Ndola Prata

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Modeling maternal mortality in Bangladesh: the role of misoprostol in postpartum hemorrhage prevention
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 229 University Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:78. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive use among women seeking repeat abortion in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Afr J Reprod Health 17:56-65. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Is attendant at delivery associated with the use of interventions to prevent postpartum hemorrhage at home births? The case of Bangladesh
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 229 University Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:24. 2014
  4. pmc Meeting rural demand: a case for combining community-based distribution and social marketing of injectable contraceptives in Tigray, Ethiopia
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e68794. 2013
  5. pmc Misoprostol for postpartum hemorrhage prevention at home birth: an integrative review of global implementation experience to date
    Jeffrey Michael Smith
    JHPIEGO, 1776 Massachusetts Ave, NW 300, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:44. 2013
  6. pmc Potential for cost recovery: women's willingness to pay for injectable contraceptives in Tigray, Ethiopia
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e64032. 2013
  7. doi request reprint New hope: community-based misoprostol use to prevent postpartum haemorrhage
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability, University of California at Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Health Policy Plan 28:339-46. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Meeting the need: youth and family planning in sub-Saharan Africa
    Ndola Prata
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Contraception 88:83-90. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Training traditional birth attendants to use misoprostol and an absorbent delivery mat in home births
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 17 University Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Soc Sci Med 75:2021-7. 2012
  10. pmc An innovative approach to measuring maternal mortality at the community level in low-resource settings using mid-level providers: a feasibility study in Tigray, Ethiopia
    Ndola Prata
    University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 20:196-204. 2012

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. doi request reprint Modeling maternal mortality in Bangladesh: the role of misoprostol in postpartum hemorrhage prevention
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 229 University Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:78. 2014
    ..The purpose of this paper is to examine the potential role misoprostol can play in the decline of maternal deaths attributed to postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) in Bangladesh...
  2. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive use among women seeking repeat abortion in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Afr J Reprod Health 17:56-65. 2013
    ..Post-abortion family planning services should be strengthened to help decrease repeat abortion...
  3. doi request reprint Is attendant at delivery associated with the use of interventions to prevent postpartum hemorrhage at home births? The case of Bangladesh
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 229 University Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:24. 2014
    ..e. traditional birth attendant (TBA) trained on PPH interventions, TBA not trained on interventions, or lay attendant) is associated with the use of interventions to prevent PPH at home births...
  4. pmc Meeting rural demand: a case for combining community-based distribution and social marketing of injectable contraceptives in Tigray, Ethiopia
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e68794. 2013
    ..This paper proposes a model for increasing access to injectable contraceptives in rural settings by using community-based distributers as social marketing agents and incorporating financing systems to improve sustainability...
  5. pmc Misoprostol for postpartum hemorrhage prevention at home birth: an integrative review of global implementation experience to date
    Jeffrey Michael Smith
    JHPIEGO, 1776 Massachusetts Ave, NW 300, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:44. 2013
    ..However, there are several outstanding questions about distribution of misoprostol for PPH prevention at home births...
  6. pmc Potential for cost recovery: women's willingness to pay for injectable contraceptives in Tigray, Ethiopia
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e64032. 2013
    ..To investigate factors associated with a woman's willingness to pay (WTP) for injectable contraceptives in Tigray, Ethiopia...
  7. doi request reprint New hope: community-based misoprostol use to prevent postpartum haemorrhage
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability, University of California at Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Health Policy Plan 28:339-46. 2013
    ..of the fifth Millennium Development Goal is truly a priority, why can policy makers and women's health advocates not see that misoprostol distribution at the community level might have life-saving benefits that outweigh risks? ..
  8. doi request reprint Meeting the need: youth and family planning in sub-Saharan Africa
    Ndola Prata
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Contraception 88:83-90. 2013
    ..The need for a concerted effort to address the gaps in family planning services for youth in sub-Saharan Africa has been underreported and underexplored...
  9. doi request reprint Training traditional birth attendants to use misoprostol and an absorbent delivery mat in home births
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 17 University Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Soc Sci Med 75:2021-7. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc An innovative approach to measuring maternal mortality at the community level in low-resource settings using mid-level providers: a feasibility study in Tigray, Ethiopia
    Ndola Prata
    University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 20:196-204. 2012
    ..While the approach has not yet been implemented outside the initial study area, the results are promising as regards its feasibility...
  11. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with choice of post-abortion contraception in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Center for Population, Health, and Sustainability, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Afr J Reprod Health 15:51-7. 2011
    ..Improved services and information along with reliable access to modern and long-acting contraceptives can reduce the need to use abortion to control fertility among women in Addis...
  12. doi request reprint Community mobilization to reduce postpartum hemorrhage in home births in northern Nigeria
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability, School of Public Health, University of California, 229 University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:1288-96. 2012
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  13. pmc Inability to predict postpartum hemorrhage: insights from Egyptian intervention data
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 229 Warren Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:97. 2011
    ..The purpose of this paper is to identify risk factors and determine predictive probabilities of those risk factors for primary PPH among women expecting singleton vaginal deliveries in Egypt...
  14. doi request reprint Saving maternal lives in resource-poor settings: facing reality
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Program in Population, Family Planning, and Maternal Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, United States
    Health Policy 89:131-48. 2009
    ..Evaluate safe-motherhood interventions suitable for resource-poor settings that can be implemented with current resources...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ability to pay for maternal health services: what will it take to meet who standards?
