Too afraid to go: fears of dignity violations as reasons for non-use of maternal health services in South Sudan

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Kane, Sumit; Rial, Matilda; Kok, Maryse; Matere, Anthony; Dieleman, Marjolein; Broerse, Jacqueline E. W.;
(2018)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: Reproductive Health,volume 15 (issn: 1742-4755, eissn: 1742-4755)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5859446, doi: 10.1186/s12978-018-0487-6
  • Subject: Maternal Health Services | Social Fears | Maternal Health Services | South Sudan | Research | RG1-991 | Gynecology and obstetrics | Obstetrics and Gynaecology | Dignity | Social Fears | Reproductive Medicine | Service Utilization | Social Accessibility

Abstract Background: South Sudan has one of the worst health and maternal health situations in the world. Across South Sudan, while maternal health services at the primary care level are not well developed, even where they exist, many women do not use them. Developing l... View more
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