Johanne Sundby

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Young people's sexual and reproductive health rights
    Johanne Sundby
    Section for International Health, Institute for General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Post Box 1130, Blindern, N 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 20:355-68. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Consequences of IVF among women: 10 years post-treatment
    Johanne Sundby
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 28:115-20. 2007
  3. pmc Have we made progress in Somalia after 30 years of interventions? Attitudes toward female circumcision among people in the Hargeisa district
    Abdi A Gele
    Department of Social Science, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Science, Pilestredet 35, Oslo 0167, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 6:122. 2013
  4. pmc When female circumcision comes to the West: attitudes toward the practice among Somali Immigrants in Oslo
    Abdi A Gele
    Department of Social Science, Oslo University College, Pilestredet 35, Oslo 0167, Norway
    BMC Public Health 12:697. 2012
  5. pmc Malawian fathers' views and experiences of attending the birth of their children: a qualitative study
    Lucy Ida Kululanga
    Department of Community and Mental Health, Kamuzu College of Nursing, University of Malawi, P, O, Box 415, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:141. 2012
  6. pmc Availability and quality of emergency obstetric care in Gambia's main referral hospital: women-users' testimonies
    Mamady Cham
    Section for International Health, Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    Reprod Health 6:5. 2009
  7. pmc Caesarean section among referred and self-referred birthing women: a cohort study from a tertiary hospital, northeastern Tanzania
    Ingvil K Sørbye
    National Resource Centre for Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oslo University Hospital HF, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:55. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint [Women's health in Gambia]
    Johanne Sundby
    Seksjon for internasjonal helse, Institutt for allmenn og samfunnsmedisin, Universitetet i Oslo, Postboks 1130 Blindern, 0318 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:848-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint [Reproduction, rights and ethics]
    Johanne Sundby
    Seksjon for internasjonal helse, Institutt for allmenn og samfunnsmedisin, Universitetet i Oslo, Postboks 1130 Blindern, 0318 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:3515-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Male involvement in maternity health care in Malawi
    Lucy I Kululanga
    Department of International Health, Section for Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Afr J Reprod Health 16:145-57. 2012

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Young people's sexual and reproductive health rights
    Johanne Sundby
    Section for International Health, Institute for General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Post Box 1130, Blindern, N 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 20:355-68. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Consequences of IVF among women: 10 years post-treatment
    Johanne Sundby
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 28:115-20. 2007
    ....
  3. pmc Have we made progress in Somalia after 30 years of interventions? Attitudes toward female circumcision among people in the Hargeisa district
    Abdi A Gele
    Department of Social Science, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Science, Pilestredet 35, Oslo 0167, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 6:122. 2013
    ..Thus, this cross-sectional quantitative study examines the attitudes toward the practice among people in Hargeisa, Somalia...
  4. pmc When female circumcision comes to the West: attitudes toward the practice among Somali Immigrants in Oslo
    Abdi A Gele
    Department of Social Science, Oslo University College, Pilestredet 35, Oslo 0167, Norway
    BMC Public Health 12:697. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Malawian fathers' views and experiences of attending the birth of their children: a qualitative study
    Lucy Ida Kululanga
    Department of Community and Mental Health, Kamuzu College of Nursing, University of Malawi, P, O, Box 415, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:141. 2012
    ..This paper explored the views and experiences of men who attended the birth of their children from two private hospitals in an urban setting in southern Malawi...
  6. pmc Availability and quality of emergency obstetric care in Gambia's main referral hospital: women-users' testimonies
    Mamady Cham
    Section for International Health, Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    Reprod Health 6:5. 2009
    ..Substantial increase in funding for maternal health services is therefore warranted towards effective implementation of emergency obstetric care package in The Gambia...
  7. pmc Caesarean section among referred and self-referred birthing women: a cohort study from a tertiary hospital, northeastern Tanzania
    Ingvil K Sørbye
    National Resource Centre for Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oslo University Hospital HF, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:55. 2011
    ..We wanted to compare Caesarean section (CS) rates among women formally referred to a tertiary care centre versus self-referred women, and to assess the effect of referral status on adverse outcomes after CS...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Women's health in Gambia]
    Johanne Sundby
    Seksjon for internasjonal helse, Institutt for allmenn og samfunnsmedisin, Universitetet i Oslo, Postboks 1130 Blindern, 0318 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:848-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint [Reproduction, rights and ethics]
    Johanne Sundby
    Seksjon for internasjonal helse, Institutt for allmenn og samfunnsmedisin, Universitetet i Oslo, Postboks 1130 Blindern, 0318 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:3515-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Male involvement in maternity health care in Malawi
    Lucy I Kululanga
    Department of International Health, Section for Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Afr J Reprod Health 16:145-57. 2012
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Potential initiators of HIV-related stigmatization: ethical and programmatic challenges for PMTCT programs
    Viva C Thorsen
    Deptartment of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, PO Box 1130, Blindern N 0318, Oslo, Norway
    Dev World Bioeth 8:43-50. 2008
    ..In all these areas, there are practical strategies that may be applied to reduce the chances of being stigmatized. These strategies are introduced and discussed...
