J Hussein

Summary

Affiliation: University of Aberdeen
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc The effect of surveillance and appreciative inquiry on puerperal infections: a longitudinal cohort study in India
    Julia Hussein
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    PLoS ONE 9:e87378. 2014
  2. pmc Towards elimination of maternal deaths: maternal deaths surveillance and response
    Sennen Hounton
    UNFPA Technical Division, New York, USA
    Reprod Health 10:1. 2013
  3. pmc The effectiveness of emergency obstetric referral interventions in developing country settings: a systematic review
    Julia Hussein
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    PLoS Med 9:e1001264. 2012
  4. pmc Please understand when I cry out in pain: women's accounts of maternity services during labour and delivery in Ghana
    Lucia D'Ambruoso
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Public Health 5:140. 2005
  5. pmc Infection control in delivery care units, Gujarat state, India: a needs assessment
    Rajesh Mehta
    Department of Community Medicine, College of Medical Sciences, Bhavnagar, India
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:37. 2011
  6. ncbi Monitoring obstetric services: putting the 'UN Guidelines' into practice in Malawi: 3 years on
    J Hussein
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 75:63-73; discussion 74. 2001
  7. ncbi Celebrating progress toward safer pregnancy
    Julia Hussein
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Reprod Health Matters 15:216-8. 2007
  8. doi Confidential inquiries into maternal deaths: modifications and adaptations in Ghana and Indonesia
    Julia Hussein
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 106:80-4. 2009
  9. doi Identifying practices and ideas to improve the implementation of maternal mortality reduction programmes: findings from five South Asian countries
    J Hussein
    Immpact Ipact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    BJOG 117:304-13. 2010
  10. pmc A review of health system infection control measures in developing countries: what can be learned to reduce maternal mortality
    Julia Hussein
    University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Global Health 7:14. 2011

