Publications in Chronological Order

2023

Hulsbergen, MyrrithAbera, BirhanuAdefris, MulatKassahun, DawitMeulenbeld, Mariekevan Nievelt, SabineAmeh, CharlesBruinooge, MimosaRijken, Marcus J. and Stekelenburg, Jelle (2023) 'Evaluation of the Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care training in Gondar, Ethiopia; a mixed methods study'PLOS Global Public Health, Vol 3, Issue 9, e0000889.

F. M. Dickinson, F. Achieng, A. K’Oloo, I. Otiti, L. Tindi, M. Boga, et al. (2023) 'Breastfeeding support for mothers of low birth weight infants using mother-to-mother peers in rural western Kenya - a feasibility study(link is external)(opens in a new tab)'. medRxiv 2023 Pages 2023.01.23.23284905, DOI: 10.1101/2023.01.23.23284905

H. Allott, A. Smith and C. Ameh (2023) 'P14.02 An electronic behaviour diary: Monitoring the effects of advanced obstetric surgical skills training(link is external)(opens in a new tab)'. FIGO Congress Paris 2023, Publisher: IJOG Pages: 312

H. Allott, F. Dickinson, S. Karangau, E. Ogoti, S. Sawe, M. Odour, et al. (2023) 'P14.01 An example of too much too soon? A review of caesarean sections performed in the first stage of labour in Kenya(link is external)(opens in a new tab)'. FIGO Congress Paris 2023, Publisher: IJOG Pages: 312

F. Dickinson, H. Allott, M. Eyinda, O. Muchemi, P. Nyongesa and C. Ameh (2023) 'P04.41 Exploring reasons for and outcomes of second stage caesarean section and assisted vaginal birth in selected hospitals in Kenya(link is external)(opens in a new tab)'. FIGO Congress Paris 2023, Publisher: IJOG Pages: 169

H. Allott, F. Dickinson, S. Karangau, M. Oduor, N. Shaaban, E. Ogoti, et al. (2023) 'An example of too much too soon? A retrospective review of Caesarean Sections performed in the first stage of labour in Kenya(link is external)(opens in a new tab)'. medRxiv 2023 Pages 2023.07.30.23293379; DOI: 10.1101/2023.07.30.23293379

L. Alice Norah, K. Elizabeth Adjoa, E. Uzochukwu, M. Florence, M. Christopher, R. Marion, et al. (2023) 'A blended learning approach for capacity strengthening to improve the quality of integrated HIV, TB, and Malaria services during antenatal and postnatal care in LMICs: A feasibility study.(link is external)(opens in a new tab)' medRxiv 2023 Pages 2023.05.04.23289508; DOI: 10.1101/2023.05.04.23289508

Egere, U., Shayo, E., Chinouya, M. et al. (2023) “Honestly, this problem has affected me a lot”: a qualitative exploration of the lived experiences of people with chronic respiratory disease in Sudan and Tanzania. BMC Public Health 23, 485. 

2022

Ameh, C. and F. Althabe (2022). "Improving postpartum hemorrhage care: Policy, practice, and research." International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 158(S1): 4-5.

Ameh, C. A., et al. (2022). "A synthesis of clinical and health system bottlenecks to implementing new WHO postpartum hemorrhage recommendations: Secondary data analysis of the Kenya Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths 2014–2017." International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 158(S1): 14-22. 

Banke-Thomas, A., et al. (2022). "Travel of pregnant women in emergency situations to hospital and maternal mortality in Lagos, Nigeria: a retrospective cohort study." BMJ Global Health 7(4): e008604.

Dickinson, F., et al. (2022). "1145 Improving postnatal breastfeeding support for mothers of low-birth-weight infants in rural Kenyan hospitals- a feasibility study." Archives of Disease in Childhood 107(Suppl 2): A333-A333. 

Dickinson, F. M., et al. (2022). It’s complicated…: Exploring the missed opportunities and reasons for non-performance of assisted vaginal births in Kenya. medRxiv: 2022.2012.2021.22283818, accepted for publication in PLOS Global Public Health.

Dickinson, Fiona (link is external)(opens in a new tab), Madaj, Barbara (link is external)(opens in a new tab), Muchemi, Onesmus Maina and Ameh, Charles (link is external)(opens in a new tab) (2022) 'Assessing quality of care in maternity services in low and middle-income countries: Development of a Maternity Patient Reported Outcome Measure'. PLOS Global Public Health, Vol 2, Issue 3, e0000062. 

Kibe, P. M., et al. (2022). "Prevalence and factors associated with caesarean section in Rwanda: a trend analysis of Rwanda demographic and health survey 2000 to 2019–20." BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 22(1): 410. 

Kumar, A. and C. Ameh (2022). "Start here- principles of effective undergraduate training." Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology 80: 114-125.

Madaj, Barbara (link is external)(opens in a new tab), Gopalakrishnan, Somla (link is external)(opens in a new tab), Quach, Alexandre, Filiaci, Simone, Traore, Adama (link is external)(opens in a new tab), Bakusa, Dankom, et al.  (2022) 'Where is the ‘C’ in antenatal care and postnatal care: A multi‐country survey of availability of antenatal and postnatal care in low‐ and middle‐income settings'. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Vol 129, Issue 9, pp. 1546-1557

McCauley, M., et al. (2022). "Physical morbidity and psychological and social comorbidities at five stages during pregnancy and after childbirth: a multicountry cross-sectional survey." BMJ Open 12(4): e050287.

Ravit, M., et al. (2022). "How a supply-side intervention can help to increase caesarean section rates in Burkina Faso facilities—Evidence from an interrupted time-series analysis using routine health data." Tropical Medicine & International Health n/a(n/a). 

Shikuku, D. N., Tallam, E., Wako, I., Mualuko, A., Waweru, L., Nyaga, L., ... & Ameh, C. (2022). Educators’ perceptions of the early impact of COVID-19 on midwifery training in Kenya: a cross-sectional surveyInternational health14(3), 336-338. 

Shikuku, D., et al. (2022). "Midwifery workforce education, planning and leadership in Kenya and Nigeria." Journal of Public Health in Africa 13(3).

Shikuku, D. N., et al. (2022). "Improving midwifery educators’ capacity to teach emergency obstetrics and newborn care in Kenya universities: a pre-post study." BMC Medical Education 22(1): 749.

Shikuku, D. N., et al. (2022). "The determinants of staff retention after Emergency Obstetrics and Newborn Care training in Kenya: a cross-sectional study." BMC Health Services Research 22(1): 872.

D. N. Shikuku, E. Tallam, I. Wako, A. Mualuko, L. Waweru, L. Nyaga, et al. (2022) 'Evaluation of capacity to deliver emergency obstetrics and newborn care updated midwifery and reproductive health training curricula in Kenya: Before and after study'. International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences 2022 Vol. 17 Pages 100439

A. Umar, S. Ibrahim, I. Liman, C. Chama, M. Ijaiya, M. Mathai, et al. (2022) 'Implementation and evaluation of obstetric early warning systems in tertiary care hospitals in Nigeria'. PLOS Global Public Health 2022 Vol. 2 Issue 7 Pages e0000225

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2021

Ameh, Charles , Banke-Thomas, Aduragbemi, Balogun, Mobolanle, Makwe Christian, Chigozie and Afolabi Bosede, Bukola (2021) 'Reproductive Maternal and Newborn Health Providers' Assessment of Facility Preparedness and Its Determinants during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Lagos, Nigeria'. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Vol 104, Issue 4, pp. 1495-1506.

