Oona M R Campbell
Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
- Body mass index, height, weight, arm circumference, and mortality in rural Bangladeshi women: a 19-y longitudinal studyVictoria Hosegood
Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Am J Clin Nutr 77:341-7. 2003..In contrast, little is known about populations in developing countries, where nutritional status is lower...
- Haemoglobin status and predictors of anaemia among pregnant women in Mpigi, UgandaSam Ononge
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
BMC Res Notes 7:712. 2014..We aimed to assess the current haemoglobin (Hb) status and factors associated with anaemia (Hb < 11.0 g/dl) in pregnant women in Mpigi, Uganda...
- Quantifying the fall in mortality associated with interventions related to hypertensive diseases of pregnancyCarine Ronsmans
Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
BMC Public Health 11:S8. 2011..We chose HDP because they represent a major cause of death in low income countries and evidence of effect on maternal mortality from randomised studies is available for some interventions...
- How much time is available for antenatal care consultations? Assessment of the quality of care in rural TanzaniaMoke Magoma
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bugando Medical Centre and Teaching Hospital, Mwanza, Tanzania
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:64. 2011....
- A population-based surveillance study on severe acute maternal morbidity (near-miss) and adverse perinatal outcomes in Campinas, Brazil: the Vigimoma ProjectEliana 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...
- Measuring maternal mortality: an overview of opportunities and options for developing countriesW J Graham
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, UK
BMC Med 6:12. 2008..This has been stimulated in part by the creation of a Millennium Development Goal that will be judged partly on the basis of reductions in maternal mortality by 2015...
- Strategies for reducing maternal mortality: getting on with what worksOona M R Campbell
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Lancet 368:1284-99. 2006..Further delays in getting on with what works begs questions about the commitment of decision-makers to this goal...
- High ANC coverage and low skilled attendance in a rural Tanzanian district: a case for implementing a birth plan interventionMoke Magoma
Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population, Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:13. 2010..The perspectives of health care providers and traditional birth attendants on childbirth and the factors determining where women deliver were also investigated...
- Reducing maternal mortality: better monitoring, indicators and benchmarks needed to improve emergency obstetric care. Research summary for policymakersGuy Collender
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Trop Med Int Health 17:694-6. 2012..Recommendations are made to improve the usefulness and accuracy of EmOC indicators and benchmarks in the future...
- Long-term effects of reproductive history on all-cause mortality among adults in rural BangladeshLisa S Hurt
Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
Stud Fam Plann 35:189-96. 2004..A "healthy pregnant woman effect" coupled with the social and economic advantages of having surviving children may explain the observed effects...
- Obstetric fistula in Southern Sudan: situational analysis and Key Informant Method to estimate prevalenceAlma J Adler
March Centre for Maternal, Reproductive and Child Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:64. 2013..This project was conducted to carry out a situational analysis of fistula services in South Sudan and to pilot test the Key Informant Method (KIM) to estimate the prevalence of fistula in a region of South Sudan...
- Effect of maternal obesity on neonatal death in sub-Saharan Africa: multivariable analysis of 27 national datasetsJenny A Cresswell
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Lancet 380:1325-30. 2012..We investigated whether maternal obesity is a risk factor for neonatal death in sub-Saharan Africa and the effect on the detailed timing of death within the neonatal period...
- Cultural adaptation of birthing services in rural Ayacucho, PeruSabine Gabrysch
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
Bull World Health Organ 87:724-9. 2009..Maternal mortality is particularly high among poor, indigenous women in rural Peru, and the use of facility care is low, partly due to cultural insensitivities of the health care system...
- Maternal health in poor countries: the broader context and a call for actionVeronique Filippi
Maternal and Neonatal Health Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Lancet 368:1535-41. 2006..Finally, after examining the political and financial context, we call for action. The need for strategic vision, financial resources, human resources, and information are discussed...
- Systematic review and meta-analysis: association between water and sanitation environment and maternal mortalityLenka Benova
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Trop Med Int Health 19:368-87. 2014..To assess whether the lack of water or the lack of sanitation facilities in either the home or in health facilities is associated with an increased risk of maternal mortality and to quantify the effect sizes...
- Estimating the burden of malaria in pregnancy: a case study from rural Madhya Pradesh, IndiaNadia Diamond-Smith
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Malar J 8:24. 2009..This paper models the burden of MiP and associated foetal losses and maternal deaths, in rural Madhya Pradesh, India...
- Still too far to walk: literature review of the determinants of delivery service useSabine Gabrysch
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:34. 2009....
- What is quality in maternity care? An international perspectiveRudiger Pittrof
Maternal Health Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:277-83. 2002..While all these aspects are important, prioritizing among interventions to improve them will be influenced by cultural values, expectations and available resources...
- Epidemiology of menstrual disorders in developing countries: a systematic reviewSioban D Harlow
Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
BJOG 111:6-16. 2004
- Measuring progress in reducing maternal mortalityWendy J Graham
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, UK
Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 22:425-45. 2008..Over the last two decades, considerable efforts have been made to understand and overcome the measurement challenges of maternal mortality in the context of weak information systems, and new and enhanced methods and tools have emerged...
- Unstable malaria transmission and maternal mortality--experiences from RwandaAsmus Hammerich
German Technical Cooperation GTZ, Basic Health Project West Bengal, India
Trop Med Int Health 7:573-6. 2002..Safe Motherhood programmes should note that even in non-epidemic years malaria can cause a large proportion of maternal deaths, and that national and international responses to malaria in pregnancy need strengthening...
- Cesarean delivery among nulliparous women in Beirut: assessing predictors in nine hospitalsHala Tamim
School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Canada
Birth 34:14-20. 2007..5%) and the rest of the National Collaborative Perinatal Neonatal Network (NCPNN) "study hospitals" with a higher cesarean delivery rate (31.4%)...
- Risk-factors for antepartum fetal deaths in the city of São Paulo, BrazilMarcia Furquim de Almeida
Departamento de Epidemiologia, Faculdade de Saude Publica, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
Rev Saude Publica 41:35-43. 2007..To assess risk factors for antepartum fetal deaths...
- Musculoskeletal disorders among full-time homemakers in poor communitiesRima R Habib
Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Women Health 42:1-14. 2005..To examine factors associated with self-reported musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) among full-time female homemakers...
- Psychological distress among marginalized women in the outskirts of beirut: determinants and association with health perceptionBassem R Saab
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, American University of Beirut, PO Box 11 0236, Beirut, Lebanon
J Urban Health 82:653-65. 2005..The presence of limb, back and stomach pain, and headache were associated with PD. Compared to similar populations in other countries, our sample had a high prevalence of mental distress...
- A simple way to increase service use: triggers of women's uptake of postpartum servicesTamar Kabakian-Khasholian
Department of Health Behaviour and Education, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
BJOG 112:1315-21. 2005..To examine the socio-demographic and service-related determinants of utilisation of postpartum services...