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Reproductive tract infections in women in the Third World

Adrienne Germain

Reproductive tract infections in women in the Third World

national and international policy implications : report of a meeting at the Bellagio Study and Conference Center, Lake Como, Italy, April 29-May 3, 1991

by Adrienne Germain

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Published by The Coalition in New York, NY (24 E. 21 St., New York 10010) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Generative organs, Female -- Infections -- Developing countries -- Congresses.,
    • Medicine, Preventive -- Government policy -- Developing countries -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[written by Adrienne Germain].
      ContributionsInternational Women"s Health Coalition., Rockefeller Foundation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRG218 .G475 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination28 p. ;
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1773818M
      LC Control Number92127683

      The prevalence of endogenous infections among women seen was 30%. Cervical infections (Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis) were found in only three women. The WHO algorithm had a high sensitivity (%) but a low specificity (zero for bacterial vaginosis, candida, and Trichomonas vaginalis). The speculum-based algorithm had a low sensitivity (between zero and 59%) . Reproductive tract infections (RTIs) are common diseases with profound social and health consequences for Third World women, men and children. As one of the world's most neglected health problems, RTIs are related in important ways to girls' and women's basic sexual and reproductive health and to the acceptability of family planning programs.

      Definition and aetiology of reproductive tract infections Reproductive tract infections (RTI) encompass three main groups of infection in men and women: (1) endogenous infections occurring primarily among women as a result of a disturbance of the normal genital tract flora; (2) sexually transmitted infections (STI) in. Start studying Reproductive Tract Infections. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. What causes reproductive tract infection in men older than 35 and children? What is the leading cause of reproductive problems in women in the US? Chlamydia.

      Among women aged 20–24, the prevalence was %; in other words, almost half of the women in this age bracket had a current infection. [4] According to the CDC, HSV-2 infection was estimated to have a prevalence of % in younger individuals (14–49 years of age) in –, down from % in the same age group in – Types Infections. Reproductive tract infection (RTI) are infections that affect the reproductive tract, which is part of the Reproductive females, reproductive tract infections can affect the upper reproductive tract (fallopian tubes, ovary and uterus) and the lower reproductive tract (vagina, cervix and vulva); for males these infections affect the penis, testicles, urethra or the.


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Reproductive tract infections in women in the Third World by Adrienne Germain Download PDF EPUB FB2

About this book. About this book. Reproductive tract infections (RTis) have become a silent epidemic that is devastating women's lives. Each year, thousands of women die needlessly from the consequences of these infections, including cervical cancer, ectopic pregnancy, acute and chronic infections of the uterus and the fallopian tubes, and puerperal infections.

Reproductive tract infections (RTis) have become a silent epidemic that is devastating women's lives. Each year, thousands of women die needlessly from the consequences of these infections, including cervical cancer, ectopic pregnancy, acute and chronic infections of the uterus and the fallopian tubes, and puerperal : Paperback.

Reproductive tract infections (RTis) have become a silent epidemic that is devastating women's lives. Each year, thousands of women die needlessly from the consequences of these infections, including cervical cancer, ectopic pregnancy, acute and chronic infections of the uterus and the fallopian tubes, and puerperal infections.

Reproductive tract infections in women in the Third World: national and international policy implications: report of a meeting at the Bellagio Study and Conference Center, Lake Como, Italy, April.

Summary: Reproductive tract infections (RTI) are a problem for women in the 3rd World that is ignored by international policy makers, program planners and international donor agencies. The author claims that contrary to a growing body of evidence this can be attributed to many misconceptions about RTIs.

Introduction. Reproductive tract infections (RTis) have become a silent epidemic that is devastating women's lives. Each year, thousands of women die needlessly from the consequences of these infections, including cervical cancer, ectopic pregnancy, acute and chronic infections of the uterus and the fallopian tubes, and puerperal infections.

T1 - Reproductive tract infections in women. AU - Brotman, Rebecca M. AU - Ghanem, Khalil G. PY - /8/8. Y1 - /8/8. N2 - Reproductive tract infections (RTIs) are of significant public health concern.

