Reproductive Tract Infections

Global Impact and Priorities for Women’s Reproductive Health

ISBN: 978-1-4899-0693-9 (Print) 978-1-4899-0691-5 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-4

      Introduction

  3. Overview of Reproductive Tract Infections

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      Pages 5-5

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      Pages 7-33

      Reproductive Tract Infections: Challenges for International Health Policy, Programs, and Research

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      Pages 35-58

      Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Current and Future Dimensions of the Problem in the Third World

  4. Programmatic Issues

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 59-59

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      Pages 61-91

      Women’s Health: Importance of Reproductive Tract Infections, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and Cervical Cancer

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      Pages 93-129

      Family Planning: The Responsibility to Prevent Both Pregnancy and Reproductive Tract Infections

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      Pages 131-144

      Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Prevention: The Need for Complementary STD Control

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      Pages 145-182

      Maternal Health and Child Survival: Opportunities to Protect Both Women and Children from the Adverse Consequences of Reproductive Tract Infections

  5. Actions for Consideration

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-183

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      Pages 185-198

      Sexual Behavior as a Risk Factor for Sexually Transmitted Disease

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      Pages 199-225

      Assessment and Prioritization of Actions to Prevent and Control Reproductive Tract Infections in the Third World

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      Pages 227-249

      Economic Impact of Reproductive Tract Infections and Resources for Their Control

  6. Country Cases

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 251-251

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      Pages 253-273

      Reproductive Tract Infections in Brazil: Solutions in a Difficult Economic Climate

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      Pages 275-295

      Reproductive Tract Infections in Kenya: Insights for Action from Research

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      Pages 297-316

      Reproductive Tract Infections in Nigeria: Challenges for a Fragile Health Infrastructure

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      Pages 317-342

      Reproductive Tract Infections in India: The Need for Comprehensive Reproductive Health Policy and Programs

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      Pages 343-360

      Reproductive Tract Infections in Mozambique: A Case Study of Integrated Services

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 361-395