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The Centre for Maternal and Newborn Health has published more than 400 articles and reviews in specialist, academic journals, such as the International Journal of Gynaecology & Obstetrics and Midwifery. Links to the open access articles can be found below.

We regret that, due to copyright restrictions, we are unable to supply links to all of the full papers and advise you contact the publishers or your library.

CMNH Citations Map - updated July 2017
This new citation map shows the number of citations of papers published by The Centre for Maternal and Newborn Health by author location.

Please click below for articles on the following clinical areas

Adolescent Health   
Antenatal and Postnatal Care
Data for Maternal and Newborn Health
Emergency Obstetric Care
Female Genital Mutilation
Health Systems
Maternal and Newborn Health - General
Maternal Morbidity
Maternal Mortality
Newborn Care and Stillbirths
Preterm Birth
Quality of Care
Skilled Birth Attendance

Adolescent Health

1.

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

2.

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

 

Antenatal and Postnatal Care

1.

McCauley M and van den Broek N (2017) 'The incidence of congenital syphilis in the United Kingdom; February 2010 to January 2015', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 124, no. 1, pp. 72-7. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13950 

2.

Ameh CA and van den Broek N (2015) 'Making It Happen: Training healthcare providers in emergency obstetric and newborn care', Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol. 29 pp. 1077-97, doi: 10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2015.03.019

3.

McCauley ME, van den Broek N, Dou L and Othman M (2015) 'Vitamin A supplementation during pregnancy for maternal and newborn outcomes', The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, vol. 10, pp. CD008666. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD008666.pub3

4.

Zafar S, Jean-Baptiste R, Rahman A, Neilson JP and van den Broek NR (2015) 'Non-Life Threatening Maternal Morbidity: Cross Sectional Surveys from Malawi and Pakistan', PLoS ONE, vol. 10, no. 9, pp. e0138026. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138026

 

Data for Maternal and Newborn Health

1.

Dickinson F, Pyone T and van den Broek N (2015) 'Experiences from the field: maternal, reproductive and child health data collection in humanitarian and emergency situations', International Health, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 83-8, doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihv045

2.

Pyone T, Dickinson F, Kerr R, Boshi-Pinto C, Mathai M and van den Broek N (2015) 'Data collection tools for maternal and child health in humanitarian emergencies: a systematic review', Bulletin of the World Health Organization, vol. 93, no. 9, pp. 648–58A. doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.148429

3.

Fox MJ, Martorell R, van den Broek N and Walker N (2011) 'Assumptions and methods in the Lives Saved Tool (LiST)', BMC Public Health vol. 11, no. S3, pp. 1. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-S3-I1

 

Emergency Obstetric Care

1.

Jones S, Sam B, Bull F, Pieh SB, Lambert J, Mgawadere F, Gopalakrishnan S, Ameh CA and van den Broek N (2017) ''Even when you are afraid, you stay': Provision of maternity care during the Ebola virus epidemic: A qualitative study', Midwifery, vol. 52, no. pp. 19-26. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2017.05.009

2.

Ameh CA and van den Broek N (2015) 'Making It Happen: Training health-care providers in emergency obstetric and newborn care', Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol. 29 pp. 1077-97, doi: 10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2015.03.019

3.

Pattinson RC, Makin JD, Pillay Y, van den Broek N and Moodley J (2015) 'Basic and comprehensive emergency obstetric and neonatal care in 12 South African health districts', South African Medical Journal, vol. 105, no. 4, pp. 5. doi: 10.7196/samj.9181

4.

Utz B, Kana T and van den Broek N (2015) 'Practical aspects of setting up obstetric skills laboratories - A literature review and proposed model', Midwifery, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 400-8. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2014.11.010

5.

Utz B, Zafar S, Arshad N, Kana T, Gopalakrishnan S and van den Broek N (2015) 'Status of Emergency Obstetric Care in four districts in Punjab, Pakistan - Results of an EOC Baseline Assessment', Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, vol. 65, no. 5, pp. 1-6.

6.

Aminu M, Utz B, Halim A and van de Broek N (2014) 'Reasons for performing a caesarean section in public hospitals in rural Bangladesh', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 14, pp. 130. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-14-130

7.

Adegoke AA, Mani S, Abubakar A and van den Broek N (2013) 'Capacity building of skilled birth attendants: A review of pre-service education curricula', Midwifery, vol. 29, no. 7, pp. e64-72. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2012.08.009

8.

