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Submissions from 2016

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Formative research on assessing barriers to fistula care and treatment in Nigeria, Charlotte E. Warren, Rachel Agbonkhese, and Salisu Mohammed Ishaku

Submissions from 2015

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The effect of a multi-component intervention on disrespect and abuse during childbirth in Kenya, Timothy Abuya, Charity Ndwiga, Julie Ritter, Lucy Kanya, Benjamin Bellows, Nancy Binkin, and Charlotte E. Warren

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Exploring the prevalence of disrespect and abuse during childbirth in Kenya, Timothy Abuya, Charlotte E. Warren, Nora Miller, Rebecca Njuki, Charity Ndwiga, Alice Maranga, Faith Mbehero, Anne Njeru, and Benjamin Bellows

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Family planning vouchers to improve delivery and uptake of contraception in low and middle income countries: A systematic review, Benjamin Bellows, Ashish Bajracharya, Carol Bulaya, and Sophie Inambwae

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Protocol for the evaluation of a free health insurance card scheme for poor pregnant women in Mbeya region in Tanzania: A controlled-before and after study, Josephine Borghi, Kate Ramsey, August Kuwawenaruwa, Jitihada Baraka, Edith Patouillard, Benjamin Bellows, Peter Binyaruka, and Fatuma Manzi

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Patterns and trends of postpartum family planning in Ethiopia, Malawi, and Nigeria: Evidence of missed opportunities for integration, Sennen Hounton, William Winfrey, Aluisio J.D. Barros, and Ian Askew

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The effect of integrating HIV services on quality of postnatal care, Integra Initiative

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The constraints of distance and poverty on institutional deliveries in Pakistan: Evidence from georeference-linked data, Anrudh K. Jain, Zeba Sathar, and Minhaj ul Haque

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Investigating the low patterns of modern contraceptive use in Pakistan, Iram Kamran, Zeba Tasneem, Tahira Parveen, and Yasmin Zehra Zaidi

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Use of HIV counseling and testing and family planning services among postpartum women in Kenya: A multicentre, non-randomised trial, James Kelly Kimani, Charlotte E. Warren, Timothy Abuya, Charity Ndwiga, Susannah H. Mayhew, Anna Vassall, Richard Mutemwa, and Ian Askew

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Delivering contraceptive vaginal rings: Review of postpartum service packages in Kenya, Wilson Liambila, Saumya RamaRao, and Heather Clark

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New dialogue for the way forward in maternal health: Addressing market inefficiencies, Katharine McCarthy, Saumya RamaRao, and Hannah Taboada

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Using the community informant based (Made-In and Made-For) methodology for estimating MMR in Punjab, Ali M. Mir, Saleem Shaikh, Mumraiz Khan, and Irfan Masood

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Using community informants to estimate maternal mortality in a rural district in Pakistan: A feasibility study, Ali M. Mir, Saleem Shaikh, Siti Nurul Qomariyah, Gul Rashida, Mumraiz Khan, and Irfan Masood

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Validation study of LQAS-2 in Uttar Pradesh behavior change management project, Arupendra Mozumdar, Jaleel Ahmad, and M.E. Khan

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Factors associated with non-use of antenatal iron and folic acid supplements among Pakistani women: A cross sectional household survey, Yasir Bin Nisar, Michael J. Dibley, and Ali M. Mir

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Community-level effect of the reproductive health vouchers program on out-of-pocket spending on family planning and safe motherhood services in Kenya, Francis Obare, Charlotte E. Warren, Lucy Kanya, Timothy Abuya, and Benjamin Bellows

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Anneau vaginal à la progesterone: Appel a l'action pour combler les ecarts importants dans la planification familiale postnatal, Population Council

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Anneau vaginal à progestérone: aussi sûr pour maman que pour bébé, Population Council

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Emerging priorities in reproductive, maternal, and newborn health, Population Council

