Publications

Thesis

  • Said, Ali

    Maternal Death Surveillance and Response in Tanzania: Challenges to successful implementation

    Open access
  • "Hidden Catholics","faith-blind" donors and "FBO empires"

    a mixed-methods study on donor engagement of faith-based organisations in the Cameroonian health systema mixed-methods study on donor engagement of faith-based organisations in the Cameroonian health system Herzig Van Wees, Sibylle L.

  • Almblad, Ann-Charlotte

    Early Detection and Treatment for Children: Experiences and outcome of implementation at a pediatric hospital

    Open access
  • Wrammert, Johan

    Surviving birth: Studies of a simplified neonatal resuscitation protocol in a low-income context using a mixed-methods approach

    Open access
  • KC, Ashish

    Neonatal Resuscitation: Understanding challenges and identifying a strategy for implementation in Nepal

    Open access
  • Målqvist, Mats

    Who can save the unseen?: Studies on neonatal mortality in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam

    Open access

Publications

  • Persson, Maria; Larsson, Elin C.; Islam, Noor Pappu; Gemzell-Danielsson, Kristina et al.

    A qualitative study on health care providers' experiences of providing comprehensive abortion care in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

    Part of Conflict and Health, 2021.

    Open access
  • Rahman, Ahmed Ehsanur; Hossain, Aniqa Tasnim; Zaman, Sojib Bin; Salim, Nahya et al.

    Antibiotic use for inpatient newborn care with suspected infection: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study

    Part of BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2021.

    Open access
  • Herzig Van Wees, Sibylle L.; Fried, Sarah; Larsson, Elin C.

    Arabic speaking migrant parents' perceptions of sex education in Sweden: A qualitative study

    Part of Sexual & Reproductive HealthCare, 2021.

    Open access
  • Day, Louise Tina; Sadeq-Ur Rahman, Qazi; Ehsanur Rahman, Ahmed; Salim, Nahya et al.

    Assessment of the validity of the measurement of newborn and maternal health-care coverage in hospitals (EN-BIRTH): an observational study

    Part of The Lancet Global Health, p. e267-e279, 2021.

    Open access
  • Gao, Yaqing; Wang, Yinping; Zou, Siyu; Mi, Xiaoyi et al.

    Association of iron supplementation and deworming with early childhood development: analysis of Demographic and Health Surveys in ten low- and middle-income countries.

    Part of European Journal of Nutrition, 2021.

  • Kwesiga, Doris; Tawiah, Charlotte; Imam, Ali; Tesega, Adane Kebede et al.

    Barriers and enablers to reporting pregnancy and adverse pregnancy outcomes in population-based surveys: EN-INDEPTH study

    Part of Population Health Metrics, 2021.

    Open access
  • Shamba, Donat; Day, Louise T.; Zaman, Sojib Bin; Sunny, Avinash K. et al.

    Barriers and enablers to routine register data collection for newborns and mothers: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study

    Part of BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2021.

    Open access
  • Biks, Gashaw Andargie; Blencowe, Hannah; Hardy, Victoria Ponce; Geremew, Bisrat Misganaw et al.

    Birthweight data completeness and quality in population-based surveys: EN-INDEPTH study

    Part of Population Health Metrics, 2021.

    Open access
  • Kong, Stefanie; Day, Louise T.; Bin Zaman, Sojib; Peven, Kimberly et al.

    Birthweight: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study

    Part of BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2021.

    Open access
  • Paudel, Prajwal; Sunny, Avinash K.; Gurung, Rejina; Gurung, Abhishek et al.

    Burden and consequence of birth defects in Nepal-evidence from prospective cohort study

    Part of BMC Pediatrics, 2021.

    Open access
  • Zaman, Sojib Bin; Siddique, Abu Bakkar; Ruysen, Harriet; KC, Ashish et al.

    Chlorhexidine for facility-based umbilical cord care: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study

    Part of BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2021.

    Open access
  • KC, Ashish; Kinney, Mary V; Lawn, Joy E

    Effect of COVID-19 on maternal and neonatal services - Authors' reply

    Part of The Lancet Global Health, 2021.

