• Module 7: Case Study - Barriers to respectful maternity care in a public teaching hospital
  • Module 1: Evolution of Global Health Systems
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  • Module 3: Case Study : When power & privilege did not prevent a maternal death in India
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  • Module 5: Case Study: When overseas migrant workers from the Philippines become HIV positive
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  • Module 8: Case Study: Rohingya in Myanmar & Bangladesh - embodying conflict
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Case study

A brief background to the case study:

In recent years, reports of disrespect and abuse experienced by women during childbirth (D&A) in institutions have surged, garnering global research, policy and advocacy interest. An understanding of how burdened health systems and socio-economic inequalities between patients and providers, among other factors, may interact to produce and sustain D&A is needed to inform meaningful action. As is exploring what the barriers and opportunities are to institutionalise what are now known as ‘respectful maternity care’ policies. The case study is based on current research from Public Health Foundation of India’s Ramalingaswami Centre on Equity and Social Determinants of Health.

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