Banke-Thomas, Aduragbemi, Chigozie Makwe, Christian, Balogun, Mobolanle, Bukola Afolabi, Bosede, Amaogechukwu Alex-Nwangwu, Theresa and Ameh, Charles  (2021) 'Utilization cost of maternity services for childbirth amongst pregnant women with COVID-19 in Nigeria’s epicenter'. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, Vol 152, Issue 2, pp. 242-248.

Banke-Thomas, Aduragbemi, Ayomoh, Francis Ifeanyi, Omolade Abejirinde, Ibukun-Oluwa, Banke-Thomas, Oluwasola, Eboreime, Ejemai Amaize and Ameh, Charles  (2021) 'Cost of Utilising Maternal Health Services in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review'. International Journal of Health Policy Management, Vol 10, Issue 9, pp. 564-577.

Egere, Uzochukwu, Shayo, Elizabeth, Ntinginya, Nyanda, Osman, Rashid, Noory, Bandar, Mpagama, Stella, Hussein, ElHafiz, Tolhurst, Rachel , Obasi, Angela , Taegtmeyer, Miriam , Mortimer, Kevin  and El Sony, Asma (2021) 'Management of chronic lung diseases in Sudan and Tanzania: how ready are the country health systems?'. BMC Health Services Research, Vol 21, p. 734.

Kumar, Arunaz and Ameh, Charles  (2021) 'Start here- Principles of effective undergraduate training'. Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology. (In Press)

Shikuku, Duncan, Nyaoke, Irene, Nyaga, Lucy and Ameh, Charles (2021) 'Early indirect impact of COVID-19 pandemic on utilisation and outcomes of reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health services in Kenya: A cross-sectional study'. African Journal of Reproductive Health, Vol 25, Issue 6, pp. 76-87.

Shikuku, Duncan N, Tallam, Edna, Wako, Ibrahim, Mualuko, Agnes, Waweru, Lucy, Nyaga, Lucy, Bashir, Isaak and Ameh, Charles  (2021) 'Educators’ perceptions of the early impact of COVID-19 on midwifery training in Kenya: a cross-sectional survey'. International Health. (In Press)

Shikuku, Duncan, Nyaoke, Irene, Nyaga, Lucy and Ameh, Charles  (2021) 'Early indirect impact of COVID-19 pandemic on utilisation and outcomes of reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health services in Kenya: A cross-sectional study'. African Journal of Reproductive Health, Vol 25, Issue 6, pp. 76-87.

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2020

Nabwera, H. M., et al. (2020). "'Sometimes you are forced to play God…’: a qualitative study of healthcare worker experiences of using continuous positive airway pressure in newborn care in Kenya." BMJ Open 10(8): e034668.​

Banke-Thomas, Aduragbemi, Ibukun- Oluwa, Omolade Abejirinde, Ayomoh, Francis Ifeany, Banke-Thomas, Oluwasola, Eboreime, Ejemai Amaize and Ameh, Charles  (2020) 'The cost of maternal health services in low- income and middle- income countries from a provider’s perspective: a systematic review'. BMJ Global Health, e002371.

Banke-Thomas, Aduragbemi, Maua, Judith, Madaj, Barbara , Ameh, Charles  and van den Broek, Nynke  (2020) 'Perspectives of stakeholders on emergency obstetric care training in Kenya: a qualitative study'. International Health, Vol 12, Issue 1, pp. 11-18.

Dewez, Juan, Nangia, Sushma, Chellani, Harish, White, Sarah , Mathai, Matthews  and van den Broek, Nynke  (2020) 'Availability and use of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) for neonatal care in public health facilities in India: a cross- sectional cluster survey'. British Medical Journal (BMJ), Vol 10, Issue 2, E031128.

Dindi, Nelly Pato, Godia, Pamela, Allott, Helen and Ameh, Charles  (2020) 'Risk factors for maternal mortality among women who had a caesarean section delivery in Kenya: a case-control study.'. East African Medical Journal, Vol 97, Issue 8, pp. 2961-2974.

Dindi, Nelly Pato, Godia, Pamela, Allott, Helen and Ameh, Charles  (2020) 'Risk factors for maternal mortality among women who had a caesarean section delivery in Kenya: a case-control study.'. East African Medical Journal, Vol 97, Issue 8, pp. 2961-2974.

Jones, Susan, White, Sarah , Ormrod, Judith, Sam, Betty, Bull, Florence, Pieh, Steven, Gopalakrishnan, Somla  and van den Broek, Nynke  (2020) 'Work-based risk factors and quality of life in health care workers providing maternal and newborn care during the Sierra Leone Ebola epidemic: findings using the WHOQOL-BREF and HSE Management Standards Tool'. BMJ Open, Vol 10, Issue 11, e032929.

McCauley M, Avais AR, Agrawal R, et al ‘Good health means being mentally, socially, emotionally and physically fit’: women’s understanding of health and ill health during and after pregnancy in India and Pakistan': a qualitative study(link is external); BMJ Open 2020;10:e028760; doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028760

Reece, J, McCauley, Mary , McCaw-Binns, A, White, Sarah , Samms-Vaughan, M and van den Broek, Nynke  (2020) 'Maternal morbidity: a longitudinal study of women’s health during and up to 22 months after pregnancy in Jamaica'. Psychology, Health and Medicine, Vol 25, Issue 6, pp. 687-702.

Umar, Aminu, Manu, Alexander , Mathai, Matthews  and Ameh, Charles  (2020) 'Development and validation of an obstetric early warning system model for use in low resource settings'. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, Vol 20, p. 531.

Willcox, Merlin L, Price, Jessica, Scott, Sophie, Nicholson, Brian D, Stuart, Beth, Roberts, Nia W, Allott, Helen, Mubangizi, Vincent, Dumont, Alexandre and Harnden, Anthony (2020) 'Death audits and reviews for reducing maternal, perinatal and child mortality'. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 3, CD012982.

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2019

Olaniran A, Madaj B, Bar-Zev S, et al. ‘The roles of community health workers who provide maternal and newborn health services: case studies from Africa and Asia(link is external)’; BMJ Global Health 2019;4:e001388

Umar A, Ameh CA, Muriithi F, Mathai M ‘Early warning systems in obstetrics: A systematic literature review(link is external)’; PLoS ONE 14(5): e0217864. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0217864(link is external)

Pyone T, Karvande S, Gopalakrishnan S, Purohit V, Nelson S, Balakrishnan SS, et al. ‘Factors governing the performance of Auxiliary Nurse Midwives in India: A study in Pune district(link is external)’; PLoS ONE 14(12): e0226831.

