Veronique Filippi

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Obstetric audit in resource-poor settings: lessons from a multi-country project auditing 'near miss' obstetrical emergencies
    Veronique Filippi
    Maternal Health Programme, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 19:57-66. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Maternity wards or emergency obstetric rooms? Incidence of near-miss events in African hospitals
    Veronique Filippi
    Maternal Health Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:11-6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Maternal health in poor countries: the broader context and a call for action
    Veronique Filippi
    Maternal and Neonatal Health Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 368:1535-41. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Health of women after severe obstetric complications in Burkina Faso: a longitudinal study
    Veronique Filippi
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 370:1329-37. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Identifying barriers from home to the appropriate hospital through near-miss audits in developing countries
    Veronique Filippi
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 23:389-400. 2009
  6. pmc Women's sexual health and contraceptive needs after a severe obstetric complication ("near-miss"): a cohort study in Burkina Faso
    Rasmane Ganaba
    Agence de formation, de Recherche et d Expertise en Santé pour l Afrique AFRICSanté, 01 BP 298 Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    Reprod Health 7:22. 2010
  7. pmc How much time is available for antenatal care consultations? Assessment of the quality of care in rural Tanzania
    Moke Magoma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bugando Medical Centre and Teaching Hospital, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:64. 2011
  8. pmc Could a simple antenatal package combining micronutritional supplementation with presumptive treatment of infection prevent maternal deaths in sub-Saharan Africa?
    Simon M Collin
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Bristol, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 7:6. 2007
  9. pmc Can hospital audit teams identify case management problems, analyse their causes, identify and implement improvements? A cross-sectional process evaluation of obstetric near-miss case reviews in Benin
    Matthias Borchert
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:109. 2012
  10. doi request reprint The role of care-seeking delays in intrauterine fetal deaths among 'near-miss' women in Herat, Afghanistan
    Atsumi Hirose
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Birkbeck College, London, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:388-97. 2012

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Obstetric audit in resource-poor settings: lessons from a multi-country project auditing 'near miss' obstetrical emergencies
    Veronique Filippi
    Maternal Health Programme, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 19:57-66. 2004
    ..Sustainability requires a commitment to audit from policy makers and managers at higher levels of the health system and some devolution of resources for implementing recommendations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Maternity wards or emergency obstetric rooms? Incidence of near-miss events in African hospitals
    Veronique Filippi
    Maternal Health Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:11-6. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Maternal health in poor countries: the broader context and a call for action
    Veronique 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Health of women after severe obstetric complications in Burkina Faso: a longitudinal study
    Veronique Filippi
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 370:1329-37. 2007
    ..Our aim was to determine how severe obstetric complications in Burkina Faso affect a range of health, social, and economic indicators in the first year post partum...
  5. doi request reprint Identifying barriers from home to the appropriate hospital through near-miss audits in developing countries
    Veronique Filippi
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 23:389-400. 2009
    ..It is therefore important to involve the district management team and representatives of the community in auditing the health care seeking and treatment of women with near-miss complications...
  6. pmc Women's sexual health and contraceptive needs after a severe obstetric complication ("near-miss"): a cohort study in Burkina Faso
    Rasmane Ganaba
    Agence de formation, de Recherche et d Expertise en Santé pour l Afrique AFRICSanté, 01 BP 298 Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    Reprod Health 7:22. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  7. pmc How much time is available for antenatal care consultations? Assessment of the quality of care in rural Tanzania
    Moke Magoma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bugando Medical Centre and Teaching Hospital, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:64. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc Could a simple antenatal package combining micronutritional supplementation with presumptive treatment of infection prevent maternal deaths in sub-Saharan Africa?
    Simon M Collin
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Bristol, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 7:6. 2007
    ....
  9. pmc Can hospital audit teams identify case management problems, analyse their causes, identify and implement improvements? A cross-sectional process evaluation of obstetric near-miss case reviews in Benin
    Matthias Borchert
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:109. 2012
    ..In a cross-sectional study we analysed the extent to which the hospital audit teams were able to identify case management problems (CMPs), analyse their causes, agree on solutions and put these solutions into practice...
