David Osrin

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Community mobilization in Mumbai slums to improve perinatal care and outcomes: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Neena Shah More
    Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action SNEHA, Urban Health Centre, Chota Sion Hospital, Shahunagar, Dharavi, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    PLoS Med 9:e1001257. 2012
  2. pmc Sickle cell anaemia in a changing world
    Edward Fottrell
    Institute for Global Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom Umeå Centre for Global Health Research, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    PLoS Med 10:e1001483. 2013
  3. pmc Intimate partner violence against women during and after pregnancy: a cross-sectional study in Mumbai slums
    Sushmita Das
    Institute for Global Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:817. 2013
  4. pmc Community resource centres to improve the health of women and children in Mumbai slums: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Neena Shah More
    Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action, Urban Health Centre, Chota Sion Hospital, 60 Feet Road, Shahunagar, Dharavi, Mumbai 400017 Maharashtra, India
    Trials 14:132. 2013
  5. 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
  6. pmc Spoilt for choice? Cross-sectional study of care-seeking for health problems during pregnancy in Mumbai slums
    Neena Shah More
    Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action, Urban Health Centre, 60 Feet Road, Dharavi, Mumbai, 400017, Maharashtra, India
    Glob Public Health 6:746-59. 2011
  7. pmc Nutritional status of young children in Mumbai slums: a follow-up anthropometric study
    Sushmita Das
    Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action SNEHA, Urban HealthCentre, Chota Sion Hospital, 60 Feet Road, Shahunagar, Dharavi, Mumbai, 400017 Maharashtra, India
    Nutr J 11:100. 2012
  8. pmc MaiMwana women's groups: a community mobilisation intervention to improve mother and child health and reduce mortality in rural Malawi
    Mikey Rosato
    Centre for International Health and Development, UCL, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford St, London WC1N 1EH
    Malawi Med J 22:112-9. 2010
  9. 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
  10. pmc Prospective study of determinants and costs of home births in Mumbai slums
    Sushmita Das
    Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action SNEHA, Urban Health Centre, Chota Sion Hospital, 60 Feet Road, Shahunagar, Dharavi, Mumbai 400017, Maharashtra, India
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:38. 2010

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  1. pmc Community mobilization in Mumbai slums to improve perinatal care and outcomes: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Neena Shah More
    Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action SNEHA, Urban Health Centre, Chota Sion Hospital, Shahunagar, Dharavi, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    PLoS Med 9:e1001257. 2012
    ..While working to improve health service quality, we tested an intervention in which urban slum-dweller women's groups worked to improve local perinatal health...
  2. pmc Sickle cell anaemia in a changing world
    Edward Fottrell
    Institute for Global Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom Umeå Centre for Global Health Research, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    PLoS Med 10:e1001483. 2013
    b>David Osrin and Edward Fottrell comment on new research by Frédéric Piel and colleagues on the growing burden of sickle cell anemia, and discuss the need for changing policy and health services in response to epidemiologic transitions ..
  3. pmc Intimate partner violence against women during and after pregnancy: a cross-sectional study in Mumbai slums
    Sushmita Das
    Institute for Global Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:817. 2013
    ..Our objectives were to describe the prevalence of IPV during pregnancy and after delivery in an urban slum setting, to review its social determinants, and to explore its effects on maternal and newborn health...
  4. pmc Community resource centres to improve the health of women and children in Mumbai slums: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Neena Shah More
    Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action, Urban Health Centre, Chota Sion Hospital, 60 Feet Road, Shahunagar, Dharavi, Mumbai 400017 Maharashtra, India
    Trials 14:132. 2013
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  5. 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...
  6. pmc Spoilt for choice? Cross-sectional study of care-seeking for health problems during pregnancy in Mumbai slums
    Neena Shah More
    Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action, Urban Health Centre, 60 Feet Road, Dharavi, Mumbai, 400017, Maharashtra, India
    Glob Public Health 6:746-59. 2011
    ..The role of private health-care providers needs greater recognition, and further research is required on provider motivations and behaviour...
