Souza Joao Paulo

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc The prevention of postpartum hemorrhage in the community
    Joao Paulo Souza
    Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 10:e1001525. 2013
  2. pmc Appraisal of WHO guidelines in maternal health using the AGREE II assessment tool
    Stephanie Polus
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Munich, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e38891. 2012
  3. pmc COHELLP: collaborative randomized controlled trial on corticosteroids in HELLP syndrome
    Leila Katz
    Obstetric Intensive Care Unit, Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof, Fernando Figueira, Recife, PE, Brazil
    Reprod Health 10:28. 2013
  4. pmc Policymakers' and other stakeholders' perceptions of key considerations for health system decisions and the presentation of evidence to inform those considerations: an international survey
    Joshua P Vogel
    School of Population Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley 6009, Australia
    Health Res Policy Syst 11:19. 2013
  5. pmc Unmet need for induction of labor in Africa: secondary analysis from the 2004 - 2005 WHO Global Maternal and Perinatal Health Survey (A cross-sectional survey)
    Fawole Bukola
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    BMC Public Health 12:722. 2012
  6. pmc Intraclass correlation coefficients in the Brazilian Network for Surveillance of Severe Maternal Morbidity study
    Samira M Haddad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:101. 2012
  7. pmc Maternal near miss and quality of maternal health care in Baghdad, Iraq
    Maysoon Jabir
    Baghdad Teaching Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:11. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Moving beyond essential interventions for reduction of maternal mortality (the WHO Multicountry Survey on Maternal and Newborn Health): a cross-sectional study
    Joao Paulo Souza
    UNDP UNFPA UNICEF WHO Word Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 381:1747-55. 2013
  9. pmc The WHO maternal near-miss approach and the maternal severity index model (MSI): tools for assessing the management of severe maternal morbidity
    Joao Paulo Souza
    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
    PLoS ONE 7:e44129. 2012
  10. pmc Pre-validation of the WHO organ dysfunction based criteria for identification of maternal near miss
    Jose G Cecatti
    Obstetric Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Reprod Health 8:22. 2011

Collaborators

  • Joao Paulo Souza
  • Lale Say
  • Rintaro Mori
  • Rajiv Bahl
  • Robert Pattinson
  • Mathai Matthews
  • Gunilla Lindmark
  • Eliette Valladares
  • Mario Merialdi
  • Caroline Crowther
  • Matthews Mathai
  • Jose Martines
  • G Carroli
  • B Fawole
  • P Lumbiganon
  • Jose G Cecatti
  • Samira M Haddad
  • A Metin Gulmezoglu
  • Maria L Costa
  • Leila Katz
  • Mary A Parpinelli
  • Maria H Sousa
  • Maysoon Jabir
  • Joshua P Vogel
  • Fawole Bukola
  • Stephanie Polus
  • Saffron Karlsen
  • Adriana G Luz
  • Cordelia E M Coltart
  • Eliana Amaral
  • A M Gulmezoglu
  • Dhikra M Suheil
  • Imad Abdul-Salam
  • Melania Amorim
  • Simon Lewin
  • Wafa Al-Hilli
  • Rasha Al-Ba'aj
  • Ozge Tuncalp
  • Amal Al-Zuheiri
  • Abeer Dekan
  • Claire Glenton
  • Andrew D Oxman
  • Sarah Rosenbaum
  • Sana Abul-Hassan
  • Nafiou Idi
  • Neves Isilda
  • Gulmezoglu Metin
  • Kanokwaroon Watananirun
  • Machoki M'mimunya
  • Amokrane Faouzi
  • Mugerwa Kidza
  • Wolomby Molondo Jean-Jose
  • Priya Lerberg
  • Joshua Vogel
  • Shah Archana
  • Maria Helena Sousa
  • Djacyr M Freire
  • Fernanda G Surita
  • Danielly S Santana
  • Fátima A Lotufo
  • Ione R Brum
  • Lúcio T Gurgel
  • Rodolfo C Pacagnella
  • Rosalind Raine
  • Maria R Sousa
  • Simone A Carvalho
  • Luiz E Carvalho
  • Rosiane Mattar
  • Edilberto A Rocha Filho
  • Cleire Pessoni
  • George N Chaves
  • Carlos A Menezes
  • Sergio M Costa
  • Silvana M Quintana
  • Gloria C Saint'ynes
  • Marcos N Pereira
  • Jacinta P Matias
  • Felipe F Campanharo
  • Denis J Nascimento
  • Marilza V Rudge
  • Cynthia D Perez
  • Antonio C Barbosa Lima
  • Ahmet M Gülmezoglu
  • Francisco E Feitosa
  • Eduardo Cordioli
  • Elaine C Moises
  • Frederico A Peret
  • Debora Leite
  • Alessandra Peterossi
  • Fernando C Oliveira

