M Chopra

Summary

Affiliation: United Nations Children's Fund

Publications

  1. pmc Optimizing community case management strategies to achieve equitable reduction of childhood pneumonia mortality: An application of Equitable Impact Sensitive Tool (EQUIST) in five low- and middle-income countries
    Donald Waters
    Centre for Population Health Sciences and Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Glob Health 2:20402. 2012
  2. pmc Understanding the determinants of the complex interplay between cost-effectiveness and equitable impact in maternal and child mortality reduction
    Mickey Chopra
    UNICEF, New York, USA Centre for Population Health Sciences and Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Glob Health 2:10406. 2012
  3. pmc Early cessation of breastfeeding amongst women in South Africa: an area needing urgent attention to improve child health
    Tanya Doherty
    Medical Research Council, Francie van Zyl Drive, Parow, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 12:105. 2012
  4. pmc Why do families still not receive the child support grant in South Africa? A longitudinal analysis of a cohort of families across South Africa
    Wanga Zembe-Mkabile
    Medical Research Council, Francie van Zyl Drive, Parow, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 12:24. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Ending of preventable deaths from pneumonia and diarrhoea: an achievable goal
    Mickey Chopra
    UNICEF, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Lancet 381:1499-506. 2013
  6. pmc Infant feeding practices at routine PMTCT sites, South Africa: results of a prospective observational study amongst HIV exposed and unexposed infants - birth to 9 months
    Ameena E Goga
    Medical Research Council, Tygerberg and Pretoria, Pretoria Regional Office, 1 Soutpansberg Road, Pretoria, Private Bag X385, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Int Breastfeed J 7:4. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Integrated management of childhood illness: what have we learned and how can it be improved?
    Mickey Chopra
    UNICEF, 3 U N Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Arch Dis Child 97:350-4. 2012
  8. pmc An effectiveness study of an integrated, community-based package for maternal, newborn, child and HIV care in South Africa: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Mark Tomlinson
    Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, Matieland, South Africa
    Trials 12:236. 2011
  9. pmc A review of selected research priority setting processes at national level in low and middle income countries: towards fair and legitimate priority setting
    Mark Tomlinson
    Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
    Health Res Policy Syst 9:19. 2011
  10. pmc Scaling up integration: development and results of a participatory assessment of HIV/TB services, South Africa
    Vera Scott
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Modderdam Road, Bellville, Cape Town, 7535, South Africa
    Health Res Policy Syst 8:23. 2010

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Publications17

  1. pmc Optimizing community case management strategies to achieve equitable reduction of childhood pneumonia mortality: An application of Equitable Impact Sensitive Tool (EQUIST) in five low- and middle-income countries
    Donald Waters
    Centre for Population Health Sciences and Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Glob Health 2:20402. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Understanding the determinants of the complex interplay between cost-effectiveness and equitable impact in maternal and child mortality reduction
    Mickey Chopra
    UNICEF, New York, USA Centre for Population Health Sciences and Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Glob Health 2:10406. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to analyze the determinants of the complex interplay between cost-effectiveness and equity and suggest strategies that will promote an impact on mortality that reduce population child health inequities...
  3. pmc Early cessation of breastfeeding amongst women in South Africa: an area needing urgent attention to improve child health
    Tanya Doherty
    Medical Research Council, Francie van Zyl Drive, Parow, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 12:105. 2012
    ..Early cessation of breastfeeding has been found to have negative effects on child morbidity and survival in several studies in Africa. This paper reports on determinants of early breastfeeding cessation among women in South Africa...
  4. pmc Why do families still not receive the child support grant in South Africa? A longitudinal analysis of a cohort of families across South Africa
    Wanga Zembe-Mkabile
    Medical Research Council, Francie van Zyl Drive, Parow, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 12:24. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  5. doi request reprint Ending of preventable deaths from pneumonia and diarrhoea: an achievable goal
    Mickey Chopra
    UNICEF, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Lancet 381:1499-506. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Infant feeding practices at routine PMTCT sites, South Africa: results of a prospective observational study amongst HIV exposed and unexposed infants - birth to 9 months
    Ameena E Goga
    Medical Research Council, Tygerberg and Pretoria, Pretoria Regional Office, 1 Soutpansberg Road, Pretoria, Private Bag X385, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Int Breastfeed J 7:4. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  7. doi request reprint Integrated management of childhood illness: what have we learned and how can it be improved?
    Mickey Chopra
    UNICEF, 3 U N Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Arch Dis Child 97:350-4. 2012
    ..In this paper, we discuss the reasons why IMCI has fallen short of its full potential, what has already been done to address some of these issues, and how it could be repositioned to achieve its original goals...
  8. pmc An effectiveness study of an integrated, community-based package for maternal, newborn, child and HIV care in South Africa: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Mark Tomlinson
    Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, Matieland, South Africa
    Trials 12:236. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc A review of selected research priority setting processes at national level in low and middle income countries: towards fair and legitimate priority setting
    Mark Tomlinson
    Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
    Health Res Policy Syst 9:19. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  10. pmc Scaling up integration: development and results of a participatory assessment of HIV/TB services, South Africa
    Vera Scott
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Modderdam Road, Bellville, Cape Town, 7535, South Africa
    Health Res Policy Syst 8:23. 2010
    ..In this research, set in public primary care services in Cape Town, South Africa, we set out to determine how middle level managers could be empowered to monitor the implementation of an effective, integrated HIV/TB/STI service...
  11. pmc Do improvements in outreach, clinical, and family and community-based services predict improvements in child survival? An analysis of serial cross-sectional national surveys
    Nancy Binkin
    Health Section, Programme Division, UNICEF, 3 UN Plaza, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:456. 2011
    ....
  12. pmc The use of mobile phones as a data collection tool: a report from a household survey in South Africa
    Mark Tomlinson
    Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602, South Africa
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:51. 2009
    ..the ease of implementation, and the extent to which community health workers with little experience of data collection could be trained and successfully supervised to collect data using mobile phones in a large baseline survey..
  13. ncbi request reprint Survival of infants in the context of prevention of mother to child HIV transmission in South Africa
    M Chopra
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, Western Cape, South Africa
    Acta Paediatr 99:694-8. 2010
    ..We sought to study the survival of newborn children according to HIV status of the mother, that of the child and the timing of infection...
  14. doi request reprint Achieving the health Millennium Development Goals for South Africa: challenges and priorities
    Mickey Chopra
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    Lancet 374:1023-31. 2009
    ..The South African Government, installed in April, 2009, has the mandate and potential to address the public health emergencies facing the country--will they do so or will another opportunity and many more lives be lost?..
  15. ncbi request reprint A health systems assessment of the KwaZulu-Natal tuberculosis programme in the context of increasing drug resistance
    M Loveday
    Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:1042-7. 2008
    ..High mortality and high transmission rates of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) in KwaZulu-Natal Province of South Africa have highlighted the role of hospitals in the spread of TB and drug-resistant TB...
  16. ncbi request reprint Infant feeding in the time of HIV: rapid assessment of infant feeding policy and programmes in four African countries scaling up prevention of mother to child transmission programmes
    M Chopra
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, 7535, Western Cape, South Africa
    Arch Dis Child 93:288-91. 2008
    ..To assess the infant feeding components of prevention of mother to child HIV transmission (PMTCT) programmes...