Affiliation: Humboldt University
- Can hospital audit teams identify case management problems, analyse their causes, identify and implement improvements? A cross-sectional process evaluation of obstetric near-miss case reviews in BeninMatthias Borchert
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:109. 2012..In a cross-sectional study we analysed the extent to which the hospital audit teams were able to identify case management problems (CMPs), analyse their causes, agree on solutions and put these solutions into practice...
- Ebola haemorrhagic fever outbreak in Masindi District, Uganda: outbreak description and lessons learnedMatthias Borchert
Unit of Epidemiology and Disease Control, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
BMC Infect Dis 11:357. 2011..We describe the course of the EHF outbreak in Masindi, Uganda, in the year 2000, and report on response activities...
- Reproductive health for refugees by refugees in Guinea IV: Peer education and HIV knowledge, attitudes, and reported practicesAniek Woodward
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine LSHTM, Dept, of Disease Control, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Confl Health 5:10. 2011..abstract:..
- Reproductive health for refugees by refugees in Guinea III: maternal healthNatasha Howard
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, UK
Confl Health 5:5. 2011..abstract:..
- The role of care-seeking delays in intrauterine fetal deaths among 'near-miss' women in Herat, AfghanistanAtsumi Hirose
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Birkbeck College, London, UK
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:388-97. 2012..The objectives were to (i) investigate the association between care-seeking duration and fetal survival at admission; and (ii) assess the significance of care-seeking duration in relation to other determinants...
- Infection control during filoviral hemorrhagic fever outbreaks: preferences of community members and health workers in Masindi, UgandaVanessa N Raabe
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:48-50. 2010..We suggest assessing the practicality of body bags with viewing windows, and face shields with or without chin protectors, in future outbreaks...
- Use of protective gear and the occurrence of occupational Marburg hemorrhagic fever in health workers from Watsa health zone, Democratic Republic of the CongoMatthias Borchert
Epidemiology and Disease Control Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
J Infect Dis 196:S168-75. 2007..The goal of this study was to identify cases of occupational MHF in HWs from Durba and Watsa, Democratic Republic of the Congo; to assess levels of exposure and protection; and to explore reasons for inconsistent use of protective gear...
- Exploring the sustainability of obstetric near-miss case reviews: a qualitative study in the South of BeninCindy Hutchinson
Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
Midwifery 26:537-43. 2010..Researchers are beginning to take an interest in issues relating to the sustainability of audits...
- Difficulties leaving home: a cross-sectional study of delays in seeking emergency obstetric care in Herat, AfghanistanAtsumi Hirose
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Soc Sci Med 73:1003-13. 2011..Access to care and social networks reduced departure delay. Programmatic efforts may be directed towards exploiting the roles of ANC and social resources in facilitating access to emergency obstetric care...
- Marburg hemorrhagic fever in Durba and Watsa, Democratic Republic of the Congo: clinical documentation, features of illness, and treatmentRobert Colebunders
Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Antwerp, B 2000, Belgium
J Infect Dis 196:S148-53. 2007..Treatment in isolation wards was acceptable, but the quality of clinical documentation was unsatisfactory. Improved clinical documentation is necessary for a basic evaluation of supportive treatment...