McCauley M, Thomas J, Connor C, van den Broek N ‘B!RTH: a mixed-methods survey of audience members’ reflections of a global women’s health arts and science programme in England, Ireland, Scotland and Switzerland(link is external)’; BMJ Open 2019;9:e027531. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027531

Ameh CA, Mdegela M, White S, van den Broek N ‘The effectiveness of training in emergency obstetric care: a systematic literature review(link is external)’; Health Policy and Planning, Vol 34, no 4, May 2019; pp 257-270 doi: 10.1093/heapol/czz028

Aminu M, Mathai M, van den Broek ‘Application of the ICD-PM classification system to stillbirth in four sub-Saharan African countries(link is external)’; PLOS One 2019;14(5):e 0215864 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0215864

Aminu M, van den Broek ‘Stillbirth in low- and middle-income countries: addressing the ‘silent epidemic’(link is external)’; International Health, Vol 11, no 4, July 2019, pp 237-239; doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihz015

Aminu, Mamuda , Bar-Zeev, Sarah, White, Sarah , Mathai, Matthews  and van den Broek, Nynke  (2019) 'Understanding cause of stillbirth: a prospective observational multi-country study from sub-Saharan Africa'. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, Vol 19, Issue 1, e470.

Banke-Thomas, Aduragbemi, Omolade Abejirinde, Ibukun-Oluwa, Banke-Thomas, Oluwasola, Maikano, Adamu and Ameh, Charles  (2019) 'Cost of maternal health services in low and middle-income countries: protocol for a systematic review'. BMJ Open, Vol 9, Issue 8, e027822.

Banke-Thomas A, Maua J, Madaj B, Ameh CA, van den Broek N ‘Perspectives of stakeholders on emergency obstetric care training in Kenya: a qualitative study(link is external)’; International Health, Vol 12, no 1, Jan 2020, pp 11/18; doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihz007

Banke-Thomas A, Madaj B, van den Broek N ‘Social Return on Investment of Emergency Obstetric Care Training in Kenya(link is external)’; BMJ Global Health 2019;4:e001167 doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001167

Banke-Thomas, Aduragbemi and Ameh, Charles  (2019) 'WHO's quality of maternal and newborn care framework: is harmonisation of tools best?'. Lancet Global Health, Vol 7, Issue 7, e841.

Day, LT, Ruysen H, Gordeev VS, Gore-Langton GR …. Mathai, M, et al. ’’Every Newborn-BIRTH” protocol: observational study validating indicators for coverage and quality of maternal and newborn health care in Bangladesh, Nepal and Tanzania(link is external); Journal of Global Health2019 Jun; 9(1):010902 doi: 10.7189/jogh.09.01902

d’Aquino L, Pyone T, Nigussie AK, Salama P, Gwiniji G, van den Broek ‘Introducing a sector-wide pooled fund in a fragile context: an assessment of the Health Transition Fund in Zimbabwe(link is external)’; BMJ Open 2019;9:e024516 doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024516

Dickinson F, McCauley M, Madaj B, van den Broek N 'Using electronic tablets for data collection for healthcare service and maternal health assessments in low resource settings: lessons learnt'; BMC Health Services Research 2019;19;336. 10.1186/s12913-019-4161-7

Dickinson F, McCauley M, Smith H, van den Broek N ‘Patient reported outcome measures for use in pregnancy and childbirth: a systematic review(link is external)’; BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth2019;19:155. doi: 10.1186/s12884-019-2318-3 

Jolly Y, Aminu M, Mgawadere F, van den Broek N “We are the ones who should make the decision” – knowledge and understanding of the rights-based approach to maternity care among women and healthcare providers(link is external); BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2019;19:42. doi: 10.1186/s12884-019-2189-7

Nakibuuka V, Aminu M, Dewez JE, Byaruhanga R, Okong P, van den Broek N ‘Changes in quality of care and perinatal outcomes after implementation of perinatal death audit in Uganda, 2008–15': a prospective study(link is external); BMJ Open 2019;7:s40. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30125-1

McCauley H, Lowe K. Strengthening midwifery internationally. Midwifery Matters 2019;160:12-4.

McCauley M, Unger HW, Vousden N, Sobhy S ‘Should UK specialty trainee doctors in Obstetrics and Gynaecology have more opportunities to work in global women's health?(link is external)’; Tropical Doctor eprint ahead of print doi: 10.1177/0049475519845598

McCauley M, van den Broek N ‘Improving the physical, psychological and social ill‐health of women affected by obstetric fistula(link is external)’; BJOG 2019:126(7):935. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.15683

Mgawadere F, Smith H, Asfaw A, Lambert J, van den Broek N “There is no time for knowing each other”: Quality of care during childbirth in a low resource setting(link is external); Midwifery 2019;75:33-40. doi: 10.1016/j_midw.2019.04.006

Pattinson RC, Bergh A-M, Ameh C, Makin J, Pillay Y, van den Broek N, ‘Moodley J. Reducing maternal deaths by skills-and-drills training in managing obstetric emergency before-and-after observational study(link is external)’; South African Medical Journal 2019;109(4):241-5. doi: 10.7196/SAMJ.2019.v109i4

Umar A, Ameh CA, Muriithi F, Mathai M ‘Early warning systems in obstetrics: A systematic literature review(link is external)’; PLOS ONE2019;14(5): e0217864. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0217864

van den Broek, Nynke , Ameh, Charles , Madaj, Barbara , Makin, Jennifer, White, Sarah , Hemming, Karla, Moodley, J and Pattinson, Robert (2019) 'Effects of emergency obstetric care training on maternal and perinatal outcomes: a stepped wedge cluster randomised trial in South Africa'. BMJ Global Health, Vol 4, Issue 6, e001670.

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2018

Ameh, C. A., et al. (2018). "Retention of knowledge and skills after Emergency Obstetric Care training: A multi-country longitudinal study." PLoS One 13(10): e0203606. 

Nabwera, H., et al. (2018). "G295(P) Facilitators and barriers of continuous positive airway pressure use in newborn care in kenya (preliminary results)." Archives of Disease in Childhood 103(Suppl 1): A121-A121. 

Pattinson, R. C., et al. (2018). "Obstetrics knowledge and skills training as a catalyst for change." South African Medical Journal; Vol 108, No 9 (2018). 

Banke-Thomas, Oluwasola, Banke-Thomas, Aduragbemi and Ameh, Charles  (2018) 'Utilisation of Maternal Health Services by Adolescent Mothers in Kenya: Analysis of the Demographic Health Survey 2008 - 2009'. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, Vol 30, Issue 2, e20160042.

