Abdullah Alosaimi

PhD candidate

Researcher info

Institution

School of Health Sciences

Department/faculty

University of Tampere

Contact information

Abdullah.Alosaimi@uta.fi
+358466637876

Keywords
Antenatal care equity factor analysis Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Home Based Maternal and Neonatal Care project maternal and child health reproductive health socioeconomic status UNICEF Yemen

Research projects

  • Project date 1.6.2012
  • Head of research Abdullah Alosaimi
  • Language n/a

In Yemen the number of maternal and infant mortality and morbidity remains high and more women become disabled as a result of pregnancy and childbirth complications. In addition, Yemen is among the country where female genital mutilation/cutting stills practice and many girls are undergo circumcise. The Project focuses on estimating the socioeconomic and other contributed factors of both maternal and child health outcomes including maternal mortality in the community setting as well as maternal health care seeking behavior. Also, the project investigates the prevalence and determinant factors for female genital mutilation/cutting

Team

Abdullah Alosaimi (Yemen), Riitta Luoto (Finland), Abdul Wahed Al Serouri (Yemen), Bright Nwaru (Finland), Halima Mouniri (Morocco), Birgitta Essén (Sweden).