    Open access
  • Tahsina, Tazeen; Hossain, Aniqa Tasnim; Ruysen, Harriet; Rahman, Ahmed Ehsanur et al.

    EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study

    Part of BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2021.

    Open access
  • Kantner, Annabell C.; Herzig Van Wees, Sibylle L.; Olsson, Erik; Ziaei, Shirin

    Factors associated with measles vaccination status in children under the age of three years in a post-soviet context: a cross-sectional study using the DHS VII in Armenia

    Part of BMC Public Health, 2021.

    Open access
  • Nygren, Ulrika Svea; Tindberg, Ylva; Eriksson, Leif; Larsson, Ulf et al.

    Healthcare professionals' perceptions about interprofessional teamwork: a national survey within Swedish child healthcare services.

    Part of BMC Health Services Research, 2021.

    Open access
  • Sunny, Avinash K.; Basnet, Omkar; Acharya, Ankit; Poudel, Prajwal et al.

    Impact of free newborn care service package on out of pocket expenditure-evidence from a multicentric study in Nepal

    Part of BMC Health Services Research, 2021.

    Open access
  • Michielsen, Kristien; Larsson, Elin C.; Kagesten, Anna; Erausquin, Jennifer Toller et al.

    International Sexual Health And REproductive health (I-SHARE) survey during COVID-19: study protocol for online national surveys and global comparative analyses

    Part of Sexually Transmitted Infections, p. 88-92, 2021.

  • Salim, Nahya; Shabani, Josephine; Peven, Kimberly; Rahman, Qazi Sadeq-ur et al.

    Kangaroo mother care: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study

    Part of BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2021.

    Open access
  • Said, Ali; Pembe, Andrea B.; Massawe, Siriel; Hanson, Claudia et al.

    Maternal death surveillance and response in Tanzania: comprehensiveness of narrative summaries and action points from maternal death reviews

    Part of BMC Health Services Research, 2021.

    Open access
  • Ngo, Hai Hoang Tuan; Nguyen-Thanh, Luong; Pham-Duc, Phuc; Dang-Xuan, Sinh et al.

    Microbial contamination and associated risk factors in retailed pork from key value chains in Northern Vietnam

    Part of International Journal of Food Microbiology, 2021.

    Open access
  • KC, Ashish; Moinuddin, Md; Kinney, Mary; Sacks, Emma et al.

    Mistreatment of newborns after childbirth in health facilities in Nepal: Results from a prospective cohort observational study

    Part of PLOS ONE, 2021.

    Open access
  • KC, Ashish; Peven, Kimberly; Ameen, Shafiqul; Msemo, Georgina et al.

    Neonatal resuscitation: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study

    Part of BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2021.

    Open access
  • Isacson, Manuela; Gurung, Rejina; Basnet, Omkar; Andersson, Ola et al.

    Neurodevelopmental outcomes of a randomised trial of intact cord resuscitation.

    Part of Acta Paediatrica, p. 465-472, 2021.

    Open access
  • Hlatshwako, Takhona G.; Shah, Sonam J.; Kosana, Priya; Adebayo, Emmanuel et al.

    Online health survey research during COVID-19

    Part of The Lancet Digital Health, p. e76-e77, 2021.

    Open access
  • Chaulagain, Dipak; Målqvist, Mats; Brunell, Olivia; Wrammert, Johan et al.

    Performance of health workers on neonatal resuscitation care following scaled-up quality improvement interventions in public hospitals of Nepal-a prospective observational study

    Part of BMC Health Services Research, 2021.

    Open access
  • Gurung, Rejina; Ruysen, Harriet; Sunny, Avinash K.; Day, Louise T. et al.

    Respectful maternal and newborn care: measurement in one EN-BIRTH study hospital in Nepal

    Part of BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2021.

    Open access
  • Blencowe, Hannah; Bottecchia, Matteo; Kwesiga, Doris; Akuze, Joseph et al.

    Stillbirth outcome capture and classification in population-based surveys: EN-INDEPTH study

    Part of Population Health Metrics, 2021.

