Sophie Alexander

Summary

Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. pmc Reproductive age mortality survey (RAMOS) in Accra, Ghana
    Afisah Yakubu Zakariah
    Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Reprod Health 6:7. 2009
  2. pmc Trends in postpartum hemorrhage in high resource countries: a review and recommendations from the International Postpartum Hemorrhage Collaborative Group
    Marian Knight
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:55. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint On the prevention of preeclampsia: nutritional factors back in the spotlight?
    Sophie Alexander
    Reproductive Health Unit, School of Public Health, Université Libre de Bruxelles 808, Route de Lennik, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Epidemiology 13:382-3. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Maternal health outcomes in Europe
    Sophie Alexander
    Reproductive Health Unit, School of Public Health, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 808 Route de Lennik, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 111:S78-87. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Effect of adopting host-country nationality on perinatal mortality rates and causes among immigrants in Brussels
    Judith Racape
    CR Epidemiology, Biostatistic and Clinical Research, School of Public Health, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 168:145-50. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Social deprivation and poor access to care as risk factors for severe pre-eclampsia
    Edwige Haelterman
    Unité Santé Reproductive et Epidémiologie Périnatale, Ecole de Santé Publique, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 111:25-32. 2003
  7. pmc Effect of a collector bag for measurement of postpartum blood loss after vaginal delivery: cluster randomised trial in 13 European countries
    Wei Hong Zhang
    Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit, School of Public Health, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Route de Lennik 808, CP 597, B 1070 Bruxelles, Belgium
    BMJ 340:c293. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Incidence of severe pre-eclampsia, postpartum haemorrhage and sepsis as a surrogate marker for severe maternal morbidity in a European population-based study: the MOMS-B survey
    Wei Hong Zhang
    Unité de recherche en Santé Reproductive et Epidémiologie Périnatale, Département des Politiques et Systémes de Santé, Ecole de Santé Publique, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    BJOG 112:89-96. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal mortality in the Greater Accra region in Ghana: assessing completeness of registration and data quality
    Afisah Yakubu Zakariah
    Unité Santé Reproductive et Epidémiologie Périnatale, Ecole de Santé Publique, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1436-41. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Lead levels in umbilical cord blood in Belgium: a cross-sectional study in five maternity units
    Wei Hong Zhang
    Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit, School of Public Health, Universite Libre de Bruxelles ULB, Belgium
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 215:202-5. 2012

