Thérèse Delvaux

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. pmc Implementation of evidence-based antenatal care in Mozambique: a cluster randomized controlled trial: study protocol
    Leonardo Chavane
    Department of Reproductive Health Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:228. 2014
  2. pmc Can hospital audit teams identify case management problems, analyse their causes, identify and implement improvements? A cross-sectional process evaluation of obstetric near-miss case reviews in Benin
    Matthias Borchert
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:109. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Hormonal contraception and HIV acquisition - what is the evidence? What are the policy and operational implications?
    Thérèse Delvaux
    Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 18:15-26. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Barriers to prenatal care in Europe
    T Delvaux
    School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Free University of Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Prev Med 21:52-9. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint The need for family planning and safe abortion services among women sex workers seeking STI care in Cambodia
    Thérèse Delvaux
    STD HIV Research and Intervention Unit, Department of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Reprod Health Matters 11:88-95. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Cord C-peptide and insulin-like growth factor-I, birth weight, and placenta weight among North African and Belgian neonates
    Thérèse Delvaux
    Department of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, 155 Nationalestraat, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1779-84. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Reproductive choice for women and men living with HIV: contraception, abortion and fertility
    Thérèse Delvaux
    STD HIV Research and Intervention Unit, Department of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Reprod Health Matters 15:46-66. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of normal delivery care in Côte d'Ivoire
    Thérèse Delvaux
    STD HIV Research and Intervention Unit, Department of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Afr J Reprod Health 11:22-32. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Integration of comprehensive abortion-care services in a Maternal and Child Health clinic in Cambodia
    Thérèse Delvaux
    Department of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 13:962-9. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Quality of antenatal and delivery care before and after the implementation of a prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission programme in Côte d'Ivoire
    Thérèse Delvaux
    Department of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 13:970-9. 2008

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  1. pmc Implementation of evidence-based antenatal care in Mozambique: a cluster randomized controlled trial: study protocol
    Leonardo Chavane
    Department of Reproductive Health Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:228. 2014
    ..The primary hypothesis is that the intervention will increase the use of evidence-based practices during ANC visits in comparison to the standard dissemination channels currently used in the country...
  2. pmc Can hospital audit teams identify case management problems, analyse their causes, identify and implement improvements? A cross-sectional process evaluation of obstetric near-miss case reviews in Benin
    Matthias Borchert
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:109. 2012
    ..In a cross-sectional study we analysed the extent to which the hospital audit teams were able to identify case management problems (CMPs), analyse their causes, agree on solutions and put these solutions into practice...
  3. doi request reprint Hormonal contraception and HIV acquisition - what is the evidence? What are the policy and operational implications?
    Thérèse Delvaux
    Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 18:15-26. 2013
    ..We critically review the evidence on HIV acquisition among women using hormonal contraception, and discuss the policy and operational implications...
  4. ncbi request reprint Barriers to prenatal care in Europe
    T Delvaux
    School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Free University of Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Prev Med 21:52-9. 2001
    ..In Europe, it is sometimes assumed that few barriers to prenatal care exist because extensive programs of health insurance and initiatives to promote participation in prenatal care have been established for many decades...
  5. ncbi request reprint The need for family planning and safe abortion services among women sex workers seeking STI care in Cambodia
    Thérèse Delvaux
    STD HIV Research and Intervention Unit, Department of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Reprod Health Matters 11:88-95. 2003
    ..These findings reveal the need for accessible contraception and safe abortion services among sex workers in Cambodia, and raise the issue of the reproductive rights and reproductive health needs of women sex workers in general...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cord C-peptide and insulin-like growth factor-I, birth weight, and placenta weight among North African and Belgian neonates
    Thérèse Delvaux
    Department of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, 155 Nationalestraat, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1779-84. 2003
    ..Despite their low socioeconomic status, infants of North African immigrants have been reported to have high birth weights in Belgium. The aim of the study was to further explore potential mechanisms explaining this high birth weight...
  7. ncbi request reprint Reproductive choice for women and men living with HIV: contraception, abortion and fertility
    Thérèse Delvaux
    STD HIV Research and Intervention Unit, Department of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Reprod Health Matters 15:46-66. 2007
    ..Support for the reproductive rights of people with HIV is a priority. More operations research on best practices is needed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of normal delivery care in Côte d'Ivoire
    Thérèse Delvaux
    STD HIV Research and Intervention Unit, Department of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Afr J Reprod Health 11:22-32. 2007
    ..There was a lack of universal hygiene precautions and women received little support during labour. Our results question the quality of labour, delivery and postpartum care by skilled attendants in Côte d'Ivoire...
  9. doi request reprint Integration of comprehensive abortion-care services in a Maternal and Child Health clinic in Cambodia
    Thérèse Delvaux
    Department of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 13:962-9. 2008
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  10. doi request reprint Quality of antenatal and delivery care before and after the implementation of a prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission programme in Côte d'Ivoire
    Thérèse Delvaux
    Department of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 13:970-9. 2008
    ..To assess whether implementation of a prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) programme in Côte d'Ivoire improved the quality of antenatal and delivery care services...
