James F Phillips

Summary

Affiliation: Population Council
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of household delivery of family planning services on women's status in Bangladesh
    James F Phillips
    Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 29:138-45. 2003
  2. pmc Accelerating reproductive and child health programme impact with community-based services: the Navrongo experiment in Ghana
    James F Phillips
    Policy Research Division, Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 84:949-55. 2006
  3. pmc Factors associated with compliance with the recommended frequency of postnatal care services in three rural districts of Tanzania
    Almamy M Kanté
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue, New York, 10032, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 15:341. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of Health Care Seeking Behavior During Pregnancy, Delivery, and the Postnatal Period in Rural Tanzania
    Anna Larsen
    Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 60 Haven Avenue B2, New York, NY, 10032, USA
    Matern Child Health J 20:1726-34. 2016
  5. ncbi request reprint An exploration of the feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of professional, multitasked community health workers in Tanzania
    Colin Baynes
    a Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Glob Public Health . 2016
  6. pmc Childhood Illness Prevalence and Health Seeking Behavior Patterns in Rural Tanzania
    Almamy M Kanté
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue, New York, 10032, USA
    BMC Public Health 15:951. 2015
  7. pmc The Tanzania Connect Project: a cluster-randomized trial of the child survival impact of adding paid community health workers to an existing facility-focused health system
    Kate Ramsey
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:S6. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint The long-term fertility impact of the Navrongo project in northern Ghana
    James F Phillips
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, P and S Box 043, 60 Haven Avenue, B 2, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 43:175-90. 2012
  9. pmc Benefits and Limitations of a Community-Engaged Emergency Referral System in a Remote, Impoverished Setting of Northern Ghana
    Sneha Patel
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    Glob Health Sci Pract 4:552-567. 2016
  10. doi request reprint The complex association of health insurance and maternal health services in the context of a premium exemption for pregnant women: a case study in Northern Ghana
    Jemima A Frimpong
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 600 West 168th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA, Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA, Ghana Health Service, Upper East Regional Directorate, Bolgatanga, Ghana, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 215 West 125th Street, Suite 303, New York, NY 10027 and Ghana Health Service, Navrongo Health Research Centre, Box 114, Navrongo, Ghana
    Health Policy Plan 29:1043-53. 2014