The bulk of their long-term morbidity disproportionately affects women. Abstract. In resource-poor settings around the world, reproductive tract infections (RTIs) are extremely common, and the consequences for the health and social well-being of women and their children are frequent and potentially devastating.

1,2 RTIs include three types of infection: sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as chlamydial infection, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, syphilis Cited by: Background: Reproductive tract infections (RTIs) are one of the most common and major health problem around the world and they are much more widespread.

Today, reproductive tract infections constitute one of the most important issues affecting the health of women in developing countries. The prevention, early detection and treatment of RTIs are among the basic measures that can be taken to protect women's health, in family planning, gynecology and ante-natal clinics alike.

In some communitie?. women may constitute a Womw 's Health in the Third World Wasserheil reservoir of pathogens that cause genitai ira' infection, because lower tract infections are frequently asymptomatic ;n women and because women's access to care is often limited. World Health Organisation.

Overview and Estimates. Geneva: WHO; Global prevalence and incidence of selected curable sexually transmitted infections. Wasserheit JN. The significance and scope of reproductive tract infections among third world women.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet. ; 30 (S1)– doi: /(89)X. Background: Reproductive morbidities lead to wide range of health consequences like ectopic pregnancy, pelvic inflammatory disease, miscarriage, infertility and other multiple consequences.

The study aim was to find out the prevalence of reproductive tract infections (RTIs) and barriers to seeking health care services among young married women in rural areas of Thiruvarur district of Tamilnadu. Diagnostic testing of the swabs revealed that (63%) of the women had at least one infection and 49 (26%) had multiple infections.

Of the 66 women with gonorrhea, chlamydial infection, trichomoniasis, or bacterial vaginosis, 35 (53%) were asymptomatic.

Reproductive tract infections (RTI's) are endemic in developing countries and entail a heavy toll on women. If untreated, RTI's can lead to adverse health outcomes such as infertility, ectopic pregnancy and increased vulnerability to transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus.

It is also associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes. While RTI's and its sequelae abound in Nigeria, there is. Awareness of Reproductive Tract Infections among Adolescent Women. In the present study, we found that awareness among married adolescent women is very low with only one-fourth (25%) of them are aware of any symptoms of RTI/STI.

The awareness among older women is better than the adolescent women (table 1). Unsafe sex with persons having many partners (60%) is the most. Reproductive tract infections (RTIs) are common diseases with profound social and health consequences for Third World women, men and children.

As one of the world’s most neglected health problems, RTIs are related in important ways to girls’ and women’s basic sexual and reproductive health and to the acceptability of family planning programs.

Reproductive tract infections (RTIs) are defined as any infections of the reproductive system. They include sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and other infections of the reproductive system that are not caused by sexual contact. These other infections may be the result of the overgrowth of the bacteria and other organisms that normally.

Female Reproductive Tract Infections, also known as RTIs, can occur in the upper reproductive tract, which includes the fallopian tubes, ovary and uterus, or in the lower reproductive tract, which includes the vagina, cervix and vulva.

The Douglas Women’s Center in Lithia Springs, Georgia says, infections of the lower reproductive tract are common quite simply due to the nature of the female. Reproductive-tract infections in women in low-income, low-prevalence situations: assessment of syndromic management in Matlab, Bangladesh.

India is home to the highest number of adolescents in the world. Adolescents in India suffer from lack of knowledge and empowerment to make informed sexual and reproductive health. This decisions paper analyses the prevalence of reproductive tract infections and sexually transmitted infections (RTI/STI) and treatment seeking behavior among.Trends in Reproductive Tract Infections and Barriers to Seeking Treatment among Young Women: A Community Based Cross Sectional Study in South India.

American Journal of Epidemiology and Infectious Disease. ; 1(4) doi: /ajeid Correspondence to: Rejoice Puthuchira Ravi, Consultant, IRHD, Kottayam, Kerala, India.Reproductive tract infections (RTI's) are endemic in developing countries and entail a heavy toll on women.

If untreated, RTI's can lead to adverse health outcomes such as infertility, ectopic.