  11. doi request reprint Determinants of nonadherence to a single-dose nevirapine regimen for the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission in Rwanda
    Thérèse Delvaux
    Department of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 50:223-30. 2009
    ..To describe experiences, and identify factors associated with nonadherence to a single-dose nevirapine (SD-NVP) regimen for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV in Rwanda...
  12. doi request reprint Linked response for prevention, care, and treatment of HIV/AIDS, STIs, and reproductive health issues: results after 18 months of implementation in five operational districts in Cambodia
    Thérèse Delvaux
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:e47-55. 2011
    ..To describe the implementation and results of the linked response (LR) in Cambodia after 18 months of follow-up...
  13. ncbi request reprint Should family planning clinics provide clinical services for sexually transmitted infections? A case study from Côte d'Ivoire
    Yves Lafort
    STD HIV Research and Intervention Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 8:552-60. 2003
    ..To evaluate the quality and usefulness of integrated sexually transmitted infection (STI) care at non-governmental family planning (FP) clinics in Côte d'Ivoire...
  14. doi request reprint Guidelines and tools for organizing and conducting maternal death reviews
    Vincent De Brouwere
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Woman and Child Health Research Centre, Antwerp, Belgium Electronic address
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 127:S21-3. 2014
    ..Practical guidelines and training curricula for MDRs are lacking. To fill this gap, a manual comprising guidelines and tools to help health professionals conduct structured MDRs was developed through the FIGO LOGIC initiative. ..
  15. pmc What Influences Adolescent Girls' Decision-Making Regarding Contraceptive Methods Use and Childbearing? A Qualitative Exploratory Study in Rangpur District, Bangladesh
    A S M Shahabuddin
    Woman and Child Health Research Centre, Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 11:e0157664. 2016
    ..This qualitative study is aimed at exploring the factors that influence adolescent girls' decision-making process in relation to contraceptive methods use and childbearing...
  16. ncbi request reprint Delivery of male circumcision services: "Festina lente"
    Anne Buve
    STD HIV Research and Intervention Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Belgium
    Reprod Health Matters 15:57-61. 2007
  17. pmc Exploring Maternal Health Care-Seeking Behavior of Married Adolescent Girls in Bangladesh: A Social-Ecological Approach
    Asm Shahabuddin
    Woman and Child Health Research Centre, Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 12:e0169109. 2017
    ..To fill this gap, we aimed at exploring maternal health care-seeking behavior of adolescent girls and their experiences related to pregnancy and delivery in Bangladesh...
  18. doi request reprint Sub-Saharan Africa and the health MDGs: the need to move beyond the "quick impact" model
    Fabienne Richard
    Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Reprod Health Matters 19:42-55. 2011
    ..Implementing the MDGs is more than a process of "money changing hands". Combating poverty needs a radical overhaul of the partnership between rich and poor countries and between rich and poor people within countries...
  19. pmc Determinants and trends in health facility-based deliveries and caesarean sections among married adolescent girls in Bangladesh
    A S M Shahabuddin
    Woman and Child Health Research Centre, Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium ISGlobal, Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Athena Institute for Research on Innovation and Communication in Health and Life Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMJ Open 6:e012424. 2016
    ..To identify the determinants and measure the trends in health facility-based deliveries and caesarean sections among married adolescent girls in Bangladesh...
  20. doi request reprint Implementation and Operational Research: Scaling Up the Provision of the PMTCT Services, Using the Linked Response Approach in Cambodia From 2008 to 2012
    Sophay Sim
    National Center for HIV AIDS, Dermatology and STD, Phnom Penh, Cambodia National Center for Mother and Child Health, Phnom Penh, Cambodia Clinton Health Access Initiative World Health Organization, Cambodia and Public Health Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 69:e66-73. 2015
    ..This article describes the LR scale-up and the concomitant evolution of key PMTCT indicators at the national level...
  21. doi request reprint Training health professionals in conducting maternal death reviews
    Vincent De Brouwere
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Woman and Child Health Research Centre, Antwerp, Belgium Electronic address
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 127:S24-8. 2014
    ..This curriculum is competency-based and consists primarily of practical individual or group exercises. ..
  22. doi request reprint Utilization of maternal health services among adolescent women in Bangladesh: A scoping review of the literature
    A S M Shahabuddin
    Woman and Child Health Research Centre, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 20:822-9. 2015
    ..To understand the health-seeking behaviour of adolescent women in Bangladesh with respect to the use of maternal health services...
  23. pmc How Has the Free Obstetric Care Policy Impacted Unmet Obstetric Need in a Rural Health District in Guinea?
    Alexandre Delamou
    Centre National de Formation et de Recherche en Santé Rurale de Maferinyah, Forecariah, Guinea Ecole de Santé Publique, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Bruxelles, Belgium Women and Child Health Research Center, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 10:e0129162. 2015
    ..In 2010, the Ministry of Health (MoH) of Guinea introduced a free emergency obstetric care policy in all the public health facilities of the country. This included antenatal checks, normal delivery and Caesarean section...
  24. pmc The Linked Response: Lessons Emerging from Integration of HIV and Reproductive Health Services in Cambodia
    Joanna White
    Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, 155, Nationalestraat, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium Centre for Research in Anthropology CRIA, Lisbon University Institute, IUL, 1649 026 Lisbon, Portugal
    AIDS Res Treat 2013:504792. 2013
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