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Progesterone vaginal ring: A call-to-action to fill critical gaps in post-partum family planning, Population Council

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Progesterone vaginal ring: Beneficial role in birth spacing, Population Council

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Progesterone vaginal ring: Prevents pregnancy, Population Council

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Progesterone vaginal ring: Safe for mothers and babies, Population Council

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Promoting Respectful Maternity Care: A training guide for facility-based workshops—Facilitator’s guide, Population Council

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Promoting Respectful Maternity Care Resource Package—Alternative dispute resolution: Resolving incidents of disrespect and abuse, Population Council

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Promoting Respectful Maternity Care Resource Package—Debriefing sessions: Caring for the carers, Population Council

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Promoting Respectful Maternity Care Resource Package—Implementing respectful maternity care in Kenya, Population Council

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Promoting Respectful Maternity Care Resource Package—Maternity open days: Clarifying misconceptions about childbirth, Population Council

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Union Health and Family Welfare Centers in Chittagong and Munshiganj: Are they ready to provide 24-hour normal delivery services? (Brief), Population Council

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The availability and quality of family planning services across eight districts in Pakistan: The potential and the constraints, Gul Rashida, Iram Kamran, Khan Muhammad, Rehan M. Niazi, and Tahira Parveen

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Reducing maternal and child mortality in Balochistan: The untapped potential of family planning, Zeba Sathar, Maqsood Sadiq, and Seemin Ashfaq

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Reducing maternal and child mortality in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: The untapped potential of family planning, Zeba Sathar, Maqsood Sadiq, and Seemin Ashfaq

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Reducing maternal and child mortality in Punjab: The untapped potential of family planning, Zeba Sathar, Maqsood Sadiq, and Seemin Ashfaq

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Reducing maternal and child mortality in Sindh: The untapped potential of family planning, Zeba Sathar, Maqsood Sadiq, and Seemin Ashfaq

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Union Health and Family Welfare Centers in Chittagong and Munshiganj: Are they ready to provide 24-hour normal delivery services?, Md. Noorunnabi Talukder, Ubaidur Rob, A.K.M. Zafar Ullah Khan, Forhana Rahman Noor, Shongkour Roy, and Afsana Fatema Noor

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Delivering contraceptive vaginal rings: Review of postpartum and postnatal care programs in Nigeria, Godwin Unumeri and Salisu Mohammed Ishaku

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A cross sectional comparison of postnatal care quality in facilities participating in a maternal health voucher program versus non-voucher facilities in Kenya, Charlotte E. Warren, Timothy Abuya, Lucy Kanya, Francis Obare, Rebecca Njuki, and Marleen Temmerman

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Landscape analysis on pre-eclampsia and eclampsia in Bangladesh, Charlotte E. Warren, Sharif M.I. Hossain, Rahat Ara Nur, Kanij Sultana, Karen Kirk, and Amy Dempsey

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Landscape analysis of pre-eclampsia/eclampsia in Nigeria, Charlotte E. Warren, Salisu Mohammed Ishaku, Ayodeji Oginni, Gloria Adoyi, Karen Kirk, and Amy Dempsey

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Can reproductive health voucher programs improve quality of postnatal care? A quasi-experimental evaluation of Kenya’s Safe Motherhood voucher scheme, Claire Watt, Timothy Abuya, Charlotte E. Warren, Lucy Kanya, and Benjamin Bellows

Submissions from 2014

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Barriers to obstetric fistula treatment in low-income countries: A systematic review, Benjamin Bellows, Rachel Bach, Zoe Baker, and Charlotte E. Warren

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Validating indicators of the quality of maternal health care: Final report, Mexico, Karla Berdichevsky, Claudia Diaz, Katharine McCarthy, and Ann K. Blanc

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Excess risk of maternal mortality in adolescent mothers, Ann K. Blanc

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Postpartum family planning in Burkina Faso, Marina Daniele