Huang K, Tao F, Faragher B, Raven J, Tolhurst R, Tang S and van den Broek N (2013) 'A mixed-method study of factors associated with differences in caesarean section rates at community level: The case of rural China', Midwifery, vol. 29, no. 8, pp. 911-20. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2012.11.003

9.

Utz B, Siddiqui G, Adegoke A and van den Broek N (2013) 'Definitions and roles of a skilled birth attendant: a mapping exercise from four South-Asian countries', Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, vol. 92, no. 9, pp. 1063-9. doi: 10.1111/aogs.12166

10.

Ameh C, Adegoke A, Hofman J, Ismail FM, Ahmed FA and van den Broek N (2012) 'The impact of emergency obstetric care training in Somaliland, Somalia', International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, vol. 117, no. 3, pp. 283-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2012.01.015

11.

Ameh CA, Msuya S, Hofman J, Raven J, Mathai M and van den Broek N (2012) 'Status of Emergency Obstetric Care in Six Developing Countries Five Years before the MDG Targets for Maternal and Newborn Health', PLoS ONE, vol. 7, no. 12, pp. e49938. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049938

12.

Ameh CA, Kongnyuy E, van den Broek N, Bishop S and Grady K (2011) 'Challenges to the provision of emergency obstetric care in Iraq', Maternal and Child Health Journal, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 4-11. doi: 10.1007/s10995-009-0545-3

13.

Grady K, Ameh C, Adegoke A, Kongnyuy E, Dornan J, Falconer T, Islam M and van den Broek N (2011) 'Improving essential obstetric and newborn care in resource-poor countries', Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 18-23. doi: 10.3109/01443615.2010.533218

14.

Raven J, Utz B, Roberts D and van den Broek N (2011) 'The 'Making it Happen' programme in India and Bangladesh', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 118, no. S2, pp. 100-3. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2011.03119.x

 

Health Systems

1.

Pyone T, Smith H and van den Broek N (2017) 'Implementation of free maternity services policy and its implication on health system governance in Kenya', BMJ Global Health, doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2016-00024

 2.

Banke-Thomas Aduragbemi, Madaj Barbara, Kumar Shubha, Ameh Charles A and van den Broek Nynke (2017) 'Assessing value-for-money in maternal and newborn health', BMJ Global Health, vol. 2, no. pp. e000310. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000310

3.

Pyone T, Smith H and van den Broek N (2017) 'Frameworks to assess health systems governance: a systematic review', Health Policy and Planning, eprint ahead of print. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czx007

4.

Banke-Thomas AO, Madaj B, Ameh CA and van den Broek N (2015) 'Social Return on Investment (SROI) methodology to account for value for money of public health interventions: a systematic review', BMC Public Health, vol. 15, no. pp. 582. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1935-7

 

Female Genital Mutilation

1.

Smith H and Stein K (2017) 'Health information interventions for female genital mutilation', International Journal of Gynaecology & Obstetrics, vol. 136, no. S1, pp. 79-82. doi: 10.1002/ijgo.12052

2.

Smith H and Stein K (2017) 'Psychological and counselling interventions for female genital mutilation', International Journal of Gynaecology & Obstetrics, vol. 136, no. S1, pp. 60-64. doi: 10.1002/ijgo.12051 

3.

Smith H and Stein K (2017) 'Surgical or medical interventions for female genital mutilation', International Journal of Gynaecology & Obstetrics, vol. 136, no. S1, pp. 43-46. doi: 10.1002/ijgo.12053

Maternal and Newborn Health - General

 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. Lancet. Eprint ahead of publication. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32804-0 

2.

Smith HJ, Portela AG, Marston C (2017) 'Improving implementation of health promotion intrventions for maternal and newborn health', BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, vol. 17, p. 280. doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1450-1 

3.

van den Broek N (2016) 'Official Development Assistance for reproductive health has increased but may not be going to those who need it the most', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 123, no. 10 pp. doi: 1705. 10.1111/1471-0528.13908 

4.

Ameh CA and van den Broek N (2015) 'Making It Happen: Training health-care providers in emergency obstetric and newborn care', Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol. 29, pp. 1077-97, doi: 10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2015.03.019

5.

