- Is essential newborn care provided by institutions and after home births? Analysis of prospective data from community trials in rural South Asia
Clinical Operational Research Unit, University College London, 4 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BT, UK
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:99. 2014
- Maternal infection and risk of intrapartum death: a population based observational study in South Asia
UCL Institute for Global Health, University College London, 30 Guilford St, London WC1N 1EH, UK
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:245. 2013
..This is an observational study of singleton newborn infants with signs of intrapartum asphyxia that uses data from three previously conducted cluster randomized controlled trials taking place in rural Bangladesh and India...
- A prospective key informant surveillance system to measure maternal mortality - findings from indigenous populations in Jharkhand and Orissa, India
UCL Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH, UK
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:6. 2008
..Mortality ratios are often estimated and policy decisions made without robust evidence. This paper presents a prospective key informant system to measure maternal mortality and the initial findings from the system...
- Explaining the impact of a women's group led community mobilisation intervention on maternal and newborn health outcomes: the Ekjut trial process evaluation
UCL Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
BMC Int Health Hum Rights 10:25. 2010
..The study demonstrated a 45% reduction in neonatal mortality in the last two years of the intervention, largely driven by improvements in safe practices for home deliveries...
- Effect of a participatory intervention with women's groups on birth outcomes and maternal depression in Jharkhand and Orissa, India: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
Ekjut, Chakradharpur, Jharkhand, India
Lancet 375:1182-92. 2010
..Community mobilisation through participatory women's groups might improve birth outcomes in poor rural communities. We therefore assessed this approach in a largely tribal and rural population in three districts in eastern India...
- Community mobilisation with women's groups facilitated by Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) to improve maternal and newborn health in underserved areas of Jharkhand and Orissa: study protocol for a cluster-randomised controlled trial
Ekjut, Potka, Po Chakradharpur, District West Singhbhum, Jharkhand, India
Trials 12:182. 2011
..The study aims to assess the impact of a community mobilisation intervention with women's groups facilitated by ASHAs to improve maternal and newborn health outcomes among rural tribal communities of Jharkhand and Orissa...
- Improved neonatal survival after participatory learning and action with women's groups: a prospective study in rural eastern India
Swati Sarbani Roy
Ekjut, Chakradharpur, India
Bull World Health Organ 91:426-433B. 2013
..To determine whether a women's group intervention involving participatory learning and action has a sustainable and replicable effect on neonatal survival in rural, eastern India...
- The equity impact of participatory women's groups to reduce neonatal mortality in India: secondary analysis of a cluster-randomised trial
Tanja A J Houweling
Institute for Global Health, University College London, London, UK
Int J Epidemiol 42:520-32. 2013
..Participatory community interventions can substantially reduce socio-economic inequalities in neonatal mortality and contribute to an equitable achievement of the unfinished MDG agenda...
- Mobilizing women's groups for improved maternal and newborn health: evidence for impact, and challenges for sustainability and scale up
Ekjut, Chakradharpur, Jharkhand, India
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 119:S22-5. 2012