Lale Say

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Maternal near miss--towards a standard tool for monitoring quality of maternal health care
    Lale Say
    Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 23:287-96. 2009
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. pmc WHO systematic review of prevalence of chronic pelvic pain: a neglected reproductive health morbidity
    Pallavi Latthe
    Birmingham Women s Healthcare NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:177. 2006
  6. 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
  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. ncbi request reprint Improving induced abortion care in Scotland: enablers and constraints
    Lale Say
    Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 31:20-3. 2005
  9. pmc A systematic review of inequalities in the use of maternal health care in developing countries: examining the scale of the problem and the importance of context
    Lale Say
    UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 85:812-9. 2007
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Maternal near miss--towards a standard tool for monitoring quality of maternal health care
    Lale Say
    Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 23:287-96. 2009
    ..The practical implementation of maternal near miss concept should provide an important contribution to improving quality of obstetric care to reduce maternal deaths and improve maternal health...
  2. 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...
  3. 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
    ....
  4. 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...
  5. pmc WHO systematic review of prevalence of chronic pelvic pain: a neglected reproductive health morbidity
    Pallavi Latthe
    Birmingham Women s Healthcare NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:177. 2006
    ..We systematically reviewed worldwide literature on the prevalence of different types of CPP to assess the geographical distribution of data, and to explore sources of variation in its estimates...
  6. 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...
  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. ncbi request reprint Improving induced abortion care in Scotland: enablers and constraints
    Lale Say
    Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 31:20-3. 2005
    ..Induced abortion is the most common gynaecological procedure in Scotland. Despite several recent initiatives to improve the quality of abortion care, inappropriate variations in care remain...
  9. pmc A systematic review of inequalities in the use of maternal health care in developing countries: examining the scale of the problem and the importance of context
    Lale Say
    UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 85:812-9. 2007
    ..These findings emphasize the need to investigate and assess context-specific causes of varying use of maternal health care, if safe motherhood is to become a reality in developing countries...
  10. 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
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Global progress and potentially effective policy responses to reduce maternal mortality
    Michael T Mbizvo
    Department of Reproductive Health and Research includes HRP, UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research in Human Reproduction, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 119:S9-12. 2012
    ..Strong political will and multistakeholder involvement and interventions are key in the development and implementation of these policies and actions...
  12. pmc Global estimates of syphilis in pregnancy and associated adverse outcomes: analysis of multinational antenatal surveillance data
    Lori Newman
    Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 10:e1001396. 2013
    ..We calculated global and regional estimates of syphilis in pregnancy and associated adverse outcomes for 2008, as well as antenatal care (ANC) coverage for women with syphilis...
  13. doi request reprint The special programme of research in human reproduction: forty years of activities to achieve reproductive health for all
    Giuseppe Benagiano
    UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research in Human Reproduction, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 74:190-217. 2012
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Steps through the revision process of reproductive health sections of ICD-11
    Doris Chou
    WHO, 20, Avenue Appia, CH 2700 Geneva, Switzerland
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 74:228-32. 2012
    ..The TAG's work reflects the collective understanding of sexual and reproductive health and is now available for review within the ICD-11 revision process...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Linking HIV and sexual and reproductive health services to enhance program outcomes
    Manjula Lusti-Narasimhan
    Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 110:S7-9. 2010
    ..Some strategies and recommendations detailed at the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) World Congress in 2009 are discussed that could increase the effective response to the global response to HIV...
  17. ncbi request reprint Maternal mortality and maternity care from 1990 to 2005: uneven but important gains
    Iqbal H Shah
    Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Reprod Health Matters 15:17-27. 2007
    ..The task ahead is enormous...
  18. ncbi request reprint WHO analysis of causes of maternal death: a systematic review
    Khalid S Khan
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Lancet 367:1066-74. 2006
    ..Evidence-based health policies and programmes aiming to reduce maternal deaths need reliable and valid information. We undertook a systematic review to determine the distribution of causes of maternal deaths...
  19. ncbi request reprint WHO systematic review of maternal mortality and morbidity: the prevalence of uterine rupture
    G Justus Hofmeyr
    Effective Care Research Unit, Eastern Cape Department of Health University of Witwatersrand University of Fort Hare, South Africa
    BJOG 112:1221-8. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence of uterine rupture worldwide...
  20. ncbi request reprint [The Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) statement: guidelines for reporting observational studies]
    Erik von Elm
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Berna, Suiza
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 82:251-9. 2008
    ..We hope that the STROBE statement will contribute to improving the quality of reporting of observational studies...
  21. ncbi request reprint [The Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology [STROBE] statement: guidelines for reporting observational studies]
    Erik von Elm
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Berna, Switzerland
    Gac Sanit 22:144-50. 2008
    ..We hope that the STROBE statement will contribute to improving the quality of reporting of observational studies...
  22. doi request reprint Sexual and reproductive health: completing the continuum
    Stan Bernstein
    UN Population Fund, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Lancet 371:1225-6. 2008
  23. ncbi request reprint Estimates of maternal mortality worldwide between 1990 and 2005: an assessment of available data
    Kenneth Hill
    Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Lancet 370:1311-9. 2007
    ..In 2006, a new maternal mortality working group was established to develop improved estimation methods and make new estimates of maternal mortality for 2005, and to analyse trends in maternal mortality since 1990...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for stillbirth in developing countries: a systematic review of the literature
    Simona Di Mario
    Centre for the Evaluation of Effectiveness of Health Care CeVEAS, Azienda USL di Modena, Viale Muratori, Modena, Italy
    Sex Transm Dis 34:S11-21. 2007
    ..To identify risk factors for stillbirth in developing countries and to measure their impact by calculating the population attributable fraction (PAF) for each risk factor...
  25. ncbi request reprint Community-based antenatal education in Istanbul, Turkey: effects on health behaviours
    Janet Molzan Turan
    Istanbul University Institute of Child Health, Turkey
    Health Policy Plan 18:391-8. 2003
    ..Reaching couples early in their reproductive lives may encourage them to adopt healthy behaviours and make use of available services during their reproductive years...