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There was also an increase in the percentage of mothers who received skilled medical care during childbirth.

In Bolivia, Slow Fertility Decline and Some Improvements in Health Indicators

A Guide for Programme Managers. Different stamps were designed and used to represent a child with anaemia, without anaemia and borderline and made it easier for caregivers to understand Figure 3.

It describes general survey procedures and provides information on how to collect data necessary for planning direct interventions in emergency settings or for surveillance.

Inclusion of anaemia analysis in the SMART survey did not necessitate increasing the number or qualifications of staff.

The Bolivian Chaco is located in the southeast of the country and extends over five endwa belonging to the departments of Cordillera, Tarija and Chuquisaca see map.

Food security assessments, which are used to understand and interpret nutritional and mortality survey data. Theoretical and practical training for the anaemia test took around four hours. The most recent demographic and health survey DHSconducted inshows some improvement in infant and child health.

Microcuvettes do not need refrigeration and as the Hb analysis is implemented right after the blood sample is taken, there is no special requirement for transport or storage. Its reduction through program- mes and policies which impact the structural causes must therefore be a key government goal.


This article describes the survey undertaken with a particular focus on the anaemia assessment component. Ensda is a major killer of young children in developing countries. The SMART manual deals specifically with nutrition and mortality surveys, including sampling, nutritional measurements, and mortality rates.

Even more striking is the heavy reliance on traditional family planning methods. The country has among the highest fertility and infant mortality rates and lowest average life expectancies in Latin America, and less than 10 percent of Bolivians living in rural areas have access to improved sanitation. Some Health Indicators Bolibia Inan estimated 50 of every 1, infants in Bolivia died before bolviia their first birthday, just slightly lower than in Stamps representing anaemia status.

Fertility is unlikely to fall further without an increase in the use of effective contraceptives that allow women to avoid pregnancies they do not want. Anthropometric results in conjunction with the ESAE analysis showed that causes of malnutrition in Bolivian Chaco bklivia generally structural and only change when occasional dramatic events like severe droughts or floods occur, as occurred in the drought.

One way to reassure the population about this fear was to allow them to keep the microcuvettes used for their analysis. Localities with more than 2, inhabitants considered as urbanwere not included in the survey.

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Monitoreo Nacional de Indicadores Nutricionales. It provides a more profound understanding of the nutritional problems affecting a population than anthropometric surveys alone and hence the policies, strategies and programmes that must be pursued to eradicate malnutrition.

Some ethnic groups, or populations from specific geographic zones, were averse to blood tests so this prior sensitisation and mobilisation stage is especially important for anaemia studies. Close Twitter Facebook Delicious E-mail. Based on the FAO scale 12this signifies a severe iron deficiency problem in this region. The main field constraint to take into account is the climatic environment.


El Cuestionario Individual de Hombres. El cuestionario individual de hombres fue aplicado de manera completa a 6, hombres y comprende los siguientes temas: However, we do not edsa standardising this practice due to waste management difficulties. It provides the basis for understanding the magnitude and severity of a humanitarian crisis.

This portable analyser allows field measurement of the Hb concentration in peripheral blood through photometric detection. Material for Hb analysis.

Just 35 percent of married Bolivian women were using a modern contraceptive in —the same percentage as in Material for Hb analysis includes microcuvettes, lancets, gloves, alcohol, toilet paper, cotton, batteries and a waste bottle.

Malnutrition prevalence in each department is specified in Table 3. These results confirm anaemia as one of the major nutritional problems of rural children in Bolivian Chaco.

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While nearly all of the wealthiest mothers had skilled birth attendants injust 38 percent of women in the poorest fifth of households had a qualified childbirth endwa. Increasing contraceptive use will require expanding access to supplies and methods, as well as informing more women about their options for preventing an unintended pregnancy. Infant Mortality Rate deaths under age 1 per 1, births.