Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
- Expanded Quality Management Using Information Power (EQUIP): protocol for a quasi-experimental study to improve maternal and newborn health in Tanzania and UgandaClaudia Hanson
Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Implement Sci 9:41. 2014....
- The use of continuous surveys to generate and continuously report high quality timely maternal and newborn health data at the district level in Tanzania and UgandaTanya Marchant
Department of Disease Control, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London, UK
Implement Sci 9:112. 2014....
- The reliability of a newborn foot length measurement tool used by community volunteers to identify low birth weight or premature babies born at home in southern TanzaniaTanya Marchant
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Disease, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT, UK
BMC Public Health 14:859. 2014..The tool built on previous hospital based research that found newborn foot length <8 cm to have sensitivity and specificity to identify low birthweight (<2500 g) of 87% and 60% respectively...
- Thermal care for newborn babies in rural southern Tanzania: a mixed-method study of barriers, facilitators and potential for behaviour changeDonat Shamba
Ifakara Health Institute, P, O, Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:267. 2014..We assessed adoption and community acceptability of recommended thermal care practices in rural Tanzania...
- A strategy for reducing maternal and newborn deaths by 2015 and beyondGary L Darmstadt
Global Development Division, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, PO Box 23350, Seattle, WA 98102, USA
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:216. 2013..We present a Maternal Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) strategy for accelerating progress on MDGs 4 and 5, sustaining the gains beyond 2015, and further bringing down maternal and child mortality by two thirds by 2030...
- Neonatal mortality risk associated with preterm birth in East Africa, adjusted by weight for gestational age: individual participant level meta-analysisTanya Marchant
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
PLoS Med 9:e1001292. 2012..Our objective was to estimate the neonatal mortality risk associated with preterm birth when stratified by weight for gestational age in the high mortality setting of East Africa...
- Measuring newborn foot length to identify small babies in need of extra care: a cross sectional hospital based study with community follow-up in TanzaniaTanya Marchant
Department of Global Health and Development, LSHTM, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, UK
BMC Public Health 10:624. 2010....
- Assessment of a national voucher scheme to deliver insecticide-treated mosquito nets to pregnant womenTanya Marchant
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
CMAJ 182:152-6. 2010..We aimed to identify potential ways to equitably improve overall coverage of the intervention...
- Timing of delivery of malaria preventive interventions in pregnancy: results from the Tanzania national voucher programmeTanya Marchant
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 65:78-82. 2011..Across sub-Saharan Africa, pregnant women attend routine health services around the 20th week of gestation...
- Individual, facility and policy level influences on national coverage estimates for intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy in TanzaniaTanya Marchant
Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Malar J 7:260. 2008..This investigation measured coverage of IPTp at national level in Tanzania and examined the role of individual, facility, and policy level influences on achieved coverage...
- Household ownership and use of insecticide treated nets among target groups after implementation of a national voucher programme in the United Republic of Tanzania: plausibility study using three annual cross sectional household surveysKara Hanson
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
BMJ 339:b2434. 2009..To evaluate the impact of the Tanzania National Voucher Scheme on the coverage and equitable distribution of insecticide treated nets, used to prevent malaria, to pregnant women and their infants...
- Vouchers for scaling up insecticide-treated nets in Tanzania: methods for monitoring and evaluation of a national health system interventionKara Hanson
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
BMC Public Health 8:205. 2008..This paper describes this novel approach to delivering ITNs and the design of the monitoring and evaluation (M&E)...
- Staff experiences of providing maternity services in rural southern Tanzania - a focus on equipment, drug and supply issuesSuzanne Penfold
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 13:61. 2013..We aim to describe staff experiences of providing maternal and neonatal care in rural health facilities in Southern Tanzania, focusing on issues related to equipment, drugs and supplies...
- Timing of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria during pregnancy and the implications of current policy on early uptake in north-east TanzaniaKatherine Anders
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
Malar J 7:79. 2008..This study investigated the timing of delivery of IPTp to pregnant women attending antenatal clinics (ANC), and the potential determinants of timely uptake...
- Effect of home-based counselling on newborn care practices in southern Tanzania one year after implementation: a cluster-randomised controlled trialSuzanne Penfold
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
BMC Pediatr 14:187. 2014..Here we report the effect on newborn care practices one year after full implementation...
- Effectiveness of a Home-Based Counselling Strategy on Neonatal Care and Survival: A Cluster-Randomised Trial in Six Districts of Rural Southern TanzaniaClaudia Hanson
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Disease, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom Department of Public Health Sciences, Global health Health systems and policy, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
PLoS Med 12:e1001881. 2015..2 million people in rural southern Tanzania. We hypothesised that the strategy would improve neonatal survival by around 15%...
- Adding content to contacts: measurement of high quality contacts for maternal and newborn health in Ethiopia, north east Nigeria, and Uttar Pradesh, IndiaTanya Marchant
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Disease, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 10:e0126840. 2015..Using reported frequency and content of contacts, we present a method for estimating the population level coverage of high quality contacts...