Oona M R Campbell

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Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, height, weight, arm circumference, and mortality in rural Bangladeshi women: a 19-y longitudinal study
    Victoria Hosegood
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:341-7. 2003
  2. doi request reprint The scale, scope, coverage, and capability of childbirth care
    Oona M R Campbell
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Electronic address
    Lancet 388:2193-2208. 2016
  3. pmc Signal functions for measuring the ability of health facilities to provide abortion services: an illustrative analysis using a health facility census in Zambia
    Oona M R Campbell
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 16:105. 2016
  4. pmc Haemoglobin status and predictors of anaemia among pregnant women in Mpigi, Uganda
    Sam Ononge
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Res Notes 7:712. 2014
  5. pmc Quantifying the fall in mortality associated with interventions related to hypertensive diseases of pregnancy
    Carine Ronsmans
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S8. 2011
  6. pmc How much time is available for antenatal care consultations? Assessment of the quality of care in rural Tanzania
    Moke Magoma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bugando Medical Centre and Teaching Hospital, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:64. 2011
  7. pmc A population-based surveillance study on severe acute maternal morbidity (near-miss) and adverse perinatal outcomes in Campinas, Brazil: the Vigimoma Project
    Eliana Amaral
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:9. 2011
  8. pmc Measuring maternal mortality: an overview of opportunities and options for developing countries
    W J Graham
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Med 6:12. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Strategies for reducing maternal mortality: getting on with what works
    Oona M R Campbell
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 368:1284-99. 2006
  10. pmc High ANC coverage and low skilled attendance in a rural Tanzanian district: a case for implementing a birth plan intervention
    Moke Magoma
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population, Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:13. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, height, weight, arm circumference, and mortality in rural Bangladeshi women: a 19-y longitudinal study
    Victoria Hosegood
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:341-7. 2003
    ..In contrast, little is known about populations in developing countries, where nutritional status is lower...
  2. doi request reprint The scale, scope, coverage, and capability of childbirth care
    Oona M R Campbell
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Electronic address
    Lancet 388:2193-2208. 2016
    ....
  3. pmc Signal functions for measuring the ability of health facilities to provide abortion services: an illustrative analysis using a health facility census in Zambia
    Oona M R Campbell
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 16:105. 2016
    ..We used a signal-function approach to look at abortion care services and illustrated its utility with secondary data from Zambia...
  4. pmc Haemoglobin status and predictors of anaemia among pregnant women in Mpigi, Uganda
    Sam Ononge
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Res Notes 7:712. 2014
    ..We aimed to assess the current haemoglobin (Hb) status and factors associated with anaemia (Hb < 11.0 g/dl) in pregnant women in Mpigi, Uganda...
  5. pmc Quantifying the fall in mortality associated with interventions related to hypertensive diseases of pregnancy
    Carine Ronsmans
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S8. 2011
    ..We chose HDP because they represent a major cause of death in low income countries and evidence of effect on maternal mortality from randomised studies is available for some interventions...
  6. pmc How much time is available for antenatal care consultations? Assessment of the quality of care in rural Tanzania
    Moke Magoma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bugando Medical Centre and Teaching Hospital, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:64. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc A population-based surveillance study on severe acute maternal morbidity (near-miss) and adverse perinatal outcomes in Campinas, Brazil: the Vigimoma Project
    Eliana Amaral
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:9. 2011
    ..This study describes a population-based investigation on adverse perinatal events including severe acute maternal morbidity (near-miss), maternal and perinatal mortality, as a health intervention to help improve the surveillance system...
  8. pmc Measuring maternal mortality: an overview of opportunities and options for developing countries
    W J Graham
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Med 6:12. 2008
    ..This has been stimulated in part by the creation of a Millennium Development Goal that will be judged partly on the basis of reductions in maternal mortality by 2015...
  9. ncbi request reprint Strategies for reducing maternal mortality: getting on with what works
    Oona M R Campbell
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 368:1284-99. 2006
    ..Further delays in getting on with what works begs questions about the commitment of decision-makers to this goal...
  10. pmc High ANC coverage and low skilled attendance in a rural Tanzanian district: a case for implementing a birth plan intervention
    Moke Magoma
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population, Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:13. 2010
    ..The perspectives of health care providers and traditional birth attendants on childbirth and the factors determining where women deliver were also investigated...
  11. doi request reprint How twins differ: multiple pregnancy and the use of health care in the 2008 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey
    Andrea M McDonald
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 17:637-45. 2012
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  12. doi request reprint Family planning, antenatal and delivery care: cross-sectional survey evidence on levels of coverage and inequalities by public and private sector in 57 low- and middle-income countries
    Oona M R Campbell
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 21:486-503. 2016
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  13. doi request reprint Role of the private sector in childbirth care: cross-sectional survey evidence from 57 low- and middle-income countries using Demographic and Health Surveys
    Lenka Benova
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 20:1657-73. 2015
    ..Good-quality delivery care is one recognised strategy to address this gap. This study examines the role of the private (non-public) sector in providing delivery care and compares the equity and quality of the sectors...