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Defining disrespect and abuse of women in childbirth: A research, policy and rights agenda, Lynn P. Freedman, Kate Ramsey, Timothy Abuya, Benjamin Bellows, Charity Ndwiga, Charlotte E. Warren, Stephanie Kujawski, Wema Moyo, Margaret E. Kruk, and Godfrey Mbaruku

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PMTCT cascade analysis in Côte d'Ivoire: Results from a national representative sample, Stephen S. Gloyd, Julia Robinson, Serge A. Dali, S. Adam Granato, Rebecca Bartlein, Seydou Kouyate, David Aka, Doroux A. Billy, Irma Ahoba, and Ahoua Kone

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Lessons from sexual and reproductive health voucher program design and function: A comprehensive review, Corinne G. Grainger, Anna C. Gorter, Jerry Okal, and Benjamin Bellows

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Maternal health commodity landscaping exercise: A snapshot of the Bangladesh program, Sharif M.I. Hossain, Saumya RamaRao, Ismat Ara Hena, and Ubaidur Rob

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Safe motherhood voucher programme coverage of health facility deliveries among poor women in South-western Uganda, Lucy Kanya, Francis Obare, Charlotte E. Warren, Timothy Abuya, Ian Askew, and Benjamin Bellows

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Distance, transportation cost, and mode of transport in the utilization of facility-based maternity services: Evidence from rural Bangladesh, Kaji Tamanna Keya, Ubaidur Rob, Md. Moshiur Rahman, Ashish Bajracharya, and Benjamin Bellows

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Maternal and newborn health behaviors in rural Uttar Pradesh: Findings from learning phase baseline survey 2013, M.E. Khan, Praween Kumar Agrawal, Avishek Hazra, Anvita Dixit, Isha Bhatnagar, Jaleel Ahmad, and D.N. Ahmad

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Postpartum contraception utilization among low-income women seeking immunization for infants in Mumbai, India, Sheila Mody, Saritha Nair, Anindita Dasgupta, Anita Raj, Balaiah Donta, Niranjan Saggurti, Dattaram D. Naik, and Jay G. Silverman

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Promoting Respectful Maternity Care: A training guide for community-based workshops—Community facilitator's guide, Charity Ndwiga, Charlotte E. Warren, Timothy Abuya, Lucy Kanya, Alice Maranga, Christine Ochieng, Mary Wanjala, Beatrice Chelang'at, Anne Njeru, Annie Gituto, George Odhiambo, Faith Mbehero, Lucia Maina, and Jeremiah Maina

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Promoting Respectful Maternity Care: A training guide for facility-based workshops—Participant's guide, Charity Ndwiga, Charlotte E. Warren, Timothy Abuya, Lucy Kanya, Alice Maranga, Christine Ochieng, Mary Wanjala, Beatrice Chelang'at, Anne Njeru, Annie Gituto, George Odhiambo, Faith Mbehero, Lucia Maina, and Jeremiah Maina

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Assessing the population-level impact of vouchers on access to health facility delivery for women in Kenya, Francis Obare, Charlotte E. Warren, Timothy Abuya, Ian Askew, and Benjamin Bellows

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Achieving MDGs 4 and 5 in Balochistan: The role of family planning, Population Council

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Achieving MDGs 4 and 5 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: The role of family planning, Population Council

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Achieving MDGs 4 and 5 in Punjab: The role of family planning, Population Council

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Achieving MDGs 4 and 5 in Sindh: The role of family planning, Population Council

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Confronting disrespect and abuse during childbirth in Kenya: The Heshima Project, Population Council

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Operationalizing a proposed national protocol for the prevention and management of severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia using a loading dose of magnesium sulphate at community health facilities in Bangladesh, Population Council

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Promoting Respectful Maternity Care (RMC) at birth: Orientation for community-based workshops, Population Council

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Promoting Respectful Maternity Care (RMC) at birth: Orientation for facility-based workshops, Population Council

