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Sociocultural, political, and health system-related determinants of perinatal deaths in Jordan from the perspectives of health care providers: a qualitative study (The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine)

Authors: Yousef S. Khader , Hala Bawadi , Wasim Khasawneh , Mohammad S. Alyahya , Khulood Shattnawi , Nihaya A. Al-sheyab , Salwa Al Obeisat , Majed Asad , Khalaf Khatatneh , Maram Muneer Alkhdour , Zaid Al-Hamdan &Anwar Batieha Abstract: Background Perinatal mortality is a fundamental indicator of the quality of the healthcare...

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JSANDS team participating and presenting in a workshop on “Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in Amman”

The JSANDS team, led by the JSANDS project director, Prof. Yousef Khader, participated in an international workshop entitled ‘Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in Amman from the 10th-12th of March, 2020. Prof. Khader presented the a Behavioral Economics Approach to promote changes in reproductive behavior by changing the way options are presented. The audience of the workshop...

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The JSANDS team published a book chapter “The Potential of Telemedicine in the Rural Eastern Mediterranean Region for Noncommunicable Diseases: Case Study from Jordan” in the Handbook of Healthcare in the Arab World.

AbstractTelemedicine is the integration of technological advancements within health care systems, where distance is a critical factor, to respond to the health needs of communities. In the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR), the prevalence of noncommunicable diseases NCDs has increased in the last decade with cardiovascular diseases and kidney diseases ranking within the first top...

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UNICEF follow up visit to KAUH

UNICEF follow up visit to KAUH Dr. Eresso AGA, the Health Manager from the UNICEF office in Amman and Ms Buthaina Alkhateeb visited one of the JSANDS participating hospitals on the 26th of February, 2020 as a follow up visit to monitor the progress of the project development and implementation. Dr. Eresso and...

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JSANDS is one of two IDRC-funded projects currently under implementation in Jordan

Two IDRC-funded projects are currently under implementation in Jordan, the first project, establishing a Harmonized Reproductive Health Registry (hRHR) in Jordan to improve Maternal and Child Health, is being implemented by the Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network (EMPHNET). The second project, implementing a Perinatal and Neonatal Mortality Surveillance and Auditing System in Jordan (JSANDS)...

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JSANDS Mid-term Workshop , Nov. 2019

Mid-term workshop 27/11/2019 The JSANDS project mid-term workshop was held in Irbid city on the 27th of November, 2019. A total of 150 participants including directors of the five implementing hospitals, paediatricians, obstetrics and gynecologists, senior medical residents, registered nurses, and midwives attended the workshop. The project director introduced the project to the participants, presented achievements that has been in place...

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A workshop on Scientific writing and surveillance: JSANDS as an example

Prof. Yousef Khader and Dr Majed Assad trained the Field Epidemiology Training Program residents and Community Medicine Residents on Scientific Writing and on Surveillance. Prof. Khader presented and demonstrated JSANDS to the trainees as an initiative to register perinatal deaths in Jordan in a one-day workshop, 28th September 2019.

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“JSANDS: A stillbirth and neonatal deaths surveillance system” has been accepted as a Full Paper at IEEE HOPE’2019 @ AICCSA’2019.

The IEEE International Workshop on Health Informatics: Patient-Centered Solutions and Educational Approaches in the Digital Health Era is an integral part of the AICCSA conference. The paper will be included as a Full Paper in the Conference Proceedings and will be published by the IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Services and indexed by IEEE...

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A death review training workshop at Irbid Sepecialty hospital

A death review training workshop was conducted at Irbid Sepecialty hospital today, the 21st of August, 2019 by the JSANDS team. The chairman of the Death review committee at the hospital and all members attended the training. All sections within The two stillbirth and neonatal death review case forms were explained in details focusing...

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Training workshop at Al-Karak Hospital for the death review committee

JSANDS team has conducted a training workshop at Al-Karak Governmental Hospital for the death review committee to train them on how to fill the JSANDS death review forms and how to conduct death reviewing meeting. The JSANDS team used both the “Stillbirth and Neonatal Mortality Audit – Meeting Minutes and Action Items Form” and...

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JSANDS published a new chapter in Handbook of Healthcare in the Arab World.

JSANDS published a new chapter on Birth and Neonatal Death Registrations in Jordan in Handbook of Healthcare in the Arab World. The chapter “Birth and Neonatal Death Registrations in Jordan ” examines to what extent births and neonatal deaths are underreported and discusses the challenges facing the current registration system in Jordan. Irrespective of where the...