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc The prevention of postpartum hemorrhage in the community
    Joao Paulo Souza
    Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 10:e1001525. 2013
    ..Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary. ..
  2. pmc Appraisal of WHO guidelines in maternal health using the AGREE II assessment tool
    Stephanie Polus
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Munich, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e38891. 2012
    ..However, there is still potential for improvement, especially in including different stakeholder views, transparency of guidelines regarding the role of the funding body and presentation of the guideline document...
  3. pmc COHELLP: collaborative randomized controlled trial on corticosteroids in HELLP syndrome
    Leila Katz
    Obstetric Intensive Care Unit, Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof, Fernando Figueira, Recife, PE, Brazil
    Reprod Health 10:28. 2013
    ..There was no clear evidence of any effect of corticosteroids on substantive clinical outcomes. These benefits appear to be greater in Class I HELLP syndrome...
  4. pmc Policymakers' and other stakeholders' perceptions of key considerations for health system decisions and the presentation of evidence to inform those considerations: an international survey
    Joshua P Vogel
    School of Population Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley 6009, Australia
    Health Res Policy Syst 11:19. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to determine policymakers' perceptions regarding the criteria in the DECIDE framework and how best to summarise and present evidence to support health system decisions...
  5. pmc Unmet need for induction of labor in Africa: secondary analysis from the 2004 - 2005 WHO Global Maternal and Perinatal Health Survey (A cross-sectional survey)
    Fawole Bukola
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    BMC Public Health 12:722. 2012
    ..Induction of labor is being increasingly used to prevent adverse outcomes in the mother and the newborn.This study assessed the prevalence of induction of labor and determinants of its use in Africa...
  6. pmc Intraclass correlation coefficients in the Brazilian Network for Surveillance of Severe Maternal Morbidity study
    Samira M Haddad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:101. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Maternal near miss and quality of maternal health care in Baghdad, Iraq
    Maysoon Jabir
    Baghdad Teaching Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:11. 2013
    ..Our study aimed at studying the characteristics and quality of care provided to women with severe complications in Baghdad through the use of the World Health Organization (WHO) near-miss approach for maternal health...
  8. doi request reprint Moving beyond essential interventions for reduction of maternal mortality (the WHO Multicountry Survey on Maternal and Newborn Health): a cross-sectional study
    Joao Paulo Souza
    UNDP UNFPA UNICEF WHO Word Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 381:1747-55. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc The WHO maternal near-miss approach and the maternal severity index model (MSI): tools for assessing the management of severe maternal morbidity
    Joao Paulo Souza
    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
    PLoS ONE 7:e44129. 2012
    ..To validate the WHO maternal near-miss criteria and develop a benchmark tool for severe maternal morbidity assessments...
  10. pmc Pre-validation of the WHO organ dysfunction based criteria for identification of maternal near miss
    Jose G Cecatti
    Obstetric Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Reprod Health 8:22. 2011
    ..To evaluate the performance of the WHO criteria for defining maternal near miss and identifying deaths among cases of severe maternal morbidity (SMM) admitted for intensive care...
  11. pmc Development and validation of a questionnaire to identify severe maternal morbidity in epidemiological surveys
    Joao P Souza
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas UNICAMP, PO Box 6030, 13083 881 Campinas SP, Brazil
    Reprod Health 7:16. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  12. pmc Using a Caesarean Section Classification System based on characteristics of the population as a way of monitoring obstetric practice
    Maria L Costa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas UNICAMP, Brazil
    Reprod Health 7:13. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  13. pmc The relationship between maternal education and mortality among women giving birth in health care institutions: analysis of the cross sectional WHO Global Survey on Maternal and Perinatal Health
    Saffron Karlsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:606. 2011
    ....
  14. pmc From planning to practice: building the national network for the Surveillance of Severe Maternal Morbidity
    Samira M Haddad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 11:283. 2011
    ..Therefore the purpose of this study was to describe the methods used in elaborating and implementing the National Network for the Surveillance of Severe Maternal Morbidity in Brazil...
  15. pmc A population-based surveillance study on severe acute maternal morbidity (near-miss) and adverse perinatal outcomes in Campinas, Brazil: the Vigimoma Project
    Eliana Amaral
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:9. 2011
    ..This study describes a population-based investigation on adverse perinatal events including severe acute maternal morbidity (near-miss), maternal and perinatal mortality, as a health intervention to help improve the surveillance system...
  16. pmc Prioritizing WHO normative work on maternal and perinatal health: a multicountry survey
    Cordelia E M Coltart
    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
    Reprod Health 8:30. 2011
    ..It incorporates data from those who inform policy and implementation strategies at a national level, in addition to targeting those who use and most need the guidance at grassroot level...
  17. pmc The world health organization multicountry survey on maternal and newborn health: study protocol
    Joao Paulo Souza
    UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:286. 2011
    ....
  18. pmc Caesarean section without medical indications is associated with an increased risk of adverse short-term maternal outcomes: the 2004-2008 WHO Global Survey on Maternal and Perinatal Health
    J P Souza
    UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Med 8:71. 2010
    ..In this analysis, we aim to further investigate the relationship between caesarean section without medical indication and severe maternal outcomes...
  19. doi request reprint The evolving management of the third stage of labour
    A M Gulmezoglu
    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
    BJOG 116:26-8. 2009
    ..This commentary summarizes how various management techniques of third stage of labour evolved to date and the evidence base for current international recommendations...