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Performance-based incentive for improving quality of maternal health services in Bangladesh, Ubaidur Rob and Mohammad Masudul Alam

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Prioritizing family planning for achieving provincial maternal child health and development goals, Zeba Sathar, Muhammad Asif Wazir, and Maqsood Sadiq

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Unintended pregnancy and abortion in India: Country profile report, Mary Philip Sebastian, M.E. Khan, and Daliya Sebastian

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La planification familiale postpartum au Burkina Faso - résumé en français, STEP UP Research Programme Consortium

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Evaluation of the impact of the voucher program for improving maternal health behavior and status in Bangladesh, Md. Noorunnabi Talukder, Ubaidur Rob, Syed Abu Jafar Md. Musa, Ashish Bajracharya, Kaji Tamanna Keya, Forhana Rahman Noor, Eshita Jahan, Md. Irfan Hossain, Jyotirmoy Saha, and Benjamin Bellows

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Childhood vaccination in rural southwestern Ethiopia: The nexus with demographic factors and women's autonomy, Yohannes Dibaba Wado, Mesganaw Fantahun Afework, and Michelle J. Hindin

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Effects of maternal pregnancy intention, depressive symptoms and social support on risk of low birth weight: A prospective study from southwestern Ethiopia, Yohannes Dibaba Wado, Mesganaw Fantahun Afework, and Michelle J. Hindin

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Validating indicators of the quality of maternal health care: Final report, Kenya, Charlotte E. Warren, James Kelly Kimani, Jackline Kivunaga, Brian Mdawida, Charity Ndwiga, Katharine McCarthy, and Ann K. Blanc

Submissions from 2013

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Reproductive health voucher program and facility based delivery in informal settlements in Nairobi: A longitudinal analysis, Djesika D. Amendah, Martin Kavao Mutua, Catherine Kyobutungi, Evans Buliva, and Benjamin Bellows

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Evaluation of a voucher programme in reducing inequities in maternal health utilization in Cambodia: A quasi-experimental study, Ashish Bajracharya, Benjamin Bellows, and Antonia Dingle

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A taxonomy and results from a comprehensive review of 28 maternal health voucher programmes, Benjamin Bellows, Claudia M. Conlon, Elizabeth S. Higgs, John Townsend, Matta G. Nahed, Karen Cavanaugh, Corinne G. Grainger, Jerry Okal, and Anna C. Gorter

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Increase in facility-based deliveries associated with a maternal health voucher programme in informal settlements in Nairobi, Kenya, Benjamin Bellows, Catherine Kyobutungi, Martin Kavao Mutua, Charlotte E. Warren, and Alex C. Ezeh

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The impact of vouchers on the use and quality of health care in developing countries: A systematic review, Carinne D. Brody, Nicole M. Bellows, Martha Campbell, and Malcolm Potts

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Performance-based incentives to improve health status of mothers and newborns: What does the evidence show?, Rena Eichler, Kokila Agarwal, Ian Askew, Emma Iriarte, Lindsay Morgan, and Julia Watson

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Attrition from care after the critical phase of severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia: Insights from an intervention with magnesium sulphate in a primary care setting in northern Nigeria, Salisu Mohammed Ishaku, Babatunde A.O. Ahonsi, Jamilu Tukur, and Ayodeji Oginni

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The importance of public sector health facility-level data for monitoring changes in maternal mortality risks among communities: The case of Pakistan, Anrudh K. Jain, Zeba Sathar, Momina Salim, and Zakir Hussain Shah

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Distance travelled and cost of transport for use of facility-based maternity services in rural Bangladesh: A cross-sectional survey, Kaji Tamanna Keya, Md. Moshiur Rahman, Ubaidur Rob, and Benjamin Bellows

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Financial incentives and maternal health: Where do we go from here?, Lindsay Morgan, Mary Ellen Stanton, Elizabeth S. Higgs, Robert L. Balster, Benjamin Bellows, Neal Brandes, Alison B. Comfort, Rena Eichler, Amanda Glassman, Laurel Hatt, Claudia M. Conlon, and Marge Koblinsky