Ameh CA, White S, Dickinson F, Mdegela M, Madaj B, van den Broek N ‘Retention of knowledge and skills after Emergency Obstetric Care training: A multi-country longitudinal study(link is external)’; PLOS One2018;13: e0203606 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0203606

Dewez JE, Chellani H, Nangia S, Metsis K, Smith H, Mathai M, van den Broek N ‘Healthcare workers’ views on the use of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in neonates: a qualitative study in Andhra Pradesh, India(link is external)’;BMC Pediatrics 2018;18(1):347. doi: 10.1186/s12887-018-1311-8

Halim A, Aminu M, Dewez JE, Biswas A, Fazhar Rahman AKF, van den Broek N ‘Stillbirth surveillance and review in rural districts in Bangladesh(link is external)’; BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018;18:224. doi: 10.1186/s12884-018-1866-2

Jones S, Gopalakrishnan S, Ameh CA, Faragher B, Sam B, Labicane RR, Kanu H, Dabo F, Mansary M, Kanu R, van den Broek N ‘Student evaluation of the impact of changes in teaching style on their learning: a mixed method longitudinal study(link is external)’; BMC Nursing 2018;17:24. doi: 10.1186/s12912-018-0293-z

Lambert J, Etsane E, Bergh A-M, Pattinson, van den Broek N ‘I thought they were going to handle me like a queen but they didn’t’: A qualitative study exploring the Quality of Care provided to women at the time of birth(link is external)Midwifery 2018;62:256-63. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2018.04.007

Mathai M ‘To reduce maternal mortality, we must know and respond to women's personal stories(link is external)’; BJOG 2018;125(9):1144. doi: 1 0.1111/1471-0528.15145.  

McCauley M, Amado Y, van den Broek N ’A survey of international medical volunteers’ experiences of working with Voluntary Service Overseas in Ethiopia(link is external)’; Tropical Doctor 2018;48(4):330-334. doi: 10.1177/0049475518794723

McCauley M, Danna VA, Mremo D, van den Broek N “We know it’s labour pain, so we don’t do anything”: healthcare provider’s knowledge and attitudes regarding the provision of pain relief during labour and after childbirth(link is external); BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2018;18(1):444. doi: 10.1186/s12884-018-2076-7

McCauley M, Madaj B, White SADickinson F, Bar-Zeev S, Aminu M, Godia P, Mittal P, Zafar S, van den Broek N ‘Burden of physical, psychological and social ill-health during and after pregnancy among women in India, Pakistan, Kenya and Malawi(link is external)’; BMJ Global Health2018;3(3):e000625. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000625

McCauley M, van den Broek N ‘Challenges in the eradication of Female Genital Mutilation / Cutting(link is external)’; International Health 2018;11(1):ihy082doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihy082(link is external)

Oladapo OT, Souza JP, Fawole B, Mugerwa K ….. Mathai M, et al. ‘Progression of the first stage of spontaneous labour: A prospective cohort study in two sub-Saharan African countries(link is external)’; PLOS Med 2018; 15(1): e1002492. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002492

Pattinson RC, Bergh AM, Makin J, Pillay Y, Moodley J, Madaj B, Ameh CA, van den Broek N ‘Obstetrics knowledge and skills training as a catalyst for change(link is external)’; South African Medical Journal 2018;108:748-55. doi: 10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i9.13073

Willcox, Merlin L, Nicholson, Brian D, Price, Jessica, Stuart, Beth, Roberts, Nia W, Allott, Helen, Mubangizi, Vincent, Dumont, Alexandre and Harnden, Anthony (2018) 'Death audits and reviews for reducing maternal, perinatal and child mortality'. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Vol 3, CD012982.

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2017

Allott, Helen, Smith, Helen , Kana, Terry , Mdegela, Mselenge , Bar-Zeev, Sarah and Ameh, Charles  (2017) 'Possible Reasons for Limited Effectiveness of a Skills and Drills Intervention to Improve Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care.'. Global health, science and practice, Vol 5, Issue 1, pp. 175-176.

Dressel, Anne, Mkandawire-Valhmu, Lucy, Dietrich, Ann, Chirwa, Ellen, Mgawadere, Florence , Kambalametore, Sylvia and Kako, Peninnah (2017) 'Local to global: Working together to meet the needs of vulnerable communities.'. Journal of Interprofessional Care, Vol 31, Issue 5, pp. 667-669.

Aminu M, Bar-Zeev S, van den Broek N ‘Cause of and factors associated with stillbirth: a systematic review of classification systems(link is external)’; Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica 2017;96(2017):519-28. doi: 10.1111/aogs.13126

Banke-Thomas A, Banke-Thomas O, Kivuvani M, Ameh CA ‘Maternal health services utilisation by Kenyan adolescent mothers: Analysis of the Demographic Health Survey 2014(link is external)’; Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare 2017;12:37-46. doi: 10.1016/j.srhc.2017.02.004

Banke-Thomas OE, Banke-Thomas AO, Ameh CA ‘Factors influencing utilisation of maternal health services by adolescent mothers in Low-and middle-income countries: a systematic review(link is external)’; BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2017;17(1):65. doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1246-3

Banke-Thomas A, Madaj B, Kumar S, Ameh CA, van den Broek N ‘Assessing value-for-money in maternal and newborn health(link is external)’; BMJ Global Health 2017;2:e000310. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000310

Banke-Thomas A, Wilson-Jones M, Madaj B, van den Broek N ‘Economic evaluation of emergency obstetric care training: a systematic review(link is external)’; BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2017;17: 403. doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1586-z(link is external)

Bieh KL, Weigel R, Smith H ‘Hospitalized care for MDR-TB in Port Harcourt, Nigeria: a qualitative study(link is external)’; BMC Infectious Diseases 2017;17:50. doi: 10.1186/s12879-016-2114-x

Dewez JE, van den Broek N ‘Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) to treat respiratory distress in newborns in low- and middle-income countries(link is external)’; Tropical Doctor 2017;47(1):19-22. doi: 10.1177/0049475516630210

Jones S, Sam B, Bull F, Pieh SB, Lambert J, Mgawadere F, Gopalakrishnan S, Ameh CA and van denBroek N. “Even when you are afraid, you stay”: Provision of maternity care during the Ebola virus epidemic: A qualitative study(link is external); Midwifery 2017;52:19-26. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2017.05.009

Madaj B, Smith H, Mathai M, Roos N, van den Broek N ‘Developing global indicators for quality of maternal and newborn care: a feasibility assessment(link is external)’; Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2017;95(6):445-52. doi: 10.2471/BLT.16.179531

Mukaka, Mavuto, White, Sarah , Mwapasa, Victor, Kalilani-Phiri, Linda, Terlouw, Anja  and Faragher, Brian (2017) 'Adjusted Risk Difference Estimation: An Assessment of Convergence Problems with Application to Malaria Efficacy Studies'. Open Access Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Vol 1, Issue 1

India State-level Disease Burden Initiative Collaborators (2017) 'Nations within a nation: variations in epidemiological transition across the states of India, 1990–2016 in the Global Burden of Disease Study(link is external)'. Lancet. Eprint ahead of publication. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32804-0

Perry WRG, Bagheri Nejad S, Tuomisto K, Kara N, Roos N, Dilip TR, Hirschhorn LR,Larizgoitia I, Semrau K, Mathai M, Dhingra-Kumar N ‘Implementing the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist: lessons from a global collaboration(link is external)’; BMJ Global Health, 2017;2(3):e000241

McCauley M, Head J, Lambert J, Zafar S, van den Broek N “Keeping family matters behind closed doors”: healthcare providers’ perceptions and experiences of identifying and managing domestic violence during and after pregnancy(link is external); BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2017;17:318. doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1520-4