    Ndola Prata
    University of California Berkeley, 1213 Tolman Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Health Policy 70:163-74. 2004
    ..In the face of scarce resources, subsidies should be targeted according to socio-economic group, in order to attain equitable and sustainable maternal health services...
  16. ncbi request reprint Using the kanga to measure postpartum blood loss
    N Prata
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 1213 Tolman Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 1690, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 89:49-50. 2005
  17. pmc Private sector, human resources and health franchising in Africa
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Population Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1690, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 83:274-9. 2005
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  18. pmc Provision of injectable contraceptives in Ethiopia through community-based reproductive health agents
    Ndola Prata
    University of California at Berkeley, School of Public Health, 229 University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 6390, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 89:556-64. 2011
    ..To determine whether community-based health workers in a rural region of Ethiopia can provide injectable contraceptives to women with similar levels of safety, effectiveness and acceptability as health extension workers (HEWs)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Controlling postpartum hemorrhage after home births in Tanzania
    N Prata
    Bixby Population Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 1213 Tolman Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 1690, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 90:51-5. 2005
    ..Determine safety of household management of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) with 1000 microg of rectal misoprostol, and assess possible reduction in referrals and the need for additional interventions...
  20. ncbi request reprint Community-based availability of misoprostol: is it safe?
    Ndola Prata
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Afr J Reprod Health 13:117-28. 2009
    ..Misoprostol was highly acceptable to all women surveyed. Misoprostol at the community level is a safe intervention...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevention of postpartum hemorrhage: options for home births in rural Ethiopia
    N Prata
    Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability, University of California, Berkeley, School o Public Health, 229 University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Afr J Reprod Health 13:87-95. 2009
    ..Community health care workers trained in its use can correctly and effectively administer misoprostol and be a champion in reducing PPH morbidity and mortality...
  22. doi request reprint Maternal mortality in developing countries: challenges in scaling-up priority interventions
    Ndola Prata
    University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA 94720 6390, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 6:311-27. 2010
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  23. ncbi request reprint Gender and relationship differences in condom use among 15-24-year-olds in Angola
    Ndola Prata
    Bay Area International Group, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 31:192-9. 2005
    ..It is important to identify determinants of condom use among Angolan adolescents and young adults...
  24. doi request reprint Avoidable maternal deaths: three ways to help now
    N Prata
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Glob Public Health 4:575-87. 2009
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Relationship between HIV risk perception and condom use: Evidence from a population-based survey in Mozambique
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Population Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 32:192-200. 2006
    ..The relationship between individuals' perception of their risk for acquiring HIV and their use of condoms is poorly understood. Understanding this relationship is crucial to the development of effective strategies to fight HIV and AIDS...
  26. pmc Making family planning accessible in resource-poor settings
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Center for Population Health and Sustainability School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:3093-9. 2009
    ..6 and a low of 7.4 billion. Given that most of the growth is expected to come from today's resource-poor settings, easy access to family planning could make a difference of billions in the world in 2050...
  27. doi request reprint Setting priorities for safe motherhood interventions in resource-scarce settings
    Ndola Prata
    School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 6390, USA
    Health Policy 94:1-13. 2010
    ..Guide policy-makers in prioritizing safe motherhood interventions...
  28. pmc Where there are (few) skilled birth attendants
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability, University of California Berkeley, 229 University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 6390, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 29:81-91. 2011
    ..g. misoprostol, family planning, measurement of blood loss, and postpartum care) will increase the chance that women in the lowest economic quintiles will also benefit from global safe motherhood efforts...
  29. ncbi request reprint Public health. Return of the population growth factor
    Martha Campbell
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Science 315:1501-2. 2007
  30. doi request reprint Potential of dual-use policies to meet family planning and HIV prevention needs: a case study of Zimbabwe and Mozambique
    Ndola Prata
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 34:219-26. 2008
    ..This article explores the potential of dual-use policies by examining Zimbabwe and Mozambique...
  31. pmc The impact of freedom on fertility decline
    Martha M Campbell
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 39:44-50. 2013
    ..Education and wealth can make the adoption of family planning easier, but they are not prerequisites for fertility decline. By contrast, access to family planning itself can accelerate economic development and the spread of education...
  32. ncbi request reprint Revisiting community-based distribution programs: are they still needed?
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Program in Population, Family Planning and Maternal Health, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 1690, USA
    Contraception 72:402-7. 2005
    ....
  33. pmc Parachute approach to evidence based medicine
    Malcolm Potts
    School of Public Health, University of California, 314 Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    BMJ 333:701-3. 2006
  34. doi request reprint Civil unrest and birthweight: an exploratory analysis of the 2007/2008 Kenyan Crisis
    Suzanne Bell
    Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:1324-30. 2012
    ..Given the adverse sequelae associated with lowered birthweight, these results suggest that particular attention should be paid to pregnant women and targeted ethnic groups following such events...
  35. doi request reprint An unequal burden: risk factors for severe complications following unsafe abortion in Tigray, Ethiopia
    Caitlin Gerdts
    Bixby Center for Population, Health, and Sustainability, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 118:S107-12. 2012
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint War, peace, and fertility in Angola
    Victor Agadjanian
    Department of Sociology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 2101, USA
    Demography 39:215-31. 2002
    ..We offer interpretations of our findings and outline their implications for Angola's demographic future and demographic trends in similar settings...
  37. ncbi request reprint Civil war and child health: regional and ethnic dimensions of child immunization and malnutrition in Angola
    Victor Agadjanian
    Department of Sociology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85387 2101, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:2515-27. 2003
    ..These associations tend to be stronger among children who were born and/or grew up during war than among children who were born after peace was re-established...