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Effect of a maternal health voucher scheme on out-of-pocket expenditure and use of delivery care services in rural Bangladesh: A prospective controlled study, Forhana Rahman Noor, Md. Noorunnabi Talukder, and Ubaidur Rob

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Population-level impact of vouchers on access to health facility delivery for women in Kenya: A quasi-experimental study, Francis Obare, Charlotte E. Warren, Timothy Abuya, Ian Askew, and Benjamin Bellows

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Community-level impact of the reproductive health vouchers programme on service utilization in Kenya, Francis Obare, Charlotte E. Warren, Rebecca Njuki, Timothy Abuya, Joseph Sunday, Ian Askew, and Benjamin Bellows

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An assessment of opportunities and challenges for public sector involvement in the maternal health voucher program in Uganda, Jerry Okal, Lucy Kanya, Francis Obare, Rebecca Njuki, Timothy Abuya, Teresah Bange, Charlotte E. Warren, Ian Askew, and Benjamin Bellows

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Out-of-pocket expenses for maternity care in rural Bangladesh: A public-private comparison, Md. Moshiur Rahman, Ubaidur Rob, Forhana Rahman Noor, and Benjamin Bellows

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Assessment of the availability and use of maternal health supplies in the primary health care system in Amhara Region, Ethiopia, Sarah Raifman, Sisay Mellese, Kelemua Hailemariam, Ian Askew, and Annabel Erulkar

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Barriers to the use of maternity waiting homes in indigenous regions of Guatemala: A study of users' and community members' perceptions, Marta Julia Ruiz, Marieke G. van Dijk, Karla Berdichevsky, Alejandra Munguia, Courtney Burks, and Sandra G. Garcia

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The consequences of unintended pregnancy for maternal and child health in rural India: Evidence from prospective data, Abhishek Singh, Ashish Singh, and Bidhubhusan Mahapatra

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Use of magnesium sulfate for treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia in Mexico, Marieke G. van Dijk, Claudia Diaz, Patricia Zuniga Uribe, Rufina Luna Gordillo, Maria Elena Reyes Gutierrez, and Sandra G. Garcia

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The association of unwanted pregnancy and social support with depressive symptoms in pregnancy: Evidence from rural southwestern Ethiopia, Yohannes Dibaba Wado, Mesganaw Fantahun Afework, and Michelle J. Hindin

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Unintended pregnancies and the use of maternal health services in southwestern Ethiopia, Yohannes Dibaba Wado, Mesganaw Fantahun Afework, and Michelle J. Hindin

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Study protocol for promoting respectful maternity care initiative to assess, measure and design interventions to reduce disrespect and abuse during childbirth in Kenya, Charlotte E. Warren, Rebecca Njuki, Timothy Abuya, Charity Ndwiga, Jane Serwanga Maingi, Faith Mbehero, Louisa Muteti, Anne Njeru, Joseph Karanja, Joyce Olenja, Lucy Gitonga, Chris Rakuom, and Benjamin Bellows

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How conditional cash transfers to promote institutional delivery can also influence postpartum contraception: Evidence from Rajasthan, India, A.J. Francis Zavier and K.G. Santhya

Submissions from 2012

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Increasing access to family planning and reproductive health services through community work: A case study of a dual cadre model in India, Jaleel Ahmad, Isha Bhatnagar, and M.E. Khan

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Training manual on the use of magnesium sulphate in the management of severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia [trainee version], Federal Ministry of Health and Population Council

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Country mapping: Nigeria, Salisu Mohammed Ishaku and Saumya RamaRao

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Community health workers for maternal and child health, Leah Jarvis and Nancy Termini LaChance

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Community midwifery services in Kenya: Implementation guidelines, Kenya Ministry of Health