A McCaw-Binns

Summary

Affiliation: University of the West Indies
Country: Jamaica

Publications

  1. ncbi The development of primary health care in Jamaica
    A McCaw-Binns
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Ministry of Health, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 50:6-10. 2001
  2. ncbi Maternal mortality surveillance in Jamaica
    A McCaw-Binns
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 100:31-6. 2008
  3. ncbi Small victories, new challenges: two decades of maternal mortality surveillance in Jamaica
    A McCaw-Binns
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 58:518-32. 2009
  4. ncbi Strategies to prevent eclampsia in a developing country: I. Reorganization of maternity services
    A M McCaw-Binns
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies, Jamaica
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 87:286-94. 2004
  5. ncbi Impact of the Jamaican birth cohort study on maternal, child and adolescent health policy and practice
    A McCaw-Binns
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:3-11. 2010
  6. ncbi Safe motherhood in Jamaica: from slavery to self-determination
    Affette McCaw-Binns
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:254-61; discussion 261-2. 2005
  7. ncbi Can research accelerate progress toward millennium development goal 5 (maternal health) in Jamaica?
    A McCaw-Binns
    The Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 57:549-54. 2008
  8. ncbi Epidemiologic transition in maternal mortality and morbidity: new challenges for Jamaica
    A McCaw-Binns
    University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 96:226-32. 2007
  9. ncbi Integrating research into policy and programmes. Examples from the Jamaican experience
    D E Ashley
    Centre for Sustainable Development, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 57:555-61. 2008
  10. ncbi Access to care and maternal mortality in Jamaican hospitals: 1993-1995
    A McCaw-Binns
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
    Int J Epidemiol 30:796-801. 2001

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi The development of primary health care in Jamaica
    A McCaw-Binns
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Ministry of Health, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 50:6-10. 2001
    ..This has led to a change in the role of the central Ministry of Health to one of policy-making, health promotion, setting standards, monitoring and evaluation of the quality of health care...
  2. ncbi Maternal mortality surveillance in Jamaica
    A McCaw-Binns
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 100:31-6. 2008
    ..To assess factors associated with under-reporting of maternal deaths from 1998, when maternal deaths became a Class I notifiable event in Jamaica and continuous maternal mortality surveillance was introduced, through 2003...
  3. ncbi Small victories, new challenges: two decades of maternal mortality surveillance in Jamaica
    A McCaw-Binns
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 58:518-32. 2009
    ..The paper summarizes the changing epidemiology of maternal mortality and the new challenges as Jamaica seeks to contribute to the international goal to reduce maternal mortality by 75% worldwide between 1990 and 2015...
  4. ncbi Strategies to prevent eclampsia in a developing country: I. Reorganization of maternity services
    A M McCaw-Binns
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies, Jamaica
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 87:286-94. 2004
    ..To determine whether changes in primary and secondary care service delivery could prevent antenatal eclampsia...
  5. ncbi Impact of the Jamaican birth cohort study on maternal, child and adolescent health policy and practice
    A McCaw-Binns
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:3-11. 2010
    ..Collaboration, good communication, being vigilant to opportunities to influence policy, and patience has contributed to our success...
  6. ncbi Safe motherhood in Jamaica: from slavery to self-determination
    Affette McCaw-Binns
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:254-61; discussion 261-2. 2005
    ..Further reductions will require greater attention to the quality of emergency obstetric care...
  7. ncbi Can research accelerate progress toward millennium development goal 5 (maternal health) in Jamaica?
    A McCaw-Binns
    The Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 57:549-54. 2008
    ..As Jamaica pursues its goal of developed nation status, and international grant financing shrinks, local civil society will need to fill the vacancy and invest in the most abundant natural resource, young people...
  8. ncbi Epidemiologic transition in maternal mortality and morbidity: new challenges for Jamaica
    A McCaw-Binns
    University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 96:226-32. 2007
    ..Given interventions implemented in recent years to reduce maternal deaths, we sought to determine the incidence and causes of maternal deaths for 1998-2003...
  9. ncbi Integrating research into policy and programmes. Examples from the Jamaican experience
    D E Ashley
    Centre for Sustainable Development, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 57:555-61. 2008
    ..The lessons learnt over more than two decades of practice in the field of public health from conducting research aimed at developing an indigenous evidence base for policies and programmes in Jamaica are summarized...
  10. ncbi Access to care and maternal mortality in Jamaican hospitals: 1993-1995
    A McCaw-Binns
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
    Int J Epidemiol 30:796-801. 2001
    ..As part of the reproductive health quality assurance programme, the Ministry of Health sought to review maternal deaths in public hospitals. These hospitals attend 95% of institutional births and 82% of all births...
  11. ncbi Perinatal factors in students admitted to the University of the West Indies data from the Jamaican Perinatal Study
    K Foster-Williams
    University Health Services, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 59:295-9. 2010
    ..To compare perinatal and social factors in students admitted to The University of the West Indies (UWI), Kingston, Jamaica, at age 18 years with those in the rest of the Jamaican Perinatal Cohort...
  12. ncbi Health status and health maintenance practices among doctors and nurses at two hospitals in Jamaica
    J L M Lindo
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 58:539-45. 2009
    ..Probable barriers to seeking healthcare included confidentiality issues and the need to appear healthy to colleagues, patients and the community...
  13. ncbi Adolescent ears: an avenue into their sexual and reproductive health values
    D Holder-Nevins
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 58:124-9. 2009
    ..This study sought to understand what sexual and reproductive health messages Jamaican adolescents get via Dancehall music and how themes in these messages can inform the development of a questionnaire for further exploration of the subject...
  14. ncbi Assumptions about disease treatment challenged in a family health clerkship: views of first clinical year medical students
    A Mitchell
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Jamaica, West Indies
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 18:14-21. 2005
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  15. ncbi Growth curves for normal Jamaican neonates
    M Samms-Vaughan
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 55:368-74. 2006
    ..In conclusion, these ethnic and gender-specific growth curves are based on the most extensive dataset currently available in Jamaica for babies of West African descent...
  16. ncbi Anticardiolipin antibodies in Jamaican primiparae
    E K Kahwa
    Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    J Obstet Gynaecol 26:122-6. 2006
    ..Pregnancy outcome did not differ significantly with respect to aCL status. Aspirin therapy did not influence pregnancy outcome in the 49 aCL positive primiparae studied...
  17. ncbi Mental well-being of doctors and nurses in two hospitals in Kingston, Jamaica
    J L M Lindo
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 55:153-9. 2006
    ..Intervention to improve general mental well-being should be targeted at new employees and should address child care, commuting and financial management...
  18. ncbi Competition for adolescents' sexual and reproductive health values: is the media winning?
    D Holder-Nevins
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 58:326-30. 2009
    ..This study aimed to understand the sources and content of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) information among Jamaican adolescents...
  19. pmc Are skilled birth attendants really skilled? A measurement method, some disturbing results and a potential way forward
    Steven A Harvey
    Quality Assurance Project, University Research Co LLC, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 85:783-90. 2007
    ..We assessed SBA competence in five high maternal mortality settings as a basis for initiating quality improvement...