McCauley M, Stewart C, Kebede B ‘A survey of healthcare providers’ knowledge and attitudes regarding pain relief in labor for women in Ethiopia(link is external)BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2017;17:56. doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1237-4

McCauley M, van den Broek N ‘The incidence of congenital syphilis in the United Kingdom: February 2010 to January 2015(link is external)’; BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2017;124(1):72-77. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13950

Mgawadere F, Kana T, van den Broek N ‘Measuring maternal mortality: a systematic review of methods used to obtain estimates of the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in low- and middle-income countries(link is external)’; British Medical Bulletin 2017;121(1):121-34. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldw056

Mgawadere F, Unkels R, Kazembe A, van den Broek N ‘Factors associated with maternal mortality in Malawi: application of the three delays model(link is external)’; BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2017;17:219. doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1406-5

Miller T, Smith H ‘Establishing partnership with traditional birth attendants for improved maternal and newborn health: a review of factors influencing implementation(link is external)’; BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2017;17:365. doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1534-y

Nabwera HM, Jepkosgei J, Muraya KW, et al. ‘What influences feeding decisions for HIV-exposed infants in rural Kenya?(link is external)’ International Breastfeeding Journal 2017;12:31. doi: 10.1186/s13006-017-0125-x

Olaniran A, Smith H, Unkels R, Bar-Zeev S, van den Broek N ‘Who is a community health worker? - a systematic review of definitions(link is external)’; Global Health Action 2017;10(1):1272223. doi: 10.1080/16549716.2017.1272223

Orya E, Adaji S, Pyone T, Wurie H, van den Broek N, Theobald S ‘Strengthening close to community provision of maternal health services in fragile settings: an exploration of the changing roles of TBAs in Sierra Leone and Somaliland(link is external)’; BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2017;17:460. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2400-3

Pyone T, Smith H, van den Broek N ‘Frameworks to assess health systems governance: a systematic review(link is external)’; Health Policy and Planning 2017;32(5):710-22. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czx007

Pyone T, Smith H and van den Broek N ‘Implementation of free maternity services policy and its implication on health system governance in Kenya(link is external)’; BMJ Global Health 2017;2(4):e000249 doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2016-00024

Smith H, Ameh CA, Godia P, Maua J, Bartilol K, Amoth P, Mathai M and van den Broek N ‘Implementing Maternal Death Surveillance and Response in Kenya: Incremental Progress and Lessons Learned(link is external)’; Global Health: Science and Practice 2017;5(3):345. doi: 10.9745/GHSP-D-17-00130

Smith HJ, Ameh CA, Roos N, Mathai M, van den Broek N ‘Implementing maternal death surveillance and response: a review of lessons from country case studies(link is external)’; BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2017;17:233. doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1405-6

Smith, Helen , Ameh, Charles , Godia, Pamela, Maua, Judith, Bartilol, Kigen, Amoth, Patrick, Mathai, Matthews  and van den Broek, Nynke  (2017) 'Authors' Response to Editorial: Maternal Death Surveillance and Response: A Tall Order for Effectiveness in Resource-Poor Settings.'. Global Health: Science and Practice, Vol 5, Issue 4, pp. 697-698.

Smith HJ, Portela AG, Marston C ‘Improving implementation of health promotion interventions for maternal and newborn health(link is external)’; BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2017;17:280

Smith H, Stein K ‘Health information interventions for female genital mutilation(link is external)’; International Journal of Gynaecology & Obstetrics. 2017;136(S1):79-82. doi: 10.1002/ijgo.12052

Smith H, Stein K ‘Psychological and counselling interventions for female genital mutilation(link is external)’; International Journal of Gynaecology & Obstetrics. 2017;136(S1):60-4. doi: 10.1002/ijgo.12051

Smith H, Stein K ‘Surgical or medical interventions for female genital mutilation(link is external)’; International Journal of Gynaecology & Obstetrics. 2017;136(S1):43-6. doi: 10.1002/ijgo.12053

Smith, Helen , Asfaw, Atnafu Getachew, Aung, Kyaw Myint, Chikoti, Lastone, Mgawadere, Florence , DAquino, Luigi  and van den Broek, Nynke  (2017) 'Implementing the WHO integrated tool to assess quality of care for mothers, newborns and children: results and lessons learnt from five districts in Malawi.'. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, Vol 17, Issue 1, e271.

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2016

Ameh CA, Kerr R, Madaj B, Mdegela M, Kana T, Jones S, Lambert J, Dickinson F, White S, van den Broek N ‘Knowledge and Skills of Healthcare Providers in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia before and after Competency-Based Training in Emergency Obstetric and Early Newborn Care(link is external)’; PLOS One 2016;11(12):e0167270.

Bandali S, Thomas C, Hukin E, Matthews Z, Mathai M, et al. ‘Maternal Death Surveillance and Response Systems in driving accountability and influencing change(link is external)’; International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 2016;135(3):365-371. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2016.10.002

Bellizzi S, Sobel HL, Mathai M, et al. ‘Does place and attendance at birth improve early neonatal mortality?(link is external)’ Secondary analysis of nine Demographic and Health Surveys; BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2016;124(10):1558-65 doi: 0.1111/1471-0528.14422

Chou D, Tunçalp Ö, Firoz T, Barreix M, Filippi V, von Dadelszen P, van den Broek N, et al. ‘Constructing maternal morbidity – towards a standard tool to measure and monitor maternal health beyond mortality(link is external)’; BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2016;16(1):45.

Halim A, Dewez JE, Biswas A, Rahman F, White S, van den Broek N ‘When, Where, and Why Are Babies Dying? Neonatal Death Surveillance and Review in Bangladesh(link is external)’; PLOS One 2016;11(8):e0159388. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0159388

Jones SA, Gopalakrishnan S, Ameh CA, White S, van den Broek NR ‘Women and babies are dying but not of Ebola: the effect of the Ebola virus epidemic on the availability, uptake and outcomes of maternal and newborn health services in Sierra Leone(link is external)’; BMJ Global Health 2016;1(3):e000065. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2016-000065

Jones SA, Sam B, Bull F, James M, Ameh CA, van den Broek NR ‘Strengthening pre-service training for skilled birth attendance — An evaluation of the maternal and child health aide training programme in Sierra Leone(link is external)’; Nurse Education Today 2016;41(2016):24-9. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2016.03.018

Mathai M ‘Preface(link is external)’: Issue 30.7. Best Practice & Research in Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2016;36(2016):1-2. doi: 10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2016.07.007

Metcalfe A, Mathai M, Liu S, et al. ‘Proportion of neonatal readmission attributed to length of stay for childbirth: a population-based cohort study(link is external)’; BMJ Open 2016;6(9):e012007. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012007

Mgawadere F, Unkels R, Adegoke A, van den Broek N ‘Measuring maternal mortality using a Reproductive Age Mortality Study (RAMOS)(link is external)’; BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2016;16:291. doi: 10.1186/s12884-016-1084-8

Mgawadere F, Unkels R, van den Broek N ‘Assigning cause of maternal death: a comparison of findings by a facility-based review team, an expert panel using the new ICD-MM cause classification and a computer-based program (INTERVA-4)(link is external)’; BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2016;123(10):1647-53. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13969

