Jennifer Bryce

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The Accelerated Child Survival and Development programme in west Africa: a retrospective evaluation
    Jennifer Bryce
    Institute for International Programs, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 375:572-82. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Maternal and child undernutrition: effective action at national level
    Jennifer Bryce
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 371:510-26. 2008
  3. pmc Comparing modelled to measured mortality reductions: applying the Lives Saved Tool to evaluation data from the Accelerated Child Survival Programme in West Africa
    Elizabeth Hazel
    Institute for International Programs, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 39:i32-9. 2010
  4. pmc LiST as a catalyst in program planning: experiences from Burkina Faso, Ghana and Malawi
    Jennifer Bryce
    Institute for International Programs, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 39:i40-7. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Getting it right for children: a review of UNICEF joint health and nutrition strategy for 2006-15
    Jennifer Bryce
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Lancet 368:817-9. 2006
  6. pmc How well does LiST capture mortality by wealth quintile? A comparison of measured versus modelled mortality rates among children under-five in Bangladesh
    Agbessi Amouzou
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 39:i186-92. 2010
  7. pmc Quality of sick child care delivered by Health Surveillance Assistants in Malawi
    Kate E Gilroy
    Institute for International Programs, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore MD 21205 2103, USA
    Health Policy Plan 28:573-85. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Global, regional, and national causes of child mortality in 2008: a systematic analysis
    Robert E Black
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 375:1969-87. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Can the world afford to save the lives of 6 million children each year?
    Jennifer Bryce
    Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 365:2193-200. 2005
  10. pmc Standards for CHERG reviews of intervention effects on child survival
    Neff Walker
    Institute for International Programs, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 39:i21-31. 2010

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. doi request reprint The Accelerated Child Survival and Development programme in west Africa: a retrospective evaluation
    Jennifer Bryce
    Institute for International Programs, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 375:572-82. 2010
    ..We undertook a retrospective evaluation of the programme in Benin, Ghana, and Mali...
  2. doi request reprint Maternal and child undernutrition: effective action at national level
    Jennifer Bryce
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 371:510-26. 2008
    ..This resource needs to be formalised, shared, and used as the basis for setting priorities in problem-solving research for nutrition...
  3. pmc Comparing modelled to measured mortality reductions: applying the Lives Saved Tool to evaluation data from the Accelerated Child Survival Programme in West Africa
    Elizabeth Hazel
    Institute for International Programs, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 39:i32-9. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc LiST as a catalyst in program planning: experiences from Burkina Faso, Ghana and Malawi
    Jennifer Bryce
    Institute for International Programs, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 39:i40-7. 2010
    ..Here we describe how the Lives Saved Tool (LiST) was used as part of an early assessment of the expected impact of CI plans in Malawi, Burkina Faso and Ghana...
  5. ncbi request reprint Getting it right for children: a review of UNICEF joint health and nutrition strategy for 2006-15
    Jennifer Bryce
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Lancet 368:817-9. 2006
  6. pmc How well does LiST capture mortality by wealth quintile? A comparison of measured versus modelled mortality rates among children under-five in Bangladesh
    Agbessi Amouzou
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 39:i186-92. 2010
    ..The Lives Saved Tool (LiST) is available and can be used to model mortality levels across economic groups based on coverage levels for child survival interventions...
  7. pmc Quality of sick child care delivered by Health Surveillance Assistants in Malawi
    Kate E Gilroy
    Institute for International Programs, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore MD 21205 2103, USA
    Health Policy Plan 28:573-85. 2013
    ..However, HSAs provided sick child care at levels of quality similar to those provided in first-level health facilities in Malawi, and quality should improve if the Ministry of Health and partners act on the results of this assessment. ..
  8. doi request reprint Global, regional, and national causes of child mortality in 2008: a systematic analysis
    Robert E Black
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 375:1969-87. 2010
    ..Up-to-date information on the causes of child deaths is crucial to guide global efforts to improve child survival. We report new estimates for 2008 of the major causes of death in children younger than 5 years...
  9. ncbi request reprint Can the world afford to save the lives of 6 million children each year?
    Jennifer Bryce
    Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 365:2193-200. 2005
    ..Here we assess the cost of delivering these interventions, and discuss whether the achievement of the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) for child survival falls within the financial capacities of donors and developing countries...
  10. pmc Standards for CHERG reviews of intervention effects on child survival
    Neff Walker
    Institute for International Programs, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 39:i21-31. 2010
    ..This article describes the guidelines developed by the Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group (CHERG) that are applied by scientists conducting reviews of intervention effects for use in LiST...
  11. pmc Measuring coverage in MNCH: a validation study linking population survey derived coverage to maternal, newborn, and child health care records in rural China
    Li Liu
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e60762. 2013
    ..We aimed to examine the validity of the coverage of selected MNCH interventions in Gongcheng County, China...
  12. pmc Comparison of methods for assessing quality of care for community case management of sick children: an application with community health workers in Malawi
    Cristina V Cardemil
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:127-36. 2012
    ..Those planning for community health worker assessments in community case management can use these results to make an informed choice of methods on the basis of their objectives and the local context...
