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- DeJong J, Ghattas H, Bashour H, Mourtada R, Akik C, Reese-Masterson Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health in Conflict: A Case Study on Syria Using Countdown Indicators. BMJ Global Health. 2017; 2:e000302. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000302.
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- Ruducha J, Mann C, Singh NS, Gemebo TD, Tessema NS, Baschieri A, Friberg I, Zerfu TA, Yassin M, Franca GA, Berman P. How Ethiopia achieved Millennium Development Goal 4 through multisectoral interventions: a Countdown to 2015 case study. Lancet Global Health. 2017 Nov;5(11):e1142-e1151. doi: 1016/S2214-109X(17)30331-5.
- Ewerling F, Lynch JW, Victora CG, van Eerdewijk A, Tyszler M, Barros AJD4. The SWPER index for women’s empowerment in Africa: development and validation of an index based on survey data. The Lancet Global Health. 2017 Sep;5(9):e916-e923. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30292-9.
- Gao, Y, Zhou H, Singh N, Powell-Jackson T, Nash S, Yang M, Guo S, Fang H, Martinez Alvarez M, Liu X, Pan J, Wang Y, and Ronsmans C. Progress and challenges in maternal health in western China: a Countdown to 2015 national case study. The Lancet Global Health. March 2017. http://www.thelancet.com/journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214-109X(17)30100-6/fulltext?rss=yes
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- Huicho L, Huayanay-Espinoza CA, Herrera-Perez E, Segura ER, Niño de Guzman J, Rivera-Ch M, Barros AJD. Factors behind the success story of under-five stunting in Peru: a district ecological multilevel analysis. BMC Pediatrics (2017) 17:29 DOI 1186/s12887-017-0790
- Keats EC, Ngugi A, Macharia W, Akseer N, Khaemba EN, Bhatti Z, Rizvi A, Tole J, Bhutta ZA. Progress and priorities for reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health in Kenya: a Countdown to 2015 country case study. The Lancet Global Health. 2017 Aug;5(8):e782-e795. doi: 1016/S2214-109X(17)30246-2.
- Malik MA, Nahyoun AS, Rizvi A, Bhatti ZA, Bhutta ZA. Expenditure tracking and review of reproductive maternal, newborn and child health policy in Pakistan. Health Policy Plan. Volume 32, Issue 6, 1 July 2017, Pages 781–790, https://doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czx021
- Pitt C, Grollman C, Martínez-Álvarez M, Arregoces L, Lawn JE, Borghi J. Countdown to 2015: an analysis of donor funding for prenatal and neonatal health, 2003-2013. BMJ Global Health 4 April 2017. http://gh.bmj.com/content/2/2/e000205
- Pozo-Martin F, Nove A, Castro Lopes S, Campbell J, Buchan J, Dussault G, Kunjumen T, Cometto G, Siyam A. Health workforce metrics pre- and post-2015: a stimulus to public policy and planning. Human Resources for Health 15:14 (February 2017). DOI: 1186/s12960-017-0190-7
- Barros, AJD, Ewerling, F. Early childhood development: a new challenge for the SDG era. Lancet Global Health. 2016;4(12):e873-e4.
- França GVA, Restrepo-Méndez MC, Maia MFS, Victora CG, Barros AJD. Coverage and equity in reproductive and maternal health interventions in Brazil: impressive progress following the implementation of the Unified Health System. Int J Equity Health. 2016;15(1):149.
- Hosseinpoor, AR, Bergen, N, Barros, AJ, Wong, KL, Boerma, T, Victora, CG. Monitoring subnational regional inequalities in health: measurement approaches and challenges. Int J Equity Health. 2016;15(1):18.
- Joseph G, Silva ICM, Wehrmeister FC, Barros AJD, Victora CG. Inequalities in the coverage of place of delivery and skilled birth attendance: analyses of cross-sectional surveys in 80 low and middle-income countries. Reproductive Health. 2016;13(1):1-13.
- Victora C, Requejo J, Boerma T, Amouzou A, Bhutta ZA, Black RE, Chopra M; Countdown to 2030. Countdown to 2030 for reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health and nutrition. Lancet Global Health. 2016 Nov;4(11):e775-e776. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30204-2.
