Jean Christophe Fotso

Summary

Affiliation: African Population and Health Research Center
Country: Kenya

Publications

  1. ncbi Household and community socioeconomic influences on early childhood malnutrition in Africa
    Jean Christophe Fotso
    PRONUSTIC Research Laboratory and Department of Demography, University of Montreal, Canada
    J Biosoc Sci 38:289-313. 2006
  2. pmc Child growth in urban deprived settings: does household poverty status matter? At which stage of child development?
    Jean Christophe Fotso
    African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, Population Dynamics and Reproductive Health, APHRC Campus, Kirawa Road, Off Peponi Road, P O Box 10787, 00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
    Health Place 18:375-84. 2012
  3. doi Perceived quality of and access to care among poor urban women in Kenya and their utilization of delivery care: harnessing the potential of private clinics?
    Jean Christophe Fotso
    African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, Nairobi, Kenya
    Health Policy Plan 27:505-15. 2012
  4. pmc Overweight and obesity in urban Africa: A problem of the rich or the poor?
    Abdhalah K Ziraba
    African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, PO Box 10787, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 9:465. 2009
  5. pmc The state of emergency obstetric care services in Nairobi informal settlements and environs: results from a maternity health facility survey
    Abdhalah K Ziraba
    African Population and Health Research Center, PO Box 10787, 00100, Nairobi Kenya
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:46. 2009
  6. pmc Maternal health in resource-poor urban settings: how does women's autonomy influence the utilization of obstetric care services?
    Jean Christophe Fotso
    African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya
    Reprod Health 6:9. 2009
  7. pmc Provision and use of maternal health services among urban poor women in Kenya: what do we know and what can we do?
    Jean Christophe Fotso
    Population Dynamics and Reproductive Health, African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Urban Health 85:428-42. 2008
  8. doi What does access to maternal care mean among the urban poor? Factors associated with use of appropriate maternal health services in the slum settlements of Nairobi, Kenya
    Jean Christophe Fotso
    African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, P O Box 10787, 00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
    Matern Child Health J 13:130-7. 2009
  9. pmc Progress towards the child mortality millennium development goal in urban sub-Saharan Africa: the dynamics of population growth, immunization, and access to clean water
    Jean Christophe Fotso
    African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, Nairobi, Kenya, Africa
    BMC Public Health 7:218. 2007
  10. ncbi Urban-rural differentials in child malnutrition: trends and socioeconomic correlates in sub-Saharan Africa
    Jean Christophe Fotso
    African Population and Health Research Center, 00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
    Health Place 13:205-23. 2007