McCauley ME, van den Broek N, Dou L and Othman M (2015) 'Vitamin A supplementation during pregnancy for maternal and newborn outcomes', The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, vol. 2015, no. 10 pp. CD008666. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD008666.pub3

6.

van den Broek N, Lewis G and Mathai M (2014) 'Guest editors' choice', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol. 121, no. S4, pp. 2-3. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13011

7.

Firoz T, von Dadelszen P, Magee L, Chou D, Tunçalp O, Say L, Agrawal P, Vanderkruik R, van den Broek N, Say L and Maternal Morbidity Working Group (2013) 'Measuring maternal health: Focus on maternal morbidity', Bulletin of the World Health Organization, vol. 91, no. 10, pp. 794-6. doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.117564

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van den Broek N (2012) 'Millennium Development Goal 5: Alternative paths to delivery', Expert Review of Obstetrics and Gynecology vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 197-9. doi: 10.1586/EOG.12.18

9.

Ameh CA, Kongnyuy E, van den Broek N, Bishop S and Grady K (2011) 'Challenges to the provision of emergency obstetric care in Iraq', Maternal and Child Health Journal, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 4-11. doi: 10.1007/s10995-009-0545-3

10.

Fox MJ, Martorell R, van den Broek N and Walker N (2011) 'Assumptions and methods in the Lives Saved Tool (LiST)', BMC Public Health vol. 11, no. S3, pp. I1. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-S3-I1

11.

Grady K, Ameh C, Adegoke A, Kongnyuy E, Dornan J, Falconer T, Islam M and van den Broek N (2011) 'Improving essential obstetric and newborn care in resource-poor countries', Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 18-23. doi: 10.3109/01443615.2010.533218

12.

Raven J, Utz B, Roberts D and van den Broek N (2011) 'The 'Making it Happen' programme in India and Bangladesh', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 118, no. S2, pp. 100-3. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2011.03119.x

13.

van den Broek NR and Falconer AD (2011) 'Maternal mortality and Millennium Development Goal 5', British Medical Bulletin, vol. 99, no. 1, pp. 25-38. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldr033

14.

van den Broek N and Roberts D (2011) 'Editors' choice: MDG 4 and 5 in South East Asia', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol. 118, no. S2, pp. 3. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2009.02339.x

15.

Agrawal P and van den Broek N (2009) 'Priorities in obstetrics and gynaecology in the developing world', Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine, vol. 19, no. 7, pp. 197-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ogrm.2009.03.006

16.

Kongnyuy EJ, Hofman J, Mlava G, Mhango C and Broek N (2009) 'Availability, Utilisation and Quality of Basic and Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric Care Services in Malawi', Maternal and Child Health Journal, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 687-94. doi: 10.1007/s10995-008-0380-y

17.

Kongnyuy EJ, Hofman JJ and van den Broek N (2009) 'Ensuring effective Essential Obstetric Care in resource poor settings', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol. 116, no. 7, pp. 41-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2009.02332.x

18.

Weeks A and van den Broek N (2009) 'Editors' Choice: Women's health in low resource settings', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol. 116, no. S1, pp. 1. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2009.02339.x

19.

Kongnyuy EJ and van den Broek N (2008) 'Maternal and neonatal death in the Arab World', RCOG International News, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 1-3.

 

Maternal Morbidity

1.

McCauley M, Head J, Lambert J, Zafar S, van den Broek N (2017) '“Keeping family matters behind closed doors”: healthcare providers’ perceptions and experiences of identifying and managing domestic violence during and after pregnancy', BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 318. doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1520-4

2.

Chou D, Tunçalp Ö, Firoz T, Barreix M, Filippi V, von Dadelszen P, van den Broek N, Cecatti JG, Say L (2016) 'Constructing maternal morbidity – towards a standard tool to measure and monitor maternal health beyond mortality', BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 45. doi: 10.1186/s12884-015-0789-4 

3.

Mgawadere F, Unkels R and van den Broek N (2016) '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)', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 123, no, 10, pp. 1647-53. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13969  

4.

Zafar S, Jean-Baptiste R, Rahman A, Neilson JP and van den Broek NR (2015) 'Non-Life Threatening Ma ternal Morbidity: Cross Sectional Surveys from Malawi and Pakistan', PLoS ONE, vol. 10, no. 9, pp. e0138026. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138026

5.

