BMJ Publications: Leaving no woman, no child, and no adolescent behind
- Boerma Ties, Victora Cesar G, Sabin Miriam Lewis, Simpson Paul J. Reaching all women, children, and adolescents with essential health interventions by 2030 BMJ 2020; 368 :l6986 doi: 10.1136/bmj.l6986
- Alipui Nicholas K, Mason Elizabeth. Advancing women’s, children’s, and adolescents’ health and equity BMJ 2020; 368 :l7010 doi: 10.1136/bmj.l7010
- Barros AJD, Wehrmeister FC, Ferreira LZ, et al Are the poorest poor being left behind? Estimating global inequalities in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health BMJ Global Health 2020;5:e002229. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2019-002229
- Akseer N, Wright J, Tasic H, et al Women, children and adolescents in conflict countries: an assessment of inequalities in intervention coverage and survival BMJ Global Health 2020;5:e002214. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2019-002214
- Coll CVN, Ewerling F, García-Moreno C, et al Intimate partner violence in 46 low-income and middle-income countries: an appraisal of the most vulnerable groups of women using national health surveys BMJ Global Health 2020;5:e002208. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2019-002208
- Amouzou A, Jiwani SS, da Silva ICM Countdown 2030 Coverage Technical Working Group, et al Closing the inequality gaps in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health coverage: slow and fast progressors BMJ Global Health 2020;5:e002230. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2019-002230
- Lu C, Cuartas J, Fink G, et al Inequalities in early childhood care and development in low/middle-income countries: 2010–2018 BMJ Global Health 2020;5:e002314. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2020-002314
- Requejo Jennifer, Diaz Theresa, Park Lois, Chou Doris, Choudhury Allysha, Guthold Regina et al. Assessing coverage of interventions for reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health and nutrition BMJ 2020; 368 :l6915 doi: 10.1136/bmj.l6915
- Heidkamp Rebecca A, Wilson Emily, Menon Purnima, Kuo Helen, Walton Shelley, Gatica-Domínguez Giovanna et al. How can we realise the full potential of health systems for nutrition? BMJ 2020; 368 :l6911 10.1136/bmj.l6911
- George Asha S, Amin Avni, de Abreu Lopes Claudia Marques, Ravindran T K Sundari. Structural determinants of gender inequality: why they matter for adolescent girls’ sexual and reproductive health BMJ 2020; 368 :l6985 10.1136/bmj.l6985
- Melesse DY, Mutua MK, Choudhury A, et al Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in sub-Saharan Africa: who is left behind? BMJ Global Health 2020;5:e002231. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2019-002231
- Faye CM, Wehrmeister FC, Melesse DY, et al Large and persistent subnational inequalities in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health intervention coverage in sub-Saharan Africa BMJ Global Health 2020;5:e002232.
- Martinez-Alvarez Melisa, Federspiel Frederik, Singh Neha S, Schäferhoff Marco, Lewis Sabin Miriam, Onoka Chima et al. Equity of resource flows for reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health: are those most in need being left behind? BMJ 2020; 368 :m305 doi: 10.1136/bmj.m305
- Jennings L, George A, Jacobs, T, et al. A forgotten group during humanitarian crises: a systematic review of sexual and reproductive health interventions for young people including adolescents in humanitarian settings Conflict & Health 13, 57 (2019) doi:10.1186/s13031-019-0240-y
- Kinney MV, Walugembe DR, Wanduru P, et al. Implementation of maternal and perinatal death reviews: a scoping review protocol BMJ Open 2019;9:e031328. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-031328
- 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.
- Grollman C, Cavallaro FL, Duclos D, Bakare V, Martínez Álvarez M, Borghi J. Donor funding for family planning: levels and trends between 2003 and 2013. Health Policy Plan. 2018 May 1;33(4):574-582. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czy006.
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.
- 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
- Grollman C, Arregoces L, Martinez-Alvarez M, Pitt C, Powell-Jackson T, Hsu J, Greco G, Borghi J. Developing a dataset to track aid for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health, 2003–2013. Scientific Data 4, Article number: 170038 (2017). doi:10.1038/sdata.2017.38. http://www.nature.com/articles/sdata201738.
- Grollman C, Arregoces L, Martínez-Álvarez M, Pitt C, Mills A, Borghi J. 11 years of tracking aid to reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health: estimates and analysis for 2003-13 from the Countdown to 2015. The Lancet Global Health, Volume 5, Issue 1: January 2017, pages e104-114. DOI 1016/S2214-109X(16)30304-7
- 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.
- Bryce J, Colbourn T et al, Malawi and Millennium Development Goal 4: a Countdown to 2015 country case study. The Lancet Global Health, 21 January 2016. DOI: 1016/S2214-109X(15)00294-6.