  7. pmc Nutritional status of young children in Mumbai slums: a follow-up anthropometric study
    Sushmita Das
    Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action SNEHA, Urban HealthCentre, Chota Sion Hospital, 60 Feet Road, Shahunagar, Dharavi, Mumbai, 400017 Maharashtra, India
    Nutr J 11:100. 2012
    ..We described the proportions of underweight, stunting, and wasting in young children, and examined their relationships with age...
  8. pmc MaiMwana women's groups: a community mobilisation intervention to improve mother and child health and reduce mortality in rural Malawi
    Mikey Rosato
    Centre for International Health and Development, UCL, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford St, London WC1N 1EH
    Malawi Med J 22:112-9. 2010
    ..Their impact, implementation and cost-effectiveness have been rigorously evaluated through a randomized controlled trial design. The results of these evaluations will be reported in 2011...
  9. 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...
  10. pmc Prospective study of determinants and costs of home births in Mumbai slums
    Sushmita Das
    Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action SNEHA, Urban Health Centre, Chota Sion Hospital, 60 Feet Road, Shahunagar, Dharavi, Mumbai 400017, Maharashtra, India
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:38. 2010
    ..We aimed to explore factors influencing the choice of home delivery, care practices and costs, and to identify characteristics of women, households and the environment which might increase the likelihood of home birth...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Exploring the first delay: a qualitative study of home deliveries in Makwanpur district Nepal
    Joanna Morrison
    Institute of Global Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:89. 2014
    ..We present qualitative research with women who delivered at home in rural Nepal, to gain a contemporary understanding of the context where we are testing the effectiveness of an intervention to increase institutional deliveries...
  14. pmc Tracing pathways from antenatal to delivery care for women in Mumbai, India: cross-sectional study of maternity in low-income areas
    Neena Shah More
    Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action SNEHA, Urban Health Centre, Chota Sion Hospital, 60 Feet Road, Shahunagar, Dharavi, Mumbai 400017, Maharashtra, India
    Int Health 1:71-7. 2009
    ..In the longer term, service improvement needs to acknowledge the private-public mix and work towards practicable regulation of quality in both sectors. ..
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of psychological distress among postnatal mothers in rural Nepal: a cross-sectional community-based study
    Kelly Clarke
    University College London Institute for Global Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 156:76-86. 2014
    ..We aimed to identify factors associated with psychological distress, a proxy for common mental disorders, among mothers in rural Dhanusha, Nepal...
  17. 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..
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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...
  21. pmc Multiple micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy in low-income countries: a meta-analysis of effects on stillbirths and on early and late neonatal mortality
    Carine Ronsmans
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Food Nutr Bull 30:S547-55. 2009
    ..Multiple micronutrient deficiencies are common among women in low-income countries and may adversely affect pregnancy outcomes...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. pmc Identifying priorities to improve maternal and child nutrition among the Khmu ethnic group, Laos: a formative study
    Joia de Sa
    Centre for International Health and Development, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK PO Box 2652 Vientiane Capital, Vientiane, Lao People s Democratic Republic Save the Children, PO Box 7475 Vientiane Capital, Luang Prabang, Lao People s Democratic Republic
    Matern Child Nutr 9:452-66. 2013
    ..The impact of wider governmental policies on food security needs to be further assessed. ..
  25. pmc Conflict, crisis, and abuse in Dharavi, Mumbai: experiences from six years at a centre for vulnerable women and children
    Nayreen Daruwalla
    Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action, Urban Health Centre, Chota Sion Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    PLoS Med 6:e1000088. 2009
    ..Nayreen Daruwalla and colleagues describe the Centre for Vulnerable Women and Children, which serves clients coping with crisis and violence in the urban setting of Dharavi, Mumbai...
  26. 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...
  27. doi request reprint Understanding psychological distress among mothers in rural Nepal: a qualitative grounded theory exploration
    Kelly Clarke
    University College London Institute for Global Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 14:60. 2014
    ..We also explored how distressed mothers interact with their families and the wider community...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...