  10. doi request reprint The role of care-seeking delays in intrauterine fetal deaths among 'near-miss' women in Herat, Afghanistan
    Atsumi Hirose
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Birkbeck College, London, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:388-97. 2012
    ..The objectives were to (i) investigate the association between care-seeking duration and fetal survival at admission; and (ii) assess the significance of care-seeking duration in relation to other determinants...
  11. pmc Effects of severe obstetric complications on women's health and infant mortality in Benin
    Veronique Filippi
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 15:733-42. 2010
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Prevalence of placenta praevia by world region: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jenny A Cresswell
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 18:712-24. 2013
    ..i) To estimate the prevalence burden of placenta praevia in each world region, and (ii) to investigate potential sources of heterogeneity...
  13. doi request reprint Beyond body counts: a qualitative study of lives and loss in Burkina Faso after 'near-miss' obstetric complications
    Katerini Tagmatarchi Storeng
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 71:1749-56. 2010
    ..Maternal health policy needs to be concerned not only with averting the loss of life, but also with preventing or ameliorating others losses set in motion by an obstetric crisis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Paying the price: the cost and consequences of emergency obstetric care in Burkina Faso
    Katerini Tagmatarchi Storeng
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 66:545-57. 2008
    ..In conclusion, we consider the implications of our findings for financing mechanisms for maternity care in low-income settings...
  15. doi request reprint Exploring the sustainability of obstetric near-miss case reviews: a qualitative study in the South of Benin
    Cindy Hutchinson
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Midwifery 26:537-43. 2010
    ..Researchers are beginning to take an interest in issues relating to the sustainability of audits...
  16. pmc Risk of psychological distress following severe obstetric complications in Benin: the role of economics, physical health and spousal abuse
    Edward Fottrell
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1 7HT, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 196:18-25. 2010
    ..Little is known about the impact of life-threatening obstetric complications ('near miss') on women's mental health in low- and middle-income countries...
  17. doi request reprint Quantifying the global burden of morbidity due to unsafe abortion: magnitude in hospital-based studies and methodological issues
    Alma J Adler
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 118:S65-77. 2012
    ..Therefore, it is recommended that standardized designs and definitions are used in future studies of abortion complications. © 2012 Published by Elsevier Ireland Ltd. on behalf of International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics...
  18. doi request reprint Effect of maternal obesity on neonatal death in sub-Saharan Africa: multivariable analysis of 27 national datasets
    Jenny 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...
  19. doi request reprint Antenatal contraception - simple, feasible, but is it safe and ethical in resource-poor environments?
    Rudiger Pittrof
    Community Reproductive and Sexual Health, London, UK
    Contraception 88:337-40. 2013
    ..In this article, we discuss the available options. We conclude that antenatal insertion of subdermal contraceptive implants is very likely to be safe and ethically defensible where access to contraceptive services is poor. ..
  20. pmc Induced abortion, pregnancy loss and intimate partner violence in Tanzania: a population based study
    Heidi Stöckl
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:12. 2012
    ....
  21. pmc High ANC coverage and low skilled attendance in a rural Tanzanian district: a case for implementing a birth plan intervention
    Moke 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...
  22. doi request reprint Pierre Bourdieu and transformative agency: a study of how patients in Benin negotiate blame and accountability in the context of severe obstetric events
    Dominique P Behague
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sociol Health Illn 30:489-510. 2008
    ..The active negotiation of social conflict and blame enabled a minority of patients actively to divert blame from themselves and to develop and maintain critical healthcare evaluations...
  23. doi request reprint Difficulties leaving home: a cross-sectional study of delays in seeking emergency obstetric care in Herat, Afghanistan
    Atsumi Hirose
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Soc Sci Med 73:1003-13. 2011
    ..Access to care and social networks reduced departure delay. Programmatic efforts may be directed towards exploiting the roles of ANC and social resources in facilitating access to emergency obstetric care...
  24. pmc Identifying regional variation in the prevalence of postpartum haemorrhage: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Clara Calvert
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e41114. 2012
    ..To provide regional estimates of the prevalence of maternal haemorrhage and explore the effect of methodological differences between studies on any observed regional variation...
  25. ncbi request reprint A time-series analysis of any short-term effects of meteorological and air pollution factors on preterm births in London, UK
    Sue J Lee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Environ Res 106:185-94. 2008
    ..This large study, covering 13 years, suggests that there is no association between preterm births and recent exposure to ambient air pollution or recent changes in the weather...