- 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
- Restrepo-Mendez MC, Barros AJ, Wong KL, Johnson HL, Pariyo G, Wehrmeister FC, et al. Missed opportunities in full immunization coverage: findings from low- and lower-middle-income countries. Glob Health Action. 2016;9:30963. doi: 3402/gha.v9.30963
- Restrepo-Mendez MC, Barros AJ, Wong KL, Johnson HL, Pariyo G, Franca GV, et al. Inequalities in full immunization coverage: trends in low- and middle-income countries. Bull World Health Organ. 2016;94(11):794-805b. DOI: 2471/BLT.15.162172
- Saad-Haddad G, DeJong J, Terreri N, Restrepo-Mendez MC, Perin J, Vaz L, et al. Patterns and determinants of antenatal care utilization: analysis of national survey data in seven countdown countries. J Glob Health. 2016;6(1):010404. doi: 7189/jogh.06.010404
- Tam Y, Huicho L, Huayanay-Espinoza CA, Restrepo-Méndez MC, (2016) Remaining missed opportunities of child survival in Peru: modelling mortality impact of universal and equitable coverage of proven interventions. BMC Public Health 16:1048. DOI 1186/s12889-016-3668-7
- 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
- Victora CG, Bahl R, Barros AJ, Franca GV, Horton S, Krasevec J, et al. Breastfeeding in the 21st century: epidemiology, mechanisms, and lifelong effect. 2016;387(10017):475-90. doi: 1016/S0140-6736(15)01024-7.
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.
- Carter E, Bryce J, Perin J, Newby H. Harmful practices in the management of childhood diarrhea in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review. BMC Public Health 2015; 15. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2127-1
- Hosseinpoor AR, Bergen N, Schlotheuber A, International Center for Equity in Health. State of inequality: Reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2015.
- Perin J, Carvajal-Velez L, Carter E, Bryce J, Newby H. Fluid curtailment during childhood diarrhea: a countdown analysis. BMC Public Health 2015; 15. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1878-z.
- Requejo JH, Bhutta ZA, The post-2015 agenda: staying the course in maternal and child survival. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2015; 100:S76-S81 doi:10.1136/archdischild-2013-305737.
- Restrepo-Mendez MC, Barros AJ, Black RE, Victora CG. Time trends in socio-economic inequalities in stunting prevalence: analyses of repeated national surveys. Public Health Nutr. 2015;18(12):2097-104. doi: 10.1017/S1368980014002924
- Restrepo-Mendez MC, Barros AJ, Requejo J, Duran P, Serpa LA, Franca GV, et al. Progress in reducing inequalities in reproductive, maternal, newborn,’ and child health in Latin America and the Caribbean: an unfinished agenda. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2015;38(1):9-16.
- Victora C, Requejo JH, Bryce J et al, Countdown to 2015: a decade of tracking progress for maternal, newborn, and child survival. Lancet, 17 October 2015. DOI: 1016/S0140-6736(15)00519-X.
- El Arifeen S, Hill K, Ahsan KZ, et al, Maternal mortality in Bangladesh: a Countdown to 2015 country case study. Lancet, 30 June 2014. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60955-7.
- Hunter BM, Requejo J et al, National health policy-makers’ views on the clarity and utility of Countdown to 2015 country profiles and reports: findings from two exploratory qualitative studies. Health Research Policy and Systems, 2014, 12:40, 15 August 2014. DOI: 10.1186/1478-4505-12-40.
- Maternal & Child Nutrition in the 75 Countdown countries, November 2014 [94 kb]
- Requejo J, Bryce J, Barros A, et al, Countdown to 2015 and beyond: fulfilling the health agenda for women and children. Lancet, 30 June 2014. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60925-9.
- Requejo J, Victora C, Bryce J. Data Resource Profile: Countdown to 2015: Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival. International Journal of Epidemiology, 16 March 2014, 2.86 MB]DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyu034
- Hsu J, Pitt C, Berman P, Mills A, Reproductive health priorities: evidence from a resource tracking analysis of official development assistance in 2009 and 2010, Lancet, 18 May 2013. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60762-X
- Walker N, Yenokyan G, Friberg I, Bryce J, Patterns in coverage of maternal, newborn, and child health interventions: projections of neonatal and under-5 mortality to 2035, Lancet, 21 September 2013. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)61748-1[547 KB]
- Amouzou A, Habi O, Bensaïd K, Reduction in child mortality in Niger: a Countdown to 2015 country case study.Lancet, 21 September 2012. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61376-2 (PDF)
- Barros A, Ronsmans C, Axelson H, et al., Equity in maternal, newborn, and child health interventions in Countdown to 2015: a retrospective review of survey data from 54 countries. Lancet, 31 March 2012. 379 (9822), 1225-1233. (PDF)
- Bhutta Z, Chopra M, The Countdown for 2015: what lies ahead? Lancet, 21 September 2012. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61382-8.(PDF)
- Countdown 2012 Report Writing Group, Comment: Building a future for women and children. Lancet, 9 June 2012. 379 (9832), 2121-2122. (PDF)