  14. doi request reprint Reducing maternal mortality: better monitoring, indicators and benchmarks needed to improve emergency obstetric care. Research summary for policymakers
    Guy Collender
    Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 17:694-6. 2012
    ..Recommendations are made to improve the usefulness and accuracy of EmOC indicators and benchmarks in the future...
  15. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of reproductive history on all-cause mortality among adults in rural Bangladesh
    Lisa S Hurt
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    Stud Fam Plann 35:189-96. 2004
    ..A "healthy pregnant woman effect" coupled with the social and economic advantages of having surviving children may explain the observed effects...
  16. doi request reprint The role of the private sector in the provision of antenatal care: a study of Demographic and Health Surveys from 46 low- and middle-income countries
    Timothy Powell-Jackson
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 20:230-9. 2015
    ..To examine the role of the private sector in the provision of antenatal care (ANC) across low- and middle-income countries...
  17. pmc Where there is no toilet: water and sanitation environments of domestic and facility births in Tanzania
    Lenka Benova
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e106738. 2014
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  18. doi request reprint Maternal obesity and Caesarean delivery in sub-Saharan Africa
    Jenny A Cresswell
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 21:879-85. 2016
    ..To quantify maternal obesity as a risk factor for Caesarean delivery in sub-Saharan Africa...
  19. pmc Who Delivers without Water? A Multi Country Analysis of Water and Sanitation in the Childbirth Environment
    Giorgia Gon
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Department, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    PLoS ONE 11:e0160572. 2016
    ..This paper investigates the status of water and sanitation in both the home and facility childbirth environments, and for whom and where this is a more significant problem...
  20. pmc Getting the basic rights - the role of water, sanitation and hygiene in maternal and reproductive health: a conceptual framework
    Oona M R Campbell
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 20:252-67. 2015
    ..To explore linkages between water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and maternal and perinatal health via a conceptual approach and a scoping review...
  21. pmc Obstetric fistula in Southern Sudan: situational analysis and Key Informant Method to estimate prevalence
    Alma J Adler
    March Centre for Maternal, Reproductive and Child Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:64. 2013
    ..This project was conducted to carry out a situational analysis of fistula services in South Sudan and to pilot test the Key Informant Method (KIM) to estimate the prevalence of fistula in a region of South Sudan...
  22. doi request reprint Effect of maternal obesity on neonatal death in sub-Saharan Africa: multivariable analysis of 27 national datasets
    Jenny A Cresswell
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 380:1325-30. 2012
    ..We investigated whether maternal obesity is a risk factor for neonatal death in sub-Saharan Africa and the effect on the detailed timing of death within the neonatal period...
  23. pmc Length of Stay After Childbirth in 92 Countries and Associated Factors in 30 Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Compilation of Reported Data and a Cross-sectional Analysis from Nationally Representative Surveys
    Oona M R Campbell
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 13:e1001972. 2016
    ..Following childbirth, women need to stay sufficiently long in health facilities to receive adequate care. Little is known about length of stay following childbirth in low- and middle-income countries or its determinants...
  24. pmc Impact of free delivery care on health facility delivery and insurance coverage in Ghana's Brong Ahafo Region
    Susie Dzakpasu
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e49430. 2012
    ..Longitudinal surveillance data from two randomized controlled trials conducted in the Brong Ahafo Region provided a unique opportunity to assess the impact of Ghana's policies...
  25. pmc Still too far to walk: literature review of the determinants of delivery service use
    Sabine Gabrysch
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:34. 2009
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  26. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis: association between water and sanitation environment and maternal mortality
    Lenka Benova
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 19:368-87. 2014
    ..To assess whether the lack of water or the lack of sanitation facilities in either the home or in health facilities is associated with an increased risk of maternal mortality and to quantify the effect sizes...
  27. pmc Socio-economic inequalities in curative health-seeking for children in Egypt: analysis of the 2008 Demographic and Health Survey
    Lenka Benova
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:482. 2015
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  28. pmc A mediation approach to understanding socio-economic inequalities in maternal health-seeking behaviours in Egypt
    Lenka Benova
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:1. 2015
    ..Secondly, it explores the mechanisms underlying the association between socio-economic position (SEP) and maternal health-seeking behaviours. Thirdly, it examines the effectiveness of targeting of free public ANC and delivery care...
  29. pmc Socio-economic factors associated with maternal health-seeking behaviours among women from poor households in rural Egypt
    Lenka Benova
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Equity Health 13:111. 2014
    ..Secondly, we construct innovative measures of socio-economic resourcefulness among the rural poor in order to examine the association between the resulting variables and the four dimensions of maternal health-seeking behaviour...
  30. doi request reprint Who, What, Where: an analysis of private sector family planning provision in 57 low- and middle-income countries
    Oona M R Campbell
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 20:1639-56. 2015
    ..Family planning service delivery has been neglected; rigorous analyses of the patterns of contraceptive provision are needed to inform strategies to address this neglect...