Halim A, Utz B, Biswas A, Rahman F and van den Broek N (2014) 'Cause of and contributing factors to maternal deaths; a cross-sectional study using verbal autopsy in four districts in Bangladesh', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 121, no, S4, pp. 86-94. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13010 

6.

Firoz T, von Dadelszen P, Magee L, Chou D, Tunçalp O, Say L, Agrawal P, Vanderkruik R and van den Broek N (2013) 'Measuring maternal health: Focus on maternal morbidity', Bulletin of the World Health Organization, vol. 91, no. 10, pp. 794-6. doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.117564

7.

Gladstone M, White S, Kafulafula G, Neilson JP and van den Broek N (2011) 'Post-neonatal mortality, morbidity, and developmental outcome after ultrasound-dated preterm birth in rural Malawi: A community-based cohort study', PLoS Medicine, vol. 8, no. 11, pp. e1001121. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001121

 

Maternal Mortality

1.

Mgawadere F, Unkels R, Kazembe A and van den Broek N (2017) 'Factors associated with maternal mortality in Malawi: application of the three delays model', BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, vol. 17, no. pp. 219. doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1406-5

2.

Mgawadere F, Kana T, van den Broek N. (2017) Measuring maternal mortality: a systematic review of methods used to obtain estimates of the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in low- and middle-income countries. British Medical Bulletin, vol. 121, no. 1, pp.121-134. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldw056

3.

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

4.

Mgawadere F, Unkels R and van den Broek N (2016) '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)', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 123, no, 10, pp. 1647-53. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13969  

5.

Gladstone M, White S, Kafulafula G, Neilson JP and van den Broek N (2011) 'Post-neonatal mortality, morbidity, and developmental outcome after ultrasound-dated preterm birth in rural Malawi: A community-based cohort study', PLoS Medicine, vol. 8, no. 11, pp. e1001121. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001121

 

Newborn Care and Stillbirths

1.

Aminu M, Bar-Zeev S and van den Broek N (2017) 'Cause of and factors associated with stillbirth: a systematic review of classification systems', Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, vol. 96, no. 2017, pp. 519-528. doi: 10.1111/aogs.13126

2.

Dewez JE and van den Broek N (2017) 'Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) to treat respiratory distress in newborns in low- and middle-income countries', Tropical Doctor, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 19-22. doi: 10.1177/0049475516630210. 

3.

Bellizi, S, Sobel HL, Mathai M and Temmerman M (2016) 'Does place and attendance at birth improve early neonatal mortality? Secondary analysis of nine Demographic and Health Surveys', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, eprint ahead of pub, doi: 0.1111/1471-0528.14422.

4.

Dewez JM, Chellani HK, Halim A and van den Broek N (2015) 'Simplified antibiotic regimens for neonatal sepsis—AFRINEST', Lancet, vol. 386, no. 10001, pp. 1337-38. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00330-X

5.

Aminu M, Unkels R, Mdegela M, Utz B, Adaji S and van den Broek N (2014) 'Causes of and factors associated with stillbirth in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic literature review', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol. 121, no. S4, pp. 141-53. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12995

6.

Yakoob MY, Ali MA, Ali MU, Imdad A, Lawn JE, van den Broek N and Bhutta ZA (2011) 'The effect of providing skilled birth attendance and emergency obstetric care in preventing stillbirths', BMC Public Health, vol. 11, no. S3, pp. S7. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-S3-S7

 

Preterm Birth

1.

Gladstone M, Oliver C and van den Broek N (2015) 'Survival, morbidity, growth and developmental delay for babies born preterm in low and middle income countries - a systematic review of outcomes measured', PLoS ONE, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. e0120566. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120566

2.

van den Broek N, Jean-Baptiste R and Neilson JP (2014) 'Factors associated with preterm, early preterm and late preterm birth in Malawi', PLoS ONE, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. e90128. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090128

3.

Gladstone M, White S, Kafulafula G, Neilson JP and van den Broek N (2011) 'Post-neonatal mortality, morbidity, and developmental outcome after ultrasound-dated preterm birth in rural Malawi: A community-based cohort study', PLoS Medicine, vol. 8, no. 11, pp. e1001121. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001121

4.

Gladstone M, Lancaster G, Umar E, Nyirenda M, Kayira E, van den Broek N and Smyth RL (2010) 'Perspectives of normal child development in rural Malawi - a qualitative analysis to create a more culturally appropriate developmental assessment tool', Child: Care, Health and Development, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 346-53. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2009.01008.x

5.