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi Household and community socioeconomic influences on early childhood malnutrition in Africa
    Jean Christophe Fotso
    PRONUSTIC Research Laboratory and Department of Demography, University of Montreal, Canada
    J Biosoc Sci 38:289-313. 2006
    ..This study also reveals that socioeconomic inequalities in childhood malnutrition are more pronounced in urban centres than in rural areas...
  2. pmc Child growth in urban deprived settings: does household poverty status matter? At which stage of child development?
    Jean Christophe Fotso
    African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, Population Dynamics and Reproductive Health, APHRC Campus, Kirawa Road, Off Peponi Road, P O Box 10787, 00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
    Health Place 18:375-84. 2012
    ..These findings shed light on the degree of vulnerability of urban poor infants and children and on the influences of various aspects of poverty measures...
  3. doi Perceived quality of and access to care among poor urban women in Kenya and their utilization of delivery care: harnessing the potential of private clinics?
    Jean Christophe Fotso
    African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, Nairobi, Kenya
    Health Policy Plan 27:505-15. 2012
    ..Second, 'good' facilities should be given technical support and supplied with drugs and equipment...
  4. pmc Overweight and obesity in urban Africa: A problem of the rich or the poor?
    Abdhalah K Ziraba
    African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, PO Box 10787, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 9:465. 2009
    ..The specific goals were to describe trends in overweight and obesity among urban women; and examine how these trends vary by education and household wealth...
  5. pmc The state of emergency obstetric care services in Nairobi informal settlements and environs: results from a maternity health facility survey
    Abdhalah K Ziraba
    African Population and Health Research Center, PO Box 10787, 00100, Nairobi Kenya
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:46. 2009
    ..This paper examines aspects of the third delay by assessing quality of emergency obstetric care in terms of staffing, skills equipment and supplies...
  6. pmc Maternal health in resource-poor urban settings: how does women's autonomy influence the utilization of obstetric care services?
    Jean Christophe Fotso
    African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya
    Reprod Health 6:9. 2009
    ..of place of delivery in resource-poor urban settings? 2) Does its effect vary by household wealth? and 3) To what extent does women's autonomy mediate the relationship between women's education and use of health facility for delivery?..
  7. pmc Provision and use of maternal health services among urban poor women in Kenya: what do we know and what can we do?
    Jean Christophe Fotso
    Population Dynamics and Reproductive Health, African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Urban Health 85:428-42. 2008
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  8. doi What does access to maternal care mean among the urban poor? Factors associated with use of appropriate maternal health services in the slum settlements of Nairobi, Kenya
    Jean Christophe Fotso
    African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, P O Box 10787, 00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
    Matern Child Health J 13:130-7. 2009
    ..The objective of this paper is to identify the factors which influence the choice of place of delivery among the urban poor, with a distinction between sub-standard and "appropriate" health facilities...
  9. pmc Progress towards the child mortality millennium development goal in urban sub-Saharan Africa: the dynamics of population growth, immunization, and access to clean water
    Jean Christophe Fotso
    African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, Nairobi, Kenya, Africa
    BMC Public Health 7:218. 2007
    ..Specifically, it examines trends in childhood mortality in SSA in relation to urban population growth, vaccination coverage and access to safe drinking water...
  10. ncbi Urban-rural differentials in child malnutrition: trends and socioeconomic correlates in sub-Saharan Africa
    Jean Christophe Fotso
    African Population and Health Research Center, 00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
    Health Place 13:205-23. 2007
    ..These urban-rural gaps are abolished in almost all countries when SES is controlled. These results suggest that policies and programs contributing to the attainment of the MDGs should pay particular attention to the urban poor...
  11. pmc Food security and nutritional outcomes among urban poor orphans in Nairobi, Kenya
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    African Population and Health Research Center, PO Box 10787, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
    J Urban Health 88:S282-97. 2011
    ..This study provides useful insights to inform policies and practice to identify target groups and intervention programs to improve the welfare of orphans and vulnerable children living in urban poor communities...
  12. pmc Patterns and determinants of breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices in urban informal settlements, Nairobi Kenya
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 11:396. 2011
    ..Little evidence exists on breastfeeding and infant feeding practices in urban slums in sub-Saharan Africa. Our aim was to assess breastfeeding and infant feeding practices in Nairobi slums with reference to WHO recommendations...
  13. pmc Utilization of maternal health services among young women in Kenya: insights from the Kenya Demographic and Health Survey, 2003
    Rhoune Ochako
    African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, P, O, Box 10787, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:1. 2011
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  14. doi The persistence and challenges of homebirths: perspectives of traditional birth attendants in urban Kenya
    Chimaraoke Izugbara
    African Population and Health Research Center, 2nd Flr Shelter Afrique, Longonut Rd, Upper Hill, Box 10787, Nairobi 0100, Kenya
    Health Policy Plan 24:36-45. 2009
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  15. pmc Birth spacing and child mortality: an analysis of prospective data from the Nairobi urban health and demographic surveillance system
    Jean Christophe Fotso
    African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Biosoc Sci 45:779-98. 2013
    ..Only 592 children experienced the birth of a younger sibling within 20 months; their second-year mortality was about twice as high as that of other children. These results support the findings based on retrospective data...
  16. ncbi Population growth and the Millennium Development Goals
    Malcolm Potts
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94707, USA
    Lancet 369:354-5. 2007
  17. ncbi Socioeconomic inequalities in early childhood malnutrition and morbidity: modification of the household-level effects by the community SES
    Jean Christophe Fotso
    Department of Demography, University of Montreal, C P 6128 Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal Que, Canada H3C 3J7
    Health Place 11:205-25. 2005
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