A P Betran

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Implementation of evidence-based antenatal care in Mozambique: a cluster randomized controlled trial: study protocol
    Leonardo Chavane
    Department of Reproductive Health Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:228. 2014
  2. pmc Intermediate outcomes in randomized clinical trials: an introduction
    Armando H Seuc
    Reproductive Health Research Department, World Health Organization, Geneva 27 1211, Switzerland
    Trials 14:78. 2013
  3. pmc Measuring equity in utilization of emergency obstetric care at Wolisso Hospital in Oromiya, Ethiopia: a cross sectional study
    Calistus Wilunda
    Doctors with Africa CUAMM, via san Francesco 126, Padua 35121, Italy
    Int J Equity Health 12:27. 2013
  4. pmc Do Italian women prefer cesarean section? Results from a survey on mode of delivery preferences
    Maria Regina Torloni
    Obstetrics Department, Sao Paulo Federal University, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Rua Borges Lagoa 564, conj 63, CEP 04038 000, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:78. 2013
  5. pmc Feasibility and safety study of a new device (Odón device) for assisted vaginal deliveries: study protocol
    Javier A Schvartzman
    World Health Organization
    Reprod Health 10:33. 2013
  6. pmc Making stillbirths count, making numbers talk - issues in data collection for stillbirths
    J Frederik Frøen
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:58. 2009
  7. pmc WHO systematic review of maternal mortality and morbidity: methodological issues and challenges
    A Metin Gulmezoglu
    UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1211 Switzerland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 4:16. 2004
  8. pmc Breastfeeding patterns and exposure to suboptimal breastfeeding among children in developing countries: review and analysis of nationally representative surveys
    Jeremy A Lauer
    Department of Health System Financing, Expenditure and Resource Allocation, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    BMC Med 2:26. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Rates of caesarean section: analysis of global, regional and national estimates
    Ana P Betrán
    Department of Making Pregnancy Safer, World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:98-113. 2007
  10. pmc National estimates for maternal mortality: an analysis based on the WHO systematic review of maternal mortality and morbidity
    Ana P Betrán
    UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 5:131. 2005

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Implementation of evidence-based antenatal care in Mozambique: a cluster randomized controlled trial: study protocol
    Leonardo Chavane
    Department of Reproductive Health Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:228. 2014
    ..The primary hypothesis is that the intervention will increase the use of evidence-based practices during ANC visits in comparison to the standard dissemination channels currently used in the country...
  2. pmc Intermediate outcomes in randomized clinical trials: an introduction
    Armando H Seuc
    Reproductive Health Research Department, World Health Organization, Geneva 27 1211, Switzerland
    Trials 14:78. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Measuring equity in utilization of emergency obstetric care at Wolisso Hospital in Oromiya, Ethiopia: a cross sectional study
    Calistus Wilunda
    Doctors with Africa CUAMM, via san Francesco 126, Padua 35121, Italy
    Int J Equity Health 12:27. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to develop a simple questionnaire to measure equity in utilization of EmOC at Wolisso Hospital, Ethiopia and compare the wealth status of EmOC users with women in the general population...
  4. pmc Do Italian women prefer cesarean section? Results from a survey on mode of delivery preferences
    Maria Regina Torloni
    Obstetrics Department, Sao Paulo Federal University, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Rua Borges Lagoa 564, conj 63, CEP 04038 000, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:78. 2013
    ..This study aimed to assess Italian women's preference for mode of delivery, as well as reasons and factors associated with this preference, in a nationally representative sample of women...
  5. pmc Feasibility and safety study of a new device (Odón device) for assisted vaginal deliveries: study protocol
    Javier A Schvartzman
    World Health Organization
    Reprod Health 10:33. 2013
    ..These features combined make it a potentially revolutionary development in obstetrics, particularly for improving intrapartum care and reducing maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality in low resource settings...
  6. pmc Making stillbirths count, making numbers talk - issues in data collection for stillbirths
    J Frederik Frøen
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:58. 2009
    ..This information will guide efforts to prevent stillbirths and improve quality of care...
  7. pmc WHO systematic review of maternal mortality and morbidity: methodological issues and challenges
    A Metin Gulmezoglu
    UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1211 Switzerland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 4:16. 2004
    ..In order to contribute to mapping the global burden of reproductive ill-health, we are conducting a systematic review of incidence and prevalence of maternal mortality and morbidity...
  8. pmc Breastfeeding patterns and exposure to suboptimal breastfeeding among children in developing countries: review and analysis of nationally representative surveys
    Jeremy A Lauer
    Department of Health System Financing, Expenditure and Resource Allocation, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    BMC Med 2:26. 2004
    ..We describe patterns in 'exclusive breastfeeding' and 'any breastfeeding' rates and quantify exposure to suboptimal breastfeeding among children aged two years or younger in developing countries...
  9. ncbi request reprint Rates of caesarean section: analysis of global, regional and national estimates
    Ana P Betrán
    Department of Making Pregnancy Safer, World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:98-113. 2007
    ..There is some suggestion of a direct positive association at lower levels of mortality. CS levels may respond primarily to economic determinants...
  10. pmc National estimates for maternal mortality: an analysis based on the WHO systematic review of maternal mortality and morbidity
    Ana P Betrán
    UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 5:131. 2005
    ..In order to assist in mapping the burden of reproductive ill-health, we conducted a systematic review of incidence/prevalence of maternal mortality and morbidity...
  11. pmc Effectiveness of different databases in identifying studies for systematic reviews: experience from the WHO systematic review of maternal morbidity and mortality
    Ana P Betrán
    UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1211 Switzerland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 5:6. 2005
    ..Conversely, extensive searches may yield unmanageable number of citations of which only few may be relevant. Knowledge of usefulness of each source of information may help to tailor search strategies in systematic reviews...
  12. pmc Ecological study of effect of breast feeding on infant mortality in Latin America
    A P Betran
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    BMJ 323:303-6. 2001
    ..To estimate the effect of exclusive breast feeding and partial breast feeding on infant mortality from diarrhoeal disease and acute respiratory infections in Latin America...