CMNH publications

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.

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2020

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; BMJ Open 2020;10:e028760; doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028760

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’; BMJ Global Health 2019;4:e001388

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

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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’’; International Health, Vol 11, no 4, July 2019, pp 237-239; doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihz015

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’; 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’; BMJ Global Health 2019;4:e001167 doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001167

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; 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’; BMJ Open 2019;9:e024516 doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024516

Dickinson F, McCauley M, Madaj B, van den Broek N ‘Using computer-based electronic tablet data collection for maternal health research in LMICs’;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’; 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; 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; 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?’; 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’; 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; 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’; 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’; PLOS ONE2019;14(5): e0217864. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0217864

2018

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’; 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’;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’; 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’; 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; 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’; 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’; 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; BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2018;18(1):444. doi: 10.1186/s12884-018-2076-7

McCauley M, Madaj B, White SA, Dickinson 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’; 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’; International Health 2018;11(1):ihy082. doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihy082

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’; 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’; South African Medical Journal 2018;108:748-55. doi: 10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i9.13073

2017

Aminu M, Bar-Zeev S, van den Broek N ‘Cause of and factors associated with stillbirth: a systematic review of classification systems’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2017;17: 403. doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1586-z

Bieh KL, Weigel R, Smith H ‘Hospitalized care for MDR-TB in Port Harcourt, Nigeria: a qualitative study’; 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’; 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; 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’; Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2017;95(6):445-52. doi: 10.2471/BLT.16.179531

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’; 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; 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; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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?’ 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 2017;17:233. doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1405-6

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

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

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’; 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’; 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?’ 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; Nurse Education Today 2016;41(2016):24-9. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2016.03.018

Mathai M ‘Preface’: 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’; 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)’; 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)’; BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2016;123(10):1647-53. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13969

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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; Medicine 2016;95(19):e3693. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000003693

2015

Ameh CA, van den Broek N ‘Making It Happen: Training health-care providers in emergency obstetric and newborn care’; 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’; 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. 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; PLOS One 2015;(10)9:e0138026. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138026

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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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; 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’; 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’; 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; 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’; PLOS One 2014;9(3):e90128. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090128

2013

Adegoke AA, Mani S, Abubakar A, van den Broek N ‘Capacity building of skilled birth attendants’: A review of pre-service education curricula; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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; 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; Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica 2013;92(9):1063-9. doi: 10.1111/aogs.12166

2012

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; 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’; 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’; 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; 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?’ 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’; Expert Review of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2012;7(3):197-9. doi: 10.1586/EOG.12.18

2011

Adegoke AA, Hofman JJ, Kongnyuy EJ, van den Broek N ‘Monitoring and evaluation of skilled birth attendance’: A proposed new framework; 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’: 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’; 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)’; 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’: 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’; 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’; 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’; 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. 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’; 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’; BMC Public Health 2011;11(S3):S7. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-S3-S7

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’; 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'; 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)’; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010(11):CD008666. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD001996.pub2

2009

Adegoke AA, van den Broek N ‘Skilled birth attendance-lessons learnt’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’: 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2009;116(S1):1. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2009.02339.x

2008

Ameh CA, van den Broek N ‘Increased risk of maternal death among ethnic minority women in the UK’; 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’; 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’; 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’; 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’; Rural and Remote Health 2008;8(3):1022.

Kongnyuy EJ, van den Broek N ‘Criteria for clinical audit of women friendly care and providers' 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’; 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’; 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’: 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’; 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’; 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; 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.