  13. doi request reprint Evaluating the scale-up for maternal and child survival: a common framework
    Jennifer Bryce
    Institute for International Programs, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 625 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, USA 20205
    Int Health 3:139-46. 2011
    ..We first present an overview of what is known and/or agreed upon within each of these areas, and in the discussion highlight areas of uncertainty or where there are gaps to be addressed. ..
  14. doi request reprint Measuring impact in the Millennium Development Goal era and beyond: a new approach to large-scale effectiveness evaluations
    Cesar G Victora
    Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Lancet 377:85-95. 2011
    ..This new approach will promote country ownership, transparency, and donor coordination while providing a rigorous comparison of the cost-effectiveness of different scale-up approaches...
  15. pmc Monitoring child survival in 'real time' using routine health facility records: results from Malawi
    Agbessi Amouzou
    Institute for International Programs, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 18:1231-9. 2013
    ..We used data from two districts of Malawi to test a method for monitoring child mortality based on adjusting health facility records for incomplete coverage...
  16. pmc A common evaluation framework for the African Health Initiative
    Jennifer Bryce
    Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:S10. 2013
    ..Collaborators in the Initiative developed a common evaluation framework as a basis for this cross-site learning...
  17. pmc Measuring coverage in MNCH: evaluation of community-based treatment of childhood illnesses through household surveys
    Elizabeth Hazel
    Institute for International Programs, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 10:e1001384. 2013
    ..We recommend alternative analysis plans for assessing CCM programs using household survey data that depend on baseline data availability and on the timing of CCM policy implementation...
  18. pmc Measuring coverage in MNCH: new findings, new strategies, and recommendations for action
    Jennifer Bryce
    Institute for International Programs, Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 10:e1001423. 2013
    ..Finally, we stress the importance of learning more about coverage measurement to strengthen the foundation for assessing and improving the progress of maternal, newborn, and child health programs...
  19. pmc Health workers' and managers' perceptions of the integrated community case management program for childhood illness in Malawi: the importance of expanding access to child health services
    Jennifer A Callaghan-Koru
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:61-8. 2012
    ..The HSAs also reported motivating factors and frustrations related to system constraints and community pressures related to CCM. The impact of CCM on motivation and workload of HSAs is noted and deserves further attention...
  20. ncbi request reprint Where and why are 10 million children dying every year?
    Robert E Black
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 361:2226-34. 2003
    ..A better understanding of child health epidemiology could contribute to more effective approaches to saving children's lives...
  21. doi request reprint Making the Countdown count
    Peter Salama
    UNICEF, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Lancet 371:1219-21. 2008
  22. ncbi request reprint Estimates of world-wide distribution of child deaths from acute respiratory infections
    Brian G Williams
    World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, Geneva 27, CH 1211, Switzerland
    Lancet Infect Dis 2:25-32. 2002
    ..This analysis suggests that throughout the world 1.9 million (95% CI 1.6-2.2 million) children died from ARI in 2000, 70% of them in Africa and southeast Asia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Child survival: countdown to 2015
    Jennifer Bryce
    Lancet 365:2153-4. 2005
  24. pmc Child health: reaching the poor
    Adam Wagstaff
    Health, Nutrition and Population, World Bank, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:726-36. 2004
    ..We end with lessons learned: the need for better evidence, but most of all for a new approach to improving the health of all children that is evidence based, broad, and multifaceted...
  25. ncbi request reprint Meeting international goals in child survival and HIV/AIDS
    Neff Walker
    Joint United Nations Programme on HIV AIDS, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 360:284-9. 2002
    ..We investigated this assumption by estimating HIV-attributable under-5 mortality in 39 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and comparing it to total mortality in children younger than 5 years between 1990 and 1999...
  26. pmc Evidence-based public health: moving beyond randomized trials
    Cesar G Victora
    Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Am J Public Health 94:400-5. 2004
    ..There is an urgent need to develop evaluation standards and protocols for use in circumstances where RCTs are not appropriate...
  27. pmc Sex and socioeconomic differentials in child health in rural Bangladesh: findings from a baseline survey for evaluating Integrated Management of Childhood Illness
    Shams El Arifeen
    ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 26:22-35. 2008
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Multiple methods for workshop evaluation, 1994-95
    Kristin Nicholson Saarlas
    Int Q Community Health Educ 27:245-64. 2006
  29. doi request reprint Mind the gap: equity and trends in coverage of maternal, newborn, and child health services in 54 Countdown countries
    J Ties Boerma
    WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 371:1259-67. 2008
    ..We have assessed equity and trends in coverage rates of a key set of interventions through a summary index, to provide overall insight into past performance and progress perspectives...
  30. ncbi request reprint The effect of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness on observed quality of care of under-fives in rural Tanzania
    Joanna Armstrong Schellenberg
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Health Policy Plan 19:1-10. 2004
    ..IMCI is therefore likely to lead to rapid gains in child survival, health and development if adequate coverage levels can be achieved and maintained...