  12. doi request reprint Translating evidence into practice in childbirth: a case from the Occupied Palestinian Territory
    Sahar J Hassan
    Section of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Department of Community Medicine, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Women Birth 26:e82-9. 2013
    ....
  13. pmc Chlamydia and gonorrhoea in pregnant Batswana women: time to discard the syndromic approach?
    Maria Romoren
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Infect Dis 7:27. 2007
    ..We evaluated the syndromic approach for the detection of cervical infections in pregnancy, and determined if risk scores could improve the diagnostic accuracy...
  14. pmc HIV and infant feeding in Malawi: public health simplicity in complex social and cultural contexts
    Jacqueline R Chinkonde
    Institute of Health and Society, Department of Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Lilongwe, Norway
    BMC Public Health 12:700. 2012
    ....
  15. pmc Piecing together the maternal death puzzle through narratives: the three delays model revisited
    Viva Combs Thorsen
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 7:e52090. 2012
    ..The objective of the current study was to identify the socio-cultural and facility-based factors that contributed to maternal deaths in the district of Lilongwe, Malawi...
  16. doi request reprint "They ask whether this is real or fake": a qualitative norwegian study of pregnancy complaints and access to social benefits
    Eva Haukeland Fredriksen
    a Medical Faculty, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Health Care Women Int 35:266-84. 2014
    ..Support from peers was seen as instrumental in regaining control over their health and was a vehicle in developing critical health literacy. ..
  17. pmc Self reported skin morbidity and ethnicity: a population-based study in a Western community
    Florence Dalgard
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    BMC Dermatol 7:4. 2007
    ..Little is known about ethnic differences in skin morbidity. The purpose of this study was to describe possible ethnic differences in self-reported skin morbidity in a Western urban community...
  18. ncbi request reprint Parental social position, body image, and other psychosocial determinants and first sexual intercourse among 15- and 16-year olds
    Ann Karin Valle
    University of Oslo, Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, Blindern, Norway
    Adolescence 44:479-98. 2009
    ..In future research, body image and various aspects of social support need to be better understood in relation to adolescent sexuality in various social and cultural contexts...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of gonococcal and chlamydial infections and sexual risk behavior among youth in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Negussie Taffa
    Department of International Health, Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Sex Transm Dis 29:828-33. 2002
    ..No community-based study on the magnitude of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) has ever been conducted among young people in Ethiopia...
  20. doi request reprint The prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission programme in Lilongwe, Malawi: why do so many women drop out
    Jacqueline Rose Chinkonde
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    Reprod Health Matters 17:143-51. 2009
    ..Women need to be empowered economically and supported to access HIV treatment and care with their partners, to benefit their whole family...
  21. ncbi request reprint Female genital cutting in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: changing attitudes?
    Sia E Msuya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The National Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Trop Med Int Health 7:159-65. 2002
    ....
  22. pmc Easier said than done!: methodological challenges with conducting maternal death review research in Malawi
    Viva Combs Thorsen
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Oslo, PO Box 1130, Blindern, N 0318 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Med Res Methodol 14:29. 2014
    ..The purpose of this paper is to discuss the methodological issues that arose while conducting maternal death review research in Lilongwe, Malawi...
  23. pmc Mortality after near-miss obstetric complications in Burkina Faso: medical, social and health-care factors
    Katerini T Storeng
    Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo, PB 1116 Blindern, Oslo 0317, Norway
    Bull World Health Organ 90:418-425B. 2012
    ..To investigate mortality in women in Burkina Faso in the 4 years following a life-threatening near-miss obstetric complication and to identify the medical, social and health-care-related causes of death...
  24. pmc Striving to promote male involvement in maternal health care in rural and urban settings in Malawi - a qualitative study
    Lucy I Kululanga
    Department of International Health, Section for Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo 0318, Norway
    Reprod Health 8:36. 2011
    ..This paper examines and describes the strategies that were used by different health care facilities to invite husbands to participate in maternal health care in rural and urban settings of southern Malawi...
  25. pmc Barriers to emergency obstetric care services in perinatal deaths in rural gambia: a qualitative in-depth interview study
    Abdou Jammeh
    Section for International Health, Department of General Practice and Community of Medicine, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, P O Box 1130, Blindern, 0318 Oslo, Norway
    ISRN Obstet Gynecol 2011:981096. 2011
    ..Conclusion. Delays in accessing EmOC are critical in perinatal deaths. Thus, timely availability of emergency transport services and prompt decision-making are warranted for improved perinatal outcomes in rural Gambia...
  26. pmc Early menopause, association with tobacco smoking, coffee consumption and other lifestyle factors: a cross-sectional study
    Thea F Mikkelsen
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 7:149. 2007
    ..The objective was primarily to investigate the association between early menopause and current, past active and passive smoking. A second aim was to investigate the association between coffee and alcohol consumption and early menopause...
