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CHINA

2021, Ying Liu, Teng teng Li, Nafei Guo, Hui Jiang, Yuehong Li, Chenying Xu, Xiao Yao, Women's experience and satisfaction with midwife-led maternity care: a cross-sectional survey in China

2021, R. Deng, Xian Tang, Jiaxiu Liu, Y. Gao, X. Zhong, Cesarean delivery on maternal request and its influencing factors in Chongqing, China

2021, Jun Zhu, Juan Liang et al., The incidence, risk factors and maternal and foetal outcomes of uterine rupture during different birth policy periods: an observational study in China

2020, Shao Shuai Wang et al., Experience of clinical management for pregnant women and newborns with novel coronavirus pneumonia in Tongji Hospital, China

2020, P. Zhao, X. Han, L. You, Y. Zhao, Li Yang, Y. Liu, Maternal heaòth services utilization and maternal mortality in China: a longitudinal study from 2009 to 2016 

2020, Min Qin, Liping Zhu, Jun Zhang et al., A cluster-randomized field trial to reduce cesarean section rates with a multifaceted intervention in Shanghai, China

2020, Minghui Li, Childbirth transformation and new style midwifery in Beijing 1926-1937

2020, Mei Sun, Chengchao Zhou et al., Effect of social integration on childbirth return among internal migrant pregnant women: a nationally representation study in China

2020, Tao Xu et al., Assessing the changes in childbirth care practices and neonatal outcomes in Western China: pre-comparison and post-comparison study on early essential newborn care interventions 

2019, Yuantao Li et al., Effect of epidural analgesia in trial of labor after cesarean on maternal and neonatal outcomes in China: a multicentered, prospective cohort study

2019, Xiaodong Guan and Luwen Shi, Safety od medication use during pregnancy in mainland China: based on a national health insurance database in 2015

2019, Yang Wang, Hong Zhou et al., Adaptation of the childbirth experience questionnaire in China: a multisite cross-sectional study

2019, JingJing He, Li Wan, Biro Luo, Intentions and influencing factors regarding natural childbirth among urban pregnant women in China, based on the theory of reasoned action and structural equation modeling

2018, Qia Long et al., Prevalence of and reason's for women's, family members and health professional's preferences for cesarean section in China: a mixed-method systematic review

2018, Xiang Zhang et al., Caesarean section rate and cost control effectiveness of case payment reform in the new cooperative medical scheme for delivery: evidence from Xi County, China

2018, Margaret Wee Siang Ng, The use of pain in childbirth recorded in Chinese Medical Works

2018, Qi Chen et al., Continous support during labour in childbirth: a cross-sectional study in a university teaching hospital in Shanghai, China 

2018, Tao Xy, Qing Yue, Yan Wang, John Murray, Howard Sobel, Childbirth and early newborn care practices in 4 provinces in China: a comparison with WHO recommendations

2017, Yushan Yu et al., Reducing the rate of cesarean delivery on maternal request through institutional and policy interventions in Wenzhou, China

2017, Yanqiu Gao, Hong Zhou et al., Progress and challenges in maternal health in western China: a countdown to 2015 national case study

2017, Eileen Wang and Therese Hesketh, Large reductions in caesarean delivery rates in China: a qualitative study on delivery decision-making in the era of the two-child policy

2017, Jianlin Zhao, Nar Shan, Xiaochang Yang, Qin Li, Yinyin Xia, Hua Zhang, Hongbo Qi, Effect of second child intent on delivery mode after chinese two-child policy implementation: a cross-sectional and prespective observational study of nulliparous women in Changqing

2017, Weiyuan Zhang et al., Caesarean deliveries in China

2016, Eileen Wang, Choice, control and childbirth: cesarean deliveries on maternal request in Shanghai, China

2016, Yuhui Shi, Ying Jiang, Qing Qi Zeng, Yanfei Yuan, Hui Yin, Chun Chang, Ruyan Pang, Influencing factors associated with the mode of birth among childbearing women in Hunan Province: a cross-sectional study in China

