Alec Mercer

Summary

Affiliation: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research
Country: Bangladesh

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of an NGO primary health care programme in rural Bangladesh: evidence from the management information system
    Alec Mercer
    Centre for Health and Population Research, ICDDR, B, Mohakali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Health Policy Plan 19:187-98. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of family planning services in the transition to a static clinic system in Bangladesh: 1998-2002
    Alex Mercer
    Health Systems and Infectious Diseases Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 31:115-23. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Validating neonatal mortality and use of NGO reproductive health outreach services in rural Bangladesh
    Alex Mercer
    Health Systems and Economics Unit, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Centre for Health and Population Research, Health Systems and Infectious Diseases Division, Bangladesh
    Stud Fam Plann 37:111-22. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for neonatal mortality in rural areas of Bangladesh served by a large NGO programme
    Alex Mercer
    Centre for Health and Population Research, ICDDR, B, Mohakali, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Health Policy Plan 21:432-43. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behavior of married men and women in Bangladesh associated with husbands' work migration and living apart
    Alex Mercer
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Sex Transm Dis 34:265-73. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of depot-holders introduced in urban areas: evidence from a pilot in Bangladesh
    Rukhsana Gazi
    Health Systems and Infectious Diseases Division ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 23:377-87. 2005

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of an NGO primary health care programme in rural Bangladesh: evidence from the management information system
    Alec Mercer
    Centre for Health and Population Research, ICDDR, B, Mohakali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Health Policy Plan 19:187-98. 2004
    ..Further reduction is likely to depend on improved access to qualified community midwives and essential obstetric care at government referral facilities...
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of family planning services in the transition to a static clinic system in Bangladesh: 1998-2002
    Alex Mercer
    Health Systems and Infectious Diseases Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 31:115-23. 2005
    ..It is important to assess changes in utilization and coverage to inform further development of the service delivery system...
  3. ncbi request reprint Validating neonatal mortality and use of NGO reproductive health outreach services in rural Bangladesh
    Alex Mercer
    Health Systems and Economics Unit, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Centre for Health and Population Research, Health Systems and Infectious Diseases Division, Bangladesh
    Stud Fam Plann 37:111-22. 2006
    ..Because underreporting of neonatal deaths was probably higher in 1996 when the MIS-reported NMR was 39 deaths per 1,000 live births, the decline in the NMR is likely to have been genuine...
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for neonatal mortality in rural areas of Bangladesh served by a large NGO programme
    Alex Mercer
    Centre for Health and Population Research, ICDDR, B, Mohakali, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Health Policy Plan 21:432-43. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behavior of married men and women in Bangladesh associated with husbands' work migration and living apart
    Alex Mercer
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Sex Transm Dis 34:265-73. 2007
    ..This study aimed to ascertain the prevalence of sexual risk behavior among married men and women who had, or had not, lived apart from their spouse as a result of the husbands' work migration...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of depot-holders introduced in urban areas: evidence from a pilot in Bangladesh
    Rukhsana Gazi
    Health Systems and Infectious Diseases Division ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 23:377-87. 2005
    ..S. dollars 262). Overall, the performance of the depot-holders in the pilot phase suggests that they can be introduced in different types of urban area and can be effective in their dual role as providers and promoters of services...