Gladstone M, Nyirenda M, Lancaster GA, Umar E, Kayira E, van den Broek NR and Smyth RL (2010) 'The Malawi developmental assessment tool (MDAT): The creation, validation, and reliability of a tool to assess child development in rural African settings', PLoS Medicine, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 1000273. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000273.t002

 

Quality of Care

1.

Smith H, Ameh CAA, Roos N, Mathai M and van den Broek N (2017) 'Implementing maternal death surveillance and response: a review of lessons from country case studies', BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, vol. 17, no. pp. 233. doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1405-6

2.

Madaj B, Smith H, Mathai M, Roos N and van den Broek N (2017) 'Developing global indicators for quality of maternal and newborn care: a feasibility assessment', Bulletin of the World Health Organization, vol. 95, no. 6, pp. 445-452. doi: 10.2471/BLT.16.179531

3.

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

4.

Raven J, van den Broek N, Tao F, Kun H and Tolhurst R (2015) 'The quality of childbirth care in China: women's voices: a qualitative study', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 113. doi: 10.1186/s12884-015-0545-9

5.

Ameh CA, Adegoke A, Pattinson R and van den Broek N (2014) 'Using the new ICD-MM classification system for attribution of cause of maternal death-a pilot study', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol. 121, no. S4, pp. 32-40. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12987

6.

Aminu M, Unkels R, Mdegela M, Utz B, Adaji S and van den Broek N (2014) 'Causes of and factors associated with stillbirth in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic literature review', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol. 121, no. S4, pp. 141-53. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12995

7.

Aminu M, Utz B, Halim A and van den Broek N (2014) 'Reasons for performing a caesarean section in public hospitals in rural Bangladesh', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 14, pp. 130. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-14-130

8.

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

9.

Owolabi H, Ameh C, Bar-Zeev S, Adaji S, Kachale F and van den Broek N (2014) 'Establishing cause of maternal death in Malawi via facility-based review and application of the ICD-MM classification', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol. 121, no. S4, pp. 95-101. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12998

10.

van den Broek N, Lewis G and Mathai M (2014) 'Guest editors' choice', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol. 121, no. S4, pp. 2-3. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13011

11.

Huang K, Tao F, Faragher B, Raven J, Tolhurst R, Tang S and van den Broek N (2013) 'A mixed-method study of factors associated with differences in caesarean section rates at community level: The case of rural China', Midwifery, vol. 29, no. 8, pp. 911-20. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2012.11.003

12.

Raven J, Tolhurst R, Tang S and van den Broek N (2012) 'What is quality in maternal and neonatal health care?', Midwifery, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. e676-83. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2011.09.003

13.

Raven J, Hofman J, Adegoke A and van den Broek N (2011) 'Methodology and tools for quality improvement in maternal and newborn health care', International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, vol. 114, no. 1, pp. 4-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2011.02.007 

14.

Kongnyuy EJ and van den Broek N (2009) 'Developing standards for postpartum hemorrhage in a resource-limited country', Health Care for Women International, vol. 30, no. 11, pp. 989-1002. doi: 10.1080/07399330902836126

15.

Kongnyuy EJ and van den Broek N (2009) 'Audit for maternal and newborn health services in resource-poor countries', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol. 116, no. 1, pp. 7-10. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2008.01994.x

16.

Kongnyuy EJ, Mlava G and van den Broek N (2009) 'Facility-Based Maternal Death Review in Three Districts in the Central Region of Malawi', Women's Health Issues, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 14-20. doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2008.09.008

17.

Kongnyuy EJ, Mlava G and van den Broek N (2009) 'Criteria-based audit to improve women-friendly care in maternity units in Malawi', Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 483-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1447-0756.2008.00990.x

18.

Kongnyuy EJ, Mlava G and van den Broek N (2009) 'Using Criteria-Based Audit to Improve the Management of Postpartum Haemorrhage in Resource Limited Countries: A Case Study of Malawi', Maternal and Child Health Journal, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 873-8. doi: 10.1007/s10995-008-0408-3

19.

Kongnyuy EJ, Mlava G and van den Broek N (2009) 'A criterion based audit of the management of obstructed labour in Malawi', Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, vol. 279, no. 5, pp. 649-54. doi: 10.1007/s00404-008-0786-1

20.