2016, Xu Qian et al., Towards universal access to skilled birth attendance: the process of transforming the role of traditional birth attendants in Rural China

2015, Yingchun Zeng, Ying Cui, Jie Li, Prevalence and predictors of antenatal depressive symptoms among Chinese women in their third trimester. a cross-sectional survey

2015, J. Raven, N. Van Der Broek, F. Tao, H. Kun, R. Tolhurst, The quality of childbirth care in China: women's voices: a qualitative study

2014, X. Liu, W. Gao, Hong Yan, Measuring and decomposing the inequality of maternal health services utilization in western rural China

2014, Bo Xi, Chengchao Zhou, Min Zhang, Yan Wang, Lingzhoug Xu, Maternal and child mortality in China

2014, Luwei Yang, Childbirth in a Pavlovian way: the campaign of psycho-prophylactic method of delivery in 1950s China

2014, Weiyuan Zhang et al., A descriptive analysis of the indications for caesarean section in mainland China

2014, Jie Mi, Fanchao Liu, Rate of cesarean section is alarming in China

2012, Xin Lin Feng, Ling Xu, Yan Guo, Carine Ronsmans, Factors influencing rising cesarean section rates in China 1988-2008

2012, Ying Lau, RN, RM, IBCLC, PhD, Traditional Chinese pregnancy restrictions , Health - Related quality of life and perceived stress among pregnant woman in Macao, China.

2011, Ling-Ling Gao, Wan-Yim Ip, Ke Sun, Validation of the short form of the Chinese childbirth self-efficacy inventory in mainland China

2011, Bernard Yam, Cross-border childbirth between mainland China and Hong Kong: social pressures and policy outcomes

2006, Limei Mao et al., Postpartum practices of puerperal women and their influencing factors in three regions of Hubei, China

2008, Tina Phillips Johnson, Yang Chongrui and the first national midwifery school: childbirth reform in early Twenties-Century China

2007, Guo Sufang, Sabu S. Padmadas, Zhao Feuguin, James J. Brown, R. William Stones, Delivery settings and cesarean section rates in China

PALESTINE

2020, Zeina Ali Siam, Tiziana Leone, Service utilization patterns for childbirth and neonatal mortality in the occupied Palestinian territory during conflict

2019, Ibtesam Medhat Mohamad Dwekata,Tengku Alina Tengku Ismail, Mohd Ismail Ibrahim, Farid Ghrayeb, Exploring factors contributing to mistreatment of women during childbirth in West Bank, Palestine.

2019, Berit Mortensen et al., Improving maternal and neonatal haelth by a midwife-led continuity model of care; an observational study in one governmental hospital in Palestine

2019, Tiziana Leone et al., Maternal and child access to care and intensity of conflict in the occupied Palestinian territory: a pseudo-longitudinal analysis (2000-2014)

2018, Bettina Battcher at al., Matenal mortality in the Gaza strip: a look at causes and solutions

2015, S. J. Hassan, Laura Wick, J. Dejong, A glance into the hidden burden of maternal morbidity and patterns of management in a Palestinian governmental referral hospital

2015, Hala Shoaibi, Pregnant women's access to health care in the occupied Palestinian territory: application under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

2013, Itimad Abu Ward, Midwives' and women's views of childbirth in the Gaza Strip, occupied Palestinian territory: an exploratory study

2012, Laura Wick, Sahar Hassan, No safe place for childbirth: women and midwives bearing witness, Gaza 2008-09

2012, Imad El Awour et al., Determinats and risk factors of neonatal mortality in the Gaza strip, occupied Palestinian territory: a case-control study

2008, Enas Dhaher et al., Factors associated with lack of postnatal care among Palestinian women: a cross-sectional study of three clinics in the West Bank

2008, M. Bosmans et al., Palestinian women's sexual and reproductive haelth rights in a longstanding humanitarian crisis

2008, Lura Wick, Building the infrastucture, modeling the nation: the case of birth in Palestine

