The Faculty of Medicine from Khon Kaen University in Thailand, partner of the project, acted in favor of unnecessary caesarean section in the country. Due to their efforts, on 7th December 2017, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Royal Thai College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RTCOG) and the Ministry of Public […]
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Women’s Empowerment and Elective Caesarean Section for a Single Pregnancy: A Demographic and Multivariate Study in Vietnam
Vietnam is one of the countries in the world with the highest increase in caesarean section rates between 1990 and 2015. It is also a country where the emancipation of women has accelerated in the last decade. A Franco-Vietnamese research team has found an association between women’s empowerment and the use of a scheduled Caesarean […]
Birth by Caesarean section is described as an “epidemic”, report the authors of the study on “the double burden of Caesarean section” Alexandre Dumont and Christophe Z. Guilmoto, published this Wednesday, September 9, 2020 by the National Institute of Demographic Studies. Read the scientific article ICI…
Watch Dr. Pisake Lumbiganon’s testimony on the situation of Caesarean section reduction in Thailand. Dr Pisake Lumbiganon is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Head of Cochrane Thailand and Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre on Reproductive Health Research Synthesis, based at Khon Kaen University Medical School, Thailand. He is President of the Royal Thai College […]
Quali-Dec, an intervention research project on the use of caesarean sections: what empowerment for women?
CEPED- IRD internal seminar, 17.09.2020 “Quali-Dec, an intervention research project on the use of caesarean sections: what empowerment for women? “Presentation by Myriam DE LOEZIEN and Alexandre DUMONT. More details on: https://www.ceped.org/evenement/quali-dec-un-projet-de-recherche