  31. pmc Cultural adaptation of birthing services in rural Ayacucho, Peru
    Sabine Gabrysch
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 87:724-9. 2009
    ..Maternal mortality is particularly high among poor, indigenous women in rural Peru, and the use of facility care is low, partly due to cultural insensitivities of the health care system...
  32. ncbi request reprint Maternal health in poor countries: the broader context and a call for action
    Veronique Filippi
    Maternal and Neonatal Health Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 368:1535-41. 2006
    ..Finally, after examining the political and financial context, we call for action. The need for strategic vision, financial resources, human resources, and information are discussed...
  33. pmc Socio-economic gradients in maternal and child health-seeking behaviours in egypt: systematic literature review and evidence synthesis
    Lenka Benova
    Department of Population Health, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e93032. 2014
    ..The objective of this systematic review is to identify and synthesise evidence of socio-economic gradients in health-seeking behaviours related to maternal and child health in Egypt...
  34. doi request reprint Impact of user fees on maternal health service utilization and related health outcomes: a systematic review
    Susie Dzakpasu
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK E mail
    Health Policy Plan 29:137-50. 2014
    ..To assess the evidence of the impact of user fees on maternal health service utilization and related health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries, as well as their impact on inequalities in these outcomes...
  35. doi request reprint Measuring maternal, foetal and neonatal mortality: Challenges and solutions
    Hannah Blencowe
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 36:14-29. 2016
    ..Finally, we illustrate some important uses of mortality data, including for the development of models to estimate mortality rates at the global and national level and for audits...
  36. doi request reprint Incidence and determinants of hysterectomy in a low-income setting in Gujarat, India
    Sapna Desai
    Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy Plan 32:68-78. 2017
    ..Health policy interventions require improved access to sexual and reproductive health services and health education, along with surveillance and medical audits to promote high-quality choices for women through the life cycle...
  37. doi request reprint The contribution of unimproved water and toilet facilities to pregnancy-related mortality in Afghanistan: analysis of the Afghan Mortality Survey
    Giorgia Gon
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 19:1488-99. 2014
    ..To estimate the effect of unimproved household water and toilet facilities on pregnancy-related mortality in Afghanistan...
  38. pmc Estimating the burden of malaria in pregnancy: a case study from rural Madhya Pradesh, India
    Nadia Diamond-Smith
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Malar J 8:24. 2009
    ..This paper models the burden of MiP and associated foetal losses and maternal deaths, in rural Madhya Pradesh, India...
  39. ncbi request reprint What is quality in maternity care? An international perspective
    Rudiger Pittrof
    Maternal Health Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:277-83. 2002
    ..While all these aspects are important, prioritizing among interventions to improve them will be influenced by cultural values, expectations and available resources...
  40. ncbi request reprint Unstable malaria transmission and maternal mortality--experiences from Rwanda
    Asmus Hammerich
    German Technical Cooperation GTZ, Basic Health Project West Bengal, India
    Trop Med Int Health 7:573-6. 2002
    ..Safe Motherhood programmes should note that even in non-epidemic years malaria can cause a large proportion of maternal deaths, and that national and international responses to malaria in pregnancy need strengthening...
  41. pmc A simple way to increase service use: triggers of women's uptake of postpartum services
    Tamar Kabakian-Khasholian
    Department of Health Behaviour and Education, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
    BJOG 112:1315-21. 2005
    ..To examine the socio-demographic and service-related determinants of utilisation of postpartum services...
  42. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of menstrual disorders in developing countries: a systematic review
    Sioban D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BJOG 111:6-16. 2004
  43. pmc Psychological distress among marginalized women in the outskirts of beirut: determinants and association with health perception
    Bassem R Saab
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, American University of Beirut, PO Box 11 0236, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Urban Health 82:653-65. 2005
    ..The presence of limb, back and stomach pain, and headache were associated with PD. Compared to similar populations in other countries, our sample had a high prevalence of mental distress...
  44. pmc Musculoskeletal disorders among full-time homemakers in poor communities
    Rima R Habib
    Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
    Women Health 42:1-14. 2005
    ..To examine factors associated with self-reported musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) among full-time female homemakers...
  45. ncbi request reprint Risk-factors for antepartum fetal deaths in the city of São Paulo, Brazil
    Marcia Furquim de Almeida
    Departamento de Epidemiologia, Faculdade de Saude Publica, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 41:35-43. 2007
    ..To assess risk factors for antepartum fetal deaths...
  46. pmc Cesarean delivery among nulliparous women in Beirut: assessing predictors in nine hospitals
    Hala Tamim
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Canada
    Birth 34:14-20. 2007
    ..5%) and the rest of the National Collaborative Perinatal Neonatal Network (NCPNN) "study hospitals" with a higher cesarean delivery rate (31.4%)...
  47. doi request reprint Measuring progress in reducing maternal mortality
    Wendy J Graham
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 22:425-45. 2008
    ..Over the last two decades, considerable efforts have been made to understand and overcome the measurement challenges of maternal mortality in the context of weak information systems, and new and enhanced methods and tools have emerged...