2008, Enas Dhaher, Reproductive health human rights. Women's knowledge, attitude and practices toward their reproductive health rights in Palestine

2007, Rita Giacaman et al., The limitations on choice: Palestinian women's childbirth location, dissatisfaction with place of birth and determinants

2007, Laura Wick, Sahar Hassan-Bitar, Evoking the Guardian Angel: childbirth care in a Palestinian hospital

NEPAL

2021, R. Gurung, H. Ruysen, A. K. Sunny, L. T. Day, L. Penn-Kekana, M. Malquist, B. Ghimine, D. Singh, O. Basnet, S. Sharma, T. Shaver, A. C. Moran, J. E. Lawn, Ashish KC et al., Respectful maternal and newborn care: measurement in one EN-BIRTH study hospital in Nepal

2021, Ashish KC, S. S. Peterson, R. Gurung, A. Skalkidou, J. Gantam, H. Malla, P. Paudel, K. Bhattarai, N. Joshi, B. Singh Tinkari, S. Adhikari, D. Shrestha, B. Ghimire, S. Sharma, L. Khanal, S. Shrestha, W. J. Graham, M. Kinney, The perfect storm: disruptions to institutional delivery care arising from the COVID-19 pandemic in Nepal

2020, R. Karkee, A. Morgan, Providing maternal health services during the Covid-19 pandemic in Nepal

2020, S. Aryal, S. B. Pant, Maternal mental health in Nepal and its prioritization during COVID-19 pandemic: missing the obvious

2020, R. Shah, G. Baral, S. Basnyat, S. Shrestha, Past experience of women during childbirth in the perphery of western mountain region of Nepal during childbirth

2019, H. R. Devkota, M. Kett, N. Groce, Societal attitude and behaviours towards women with disabilities in rural Nepal: pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood

2019, E. Cathryn, Factors affecting the use of midwifery services in remote Nepal

2019, Heera KC, N. Pokharel, M. Shrestha, G. Rai, S. B. Parajuli, Knowledge on genitourinary fistula among nurses in a tertiary hospital of Eastern Nepal

2018, K. Bhetwal, Stepping back to move forward: assessing the quality of maternity health services of Kathmandu Valley

2018, J. Brunson, Maternal health in Nepal and other low-income countries: causes, contexts, and future directions

2018, A. Myers, S. Sami, M. Adhiambo Onyango, H. Karki, R. Anggraini, S. Krause, Facilitators and barriers in implementing the Minmum Initial Services Package (MISP) for reproductive health in Nepal post-earthquake

2018, J. Brunson, S. R. Tamrakar, Exploring biomedical, temporal and embodied perspectives on the timing of birth in Central Nepal

2017, J. Brunson, Maternal, newborn and child health after the 2015 Nepal earthquakes: an investigation of the long-term gendered impacts of disasters

2017, H. R. Devkota, A. Clarke, E. Murray, N. Groce, Do experiences and perceptions about quality of care differ among social groupes in Nepal? A study of maternal healthcare experiences of women with and without disabilities, and Dalit and non-Dalit women

2016, J. M. Hoftun, Quality of care in the maternal and delivery ward in rural Nepal

2016, P. Rishal, S. Kumar Joshi, M. Lukasse, B. Schei, K. Swahnberg, "They just walk away"- women's perception of being silenced by antenatal health workers: a qualitative study on women survivors of domestic violence in Nepal

2016, N. Kozuki, J. Katz, S. K. Khatry, J. M. Tiesch, S. C. LeClerq, L. C. Mullany, Community survey on awarness and use of obstetric ultrasonography in rural Sarlhai District, Nepal

2014, P. Upadhyay, T. Liabsuettakul, A. B. Shrestha, N. Pradhan, Influence of family members on utilization of maternal health care services among teen and adult pregnant women in Khatmandu, Nepal. A cross-sectional study

2013, J. Price, A. K. Bohara, Maternal health care amid political unrest: the effect of armed conflict an antenatal care utilization in Nepal

