Countdown to 2030 Publications
- Maïga A, Jiwani SS, Mutua MK, et al. Generating statistics from health facility data: the state of routine health information systems in Eastern and Southern Africa. BMJ Global Health 2019;4:e001849. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001849
- Gatica-Dominguez G, Victora C, Barros AJD. Ethnic inequalities and trends in stunting prevalence among Guatemalan children: an analysis using national health surveys 1995-2014. International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 Jul; 18(1):110. doi: 10.1186/s12939-019-1016-0.
- Marchant T, Bhutta ZA, Black R, et al. Advancing measurement and monitoring of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition: global and country perspectives. BMJ Glob Health 2019 Jun; 4:i111–i113. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001512.
- Amouzou A, Leslie HH, Ram M, et al. Advances in the measurement of coverage for RMNCH and nutrition: from contact to effective coverage. BMJ Glob Health 2019 Jun; 4:i114–i124. doi:10.1136/ bmjgh-2018-001297.
- Gillespie S, Menon P, Heidkamp, et al. Measuring coverage of nutrition interventions along the continuum of care: time to act at scale. BMJ Glob Health 2019 Jun; 4:i133–i142. doi:10.1136/ bmjgh-2018-001290.
- George A, LeFevre AE, Jacobs T, et al. Lenses and levels: the why, what and how of measuring health system drivers of women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health with a governance focus. BMJ Glob Health 2019 Jun; 4:i143–i153. doi:10.1136/ bmjgh-2018-001316.
- Richter L, Black M, Britto P, et al. Early childhood development: an imperative for action and measurement at scale. BMJ Glob Health 2019 Jun; 4:i154–i160. doi:10.1136/ bmjgh-2018-001302.
- Boerma T, Tappis H, Saad-Haddad G, et al. Armed conflicts and national trends in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health in sub-Saharan Africa: what can national health surveys tell us? BMJ Glob Health 2019 Jun; 4:i161–i168. doi:10.1136/ bmjgh-2018-001300.
- Day LT, Ruysen H, Goreev VS, 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. J Glob Health 2019 Jun; 9(1): 010902. doi: 10.7189/jogh.09.01902.
- Manu A, Ewerling F, Barros AJD. Association between availability of children’s book and the literacy-numeracy skills of children aged 36 to 59 months: secondary analysis of the UNICEF Multiple-Indicator Cluster Surveys covering 35 countries. J Glob Health 2019 Jun; 9(1). doi: 10.7189/jogh.09.010403.
- Coll CVN, Ewerling F, Hellwig F, et al. Contraception in adolescence: the influence of parity and marital status on contraceptive use in 73 low-and middle-income countries. Reproductive Health 2019 Feb; 16:21.https://doi.org/10.1186/s12978-019-0686-9.
- Asha S George, Avni Amin, Claudia GarcÍa-Moreno, Gita Sen, Gender equality and health: laying the foundations for change, The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10189, 2019, Pages 2369-2371, ISSN 0140-6736, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30987-0.(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140673619309870)
- Helen Schneider, Maria van der Merwe, Beauty Marutla, Joseph Cupido, Shuaib Kauchali, The whole is more than the sum of the parts: establishing an enabling health system environment for reducing acute child malnutrition in a rural South African district, Health Policy and Planning, , czz060, https://doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czz060
- Kuruvilla Shyama, Hinton Rachael, Boerma Ties, Bunney Ryan, Casamitjana Nuria, Cortez Rafael et al. Business not as usual: how multisectoral collaboration can promote transformative change for health and sustainable development BMJ2018; 363 :k4771
- Victora C, Boerma T, Requejo J, et al. Analyses of inequalities in RMNCH: rising to the challenge of the SDGs. BMJ Glob Health 2019;4:i125–i132. doi:10.1136/ bmjgh-2018-001295
- Azzopardi PS, Hearps SJC , Francis KL et al. Progress in adolescent health and wellbeing: tracking 12 headline indicators for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2016. Lancet. 2019; (published online March 12.)
- Marchant, T, et al. Measurement of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition. BMJ Global Health, 2019; 4(4): i111-i161.
