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According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 44,000 people are forced to flee their homes every day due to conflict or persecution. Although refugee camps are designed to provide a safe temporary location for displaced persons, increasing evidence demonstrates that the camps themselves have become stressful and dangerous long-term places-especially for women. However, there is limited literature focused on refugee women's perspectives on their insecurity. This qualitative study sought to better understand the ways in which women experienced insecurity at a refugee camp in Kenya.
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Name: PLoS medicine
To explore Somali women's experiences of antenatal care in Norway.
African populations are underrepresented in medical genomics studies. For the Somali population, there is virtually no information on genomic markers with significance to precision medicine. Here, we ...
Somali immigrant women access breast and cervical cancer screenings at a significantly lower rate than other women in the United States and face unique barriers and facilitators to cancer screening.
The European Action Plan for Sexual and Reproductive Health emphasizes the importance of improving access to contraceptive services for disadvantaged groups. However, a prior study showed that the pre...
The aim of this study was to determine the most effective approach to surgical repair of pelvic organ prolapse for Ethiopian women and to characterize this population.
The objective of this proposal is based on the assumption that the HIV infected Ethiopian population responded in a different way in comparison to the Caucasian subjects to Lopinavir thera...
This study will implement the validated household-level water insecurity scale developed by study investigators among a cohort of postpartum women in Nyanza, Kenya and will assess a range ...
PostNAPs was a continuation of the PreNAPs study. 246 women were enrolled in the postnatal period with the primary scientific objective of determining whether food insecurity was an indepe...
This study evaluates if organizing a postpartum traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony will provide an incentive for our antenatal care patients to eventually deliver in our hospital. Patie...
identifying children with dental anxiety among those who suffered from food insecurity will enable to implement preventive strategies and early intervention. The aim of this study is to ex...
A condition observed in WOMEN and CHILDREN when there is excess coarse body hair of an adult male distribution pattern, such as facial and chest areas. It is the result of elevated ANDROGENS from the OVARIES, the ADRENAL GLANDS, or exogenous sources. The concept does not include HYPERTRICHOSIS, which is an androgen-independent excessive hair growth.
Women who are engaged in gainful activities usually outside the home.
Women licensed to practice medicine.
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.
Animate or inanimate sources which normally harbor disease-causing organisms and thus serve as potential sources of disease outbreaks. Reservoirs are distinguished from vectors (DISEASE VECTORS) and carriers, which are agents of disease transmission rather than continuing sources of potential disease outbreaks.
Women's Health - key topics include breast cancer, pregnancy, menopause, stroke Follow and track Women's Health News on BioPortfolio: Women's Health News RSS Women'...