  31. pmc The multi-country evaluation of the integrated management of childhood illness strategy: lessons for the evaluation of public health interventions
    Jennifer Bryce
    Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development of the World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Public Health 94:406-15. 2004
    ..We describe how these questions were answered, the challenges encountered in implementing the evaluation, and the 5 study designs. The methodological insights gained can improve future evaluations of public health programs...
  32. ncbi request reprint Achieving universal coverage with health interventions
    Cesar G Victora
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Lancet 364:1541-8. 2004
    ..Strong health systems are required, and the time frames and funding cycles of national and international agencies are often unrealistically short...
  33. ncbi request reprint Scaling up integrated management of childhood illness to the national level: achievements and challenges in Peru
    Luis Huicho
    Instituto de Salud del Niño and Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
    Health Policy Plan 20:14-24. 2005
    ..The Ministry of Health in Peru is now working to address these weaknesses; other countries working to achieve high and equitable coverage with essential child survival interventions can learn from their experience...
  34. ncbi request reprint WHO estimates of the causes of death in children
    Jennifer Bryce
    WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 365:1147-52. 2005
    ..Child survival efforts can be effective only if they are based on accurate information about causes of deaths. Here, we report on a 4-year effort by WHO to improve the accuracy of this information...
  35. ncbi request reprint Measuring the quality of child health care at first-level facilities
    Eleanor Gouws
    Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 61:613-25. 2005
    ..Child survival policymakers, program planners and implementers can use these tools to improve their monitoring and so increase the health impact of investments in health facility care...
  36. ncbi request reprint Gaps in policy-relevant information on burden of disease in children: a systematic review
    Igor Rudan
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh, UK
    Lancet 365:2031-40. 2005
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Co-coverage of preventive interventions and implications for child-survival strategies: evidence from national surveys
    Cesar G Victora
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, CP 464, 96001 970 Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    Lancet 366:1460-6. 2005
    ..In most low-income countries, several child-survival interventions are being implemented. We assessed how these interventions are clustered at the level of the individual child...
  38. ncbi request reprint Context matters: interpreting impact findings in child survival evaluations
    Cesar G Victora
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, CP 464, Pelotas RS 96001, Brazil
    Health Policy Plan 20:i18-i31. 2005
    ..Two case studies - from Tanzania and Peru - show how appropriate consideration of contextual factors may help explain apparently conflicting evaluation results...
  39. ncbi request reprint Programmatic pathways to child survival: results of a multi-country evaluation of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness
    Jennifer Bryce
    Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, World Health Organization, Via Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Health Policy Plan 20:i5-i17. 2005
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Improving facility-based care for sick children in Uganda: training is not enough
    George W Pariyo
    Department of Health Policy Planning and Management, Makerere University Institute of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Health Policy Plan 20:i58-i68. 2005
    ..Other factors including training quality, effective supervision, availability of essential drugs, vaccines and equipment, and the policy context are also important and must be included in child survival policies and plans...
  41. ncbi request reprint Ten methodological lessons from the multi-country evaluation of integrated Management of Childhood Illness
    Jennifer Bryce
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, CP Pelotas RS 96001, Brazil
    Health Policy Plan 20:i94-i105. 2005
    ..The MCE-IMCI was designed to evaluate the impact of IMCI, and also to see that the findings from the evaluation were taken up through formal feedback sessions at national, sub-national and local levels...
  42. pmc The burden of malaria mortality among African children in the year 2000
    Alexander K Rowe
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:691-704. 2006
    ..Our objective was to estimate the number of deaths directly attributable to malaria among children <5 years old in sub-Saharan Africa for the year 2000...
  43. ncbi request reprint Countdown to 2015: tracking intervention coverage for child survival
    Jennifer Bryce
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD, USA
    Lancet 368:1067-76. 2006
    ..We present the first report of the Child Survival Countdown, a worldwide effort to monitor coverage of key child-survival interventions in 60 countries with the world's highest numbers or rates of child mortality...
  44. ncbi request reprint Interpreting health statistics for policymaking: the story behind the headlines
    Neff Walker
    Division of Policy and Planning, UNICEF, New York 10017, USA
    Lancet 369:956-63. 2007
    ..A common framework and standardised methods, building on the work of Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group (CHERG) and others, are urgently needed...
  45. doi request reprint Countdown to 2015 for maternal, newborn, and child survival: the 2008 report on tracking coverage of interventions
    Jennifer Bryce
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, USA
    Lancet 371:1247-58. 2008
    ..We aimed to report on 68 countries which have 97% of maternal and child deaths worldwide, and on 22 interventions that have been proven to improve maternal, newborn, and child survival...
  46. ncbi request reprint Reducing child mortality: can public health deliver?
    Jennifer Bryce
    Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, WHO, 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 362:159-64. 2003
    ..The millennium development goal for child survival can be achieved, but only if strategies for delivery interventions are greatly improved and scaled-up...