions, illustrates potent strategies and units out learn, coverage, and programmatic agendas for the current and future.

This is a finished quantity which supplies a worthy source to researchers, educators, practitioners, policymakers and scholars, in addition to somebody learning or advocating for reproductive health.

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Both sets of physicians may use the Greek words to diagnose these menstrual disorders, but finally find themselves reduced to 2 The Vocabulary of Reproductive Health 27 making subjective evaluations of heavy or painful periods that are not much more ‘scientific’ than their patients’ own evaluations. Discordance between lay and medical interpretations of reproductive health risk can also occur because the social meaning attached to supposedly technical terms can vary widely. Take the question of what demographers and public health specialists call ‘unsafe’ sex.

1 million women aged 15–49 (UN 2011). The level of economic development remains low, particularly in Upper (southern) Egypt. Female labor force participation rates have risen but as for Arab countries more generally, they remain lower than for any other major world region (Kulczycki and Juárez 2003; UNDP 2011). They are also reinforced by persistent beliefs in the complementarity of the sexes (Hoodfar 1997) and the relatively early age at marriage, moderately high fertility, and low educational levels of many women, who remain socially and economically dependent on marriage.

The estimates range from 5 to 33 % and are based on hospital and clinic studies (Anson and Sagy 1995; Clark et al. 2009; Faramarzi et al. 2005; Fisher et al. 2003; Khawaja and Tewtel-Salem 2004; Rachana et al. 2002; Sahin and Sahin 2003). A large hospital-based report of pregnant women in Saudi Arabia, for example, found that victims were more likely to be treated for preterm labor, placental abruption, and kidney infections, as well as to experience fetal distress and to have cesarean births (Rachana et al.

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