David Osrin

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Ethical challenges in cluster randomized controlled trials: experiences from public health interventions in Africa and Asia
    David Osrin
    University College London, Institute of Child Health, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 87:772-9. 2009
  2. pmc Community mobilisation and health management committee strengthening to increase birth attendance by trained health workers in rural Makwanpur, Nepal: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Joanna Morrison
    Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH, UK
    Trials 12:128. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy on inflammatory markers in Nepalese women
    Laura J Hindle
    Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1086-92. 2006
  4. pmc Effect of women's groups and volunteer peer counselling on rates of mortality, morbidity, and health behaviours in mothers and children in rural Malawi (MaiMwana): a factorial, cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Sonia Lewycka
    Institute for Global Health, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet 381:1721-35. 2013
  5. pmc Women's groups practising participatory learning and action to improve maternal and newborn health in low-resource settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Audrey Prost
    Institute for Global Health, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet 381:1736-46. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Women's groups' perceptions of maternal health issues in rural Malawi
    Mikey Rosato
    Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    Lancet 368:1180-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of antenatal multiple micronutrient supplementation on birthweight and gestational duration in Nepal: double-blind, randomised controlled trial
    David Osrin
    International Perinatal Care Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Lancet 365:955-62. 2005
  8. pmc Stillbirths and newborn deaths in slum settlements in Mumbai, India: a prospective verbal autopsy study
    Ujwala Bapat
    Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action SNEHA, Urban Health Centre, Chota Sion Hospital, Dharavi, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:39. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological transition, medicalisation of childbirth, and neonatal mortality: three Brazilian birth-cohorts
    Anthony Costello
    International Perinatal Care Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Lancet 365:825-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The case for a new Global Fund for maternal, neonatal, and child survival
    Anthony Costello
    International Perinatal Care Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Lancet 366:603-5. 2005

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Ethical challenges in cluster randomized controlled trials: experiences from public health interventions in Africa and Asia
    David Osrin
    University College London, Institute of Child Health, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 87:772-9. 2009
    ..Finally, we consider the debate about benefits to control groups and the standard of care that they should receive, and the issue of post-trial adoption of the intervention under test...
  2. pmc Community mobilisation and health management committee strengthening to increase birth attendance by trained health workers in rural Makwanpur, Nepal: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Joanna Morrison
    Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH, UK
    Trials 12:128. 2011
    ..We will test the effect of community mobilisation through women's groups, and health management committee strengthening, on institutional deliveries and home deliveries attended by trained health workers in Makwanpur District...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy on inflammatory markers in Nepalese women
    Laura J Hindle
    Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1086-92. 2006
    ..Multiple micronutrient supplementation of Nepalese women during pregnancy is associated with a significant increase in birth weight...
  4. pmc Effect of women's groups and volunteer peer counselling on rates of mortality, morbidity, and health behaviours in mothers and children in rural Malawi (MaiMwana): a factorial, cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Sonia Lewycka
    Institute for Global Health, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet 381:1721-35. 2013
    ..Women's groups and health education by peer counsellors can improve the health of mothers and children. We assessed their effects on mortality and breastfeeding rates in rural Malawi...
  5. pmc Women's groups practising participatory learning and action to improve maternal and newborn health in low-resource settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Audrey Prost
    Institute for Global Health, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet 381:1736-46. 2013
    ..We assessed the effects of women's groups practising participatory learning and action, compared with usual care, on birth outcomes in low-resource settings...
  6. ncbi request reprint Women's groups' perceptions of maternal health issues in rural Malawi
    Mikey Rosato
    Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    Lancet 368:1180-8. 2006
    ..Surveys have indicated a poor awareness of maternal health problems by individual women. We report the perceptions of women's groups to such issues in the rural Mchinji district of Malawi...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of antenatal multiple micronutrient supplementation on birthweight and gestational duration in Nepal: double-blind, randomised controlled trial
    David Osrin
    International Perinatal Care Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Lancet 365:955-62. 2005
    ..We tested the hypotheses that antenatal multiple micronutrient supplementation would increase infant birthweight and gestational duration...
  8. pmc Stillbirths and newborn deaths in slum settlements in Mumbai, India: a prospective verbal autopsy study
    Ujwala Bapat
    Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action SNEHA, Urban Health Centre, Chota Sion Hospital, Dharavi, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:39. 2012
    ..Our objectives were to classify deaths according to international cause-specific criteria and to identify major causes of delay in seeking and receiving health care for maternal and newborn health problems...