Mukaka, Mavuto, White, Sarah , Terlouw, Anja , Mwapasa, Victor, Kalilani-Phiri, Linda and Faragher, Brian (2016) 'Is Using Multiple Imputation (MI) Better Than Complete Case (CC) Analysis For Estimating a Prevalence (Risk) Difference In Randomized Controlled Trials When Binary Outcome Observations Are Missing?'. Trials, Vol 17, Issue 341

Neal S, Mahendra S, Camacho AV, Mathai M, et al. ‘The causes of maternal mortality in adolescents in low and middle income countries: a systematic review(link is external)’; BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2016;9(S2):1-18. doi: 10.1186/s12884-016-1120-8

Roos N, Tunçalp Ö, Kerber K, Allanson E, Costello A, Askew I, Mathai M ‘Learning from every stillbirth and neonatal death(link is external)’; Lancet 2016;388(10046):741-43. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31352-6

van den Broek N ‘Content and quality – integrated, holistic, one-stop antenatal care is needed for all(link is external)’; BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2016;123(4):558. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13937

van den Broek N ‘Official Development Assistance for reproductive health has increased but may not be going to those who need it the most(link is external)’; BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2016;123(10):1705.

Wang S, Smith H, Peng Z, Xu B, Wang W ‘Increasing Coverage of Hepatitis B Vaccination in China: A Systematic Review of Interventions and Implementation Experiences(link is external)’; Medicine 2016;95(19):e3693. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000003693

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2015

Ameh CA, van den Broek N ‘Making It Happen: Training health-care providers in emergency obstetric and newborn care(link is external)’; Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2015; 29:1077-1097. doi: 10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2015.03.019

Andreucci CB, Bussadori JC, Pacagnella RC, Chou D, Filippi V, Say L, Cecatti JG, Parpinelli MA, Costa ML, Silveira C, Angelini CR, Ferreira EC, Zanardi DM, Santos JP, Souza RT, Cecchini GN, Firoz T, von Dadelszen P, Magee LA, Agrawal P, Vanderkruik R, Tuncalp O, Gülmezoglu AM, van den Broek N, et al. ‘Sexual life and dysfunction after maternal morbidity: A systematic review(link is external)’; BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2015;15:1 doi: 10.1186/s12884-015-0742-6

Banke-Thomas AO, Madaj B, Ameh C, van den Broek N ‘Social Return on Investment (SROI) methodology to account for value for money of public health interventions: a systematic review(link is external)BMC Public Health 2015;15:582. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1935-7

Dewez JE, Chellani HK, Halim A, van den Broek N ‘Simplified antibiotic regimens for neonatal sepsis—AFRINEST(link is external)’; Lancet 2015;386(10001):1337-1338. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00330-X

Dickinson F, Pyone T, van den Broek N ‘Experiences from the field: maternal, reproductive and child health data collection in humanitarian and emergency situations(link is external)’; International Health 2015;8(2):83-88. doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihv045

Gladstone M, Oliver C, van den Broek N, ‘Survival, morbidity, growth and developmental delay for babies born preterm in low and middle income countries - a systematic review of outcomes measured(link is external)’; PLOS One 2015;10:e0120566. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120566

Jones S, Ameh CA, Gopalakrishnan S, Sam B, Bull F, Labicane RR, Dabo F, van den Broek N ‘Building capacity for skilled birth attendance: An evaluation of the Maternal and Child Health Aides training programme in Sierra Leone(link is external)’; Midwifery 2015;31(2015):1186-1192 doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2015.09.011

Jones S, Lambert J, van den Broek N, ‘Sustaining change: introducing emergency obstetric and neonatal care education into the pre-service curriculum’; Essentially MIDRS 2015;6(4):7-11.

McCauley ME, van den Broek N, Dou L, Othman M ‘Vitamin A supplementation during pregnancy for maternal and newborn outcomes(link is external)’; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015; 2015(10):CD008666. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD008666.pub3

Pattinson RC, Makin JD, Pillay Y, van den Broek N, Moodley J ‘Basic and comprehensive emergency obstetric and neonatal care in 12 South African health districts(link is external)’; South African Medical Journal 2015;105(4):256. doi: 10.7196/samj.9181

Pyone T, Dickinson F, Kerr R, Boshi-Pinto C, Mathai M, van den Broek N ‘Data collection tools for maternal and child health in humanitarian emergencies: a systematic review(link is external)’; Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2015; 93(9):648–658A. doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.148429

Raven J, van den Broek N, Tao F, Kun H, Tolhurst R ‘The quality of childbirth care in China: women's voices: a qualitative study(link is external)’; BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2015;15:113. doi: 10.1186/s12884-015-0545-9

Utz B, Kana T, van den Broek N ‘Practical aspects of setting up obstetric skills laboratories - A literature review and proposed model(link is external)’; Midwifery 2015;31(4):400-08. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2014.11.010

Utz B, Zafar S, Arshad N, Kana T, Gopalakrishnan S, van den Broek N ‘Status of Emergency Obstetric Care in four districts in Punjab, Pakistan - Results of an EOC Baseline Assessment(link is external)’; Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association 2015;65(5):1-6.

Zafar S, Jean-Baptiste R, Rahman A, Neilson JP, van den Broek NR ‘Non-Life Threatening Maternal Morbidity: Cross Sectional Surveys from Malawi and Pakistan(link is external)’; PLOS One 2015;(10)9:e0138026. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138026

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2014

Ameh CA, Adegoke A, Pattinson R, van den Broek N ‘Using the new ICD-MM classification system for attribution of cause of maternal death-a pilot study(link is external)’; BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2014;121(S4):32-40. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12987

Aminu M, Unkels R, Mdegela M, Utz B, Adaji S, van den Broek N ‘Causes of and factors associated with stillbirth in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic literature review(link is external)’; BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2014;121(S4):141-53. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12995

Aminu M, Utz B, Halim A, van de Broek N ‘Reasons for performing a caesarean section in public hospitals in rural Bangladesh(link is external)’; BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2014;14:130. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-14-130

Godia PM, Olenja JM, Hofman J, van den Broek N ‘Young people's perception of sexual and reproductive health services in Kenya(link is external)’; BMC Health Services Research 2014;14:172. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-14-172

Halim A, Utz B, Biswas A, Rahman F, van den Broek N ‘Cause of and contributing factors to maternal deaths; a cross-sectional study using verbal autopsy in four districts in Bangladesh(link is external)’; BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2014;121(S4):86-94. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13010

Jones S, Dickinson F, Kana T, Bar-Zeev S, van den Broek N ‘Improving maternal and newborn health globally: The Making it Happen programme’; Essentially MIDRS 2014;5(5):7-12.