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of household delivery of family planning services on women's status in Bangladesh
    James F Phillips
    Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 29:138-45. 2003
    ..Given the resumption of these services in Bangladesh in 2003, it is important to reevaluate the social impact of the doorstep program using quantitative techniques...
  2. pmc Accelerating reproductive and child health programme impact with community-based services: the Navrongo experiment in Ghana
    James F Phillips
    Policy Research Division, Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 84:949-55. 2006
    ..To determine the demographic and health impact of deploying health service nurses and volunteers to village locations with a view to scaling up results...
  3. pmc Factors associated with compliance with the recommended frequency of postnatal care services in three rural districts of Tanzania
    Almamy M Kanté
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue, New York, 10032, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 15:341. 2015
    ..Rates of decline are slow, in part because postnatal care (PNC) services for addressing this problem remain severely underutilized. This study assesses factors associated with utilization of PNC among mothers in rural Tanzania...
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of Health Care Seeking Behavior During Pregnancy, Delivery, and the Postnatal Period in Rural Tanzania
    Anna Larsen
    Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 60 Haven Avenue B2, New York, NY, 10032, USA
    Matern Child Health J 20:1726-34. 2016
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  5. ncbi request reprint An exploration of the feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of professional, multitasked community health workers in Tanzania
    Colin Baynes
    a Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Glob Public Health . 2016
    ..This should be coordinated with efforts to address poorly functioning logistics and supervisory systems and human resource and management challenges...
  6. pmc Childhood Illness Prevalence and Health Seeking Behavior Patterns in Rural Tanzania
    Almamy M Kanté
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue, New York, 10032, USA
    BMC Public Health 15:951. 2015
    ..This paper identifies factors influencing differences in the prevalence of diarrhea, fever and acute respiratory infection (ARI), and health seeking behavior among caregivers of children under age five in rural Tanzania...
  7. pmc The Tanzania Connect Project: a cluster-randomized trial of the child survival impact of adding paid community health workers to an existing facility-focused health system
    Kate Ramsey
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:S6. 2013
    ..The Tanzania Connect Project is a randomized cluster trial located in three rural districts with a population of roughly 360,000 ( Kilombero, Rufiji, and Ulanga)...
  8. ncbi request reprint The long-term fertility impact of the Navrongo project in northern Ghana
    James F Phillips
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, P and S Box 043, 60 Haven Avenue, B 2, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 43:175-90. 2012
    ..As a consequence, the long-term impact of scaled-up operations was negligible. Results suggest that initial effects met the need for child spacing without introducing a sustained demographic transition...
  9. pmc Benefits and Limitations of a Community-Engaged Emergency Referral System in a Remote, Impoverished Setting of Northern Ghana
    Sneha Patel
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    Glob Health Sci Pract 4:552-567. 2016
    ..Yet in areas where SERC worked to bypass substandard points of care, overall facility-based maternal mortality as well as accident-related deaths decreased relative to levels observed in facilities located in comparison areas...
  10. doi request reprint The complex association of health insurance and maternal health services in the context of a premium exemption for pregnant women: a case study in Northern Ghana
    Jemima A Frimpong
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 600 West 168th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA, Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA, Ghana Health Service, Upper East Regional Directorate, Bolgatanga, Ghana, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 215 West 125th Street, Suite 303, New York, NY 10027 and Ghana Health Service, Navrongo Health Research Centre, Box 114, Navrongo, Ghana
    Health Policy Plan 29:1043-53. 2014
    ..We examine health insurance registration among pregnant women before or after the introduction of a premium exemption, and test whether registration increases utilization of maternal health services...
  11. pmc The Ghana essential health interventions program: a plausibility trial of the impact of health systems strengthening on maternal & child survival
    John Koku Awoonor-Williams
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:S3. 2013
    ....
  12. pmc Road traffic fatalities - a neglected epidemic in rural northern Ghana: evidence from the navrongo demographic surveillance system
    Ayaga Bawah
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, 10032, NY, USA
    Inj Epidemiol 1:22. 2014
    ..However, there is very little empirical research to understand the causes and determinants of this threat. This paper investigates time trends and determinants of road traffic accidents in the Kasena-Nankana district of northern Ghana...
  13. pmc Estimation of indices of health service readiness with a principal component analysis of the Tanzania Service Provision Assessment Survey
    Elizabeth F Jackson
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 60 Haven Ave, Suite B 2, New York, NY, 10032, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:536. 2015
    ..Moreover, sequential SPA surveys have yet to be analyzed in ways that provide systematic evidence that service readiness is improving or deteriorating over time...
  14. ncbi request reprint The impact of childhood mortality on fertility in six rural thanas of Bangladesh
    Mian Bazle Hossain
    School of Public Health and Policy, Morgan State University, 1700 E Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21251, USA
    Demography 44:771-84. 2007
    ..This volitional effect interacts with sex of index child. Investigation of higher-order interactions suggests that this gender-replacement effect has not changed over time...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of community nurses and health volunteers on child mortality: the Navrongo Community Health and Family Planning Project
    Brian Wells Pence
    Center for Health Policy, Health Inequalities Program, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0253, USA
    Scand J Public Health 35:599-608. 2007
    ..Despite effective treatments and preventive measures for the major causes of child illness and death in less wealthy nations, child mortality remains high in resource-poor settings due in part to ineffective health service delivery models...
  16. ncbi request reprint Rapid achievement of the child survival millennium development goal: evidence from the Navrongo experiment in Northern Ghana
    Fred N Binka
    School of Public Health, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
    Trop Med Int Health 12:578-83. 2007
    ..To determine the impact of deploying nurses and volunteers to village locations on demographic and health outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint The impact of the Navrongo Project on contraceptive knowledge and use, reproductive preferences, and fertility
    Cornelius Debpuur
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ministry of Health, Navrongo Upper East Region, Ghana
    Stud Fam Plann 33:141-64. 2002
    ..In this combined cell, the initial three years of project exposure reduced the total fertility rate by one birth, comprising a 15 percent fertility decline relative to fertility levels in comparison communities...
  18. ncbi request reprint The effect of women's status on infant and child mortality in four rural areas of Bangladesh
    Mian B Hossain
    School of Public Health and Policy, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 39:355-66. 2007
    ..A simulation based on estimated effects of eliminating gender inequality suggests that achieving complete gender equality could reduce child mortality by nearly fifty per cent and post-neonatal mortality by one-third...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effects of outreach on perceived quality of care in two rural areas of Bangladesh
    Mian B Hossain
    Morgan State University, Baltimore, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 36:507-22. 2004
    ..Results show that increasing contact with outreach workers increases client satisfaction with the overall quality of the Bangladesh family planning programme...
  20. ncbi request reprint Inconsistent reporting of female genital cutting status in northern Ghana: explanatory factors and analytical consequences
    Elizabeth F Jackson
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Northern Ghana
    Stud Fam Plann 34:200-10. 2003
    ..Factors that may explain these correlates of denial are discussed, and implications for research are reviewed...
  21. ncbi request reprint The Ghana community-based health planning and services initiative for scaling up service delivery innovation
    Frank K Nyonator
    Ghana Health Service GHS, Private Mail Bag, Accra, Ghana
    Health Policy Plan 20:25-34. 2005
    ..Evidence from the national monitoring and evaluation programme provides insights into CHPS' success and identifies constraints on future progress...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effect of husbands' fertility preferences on couples' reproductive behaviour in rural Bangladesh
    Mian B Hossain
    School of Public Health and Policy, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 39:745-57. 2007
    ..Among wives who had completed high school, the predicted probability of using a method of contraception is 0.70 for those whose husbands want more children compared with 0.69 for those whose husbands do not want more children...
  23. ncbi request reprint The future of family planning programs
    John C Caldwell
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra
    Stud Fam Plann 33:1-10. 2002
    ..A selection of contributions to the conference is published here. This article provides an overview of the issues based partly on this selection and partly on the discussions that took place at the conference...