2013, J. Brunson, A review of women's health: the hegemony of caste, development and biomedicin 

2012, R. Karkee, How did Nepal reduce the maternal mortality? A result from analysing the determinants of maternal mortality

2010, J. Brunson, Confronting maternal morbidity, controlling birth in Nepal: the gendered politics of receiving biomedical care at birth

AFGHANISTAN

2021, S. Currie, L. Natiq, Z. Anwari, H. Tappis, Assessing respectful maternity care in a fragile conflict-affected context: observations from a 2016 national assessment in Afghanistan

2021, O. Dadras, T. Nakayama, M. Kihara, M. Ono-Kihara, S. Seyedalinaghi, F. Dadras, The prevalence and associated factors of adverse pregnancy outcomes among Afghan women in Iran, findings from community-based suvey

2021, M. M. Lydon, F. Maruf, H. Tappis, Facility-level determinants of quality routine intrapartum care in Afghanistan

2020, C. Kim, D. Erim, K. Natiq, A. S. Salehi, W. Zeng, Combination of interventions needed to improve maternal healthcare utilization: a multinomial analysis of the inequity in place of childbirth in Afghanistan 

2019, R. Arnold, E. van Teijlingen, K. Ryan, I. Holloway, Villains or victims? An ethnography of Afghan maternity staff and the challenge of high quality respectful care

2019, S. Mumtaz, J. Bahk, Y.-H. Khang, Current status and determinants of maternal healthcare utilization in Afghanistan: analysis from Afghanistan Demographic and Health Survey 2015

2019, N. Akseer, A. Rizvi, Z. Bhatti et al., Association of exposure to civil conflict with maternal resilience and maternal and child health and health system performance in Afghanistan

2018, K. E. Edmond, K. Yousufi, Z. Anwari, S. M. Sadat, S. M. Staniczai, A. Higgins-Steele, A. L. Bellows, E. R. Smith, Can community health worker home visiting improve care-seeking and maternal and newborn care practices in fragile states such as Afghanistan? 

2018, D. Lagrou, R. Zachariah, K. Bissell, C. Van Overloop, M. Nasim, H. N. Wagma, S. Kakar, S. Caluwaerts, E. De Plecker, R. Fricke, R. Van der Bergh, Provision of emergency obstetric care at secondary level in a conflict setting in a rural area of Afghanistan-is the hospital fulfilling its role?

2017, S. Mohammadi, A. Carlbom, R. Taheripanah, B. Essen, Experiences of inequitable care among Afghan mothers surviving near-miss morbidity in Teheran, Iran: a qualitative interview study

2017, S. A. M. Najafizada, I. Lynn Bourgeault, R. Labonté, Social determinants of maternal health in Afghanistan: a review

2016, G. Izqierdo, M. Trelles, N. Khan, Reducing maternal mortality in conflict areas: surgical-anesthetic experience in Boost Hospital-Afghanistan

2015, R. Arnold, E. van Teijlingen, K. Ryan I. Holloway, Understanding Afghan healthcare providers: a qualitative study of the culture of care in a Kabul maternity hospital

2015, H. Tappis, M. Koblinsky, P. J. Winch, S. Turkmani, L. Bartlett, Context matters: successes and challenges of intrapartum care scale-up in four districts of Afghanistan

2013, Z. Rahmani, M. Brekke, Antenatal and obstetric care in Afghanistan: a qualitative study among health care receivers and health care providers

2012, Partamin, Y.-Mi Kim, J. Mungia, M. Faqir, N. Ansari, C. Evans, Patterns in training, knowledge and performance of skilled birth attendants providing emergency obstetric and newborn care in Afghanistan

2012, G. F. Mansoor, P. S. Hill, P. Barss, Midwifery training in post-conflict Afghanistan: tensions between educational standards and rural community needs

2010, H. Atsumi, A cross-sectional study of the first and second delays among women admitted to a maternity hospital with severe abstetric complications (near-miss) in Afghanistan

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