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological transition, medicalisation of childbirth, and neonatal mortality: three Brazilian birth-cohorts
    Anthony Costello
    International Perinatal Care Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Lancet 365:825-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The case for a new Global Fund for maternal, neonatal, and child survival
    Anthony Costello
    International Perinatal Care Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Lancet 366:603-5. 2005
  11. pmc Perinatal interventions and survival in resource-poor settings: which work, which don't, which have the jury out?
    David Osrin
    Centre for International Health and Development, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Arch Dis Child 95:1039-46. 2010
    ..Our article begins by considering differences in the interpretation of 'intervention' to improve perinatal survival. We identify three types of..
  12. pmc A cluster randomised controlled trial of the community effectiveness of two interventions in rural Malawi to improve health care and to reduce maternal, newborn and infant mortality
    Sonia Lewycka
    Centre for International Health and Development, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Trials 11:88. 2010
    ..The MaiMwana Project aims to test community-based interventions that tackle maternal and child health problems through increasing awareness and local action...
  13. pmc Community-based health programmes: role perceptions and experiences of female peer facilitators in Mumbai's urban slums
    Glyn A Alcock
    University College London Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Health Educ Res 24:957-66. 2009
    ..We contextualize this within broader conceptualizations of peer-led health interventions and offer recommendations for similar community-based health initiatives...
  14. pmc Inequalities in maternity care and newborn outcomes: one-year surveillance of births in vulnerable slum communities in Mumbai
    Neena Shah More
    UCL Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford St, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Int J Equity Health 8:21. 2009
    ..Aggregate urban health statistics mask inequalities. We described maternity care in vulnerable slum communities in Mumbai, and examined differences in care and outcomes between more and less deprived groups...
  15. pmc The lives of Malawian nurses: the stories behind the statistics
    Astrida I Grigulis
    UCL Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:1195-6. 2009
    ..In addition, although nurses in Malawi perceive that conditions in the UK are difficult, many still aspire to migrate themselves...
  16. pmc Reducing maternal and neonatal mortality in the poorest communities
    Anthony Costello
    International Perinatal Care Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London WC1N 1EH
    BMJ 329:1166-8. 2004
  17. pmc A rapid assessment scorecard to identify informal settlements at higher maternal and child health risk in Mumbai
    David Osrin
    UCL Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford St, London, UK
    J Urban Health 88:919-32. 2011
    ..The scorecard needs further testing in a range of urban contexts, but we intend to use it to identify informal settlements in particular need of family health interventions in a subsequent program...
  18. pmc Maternal and neonatal health expenditure in Mumbai slums (India): a cross sectional study
    Jolene Skordis-Worrall
    UCL Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:150. 2011
    ..We analyzed spending on maternity care in urban slum communities in Mumbai to better understand the equity of spending and the impact of spending on household poverty...
  19. ncbi request reprint Serious bacterial infections in newborn infants in developing countries
    David Osrin
    International Perinatal Care Unit, Centre for International Child Health, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 17:217-24. 2004
    ..This review therefore briefly addresses the burden, aetiology, prevention and management of serious neonatal bacterial infections in low-income settings...
  20. ncbi request reprint Micronutrient status during pregnancy and outcomes for newborn infants in developing countries
    Anthony M de L Costello
    International Perinatal Care Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London WC1N 1EH
    J Nutr 133:1757S-1764S. 2003
    ..It would also be helpful to look at mechanisms for bringing the periconceptional period within the ambit of trials...
  21. ncbi request reprint Implementing a community-based participatory intervention to improve essential newborn care in rural Nepal
    David Osrin
    Centre for International Child Health, Institute of Child Health, London, WC1N 1EH, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 97:18-21. 2003
    ..Outcomes assessed are neonatal and perinatal mortality rates, changes in patterns of home care, health care seeking and referral. The study also aims to generate programmatic information on the process of implementation in communities...
  22. pmc Cross sectional, community based study of care of newborn infants in Nepal
    David Osrin
    International Perinatal Care Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London WC1N 1EH
    BMJ 325:1063. 2002
    ..To determine home based newborn care practices in rural Nepal in order to inform strategies to improve neonatal outcome...