- Bhutta ZA, Victora C, Boerma T, Kruk ME, Patton G, Black MM, Sawyer S, Horton S, Black RE, Horton R and Lancet Optimising Child Health Series Steering Committee. Optimising the continuum of child and adolescent health and development. Lancet.2019;393(10176):1080-1082. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30488-X. Epub 2019 Mar 14.
- Tiffin N, George A, LeFevre AE. How to use relevant data for maximal benefit with minimal risk: digital health data governance to protect vulnerable populations in low income and middle-income countries. BMJ Glob Health 2019;4:e001395. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001395
- Joseph G, da Silva ICM, Barros AJD. Socioeconomic inequalities in access to skilled birth attendance among urban and rural women in low-income and middle-income countries. BMJ Glob Health 2018 Aug; 3:e000898. doi:10.1136/ bmjgh-2018-000898.
- Barros AJD. The charade of socioeconomic body-mass index determinants. Lancet Glob Health 2018 Jul; 6(7):pe710-711. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30282-1.
- Dalglish SL, Vogel JJ, Begkoyian G, et al. Future directions for reducing inequity and maximising impact of child health strategies. BMJ 2018 Jul; 362:k2684. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k2684.
- Khan SM, Kim ET, Singh K, et al. Thermal care of newborns: drying and bathing practices in Malawi and Bangladesh. Journal of Global Health 2018 Jun; 8(1):010901. doi: 10.7189/jogh.08.010901.
- Boatin AA, Schlotheuber A, Betran AP, et al. Within country inequalities in caesarean section rates: observational study of 72 low and middle income countries. BMJ 2018 Jan; 360:k55. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k55.
- Borghi J, Munthali S, Million LB, Martinez-Alvarez M. Health financing at district level in Malawi: an analysis of the distribution of funds at two points in time. Health policy and planning. 2018;33(1):59-69.
- Keats EC, Akseer N, Bhatti Z, et al. Assessment of inequalities in coverage of essential reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health interventions in Kenya. JAMA Netw Open. 2018;1(8):e185152. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.5152
- Keats EC, Macharia W, Singh NS, et al. Accelerating Kenya’s progress to 2030: understanding the determinants of under-five mortality from 1990 to 2015. BMJ Glob Health 2018;3:e000655
- Boerma T, Lawn JE. Delivering data on pregnancy outcomes through prospective studies in high-burden settings. The Lancet Global health 2018; 6(12): e1256-e7.
- Boerma T, Ronsmans C, Melesse DY, Barros AJD, Barros FC, Juan L, Moller AB, Say L, Hosseinpoor AR, Yi M, de Lyra Rabello Neto D, Temmerman M et al. Global epidemiology of use of and disparities in caesarean sections. Lancet (London, England) 2018; 392(10155): 1341-8.
- Huicho L, Huayanay-Espinoza CA, Hernandez P, Nino de Guzman J, Rivera-CH M. Enabling reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health interventions: Time trends and driving factors of health expenditure in the successful story of Peru. PLOS One (2018) 12(10):e0206455.
- Huicho L. Hernandez P, Huayanay-Espinoza CA, Segura ER, Nino de Guzman J, Flores-Cordova G, Rivera-Ch M, Friedman HS, Berman P. Understanding drivers of domestic public expenditure on reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health in Peru at district level: an ecological study. BMC Health Services Research (2018) 18:833.
- da Silva ICM, Franca GV, Barros AJD, Amouzou A, Krasevec J, Victora CG. Socioeconomic Inequalities Persist Despite Declining Stunting Prevalence in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. J Nutr. 2018;148(2):254-58.
- da Silva ICM, Restrepo-Mendez MC, Costa JC, Ewerling F, Hellwig F, Ferreira LZ, et al. Mensuração de desigualdades sociais em saúde: conceitos e abordagens metodológicas no contexto brasileiro. Epidemiologia e Serviços de Saúde. 2018;27(1):e000100017.
- Ewerling F, Victora CG, Raj A, Coll CVN, Hellwig F, Barros AJD. Demand for family planning satisfied with modern methods among sexually active women in low- and middle-income countries: who is lagging behind?Reprod Health. 2018;15(1):42.
- Joseph G, da Silva ICM, Fink G, Barros AJD, Victora CG. Absolute income is a better predictor of coverage by skilled birth attendance than relative wealth quintiles in a multicountry analysis: comparison of 100 low- and middle-income countries. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2018;18(1):104.
