W J Graham

Summary

Affiliation: University of Aberdeen
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Now or never: the case for measuring maternal mortality
    Wendy J Graham
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Cornhill Road, Aberdeen, Scotland AB25 2ZL, UK
    Lancet 359:701-4. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Dear minister
    Wendy J Graham
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and IMMPACT, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Reprod Health Matters 15:211-3. 2007
  3. pmc Towards elimination of maternal deaths: maternal deaths surveillance and response
    Sennen Hounton
    UNFPA Technical Division, New York, USA
    Reprod Health 10:1. 2013
  4. pmc Clean birth kits to improve birth practices: development and testing of a country level decision support tool
    Vanora A Hundley
    School of Health and Social Care, Bournemouth University, Royal London House, Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3LT, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:158. 2012
  5. pmc The impact of economic recession on maternal and infant mortality: lessons from history
    Tim Ensor
    Immpact, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:727. 2010
  6. pmc An option for measuring maternal mortality in developing countries: a survey using community informants
    Siti Nurul Qomariyah
    Centre for Family Welfare, Faculty of Public Health, University of Indonesia, Depok, West Java, 16424, Indonesia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:74. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Universal reporting of maternal mortality: an achievable goal?
    W J Graham
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and IMMPACT, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Campus, Aberdeen Scotland, UK
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 94:234-42. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Criterion-based clinical audit in obstetrics: bridging the quality gap?
    W J Graham
    Immpact, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 23:375-88. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Evaluating skilled care at delivery in Burkina Faso: principles and practice
    Wendy Graham
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:6-13. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Undertaking a complex evaluation of safe motherhood in rural Burkina Faso
    Wendy J Graham
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1-5. 2008