- Hsu J, Pitt C, Greco G, Berman P, Mills A, Countdown to 2015: changes in official development assistance to maternal, newborn, and child health in 2009–10, and assessment of progress since 2003. Lancet,21 September 2012. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61415-9) . (PDF)
- Sanda S, Comment: Niger’s success in child survival.Lancet, 21 September 2012. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61514-1. (PDF)
- Victora C, Barros A, et al, How changes in coverage affect equity in maternal and child health interventions in 35 Countdown to 2015 countries: an analysis of national surveys. Lancet, 21 September 2012. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61427-5. (PDF)
- Gupta M, Maliqi B, França A, et al., Human resources for maternal, newborn and child health: from measurement and planning to performance for improved health outcomes. Human Resources for Health. 2011, 9:16. (PDF)
- Monitoring maternal, newborn and child health: understanding key progress indicators, authored in partnership with the Health Metrics Network, UNICEF, and the World Health Organization, November 2011
- Saving Newborn Lives in Nigeria: Newborn health in the context of the Integrated Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Strategy, produced by the Federal Ministry of Health of Nigeria, in partnership with Countdown to 2015, Save the Children, Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program, Jhpiego, and the U.S. Agency for International Development, in collaboration with the World Health Organization, UNFPA, UNICEF, PRINN-MNCH, and the Paediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN), January 2011
- Bhutta Z, Chopra M, et al., Countdown to 2015 decade report (2000–10): taking stock of maternal, newborn, and child survival. Lancet. 375 (9730): 2032-2044
- Pitt C, Greco G, Powell-Jackson T, Mills A, Countdown to 2015: assessment of official development assistance to maternal, newborn, and child health, 2003—08. Lancet. 376 (9751): 1485-1496. (PDF)
- The Lancet: Full Countdown issue, April 12, 2008.
- Countdown Coverage Writing Group on behalf of the Countdown to 2015 Core Group, Countdown to 2015 Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival: the 2008 report on tracking coverage for interventions. Lancet. 371 (9620): 1247-1258. (PDF)
- Countdown 2008 Equity Analysis Group, Mind the gap: equity and trends in coverage of maternal, newborn and child health services in 54 Countdown countries. Lancet. 371 (9620): 1259-1267. (PDF)
- Greco G, Powell-Jackson T, Borghi J, Mills A, Countdown to 2015: assessment of donor assistance to maternal, newborn and child health between 2003 and 2006. Lancet. 371 (9620): 1268-1275. (PDF)
- Masanja H, de Savigny D, Smithson P, et al., Child survival gains in Tanzania: analysis of data from demographic and health surveys. Lancet. 371 (9620): 1276-1283. (PDF)
- Countdown Working Group on Health Policy and Health Systems, Assessment of the health system and policy environment as a critical complement to tracking intervention coverage for maternal newborn and child health. Lancet. 371 (9620): 1284-1293. (PDF)
- South Africa Every Death Counts Writing Group, Every death counts: use of mortality audit data for decision making to save the lives of mothers, babies and children in South Africa. Lancet. 371 (9620): 1294-1304. (PDF)
- Heikens G, Bunn J, Amadi B, Viewpoint: Case management of HIV-infected severely malnourished children: challenges in the area of highest prevalence. Lancet. 371 (9620): 1305-1307. (PDF)
- Salama P, Lawn J, Bryce J, et al., Comment: Making the Countdown count. Lancet. 371 (9620): 1219-1221. (PDF)
- Horton R, Comment: Countdown to 2015: a report card on maternal, newborn and child survival. Lancet. 371 (9620): 1217-1219. (PDF)
- Bustreo F, Johnsson A, Comment: Parliamentarians: leading the change for maternal, newborn, and child survival?. Lancet. 371 (9620): 1221-1222. (PDF)
- Bernstein S, Say L, Chowdhury S, Comment: Sexual and reproductive health: completing the continuum. Lancet. 371 (9620): 1225-1226. (PDF)
- Shankar A, Bartlett L, et al., on behalf of the Countdown to 2015 Maternal Health Group, Comment: Delivery of MDG 5 by active management with data. Lancet. 371 (9620): 1223-1224. (PDF)
- Stoltenberg J, Comment: Delivering for women and children. Lancet. 371 (9620): 1230-1232. (PDF)
- The Lancet, Editorial: South Africa in the spotlight. Lancet. 371 (9620): 1215. (PDF)
- Lawn J, Costello A, Mwansambo C, Osrin D, Countdown to 2015: will the Millennium Development Goal for child survival be met? Archives of Disease in Childhood. 2007 June; 92(6): 551–556. (PDF)
- Bryce J, Terreri N, Victora C, Mason E, et al., Countdown to 2015: tracking intervention coverage for child survival. Lancet. 368 (9541): 1067-1076. (PDF)
- Horton R, A new global commitment to child survival. Lancet. 368 (9541): 1041-1042. (PDF)
- Powell-Jackson T, Borghi J, Mueller D, Patouillard E, Mills A, Countdown to 2015: tracking donor assistance to maternal, newborn, and child health. Lancet. 368 (9541): 1077-1087. (PDF)