Pattinson R, Say L, Souza JP, van den Broek N, Rooney C (2009) 'WHO maternal death and near-miss classifications', Bulletin of the World Health Organization, vol. 87, no. 10, pp. 734. doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.071001

21.

van den Broek NR and Graham WJ (2009) 'Quality of care for maternal and newborn health: the neglected agenda', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol. 116, no. 7, pp. 18-21. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2009.02333.x

22.

Kongnyuy EJ and van den Broek N (2008) 'Availability and safety of blood for transfusion in three districts in Malawi', Tropical Medicine & Health, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 155-62.

23.

Kongnyuy EJ, Mlava G and van den Broek N (2008) 'Establishing standards for obstructed labour in a low-income country', Rural and Remote Health, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 1022.

24.

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

25.

Kongnyuy EJ, Mlava G and van den Broek N (2008) 'Criteria for clinical audit of women friendly care and providers' perception in Malawi', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 8, pp. 28-36. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-8-28

 

Skilled Birth Attendance

1.

Miller T and Smith H (2017) 'Establishing partnership with traditional birth attendants for improved maternal and newborn health: a review of factors influencing implementation', BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, vol. 17, no. pp. 365. doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1534-y

2.

Orya E, Adaji S, Pyone T, Wurie H, van den Broek N and Theobald S (2017) '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', BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, vol. 17, no. pp. 460. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2400-3

3.

Olaniran A, Smith H, Unkels R, Bar-Zeev S and van den Broek N (2017) 'Who is a community health worker? – a systematic review of definitions', Global Health Action, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 1272223. doi: 10.1080/16549716.2017.1272223

4.

Bellizi, S, Sobel HL, Mathai M and Temmerman M (2016) 'Does place and attendance at birth improve early neonatal mortality? Secondary analysis of nine Demographic and Health Surveys', BJOG, eprint ahead of pub, doi: 0.1111/1471-0528.14422.

5.

Jones SA, Sam B, Bull F, James M, Ameh CA and van den Broek NR (2016) 'Strengthening pre-service training for skilled birth attendance An evaluation of the maternal and child health aide training programme in Sierra Leone', Nurse Education Today, vol. 41, pp. 24-29. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2016.03.018 

6.

Jones SA, Ameh CA, Gopalakrishnan S, Sam B, Bull F, Labicane RR, Dabo F and van den Broek N (2015) 'Building capacity for skilled birth attendance: An evaluation of the Maternal and Child Health Aides training programme in Sierra Leone', Midwifery, vol. 31, pp. 1186-92 doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2015.09.011

7.

Utz B, Kana T and van den Broek N (2015) 'Practical aspects of setting up obstetric skills laboratories - A literature review and proposed model', Midwifery, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 400-8. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2014.11.010

8.

Pyone T, Adaji S, Madaj B, Woldetsadik T and van den Broek N (2014) 'Changing the role of the traditional birth attendant in Somliland', International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, vol. 127, no. 1, pp. 41-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2014.04.009

9.

Adegoke AA, Mani S, Abubakar A and van den Broek N (2013) 'Capacity building of skilled birth 3attendants: A review of pre-service education curricula', Midwifery, vol. 29, no. 7, pp. e64-72. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2012.08.009

10.

Utz B, Siddiqui G, Adegoke A and van den Broek N (2013) 'Definitions and roles of a skilled birth attendant: a mapping exercise from four South-Asian countries', Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, vol. 92, no. 9, pp. 1063-9. doi: 10.1111/aogs.12166

11.

Adegoke A, Utz B, Msuya S and van den Broek N (2012) 'Skilled Birth Attendants:  Who is who? A Descriptive Study of Definitions and Roles from Nine Sub Saharan African Countries', PLoS ONE, vol. 7, no. 7, pp. e40220. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040220

12.

Adegoke AA, Hofman JJ, Kongnyuy EJ and van den Broek N (2011) 'Monitoring and evaluation of skilled birth attendance: A proposed new framework', Midwifery, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 350-9. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2011.03.006

13.

Yakoob MY, Ali MA, Ali MU, Imdad A, Lawn JE, van den Broek N and Bhutta ZA (2011) 'The effect of providing skilled birth attendance and emergency obstetric care in preventing stillbirths', BMC Public Health, vol. 11, no. S3, pp. S7. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-S3-S7