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A relationship between self-care knowledge and self-care practices on pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) among women aged 15-49 years with PIH attending antenatal clinic at Harare hospital
Pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) is a gestational hypertensive disorder. It is the commonest unavoidable medical condition encountered in pregnancy, complicating approximately 10% of all pregnancies. The purpose ...
The prevalence and morbidity associated with ectopic pregnancies at Harare central and Parirenyatwa hospitals
Introduction Ectopic pregnancy is amongst the top causes of maternal morbidity and mortality in the first trimester of pregnancy. It represents one of the commonest gynaecological surgical emergencies in Zimbabwe and ...
Fetomaternal outcomes of pregnant women admitted with malaria at Parirenyatwa hospital and in Mashonaland East province of Zimbabwe
INTRODUCTION There are 300million to 500million people who are infected with malaria worldwide every year and the disease kills about 3million yearly. 90% of the cases occur in Sub-Saharan Africa where HIV is also prevalent. ...
Knowledge of women of child bearing age on the utilisation of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy at Dangamvura and Sakubva health centers, Mutare, Zimbabwe .
Even though it appears as if countries in sub-Saharan Africa have made important progress in IPTp implementation, coverage levels remain low. Various studies done have come out with various findings ranging from lack of ...
Baseline sero-survey of rubella virus prevalence in pregnant women in Harare and incidence of rubella in Zimbabwe during 2009-2011 measles outbreak.
Rubella virus is a teratogen that may induce foetal death or Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS) in the newborn. A baseline sero-survey was carried out in Harare to determine the population susceptible to Rubella virus amongst ...
Assessment of risk perception of teratogenicity of commonly used drugs among pregnant women
Background: Drug therapy in pregnancy is common practice and most women are concerned about effects of drugs to the unborn child. Objective: To determine the teratogenicity risk perception of commonly used medicines ...
The relationship between prenatal self- care practices during pregnancy and birth outcomes among young mothers aged 16 to 24 years delivering at Gweru Maternity Hospital
Youth pregnancy is an important public health problem since it occurs in the context of poor social support and maternal wellbeing. Age at which child bearing begins has an impact on the health and welfare of the mother ...
Development toxicity effects of atorvastatin and rosuvastatin in mice
Background: Statins reduce the risk, morbidity and mortality associated with cardiovascular events, and generally considered safe to use but their safety in pregnancy is not known. Statins are considered potentially ...
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