Universal coverage and equity

1 June 2016

On the way to universal coverage of maternal services in Iringa rural District in Tanzania. Who is yet to be reached?

2016-06-01T11:18:00+01:001 June 2016|

Straneo M., Fogliati P., Pellis I., Goodman C., Dalla Riva D., Kisika F., Mpuya E., Putoto G.
African Health Sciences, 2016 June

This study sought to assess the effectiveness of new strategies for tackling maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa including an expansion of reproductive health care coverage especially in areas where more vulnerable women lack access to primary health care services. The data was collected in Tanzania through household surveys of 464 recently-pregnant women in an area [...]

1 June 2014

Calling on Europe to support operational research in low-income and middle-income countries.

2017-08-11T15:03:53+01:001 June 2014|

Quaglio G., Ramsay A., Harries A.D., Karapiperis T., Putoto G., Dye C., Olesen O.F., Tomson G., Zachariah R.
Lancet Global Health. 2014 June

Operational research in the field of public health, meant as the study of strategies, inventions, tools and knowledge that can improve the quality and effectiveness of healthcare services, is taking on growing importance, essential for planning strategies and invention to improve the healthcare system. Especially in low-income and middle-income countries, research is often not matched [...]

1 April 2014

Describing differences in disease patterns between females and males across age groups: analysis of 54,519 medical records of in-patients admitted to Wolisso Hospital (2005-2011)

2014-04-01T18:22:06+01:001 April 2014|

Accorsi S., Seifu A., Farese P., Shiferaw B., Manenti F.
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ministry of Health, 2014 April

The difference between men and women in health and access to healthcare treatments is a focus of national and international study. However, significant efforts are lacking to gather information that allow for an adequate response in the field, particularly in contexts with limited resources. The study, published in the first 2014 issue of the quarterly [...]

5 February 2014

International child health elective for pediatric residents.

2014-02-05T15:37:50+01:005 February 2014|

Da Dalt L., Putoto G., Carraro D., Gatta A., Baraldi E., Perilongo G.
Italian journal of Pediatrics. 2014 February

The growing awareness of global health's importance in the careers of young doctors has led to the incorporation of international training in many medical, pre- and post-graduate programs. The goal is to train a new generation of doctors who are multicultural and aware of global dynamics, including in the healthcare field. Despite these programs' advantages, [...]

22 April 2013

Measuring equity in utilization of emergency obstetric care at Wolisso Hospital in Oromiya, Ethiopia: a crosssectional study.

2013-04-22T15:40:22+01:0022 April 2013|

Wilunda C., Putoto G., Manenti F., Castiglioni M., Azzimonti G., Edessa W., Atzori A., Merialdi M., Betrán A.P., Vogel J., Criel B.
International Journal for Equity in Health. 2013 April

Ethiopia’s infant and maternal mortality rates are among the world’s highest. In order to tackle the problem effectively it is crucial to improve equity in access to emergency obstetric care (EmOC) services. There is therefore a growing need to monitor said equity. This study involved surveying 760 women at Wolisso Hospital in Ethiopia by way [...]