O'Donnell E, Utz B, Khonje D, van den Broek N “At the right time, in the right way, with the right resources”: perceptions of the quality of care provided during childbirth in Malawi(link is external); BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2014;14:248. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-14-248

Owolabi H, Ameh C, Bar-Zeev S, Adaji S, Kachale F, van den Broek N ‘Establishing cause of maternal death in Malawi via facility-based review and application of the ICD-MM classification(link is external)’; BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2014;121(S4):95-101. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12998

Pyone T, Adaji S, Madaj B, Woldetsadik T, van den Broek N ‘Changing the role of the traditional birth attendant in Somaliland(link is external)’; International Journal of Gynaecology & Obstetrics 2014;127(1):41-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2014.04.009

van den Broek N, Lewis G, Mathai M ‘Guest editors' choice(link is external); BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2014;121(S4):2-3. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13011

van den Broek N, Jean-Baptiste R, Neilson JP ‘Factors associated with preterm, early preterm and late preterm birth in Malawi(link is external)’; PLOS One 2014;9(3):e90128. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090128

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2013

Adegoke AA, Mani S, Abubakar A, van den Broek N ‘Capacity building of skilled birth attendants’: A review of pre-service education curricula(link is external); Midwifery 2013;29(7):e64-e72. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2012.08.009

Firoz T, von Dadelszen P, Magee L, Chou D, Tunçalp O, Say L, Agrawal P, Vanderkruik R, van den Broek N, et al. ‘Measuring maternal health: Focus on maternal morbidity(link is external)’; Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2013;91(10):794-6. doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.117564

Godia PM, Olenja JM, Lavussa JA, Quinney D, Hofman JJ, van den Broek N ‘Sexual reproductive health service provision to young people in Kenya; health service providers’ experiences(link is external)’; BMC Health Services Research 2013;13:476. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-476

Huang K, Tao F, Faragher B, Raven J, Tolhurst R, Tang S, van den Broek N ‘A mixed-method study of factors associated with differences in caesarean section rates at community level: The case of rural China(link is external)’; Midwifery 2013;29(8):911-20. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2012.11.003

Kwambai TK, Dellicour S, Desai M, Achieng F, Laserson KF, Ameh CA et al. ‘Perspectives of men on antenatal and delivery care service utilisation in rural western Kenya’: A qualitative study(link is external); BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2013;13:134. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-13-134.

Utz B, Siddiqui G, Adegoke A, van den Broek N ‘Definitions and roles of a skilled birth attendant’: a mapping exercise from four South-Asian countries(link is external); Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica 2013;92(9):1063-9. doi: 10.1111/aogs.12166

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2012

Ameh, Charles , Ekechi, Christine I. and Tukur, Jamilu (2012) 'Monitoring Severe Pre-Eclampsia and Eclampsia Treatment in Resource Poor Countries: Skilled Birth Attendant Perception of a New Treatment and Monitoring Chart (LIVKAN Chart)'. Maternal and Child Health Journal, Vol 16, Issue 5, pp. 941-946.

Adegoke A, Utz B, Msuya S, van den Broek N ‘Skilled Birth Attendants: Who is who?’ A Descriptive Study of Definitions and Roles from Nine Sub Saharan African Countries(link is external); PLOS One 2012;7(7):e40220. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040220

Ameh CA, Adegoke A, Hofman J, Ismail FM, Ahmed FA, van den Broek N ‘The impact of emergency obstetric care training in Somaliland, Somalia(link is external)’; International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 2012;117(3):283-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2012.01.015

Ameh CA, Msuya S, Hofman J, Raven J, Mathai M, van den Broek N ‘Status of Emergency Obstetric Care in Six Developing Countries Five Years before the MDG Targets for Maternal and Newborn Health(link is external)’; PLOS One 2012;7(12):e49938. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049938

Mdegela MH and Ameh CA, Letter to the Editor: ‘Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) and post-partum hemorrhage’: a prospective intervention study in Tanzania(link is external); Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica vol. 2012;91(2):274. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0412.2011.01312.x

Raven J, Tolhurst R, Tang S, van den Broek N ‘What is quality in maternal and neonatal health care?(link is external)’ Midwifery 2012;28(5):e676-e83. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2011.09.003

van den Broek N ‘Millennium Development Goal 5: Alternative paths to delivery(link is external)’; Expert Review of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2012;7(3):197-9. doi: 10.1586/EOG.12.18

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2011

Adegoke AA, Hofman JJ, Kongnyuy EJ, van den Broek N ‘Monitoring and evaluation of skilled birth attendance’: A proposed new framework(link is external); Midwifery 2011;27(3):350-9. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2011.03.006

Ameh CA, Ekechi CI, Tukur J ‘Monitoring Severe Pre-Eclampsia and Eclampsia Treatment in Resource Poor Countries(link is external)’: Skilled Birth Attendant Perception of a New Treatment and Monitoring Chart (LIVKAN Chart); Maternal and Child Health Journal 2011;16(5):941-6. doi: 10.1007/s10995-011-0832-7.

Ameh CA, Kongnyuy E, van den Broek N, Bishop S, Grady K ‘Challenges to the provision of emergency obstetric care in Iraq(link is external)’; Maternal and Child Health Journal 2011;15(1):4-11. doi: 10.1007/s10995-009-0545-3

Fox MJ, Martorell R, van den Broek N, Walker N ‘Assumptions and methods in the Lives Saved Tool (LiST)(link is external)’; BMC Public Health 2011;11(Supp 3):I1. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-S3-I1

Gladstone M, White S, Kafulafula G, Neilson JP, van den Broek N ‘Post-neonatal mortality, morbidity, and developmental outcome after ultrasound-dated preterm birth in rural Malawi(link is external)’: A community-based cohort study; PLOS Medicine 2011;8(11):e1001121. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001121

Grady K, Ameh CA, Adegoke A, Kongnyuy E, Dornan J, Falconer T, Islam M, van den Broek N ‘Improving essential obstetric and newborn care in resource-poor countries(link is external)’; Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2011;31(1):18-23. doi: 10.3109/01443615.2010.533218

Raven J, Hofman J, Adegoke A, van den Broek N ‘Methodology and tools for quality improvement in maternal and newborn health care(link is external)’; International Journal of Gynaecology & Obstetrics 2011;114(1):4-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2011.02.007

Raven J, Utz B, Roberts D, van den Broek N ‘The `Making it Happen' programme in India and Bangladesh(link is external)’; BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2011;118(S2):100-3. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2011.03119.x

van den Broek N, Roberts D 'Editors' choice: MDG 4 and 5 in South East Asia(link is external). BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2011;118(s2):3. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2009.02339.x

van den Broek NR, Falconer AD ‘Maternal mortality and Millennium Development Goal 5(link is external)’; British Medical Bulletin 2011;99(1):25-38. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldr033

Yakoob MY, Ali MA, Ali MU, Imdad A, Lawn JE, van den Broek N, Bhutta ZA ‘The effect of providing skilled birth attendance and emergency obstetric care in preventing stillbirths(link is external)’; BMC Public Health 2011;11(S3):S7. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-S3-S7

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2010

Gladstone M, Lancaster G, Umar E, Nyirenda M, Kayira E, van den Broek N, Smyth RL ‘Perspectives of normal child development in rural Malawi - a qualitative analysis to create a more culturally appropriate developmental assessment tool(link is external)’; Child: Care, Health and Development 2010;36(3):346-53. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2009.01008.x

Gladstone M, Nyirenda M, Lancaster GA, Umar E, Kayira E, van den Broek N, Smyth RL 'The Malawi developmental assessment tool (MDAT): The creation, validation, and reliability of a tool to assess child development in rural African settings(link is external)'; PLOS Medicine 2010;7(5):1000273. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000273.t002

van den Broek N, Dou L, Othman M, Neilson JP, Gates S, Gülmezoglu AM ‘Vitamin A supplementation during pregnancy for maternal and newborn outcomes (Protocol)(link is external)’; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010(11):CD008666. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD001996.pub2

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2009

Adegoke AA, van den Broek N ‘Skilled birth attendance-lessons learnt(link is external)’; BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2009;116(S1):33-40. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2009.02336.x

Agrawal P, van den Broek N ‘Priorities in obstetrics and gynaecology in the developing world(link is external)’; Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine 2009;19(7):197-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ogrm.2009.03.006

Ameh CA, Weeks AD ‘The role of instrumental vaginal delivery in low resource settings(link is external)’; BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2009;116(S1):22-25. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2009.02331.x.