  27. ncbi request reprint Social consequences of HIV-positive women's participation in prevention of mother-to-child transmission programmes
    Magnhild Eide
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Oslo, BlindernOslo, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 60:146-51. 2006
    ..More information to the general public about HIV and PMTCT programmes will enhance acceptance to HIV, and generate an environment conducive towards participation in PMTCT programmes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing women's choice of place of delivery in rural Malawi--an explorative study
    Line Seljeskog
    University of Oslo, Norway
    Afr J Reprod Health 10:66-75. 2006
    ..We conclude that the barriers to use of professional obstetric care in Malawi partly can be attributed to the health care system itself, and that a more individualized maternity care is needed...
  29. ncbi request reprint The construction of the gendered patient: hospital staff's attitudes to female and male patients
    Christina Foss
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Nursing Science, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 49:45-52. 2003
    ..Physicians describe elderly female patients in particular, as being demanding, while nursing staff say younger women are most demanding...
  30. pmc The paradox of vaginal examination practice during normal childbirth: Palestinian women's feelings, opinions, knowledge and experiences
    Sahar J Hassan
    Section of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Department of Community Medicine, Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Box 1130, 0318 Oslo, Norway
    Reprod Health 9:16. 2012
    ..The aim of this exploratory qualitative study was to explore women's feelings, opinions, knowledge and experiences of vaginal examinations (VE) during normal childbirth...
  31. pmc The difficulty with responding to policy changes for HIV and infant feeding in Malawi
    Jacqueline R Chinkonde
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    Int Breastfeed J 5:11. 2010
    ..Policy-makers and health workers face many challenges in adapting and implementing these guidelines...
  32. pmc Stillbirths in rural hospitals in the gambia: a cross-sectional retrospective study
    Abdou Jammeh
    Section for International Health, Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Blindern, 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Obstet Gynecol Int 2010:186867. 2010
    ..As most of the stillbirths were fresh, improved intrapartum care supported by emergency transport services and skilled personnel could positively impact on perinatal outcomes in rural hospitals in The Gambia...
  33. ncbi request reprint Reproductive tract infections and the risk of HIV among women in Moshi, Tanzania
    Sia E Msuya
    Department of International Health, Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:886-93. 2002
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Fetal outcome in severe maternal morbidity: too many stillbirths
    Mamady Cham
    Section for International Health, Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:343-9. 2009
    ..We determined the stillbirth rates among singleton births in Gambian hospitals. Contribution of severe obstetric complications was given special attention...
  35. ncbi request reprint Qualitative study of perinatal care experiences among Somali women and local health care professionals in Norway
    Siri Vangen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The National Hospital, and Divison of Epidemiology, Norweigian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 112:29-35. 2004
    ..To explore how perinatal care practice may influence labor outcomes among circumcised women...
  36. ncbi request reprint Self-reported skin morbidity among adults: associations with quality of life and general health in a Norwegian survey
    Florence Dalgard
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, Oslo, Norway
    J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 9:120-5. 2004
    ..To the best of our knowledge these associations have not been described previously at a community level...
  37. ncbi request reprint Perinatal complications among ethnic Somalis in Norway
    Siri Vangen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:317-22. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the risk of perinatal complications among ethnic Somalis and to discuss its relation to circumcision...
  38. ncbi request reprint Male infertility in Zimbabwe
    Sigurd Folkvord
    Institute of Tumor Biology, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 59:239-43. 2005
    ..There are very few studies on male infertility in sub-Saharan Africa. Sub-Saharan countries tend not to research male infertility because of economic reasons and, possibly, the psychological denial of the problem...
  39. ncbi request reprint Fertility in Norwegian women: results from a population-based health survey
    Berit Rostad
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 34:5-10. 2006
    ..This study evaluated fertility, estimated the prevalence of fertility problems, and assessed possible predictors for impaired fertility...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Just a little incision]
    R Elise B Johansen
    OK prosjektet Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:2506-8. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint Reproductive health perceptions, beliefs and sexual risk-taking among youth in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Negussie Taffa
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, Oslo University, Oslo, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 49:165-9. 2003
    ..Their respective beliefs also tended to be flexible and unstable to consistently predict their behaviour. Possible reasons for such heterogeneity and its practical implications in sex education strategies are discussed...
  42. pmc Analysing the quality of routine malaria data in Mozambique
    Baltazar Chilundo
    Faculty of Medicine, Eduardo Mondlane University, Av, Salvador Allende, 702, POBOX 257, Maputo, Mozambique
    Malar J 3:3. 2004
    ..These activities require management decisions based on evidence of malaria incidence. Although some data generated are of poor quality, there is little research towards improving the reporting systems...
  43. ncbi request reprint Reproductive health policy in Norway
    Johanne Sundby
    Reprod Health Matters 13:153-4. 2005
  44. ncbi request reprint [Abortion pill--a medication of women's choice]
    Johanne Sundby
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:808. 2008
  45. ncbi request reprint Norway at ICPD+10: international assistance for reproductive health does not reflect domestic policies
    Berit Austveg
    Norwegian Board of Health, Oslo, Norway
    Reprod Health Matters 13:23-33. 2005
    ..Revitalisation of the reproductive rights discourse in Norway could provide a basis for the protection of reproductive health care domestically, and for policy discussions and decisions in relation to Norway's development assistance...