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Now or never: the case for measuring maternal mortality
    Wendy J Graham
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Cornhill Road, Aberdeen, Scotland AB25 2ZL, UK
    Lancet 359:701-4. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Dear minister
    Wendy J Graham
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and IMMPACT, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Reprod Health Matters 15:211-3. 2007
  3. pmc Towards elimination of maternal deaths: maternal deaths surveillance and response
    Sennen Hounton
    UNFPA Technical Division, New York, USA
    Reprod Health 10:1. 2013
    ..Establishing effective maternal death surveillance and response will help achieve MDG 5, improve quality of maternity care and eliminate maternal mortality (MMR ≤ 30 per 100,000 by 2030)...
  4. pmc Clean birth kits to improve birth practices: development and testing of a country level decision support tool
    Vanora A Hundley
    School of Health and Social Care, Bournemouth University, Royal London House, Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3LT, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:158. 2012
    ..We set out to develop a practical decision support tool for programme managers of public health systems who are considering the potential role of CBKs in their strategy for care at birth...
  5. pmc The impact of economic recession on maternal and infant mortality: lessons from history
    Tim Ensor
    Immpact, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:727. 2010
    ..The effect of the recent world recession on population health has featured heavily in recent international meetings. Maternal health is a particular concern given that many countries were already falling short of their MDG targets for 2015...
  6. pmc An option for measuring maternal mortality in developing countries: a survey using community informants
    Siti Nurul Qomariyah
    Centre for Family Welfare, Faculty of Public Health, University of Indonesia, Depok, West Java, 16424, Indonesia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:74. 2010
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  7. ncbi request reprint Universal reporting of maternal mortality: an achievable goal?
    W J Graham
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and IMMPACT, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Campus, Aberdeen Scotland, UK
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 94:234-42. 2006
    ..Finally, the paper makes a Call to Action by FIGO to promote REPORT and to encourage health professionals to play their part in improving the quality of reporting on all maternal deaths - not just those directly in their care...
  8. doi request reprint Criterion-based clinical audit in obstetrics: bridging the quality gap?
    W J Graham
    Immpact, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 23:375-88. 2009
    ..Like all audit tools, the ultimate worth of CBCA relates to the action it stimulates in the health system and among providers...
  9. doi request reprint Evaluating skilled care at delivery in Burkina Faso: principles and practice
    Wendy Graham
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:6-13. 2008
    ..This not only presents challenges for the implementation of specific interventions within health institutions and communities, but also for the evaluation of their effects...
  10. doi request reprint Undertaking a complex evaluation of safe motherhood in rural Burkina Faso
    Wendy J Graham
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1-5. 2008
    ..There is no cheap or short-cut solution...
  11. pmc Measuring maternal mortality: an overview of opportunities and options for developing countries
    W 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...
  12. doi request reprint Measuring progress in reducing maternal mortality
    Wendy 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...
  13. pmc Randomised controlled trial comparing effectiveness of touch screen system with leaflet for providing women with information on prenatal tests
    W Graham
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Aberdeen AB25 2ZL
    BMJ 320:155-60. 2000
    ..To compare the effectiveness of touch screen system with information leaflet for providing women with information on prenatal tests...
  14. ncbi request reprint The right to count
    Wendy Graham
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, AB25 2ZL, Aberdeen, UK
    Lancet 363:67-8. 2004
  15. ncbi request reprint The familial technique for linking maternal death with poverty
    Wendy J Graham
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Lancet 363:23-7. 2004
    ..Maternal mortality has been proposed as a possible candidate but evidence is lacking on the link with poverty at the level of individuals. We introduce a new approach to exploring the relation--the familial technique...
  16. ncbi request reprint Holding up a mirror: changing obstetric practice through criterion-based clinical audit in developing countries
    P T Wagaarachchi
    Dugald Baird Center for Research on Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Aberdeen, UK
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 74:119-30; discussion 131. 2001
    ..Criterion-based clinical audit in four typical district hospitals in Ghana and Jamaica is a feasible and acceptable method for quality assurance and appears to have improved the management of life-threatening obstetric complications...
  17. ncbi request reprint Can obstetric complications explain the high levels of obstetric interventions and maternity service use among older women? A retrospective analysis of routinely collected data
    J S Bell
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research in Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, UK
    BJOG 108:910-8. 2001
    ..To determine whether the higher levels of obstetric intervention and maternity service use among older women can be explained by obstetric complications...
  18. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of medical abortion and surgical vacuum aspiration at 10-13 weeks gestation
    Premila W Ashok
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Scotland, UK
    Hum Reprod 17:92-8. 2002
    ..Surgical methods are used almost exclusively at 10-13 weeks amenorrhoea...
  19. ncbi request reprint The skilled attendance index: proposal for a new measure of skilled attendance at delivery
    Julia Hussein
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Aberdeen, UK
    Reprod Health Matters 12:160-70. 2004
    ..The purpose of applying these measures should be seen not as an end in itself but to advance improvements in delivery care...
  20. ncbi request reprint How do women identify health professionals at birth in Ghana?
    Julia Hussein
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Cornhill Road, Aberdeen AB25 2ZL, Scotland, UK
    Midwifery 21:36-43. 2005
    ..This indicator is based on women's reports of their birth attendant. This study explores how women identify health professionals attending their births...
  21. ncbi request reprint Maternity satisfaction studies and their limitations: "What is, must still be best"
    Edwin R van Teijlingen
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health and Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Birth 30:75-82. 2003
    ..This paper examines some of these factors in the light of observations from previous studies of satisfaction with health services...
  22. ncbi request reprint Improving skilled attendance at delivery: a preliminary report of the SAFE strategy development tool
    Jacqueline Bell
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Cornhill Road, Aberdeen AB25 2ZL, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Birth 30:227-34. 2003
    ..The SAFE Strategy Development Tool is designed to enable policy makers and planners to gather and interpret information systematically to develop strategies for improving skilled attendance at birth...
  23. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and effectiveness in reproductive health
    W J Graham
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aberdeen University, UK
    Soc Sci Med 47:1925-36. 1998
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  24. ncbi request reprint A randomised controlled trial of microwave endometrial ablation without endometrial preparation in the outpatient setting: patient acceptability, treatment outcome and costs
    Stuart A Jack
    Department of Gynaecology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    BJOG 112:1109-16. 2005
    ..To compare outpatient microwave endometrial ablation (MEA) in the postmenstrual phase to standard MEA treatment after drug preparation in a day case theatre environment...
  25. ncbi request reprint The cost of microwave endometrial ablation under different anaesthetic and clinical settings
    Janelle Seymour
    Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Medical School Foresterhill, Scotland, UK
    BJOG 110:922-6. 2003
    ..To compare the costs of microwave endometrial ablation under local anaesthetic and general anaesthetic in an operating theatre and to estimate the cost of performing treatment under local anaesthetic in a dedicated clinic setting...
  26. doi request reprint The tip of the iceberg: evidence of seasonality in institutional maternal mortality and implications for health resources management in Burkina Faso
    Sennen H Hounton
    Department of HIV AIDS and Reproductive Health, Centre Muraz, Burkina Faso
    Scand J Public Health 36:310-7. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to investigate seasonal patterns of institutional maternal deaths and complications, and to test for an association with malaria seasons, rainfall, and household income...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Maternal mortality: who, when, where, and why
    Carine Ronsmans
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 368:1189-200. 2006
    ..Inequalities in the risk of maternal death exist everywhere. Targeting of interventions to the most vulnerable--rural populations and poor people--is essential if substantial progress is to be achieved by 2015...
  29. ncbi request reprint Practical lessons from global safe motherhood initiatives: time for a new focus on implementation
    Lynn P Freedman
    Averting Maternal Death and Disability Program, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York 10032, USA
    Lancet 370:1383-91. 2007
    ..This implementation effort should focus on specific steps for strengthening the capacity of the district health system to convert inputs into functioning services that are accessible to and used by all segments of the population...
  30. pmc Ethics in public health research: minding the gaps: a reassessment of the challenges to safe motherhood
    Wendy J Graham
    Maternal Mortality Programme Assessment IMMPACT, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Am J Public Health 97:978-83. 2007
    ..Capitalizing on current global policy interests and generating demand-driven evidence is a priority for enabling documentation of progress toward reaching the United Nations Millennium Development Goals for 2015...
  31. ncbi request reprint Strategies for reducing maternal mortality: getting on with what works
    Oona 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...