Kongnyuy EJ, Hofman J, Mlava G, Mhango C, van den Broek N ‘Availability, Utilisation and Quality of Basic and Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric Care Services in Malawi(link is external)’; Maternal and Child Health Journal 2009;13(5):687-94. doi: 10.1007/s10995-008-0380-y

Kongnyuy EJ, Hofman JJ, van den Broek N ‘Ensuring effective Essential Obstetric Care in resource poor settings(link is external)’; BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2009;116(7):41-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2009.02332.x

Kongnyuy EJ, Mlava G, van den Broek N ‘Using Criteria-Based Audit to Improve the Management of Postpartum Haemorrhage in Resource Limited Countries(link is external)’: A Case Study of Malawi; Maternal and Child Health Journal 2009;13(6):873-8. doi: 10.1007/s10995-008-0408-3

Kongnyuy EJ, Mlava G, van den Broek N ‘A criterion based audit of the management of obstructed labour in Malawi(link is external)’; Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics 2009;279(5):649-54. doi: 10.1007/s00404-008-0786-1

Kongnyuy EJ, Mlava G, van den Broek N ‘Criteria-based audit to improve women-friendly care in maternity units in Malawi(link is external)’; Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research 2009;35(3):483-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1447-0756.2008.00990.x

Kongnyuy EJ, Mlava G, van den Broek N ‘Facility-Based Maternal Death Review in Three Districts in the Central Region of Malawi(link is external)’; Women's Health Issues 2009;19(1):14-20. doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2008.09.008

Kongnyuy EJ, van den Broek N ‘Developing standards for postpartum hemorrhage in a resource-limited country(link is external)’; Health Care for Women International 2009;30(11):989-1002. doi: 10.1080/07399330902836126

Kongnyuy EJ, van den Broek N ‘Audit for maternal and newborn health services in resource-poor countries(link is external)’; BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2009;116(1):7-10. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2008.01994.x

Pattinson R, Say L, Souza JP, van den Broek N, Rooney C ‘WHO maternal death and near-miss classifications(link is external)’; Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2009;87(10):734. doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.071001

Say L, Souza JP, Pattinson RC, van den Broek N, et al for the WHO working group on Maternal Mortality and Morbidity classifications ‘Maternal near miss - towards a standard tool for monitoring quality of maternal health care(link is external)’; Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2009;23(3):287-96. doi: 10.1016/jbpobgyn.2009.01.007

van den Broek NR ‘Graham WJ 'Quality of care for maternal and newborn health: the neglected agenda(link is external)’; BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2009;116(7):18-21. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2009.02333.x

van den Broek NR, White SA, Goodall M, Ntonya C, Kayira E, Kafulafula G, Neilson JP ‘The APPLe study: a randomized, community-based, placebo-controlled trial of azithromycin for the prevention of preterm birth, with meta-analysis(link is external)’; PLOS Medicine 2009;6(12):e1000191. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000191

Weeks A, van den Broek N ‘Editors' Choice: Women’s health in low resource settings(link is external)’; BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2009;116(S1):1. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2009.02339.x

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2008

Ameh CA, van den Broek N ‘Increased risk of maternal death among ethnic minority women in the UK(link is external)’; The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist 2008;10(3):177-82. doi: 10.1576/toag.10.3.177.27421

Ansink AC, Tolhurst R, Haque R, Saha S, Datta S, van den Broek N ‘Cervical cancer in Bangladesh: community perceptions of cervical cancer and cervical cancer screening(link is external)’; Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2008;102(5):499-505. doi: 10.1016/j.trstmh.2008.01.022

Bates I, Chapotera GK, McKew S, van den Broek N ‘Maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: the contribution of ineffective blood transfusion services(link is external)’; BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2008;115(11):1331-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2008.01866.x

Kongnyuy EJ, van den Broek N ‘Maternal and neonatal death in the Arab World’; RCOG International News 2008;1(4):1-3.

Kongnyuy EJ, Leigh B, van den Broek N ‘Effect of audit and feedback on the availability, utilisation and quality of emergency obstetric care in three districts in Malawi(link is external)’; Women and Birth 2008;21(4):149-55. doi: 10.1016/j.wombi.2008.08.002

Kongnyuy EJ, Mlava G, van den Broek N ‘Establishing standards for obstructed labour in a low-income country(link is external)’; Rural and Remote Health 2008;8(3):1022.

Kongnyuy EJ, van den Broek N ‘Criteria for clinical audit of women friendly care and providers(link is external)' perception in Malawi’; BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2008;8:28. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-8-28

Kongnyuy EJ, van den Broek N ‘The difficulties of conducting maternal death reviews in Malawi(link is external)’; BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2008;8(1):42-9. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-8-42

Kongnyuy EJ, van den Broek N ‘Availability and safety of blood for transfusion in three districts in Malawi(link is external)’; Tropical Medicine & Health 2008;36(4):155-62.

Kongnyuy EJ, Mlava G, van den Broek N ‘Criteria-based audit to improve a district referral system in Malawi(link is external)’: A pilot study; BMC Health Services Research 2008;8:190. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-8-190

Kongnyuy EJ, Leigh B, van den Broek N ‘Effect of audit and feedback on the availability, utilisation and quality of emergency obstetric care in three districts in Malawi(link is external)’; Women and Birth 2008;21(4):149-155. doi: 10.1016/j.wombi.2008.08.002

Kongnyuy EJ, van den Broek N, Wiysonge CS ‘A systematic review of randomized controlled trials to reduce hemorrhage during myomectomy for uterine fibroids(link is external)’; International Journal of Gynaecology & Obstetrics 2008;100(1):4-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2007.05.050

Tolhurst R, Theobald S, van den Broek N, Kayira E, Ntonya C, Nielson J, Kafulafula G “I don't want all my babies to go to the grave”: perceptions of preterm birth in Southern Malawi(link is external); Midwifery 2008;24(1):83-98. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2006.9.03

van Lonkhuijzen L, Ameh C, Mdegela M, Hulsbergen J, Stekelenburg J, van den Broek N ‘Life Saving Skills - Essential Obstetric and Newborn Care training in Tanzania’; Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Obstetrie en Gynaecologie 2008;121:134-6. 

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