- Victora CG, Joseph G, Silva ICM, Maia FS, Vaughan JP, Barros FC, et al. The Inverse Equity Hypothesis: analyses of institutional deliveries in 286 national surveys. Am J Public Health. 2018;138:e1-e8.
- Mesenburg MA, Restrepo-Mendez MC, Hugo Amigo, Balandrán AD, Barbosa-Verdun MA, Caicedo-Velásquez B, Carvajal-Aguirre L, Coimbra CEA, Ferreira LZ, del Pilar Flores-Quispe M, Flores-Ramírez C, Gatica-Dominguez G, Huicho L, Jinesta-Campos K, Krishnadath ISK, Maia FS, Marquez-Callisaya IA, Martinez MM, Mujica OJ, Pingray V, Retamoso A, Ríos-Quituizaca P, Velásquez-Rivas J, Viáfara-López CA, Walrond S, Wehrmeister FC, Del Popolo F, Barros AJ, Victora CG. Ethnic group inequalities in coverage with reproductive, maternal and child health interventions: cross-sectional analyses of national surveys in 16 Latin American and Caribbean countries. Lancet Global Health. 2018 Aug. 6(8), e902-913.
- Pitt C, Grollman C, Martinez-Alvarez M, Arregoces L, Borghi J. Tracking aid for global health goals: a systematic comparison of four approaches applied to reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health. Lancet Global Health. 2018 Aug. 6(8), e859-e874.
- Boerma T, Victora C, Abouzahr C. Monitoring country progress and achievements by making global predictions: is the tail wagging the dog? Lancet 2018; 392(10147): 607-9.
- Victora CG, Boerma T. Inequalities in child mortality: real data or modelled estimates? The Lancet Global health 2018; 6(5): e477-e8.
- Countdown to 2030 Collaboration. Countdown to 2030: tracking progress towards universal coverage for reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health. Lancet. 2018 Jan 30. pii: S0140-6736(18)30104-1. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30104-1.
- Akseer N, Kamali M, Bakhache N, Mirza M, Mehta S, Al-Gashm S, Bhutta ZA. Status and drivers of maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health in the Islamic world: a comparative analysis. Lancet. 2018 Jan 30. pii: S0140-6736(18)30183-1. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30183-1.
Martinez-Alvarez M, Acharya A, Arregoces L, Brearley L, Pitt C, Grollman C, Borghi J. Trends in the alignment and harmonization of reproductive, maternal, newborn and chld health funding, 2008-13. Health Affairs. 2017:36(11): Global Health Policy.
Wehrmeister FC, da Silva CM, Barros AJD, Victora CG. Is governance, gross domestic product, inequality, population size or country surface area associated with coverage and equity of health interventions? Ecological analyses of cross-sectional surveys from 80 countries. BMJ Global Health. 2017;2:e000437.
- Bhatia A, Ferreira LZ, Barros AJD, Victora CG. Who and where are the uncounted children? Inequalities in birth certificate coverage among children under five years in 94 countries using nationally representative household surveys. Int J Equity Health. 2017;16(148).
- Costa JC, Silva ICM, Victora CG. Gender bias in under-five mortality in low/middle-income countries. BMJ Global Health. 2017;2(2).
- Costa JC, Wehrmeister FC, Barros AJD, Victora CG. Gender bias in careseeking practices in 57 low– and middle–income countries. J Glob Health. 2017;7(1):010418.
- 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.
- Fink G, Victora CG, Harttgen K, Vollmer S, Vidaletti LP, Barros AJD. Measuring socioeconomic inequalities with predicted absolute incomes rather than wealth quintiles: a comparative assessment using child stunting data from national surveys. Am J Public Health. 2017:e1-e6.
- Victora CG, Barros AJD, França GVA, Silva ICM, Carvajal-Velez L, Amouzou A. The contribution of poor and rural populations to national trends in reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health coverage: analyses of cross-sectional surveys from 64 countries. Lancet Global Health. 2017.
- Wong KLM, Restrepo-Méndez MC, Barros AJD, Victora CG. Socioeconomic inequalities in skilled birth attendance and child stunting in selected low and middle income countries: Wealth quintiles or deciles? PLOS ONE. 2017;12(5):e0174823.
- 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.
Countdown to 2015 Publications
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