- Wehrmeister FC, Restrepo-Mendez MC, França GVA, Victora CG, Barros AJD. Summary indices for monitoring universal coverage in maternal and child health care. Bull World Health Organ. 2016;94:903-12.
- Akseer N, Salehi A, Hossain S et al. Achieving maternal and child health gains in Afghanistan: a Countdown to 2015 country case study. The Lancet Global Health 2016; 4: e395-e413. doi: 1016/S2214-109X(16)30002-X.
- Amouzou A, Requejo J, Park L, Peters DH. Achieving maternal and child health gains in Afghanistan: a Countdown to 2015 country case study by Akseer et al., 2016. The Lancet Global Health 2016;4:e395-413. Commentary in Public Health Emerg 2016;1:39.
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- Carvajal-Vélez L, Amouzou A, Perin J, Maïga A, Tarekegn H, Akinyemi A, Shiferaw S, Young M, Bryce J, Newby H, Diarrhea management in children under five in sub-Saharan Africa: does the source of care matter? A Countdown analysis. BMC Public Health (2016) 16:830 DOI 1186/s12889-016-3475-1
- Gon G, Restrepo-Méndez MC, Campbell,OMR, Barros AJD, Woodd S, Benova L, (2016) Who Delivers without Water? A Multi Country Analysis of Water and Sanitation in the Childbirth Environment. PLoS ONE 11(8): e0160572. DOI:1371/journal.pone.0160572
- Hosseinpoor, AR, et al. State of inequality in diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis immunisation coverage in low-income and middle-income countries: a multicountry study of household health surveys. The Lancet Global Health. 2016;4(9):e617-e26 doi 10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30141-3
- Huicho L, Segura ER, Huayanay-Espinoza CA, de Guzman JN, Restrepo-Méndez MC, Tam Y, et al. Child health and nutrition in Peru within an antipoverty political agenda: a Countdown to 2015 country case study. The Lancet Global Health. 2016;4(6):e414-e26. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(16)00085-1.
- Kanyuka M, Ndawala J, Mleme T et al. Malawi and Millennium Development Goal 4: a Countdown to 2015 country case study. The Lancet Global Health 2016; 4: e201-e214. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(15)00294-6.
- Leone T, Cetorelli V, Neal S, Matthews Z, Financial accessibility and user fee reforms for maternal healthcare in five sub-Saharan countries: a quasi-experimental analysis. BMJ Open2016; 6:1 e009692. DOI: 1136/bmjopen-2015-009692.
- Owen HJ, Singh NS, Berman P, Lawn JE (Eds.). Countdown to 2015 Country Case Studies: Analysing Progress Towards Maternal and Child Survival in the Millennium Development Goal Era. BMC Public Health 2016, 16 (suppl 2):791.
- Peter Berman, Jennifer Requejo, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Neha S. Singh, Helen Owen and Joy E. Lawn. Countries’ progress for women’s and children’s health in the Millennium Development Goal era: the Countdown to 2015 experience. BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 2):791
- Carmen Barroso, Winfred Lichuma, Elizabeth Mason, Pali Lehohla, Vinod K. Paul, Giorgi Pkhakadze, Dakshitha Wickremarathne and Alicia Eli Yamin. Accountability for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health in the Sustainable Development Goal era. BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 2):799
- Zulfiqar A. Bhutta and Mickey Chopra. BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 2):793Devolving countdown to countries: using global resources to support regional and national action
- Corrina Moucheraud, Helen Owen, Neha S. Singh, Courtney Kuonin Ng, Jennifer Requejo, Joy E. Lawn and Peter Berman. Countdown to 2015 country case studies: what have we learned about processes and progress towards MDGs 4 and 5? BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 2):794
- Neha S. Singh, Luis Huicho, Hoviyeh Afnan-Holmes, Theopista John, Allisyn C. Moran, Tim Colbourn, Chris Grundy, Zoe Matthews, Blerta Maliqi, Matthews Mathai, Bernadette Daelmans, Jennifer Requejo and Joy E. Lawn. Countdown to 2015 country case studies: systematic tools to address the “black box” of health systems and policy assessment. BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 2):790
