Using human rights in maternal mortality programs: from analysis to strategy
作者: L.P Freedman
作者单位: 1Center for Population and Family Health, Mail School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue New York, NY 10032, USA
刊名: International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 2001, Vol.75 (1), pp.51-60
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/S0020-7292(01)00473-8
关键词: Human rightsEmergency obstetric careMaternal mortality
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)This article describes an approach to maternal mortality reduction that uses human rights not simply to denounce the injustice of death in pregnancy and childbirth, but also to guide the design and implementation of maternal mortality policies and programs. As a first principle, programs and policies need to prioritize measures that promote universal access to high quality emergency obstetric care services, which we know from health research are essential to saving women's lives. With that priority, human rights principles can be integrated into programs at the clinical, facility management, and national policy levels. For example, a human rights ‘audit’ can help identify ways to encourage respectful, non-discriminatory treatment of patients, providers and staff in the...
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  • rights 权利
  • strategy 战略
  • maternal 母的
  • discriminatory 歧视性
  • human 人的
  • mortality 死亡率
  • prioritize 列入优先
  • saving 节省
  • national 国家的
  • sector