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Reproductive age mortality survey (RAMOS) in Accra, Ghana
    Afisah Yakubu Zakariah
    Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Reprod Health 6:7. 2009
    ..Strengthening the existing community based volunteers to report deaths that take place at home and the civil registration systems of births and deaths is also highly recommended...
  2. pmc Trends in postpartum hemorrhage in high resource countries: a review and recommendations from the International Postpartum Hemorrhage Collaborative Group
    Marian Knight
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:55. 2009
    ..Several recent publications have noted an increasing trend in incidence over time. The international PPH collaboration was convened to explore the observed trends and to set out actions to address the factors identified...
  3. ncbi request reprint On the prevention of preeclampsia: nutritional factors back in the spotlight?
    Sophie Alexander
    Reproductive Health Unit, School of Public Health, Université Libre de Bruxelles 808, Route de Lennik, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Epidemiology 13:382-3. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Maternal health outcomes in Europe
    Sophie Alexander
    Reproductive Health Unit, School of Public Health, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 808 Route de Lennik, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 111:S78-87. 2003
    ..To use PERISTAT data on indicators of maternal mortality and morbidity to explore maternal health outcomes in Europe, and to discuss the implications of variations in the data sources for these indicators...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of adopting host-country nationality on perinatal mortality rates and causes among immigrants in Brussels
    Judith Racape
    CR Epidemiology, Biostatistic and Clinical Research, School of Public Health, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 168:145-50. 2013
    ..The objectives of this study are to describe and measure inequalities in pregnancy outcomes, perinatal mortality and causes of perinatal deaths according to current citizenship versus national origin of the mother, in Brussels...
  6. ncbi request reprint Social deprivation and poor access to care as risk factors for severe pre-eclampsia
    Edwige Haelterman
    Unité Santé Reproductive et Epidémiologie Périnatale, Ecole de Santé Publique, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 111:25-32. 2003
    ..To estimate the associations between biomedical, social and health care factors and the occurrence of severe pre-eclampsia, eclampsia or HELLP syndrome...
  7. pmc Effect of a collector bag for measurement of postpartum blood loss after vaginal delivery: cluster randomised trial in 13 European countries
    Wei Hong Zhang
    Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit, School of Public Health, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Route de Lennik 808, CP 597, B 1070 Bruxelles, Belgium
    BMJ 340:c293. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of the systematic use of a transparent plastic collector bag to measure postpartum blood loss after vaginal delivery in reducing the incidence of severe postpartum haemorrhage...
  8. ncbi request reprint Incidence of severe pre-eclampsia, postpartum haemorrhage and sepsis as a surrogate marker for severe maternal morbidity in a European population-based study: the MOMS-B survey
    Wei Hong Zhang
    Unité de recherche en Santé Reproductive et Epidémiologie Périnatale, Département des Politiques et Systémes de Santé, Ecole de Santé Publique, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    BJOG 112:89-96. 2005
    ..To describe the incidence of three conditions of acute severe maternal morbidity in selected regions in nine European countries...
  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal mortality in the Greater Accra region in Ghana: assessing completeness of registration and data quality
    Afisah Yakubu Zakariah
    Unité Santé Reproductive et Epidémiologie Périnatale, Ecole de Santé Publique, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1436-41. 2006
    ..To assess the completeness of registration of maternal mortality by comparing various data sources and to review the quality of information pertaining to individual cases...
  10. doi request reprint Lead levels in umbilical cord blood in Belgium: a cross-sectional study in five maternity units
    Wei Hong Zhang
    Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit, School of Public Health, Universite Libre de Bruxelles ULB, Belgium
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 215:202-5. 2012
    ..Confirmation of these risk factors in future studies could lead to new prevention strategies for populations who are at risk for subsequent lead exposure...
  11. doi request reprint High perinatal mortality rate among immigrants in Brussels
    Judith Racape
    Departement de Biostatistiques, School of Public Health, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Public Health 20:536-42. 2010
    ..The objective of this study is to describe and measure inequalities in perinatal mortality and causes of perinatal deaths according to maternal nationality and socioeconomic status...
  12. ncbi request reprint PERISTAT: indicators for monitoring and evaluating perinatal health in Europe
    Jennifer Zeitlin
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, U149 INSERM, Paris, France
    Eur J Public Health 13:29-37. 2003
    ..The challenge was to define indicators that cover common concerns and have the same meaning within the different European health care systems...
  13. ncbi request reprint Methodological difficulties in the comparison of indicators of perinatal health across Europe
    Nicholas Lack
    Bayerische Arbeitsgemeinschaft Qualitätssicherung in der stationären Versorgung Bavarian Quality Assurance for In Patient Medical Care, Munich, Germany
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 111:S33-44. 2003
    ..The conclusion discusses the PERISTAT project's responses to these difficulties and how these methodological constraints impact on the selection of an appropriate indicator set for Europe today...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy-related deaths in four regions of Europe and the United States in 1999-2000: characterisation of unreported deaths
    Mika Gissler
    STAKES National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Information Division, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 133:179-85. 2007
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  15. ncbi request reprint Selecting an indicator set for monitoring and evaluating perinatal health in Europe: criteria, methods and results from the PERISTAT project
    Jennifer Zeitlin
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, U149 INSERM, 123 Boulevard Port Royal, 75014 Paris, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 111:S5-S14. 2003
    ..Twelve of these indicators were targeted for further development and the other 21 for immediate implementation. A feasibility study, reported in the rest of this issue, was put into place to assess these recommendations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Underreporting of pregnancy-related mortality in the United States and Europe
    Catherine Deneux-Tharaux
    Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Medicale U 149, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, Paris, France
    Obstet Gynecol 106:684-92. 2005
    ..Our objective was to uniformly measure underreporting of mortality from pregnancy in official statistics from selected regions within the U.S. and Europe, and to provide comparable revised profiles of pregnancy-related mortality...
  17. ncbi request reprint Is planned vaginal delivery for breech presentation at term still an option? Results of an observational prospective survey in France and Belgium
    Francois Goffinet
    INSERM U149, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s health, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie Paris VI, Hopital Tenon, France
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1002-11. 2006
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