Hannah Blencowe

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Safety, effectiveness and barriers to follow-up using an 'early discharge' Kangaroo Care policy in a resource poor setting
    Hannah Blencowe
    College of Medicine of Malawi, Paediatric Department, P Bag 360, Blantyre, Malawi
    J Trop Pediatr 55:244-8. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Addressing the challenge of neonatal mortality
    H Blencowe
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 18:303-12. 2013
  3. pmc Care during labor and birth for the prevention of intrapartum-related neonatal deaths: a systematic review and Delphi estimation of mortality effect
    Anne C C Lee
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:S10. 2011
  4. pmc Lives Saved Tool supplement detection and treatment of syphilis in pregnancy to reduce syphilis related stillbirths and neonatal mortality
    Hannah Blencowe
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S9. 2011
  5. pmc Clean birth and postnatal care practices to reduce neonatal deaths from sepsis and tetanus: a systematic review and Delphi estimation of mortality effect
    Hannah Blencowe
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S11. 2011
  6. pmc Folic acid to reduce neonatal mortality from neural tube disorders
    Hannah Blencowe
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 39:i110-21. 2010
  7. pmc Preterm birth-associated neurodevelopmental impairment estimates at regional and global levels for 2010
    Hannah Blencowe
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Pediatr Res 74:17-34. 2013
  8. doi request reprint National, regional, and worldwide estimates of preterm birth rates in the year 2010 with time trends since 1990 for selected countries: a systematic analysis and implications
    Hannah Blencowe
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 379:2162-72. 2012
  9. pmc Antibiotics for pre-term pre-labour rupture of membranes: prevention of neonatal deaths due to complications of pre-term birth and infection
    Simon Cousens
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 39:i134-43. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Improved assessment of child nutritional status using target weights and a novel, low-cost, weight-for-height slide chart
    Marko Kerac
    Department of Pediatric, UCL Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Trop Doct 39:23-6. 2009

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Safety, effectiveness and barriers to follow-up using an 'early discharge' Kangaroo Care policy in a resource poor setting
    Hannah Blencowe
    College of Medicine of Malawi, Paediatric Department, P Bag 360, Blantyre, Malawi
    J Trop Pediatr 55:244-8. 2009
    ..To describe the outcomes of low-birth-weight babies using an 'early discharge' Kangaroo care policy and to identify barriers to their follow-up...
  2. doi request reprint Addressing the challenge of neonatal mortality
    H Blencowe
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 18:303-12. 2013
    ..Effective action is possible to reduce neonatal mortality, but innovative approaches to implementation will be required if these preventable deaths are to be avoided...
  3. pmc Care during labor and birth for the prevention of intrapartum-related neonatal deaths: a systematic review and Delphi estimation of mortality effect
    Anne C C Lee
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:S10. 2011
    ..Our objective was to estimate the effect of various childbirth care packages on neonatal mortality due to intrapartum-related events ("birth asphyxia") in term babies for use in the Lives Saved Tool (LiST)...
  4. pmc Lives Saved Tool supplement detection and treatment of syphilis in pregnancy to reduce syphilis related stillbirths and neonatal mortality
    Hannah Blencowe
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S9. 2011
    ..Globally syphilis is an important yet preventable cause of stillbirth, neonatal mortality and morbidity...
  5. pmc Clean birth and postnatal care practices to reduce neonatal deaths from sepsis and tetanus: a systematic review and Delphi estimation of mortality effect
    Hannah Blencowe
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S11. 2011
    ..Annually over 520,000 newborns die from neonatal sepsis, and 60,000 more from tetanus. Estimates of the effect of clean birth and postnatal care practices are required for evidence-based program planning...
  6. pmc Folic acid to reduce neonatal mortality from neural tube disorders
    Hannah Blencowe
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 39:i110-21. 2010
    ..The burden of NTDs in low-income countries and the effectiveness of folic acid fortification/supplementation are unclear...
  7. pmc Preterm birth-associated neurodevelopmental impairment estimates at regional and global levels for 2010
    Hannah Blencowe
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Pediatr Res 74:17-34. 2013
    ..In 2010, there were an estimated 15 million preterm births worldwide (<37 wk gestation). Survivors are at risk of adverse outcomes, and burden estimation at global and regional levels is critical for priority setting...
  8. doi request reprint National, regional, and worldwide estimates of preterm birth rates in the year 2010 with time trends since 1990 for selected countries: a systematic analysis and implications
    Hannah Blencowe
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 379:2162-72. 2012
    ..We report worldwide, regional, and national estimates of preterm birth rates for 184 countries in 2010 with time trends for selected countries, and provide a quantitative assessment of the uncertainty surrounding these estimates...
  9. pmc Antibiotics for pre-term pre-labour rupture of membranes: prevention of neonatal deaths due to complications of pre-term birth and infection
    Simon Cousens
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 39:i134-43. 2010
    ..In low and middle-income settings, where some 2 million neonatal deaths occur annually due to complications of pre-term birth or infection, many women do not receive antibiotic therapy for pPROM...
  10. doi request reprint Improved assessment of child nutritional status using target weights and a novel, low-cost, weight-for-height slide chart
    Marko Kerac
    Department of Pediatric, UCL Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Trop Doct 39:23-6. 2009
    ..We also describe a target weight system for monitoring children's progress towards nutritional recovery...
  11. pmc Estimates of neonatal morbidities and disabilities at regional and global levels for 2010: introduction, methods overview, and relevant findings from the Global Burden of Disease study
    Hannah Blencowe
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Pediatr Res 74:4-16. 2013
    ..Neonatal mortality and morbidity are increasingly recognized as important globally, but detailed estimates of neonatal morbidity from conditions and long-term consequences are yet to be published...
  12. pmc Prevalence of wasting among under 6-month-old infants in developing countries and implications of new case definitions using WHO growth standards: a secondary data analysis
    Marko Kerac
    Centre for International Health and Development, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 96:1008-13. 2011
    ..To determine wasting prevalence among infants aged under 6 months and describe the effects of new case definitions based on WHO growth standards...
  13. pmc Tetanus toxoid immunization to reduce mortality from neonatal tetanus
    Hannah Blencowe
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 39:i102-9. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint National, regional, and worldwide estimates of stillbirth rates in 2009 with trends since 1995: a systematic analysis
    Simon Cousens
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 377:1319-30. 2011
    ..We aimed to develop more reliable estimates and a time series from 1995 for 193 countries, by increasing input data, using recent data, and applying improved modelling approaches...
  15. pmc Preterm-associated visual impairment and estimates of retinopathy of prematurity at regional and global levels for 2010
    Hannah Blencowe
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Pediatr Res 74:35-49. 2013
    ..Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a leading cause of potentially avoidable childhood blindness worldwide. We estimated ROP burden at the global and regional levels to inform screening and treatment programs, research, and data priorities...
  16. doi request reprint Comparison of previous and present World Health Organization clinical staging criteria in HIV-infected Malawian children
    Goenke Poerksen
    Department of Paediatrics, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi
    AIDS 23:1913-6. 2009
    ..6%) children were eligible for ART when using the old WHO criteria. This signifies a marked rise in the number of paediatric patients qualifying for ART on clinical grounds...