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Publications29

  1. pmc The effect of surveillance and appreciative inquiry on puerperal infections: a longitudinal cohort study in India
    Julia Hussein
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    PLoS ONE 9:e87378. 2014
    ..To evaluate the effects of an intervention comprising surveillance and an organisational change called Appreciative Inquiry on puerperal infections in hospitals in Gujarat state, India...
  2. 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)...
  3. pmc The effectiveness of emergency obstetric referral interventions in developing country settings: a systematic review
    Julia Hussein
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    PLoS Med 9:e1001264. 2012
    ..This study assesses the effects of referral interventions that enable pregnant women to reach health facilities during an emergency, after the decision to seek care is made...
  4. pmc Please understand when I cry out in pain: women's accounts of maternity services during labour and delivery in Ghana
    Lucia D'Ambruoso
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Public Health 5:140. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate women's accounts of interactions with health care providers during labour and delivery and to assess the implications for acceptability and utilisation of maternity services in Ghana...
  5. pmc Infection control in delivery care units, Gujarat state, India: a needs assessment
    Rajesh Mehta
    Department of Community Medicine, College of Medical Sciences, Bhavnagar, India
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:37. 2011
    ..A needs assessment was conducted to provide information on procedures and practices related to infection control in labour and delivery units in Gujarat state, India...
  6. ncbi Monitoring obstetric services: putting the 'UN Guidelines' into practice in Malawi: 3 years on
    J Hussein
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 75:63-73; discussion 74. 2001
    ..The monitoring system has provided data that are of immediate relevance to service providers, managers, and policy makers and provide many lessons useful for similar programs in other settings...
  7. ncbi Celebrating progress toward safer pregnancy
    Julia Hussein
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Reprod Health Matters 15:216-8. 2007
  8. doi Confidential inquiries into maternal deaths: modifications and adaptations in Ghana and Indonesia
    Julia Hussein
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 106:80-4. 2009
    ..To ascertain whether these problems can be overcome, variations to confidential inquiries into maternal deaths were introduced in Ghana and Indonesia...
  9. doi Identifying practices and ideas to improve the implementation of maternal mortality reduction programmes: findings from five South Asian countries
    J Hussein
    Immpact Ipact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    BJOG 117:304-13. 2010
    ..This study identified innovations, practices and ideas aimed to improve project and programme implementation...
  10. pmc A review of health system infection control measures in developing countries: what can be learned to reduce maternal mortality
    Julia Hussein
    University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Global Health 7:14. 2011
    ..Organisational and behavioural change underpins the success of infection control interventions. A global, targeted initiative could raise awareness of the need for improved infection control measures during childbirth...
  11. pmc An appraisal of the maternal mortality decline in Nepal
    Julia Hussein
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    PLoS ONE 6:e19898. 2011
    ..A decline in the national maternal mortality ratio in Nepal has been observed from surveys conducted between 1996 and 2008. This paper aims to assess the plausibility of the decline and to identify drivers of change...
  12. pmc Improving the use of confidential enquiries into maternal deaths in developing countries
    Julia Hussein
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen
    Bull World Health Organ 85:68-9. 2007
  13. ncbi Safe motherhood program evaluation: theory and practice
    Lesley Milne
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Matternity Hospital, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    J Midwifery Womens Health 49:338-44. 2004
    ..If cognizant of the different approaches to evaluation, evaluation frameworks can be developed to improve assessment of the effectiveness of these programs...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. ncbi 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...
  16. ncbi Message in a bottle: sinking in a sea of safe motherhood concepts
    Julia Hussein
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Health Policy 73:294-302. 2005
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  17. ncbi Puerperal sepsis and maternal mortality: what role can new technologies play?
    J Hussein
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Scotland, UK
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 85:S52-61. 2004
    ..To identify new and underutilized technologies to reduce maternal mortality related to puerperal sepsis in developing countries...
  18. ncbi Current strategies for the reduction of maternal mortality
    Colin Bullough
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, University of Aberdeen, UK
    BJOG 112:1180-8. 2005
    ..Strengthening of the knowledge base on the effectiveness of public health strategies to reduce maternal mortality is urgently required but will need concerted action and international commitment...
  19. doi Assessing quality of care provided by Indonesian village midwives with a confidential enquiry
    Lucia D'Ambruoso
    Immpact, Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Health Sciences Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Midwifery 25:528-39. 2009
    ..to conduct a confidential enquiry to assess the quality of care provided by Indonesian village midwives and to identify opportunities for improvement...
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. ncbi 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
  22. doi Barriers in accessing maternal healthcare: evidence from low-and middle-income countries
    Paul McNamee
    Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 9:41-8. 2009
    ..It is concluded that it is not possible to state categorically whether one particular barrier is more important than others and that efforts should continue to consider demand-side barriers more fully, along with supply-side barriers...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. ncbi Obstetric first aid: time for resuscitation
    Julia Hussein
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Cornhill Road, Aberdeen, UK
    BJOG 112:1219-20. 2005
  26. ncbi Going to scale with professional skilled care
    Marge Koblinsky
    ICDDR, B, Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Lancet 368:1377-86. 2006
    ..Teams of providers are the efficient option, creating the possibility of scaling up as much as 10 times more quickly than would be the case with deployment of solo health workers in home deliveries with dedicated or multipurpose workers...
  27. ncbi Safe motherhood in Ghana: still on the agenda?
    Tamunosa Okiwelu
    Institute of Public Administration, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria
    Health Policy 84:359-67. 2007
    ..This paper is an exploration of health sector and programming issues that resulted from a description of safe motherhood activities in Ghana...
  28. ncbi Setting priorities for safe motherhood programme evaluation: a participatory process in three developing countries
    Banyana Cecilia Madi
    IMMPACT University of Aberdeen, Department of Public Health, United Kingdom
    Health Policy 83:94-104. 2007
    ..This experience provides useful lessons for public health practitioners committed to bridging the research-policy interface...
  29. doi Maternal health in the year 2076
    Julia Hussein
    Lancet 371:203-4. 2008