- Carlyn Mann, Courtney Ng, Nadia Akseer, Zulfiqar A Bhutta, Josephine Borghi, Tim Colbourn, Patricia Hernández-Peña, Luis Huicho, Muhammad Ashar Malik, Melisa Martinez-Alvarez, Spy Munthali, Ahmad Shah Salehi, Mekonnen Tadesse, Mohammed Yassin and Peter Berman. Countdown to 2015 country case studies: what can analysis of national health financing contribute to understanding MDG 4 and 5 progress?. BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 2):792
- Corinne E. Armstrong, Melisa Martínez-Álvarez, Neha S. Singh, Theopista John, Hoviyeh Afnan-Holmes, Chris Grundy, Corrine W. Ruktanochai, Josephine Borghi, Moke Magoma, Georgina Msemo, Zoe Matthews, Gemini Mtei and Joy E. Lawn. Subnational variation for care at birth in Tanzania: is this explained by place, people, money or drugs?. BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 2):795
- Luis Huicho, Carlos A. Huayanay-Espinoza, Eder Herrera-Perez, Jessica Niño de Guzman, Maria Rivera-Ch, Maria Clara Restrepo-Méndez and Aluisio J. D. Barros. Examining national and district-level trends in neonatal health in Peru through an equity lens: a success story driven by political will and societal advocacy. BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 2):796
- Nadia Akseer, Zaid Bhatti, Arjumand Rizvi, Ahmad S. Salehi, Taufiq Mashal and Zulfiqar A. Bhutta. Coverage and inequalities in maternal and child health interventions in Afghanistan. BMC Public Health 2016 16(Suppl 2):797
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- Victora, C. Socioeconomic inequalities in Health: Reflections on the academic production from Brazil. International Journal for Equity in Health. 2016;15(1):164. DOI:1186/s12939-016-0456-z
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Countdown to 2015 Publications
- Special Issue: Family Planning in Global Health Action 2015, volume 8
- Choi Y, Short Fabic M, Hounton S, Koroma D. Meeting demand for family planning within a generation: prospects and implications at country level.
- Barros A, Boerma T, Hosseinpoor A, Restrepo-Méndez M, Wong K, Victora C. Estimating family planning coverage from contraceptive prevalence using national household surveys.
- Maïga A, Hounton S, Amouzou A et al. Trends and patterns of modern contraceptive use and relationships with high-risk births and child mortality in Burkina Faso.
- Shiferaw S, Abdullah M, Mekonnen Y et al. Trends in contraceptive use and distribution of births with demographic risk factors in Ethiopia: a sub-national analysis.
- Akinyemi A, Adedini S, Hounton S et al. Contraceptive use and distribution of high-risk births in Nigeria: a sub-national analysis.
- Hounton S, Barros A, Amouzou A et al. Patterns and trends of contraceptive use among sexually active adolescents in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, and Nigeria: evidence from cross-sectional studies.
- Hounton S, Winfrey W, Barros A, Askew I. Patterns and trends of postpartum family planning in Ethiopia, Malawi, and Nigeria: evidence of missed opportunities for integration.
- Perin J, Walker N. Potential confounding in the association between short birth intervals and increased neonatal, infant, and child mortality.
- Afnan-Holmes H, Magoma M et al for the Tanzanian Countdown Country Case Study Group, Tanzania’s Countdown to 2015: an analysis of two decades of progress and gaps for reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health, to inform priorities for post-2015. The Lancet Global Health 2015; 3: e396-409, July 2015. DOI: 1016/S2214-109X(15)00059-5.
- Arregoces L, Daly F, Pitt C et al, Countdown to 2015: changes in official development assistance to reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health, and assessment of progress between 2003 and 2012. The Lancet Global Health 2015; 3, e410-421, July 2015. DOI 1016/S2214-109X(15)00057-1.
- Bhutta ZA, Chopra M, Moving ahead: what will a renewed Countdown to 2030 for Women and Children look like? (Viewpoint). Lancet, 17 October 2015. DOI: 1016/S0140-6736(15)00527-9.
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