    Open access
  • Peven, Kimberly; Day, Louise T.; Ruysen, Harriet; Tahsina, Tazeen et al.

    Stillbirths including intrapartum timing: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study

    Part of BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2021.

    Open access
  • Ameen, Shafiqul; Siddique, Abu Bakkar; Peven, Kimberly; Rahman, Qazi Sadeq-ur et al.

    Survey of women's report for 33 maternal and newborn indicators: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study

    Part of BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2021.

    Open access
  • Enuameh, Yeetey Akpe Kwesi; Dzabeng, Francis; Blencowe, Hannah; Thysen, Sanne M. et al.

    Termination of pregnancy data completeness and feasibility in population-based surveys: EN-INDEPTH study

    Part of Population Health Metrics, 2021.

    Open access
  • Ekman, Beatrice; Paudel, Prajwal; Basnet, Omkar; K.C, Ashish et al.

    Adherence to World Health Organisation guidelines for treatment of early onset neonatal sepsis in low-income settings: a cohort study in Nepal

    Part of BMC Infectious Diseases, 2020.

    Open access
  • Litorp, Helena; Sunny, Avinash K; KC, Ashish

    Augmentation of labor with oxytocin and its association with delivery outcomes: A large-scale cohort study in 12 public hospitals in Nepal.

    Part of Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 2020.

  • Målqvist, Mats

    Breastfeeding hampered by complacency and commercial interests.

    Part of Acta Paediatrica, p. 2177-2178, 2020.

  • Said, Ali; Målqvist, Mats; Pembe, Andrea B.; Massawe, Siriel et al.

    Causes of maternal deaths and delays in care: comparison between routine maternal death surveillance and response system and an obstetrician expert panel in Tanzania

    Part of BMC Health Services Research, 2020.

    Open access
  • Rana, Nisha; Ranneberg, Linda Jarawka; Målqvist, Mats; KC, Ashish et al.

    Delayed cord clamping was not associated with an increased risk of hyperbilirubinaemia on the day of birth or jaundice in the first 4 weeks

    Part of Acta Paediatrica, p. 71-77, 2020.

  • Litorp, Helena; Gurung, Rejina; Målqvist, Mats; KC, Ashish

    Disclosing suboptimal indications for emergency caesarean sections due to fetal distress and prolonged labor: a multicenter cross-sectional study at 12 public hospitals in Nepal

    Part of Reproductive Health, 2020.

    Open access
  • KC, Ashish; Gurung, Rejina; Kinney, Mary V.; Sunny, Avinash K. et al.

    Effect of the COVID-19 pandemic response on intrapartum care, stillbirth, and neonatal mortality outcomes in Nepal: a prospective observational study

    Part of The Lancet Global Health, p. e1273-e1281, 2020.

    Open access
  • Budhathoki, Shyam Sundar; Sunny, Avinash K.; Poudel, Pragya Gautam; Thapa, Jeevan et al.

    Epidemiology of neonatal infections in hospitals of Nepal: evidence from a large- scale study

    Part of Archives of Public Health, 2020.

    Open access
  • Niemeyer Hultstrand, Jenny; Engström, Ellinor; Målqvist, Mats; Tydén, Tanja et al.

    Evaluating the implementation of the Reproductive Life Plan in disadvantaged communities: A mixed-methods study using the i-PARIHS framework

    Part of PLOS ONE, 2020.

    Open access
  • Chalermsri, Chalobol; Herzig Van Wees, Sibylle L.; Ziaei, Shirin; Ekström, Eva-Charlotte et al.

    Exploring the Experience and Determinants of the Food Choices and Eating Practices of Elderly Thai People: A Qualitative Study.

    Part of Nutrients, 2020.

    Open access
  • Niemeyer Hultstrand, Jenny; Tydén, Tanja; Målqvist, Mats; Ekstrand Ragnar, Maria et al.

    Foreign-born women’s lifestyle and health before and during early pregnancy in Sweden

    Part of European journal of contraception & reproductive health care, p. 20-27, 2020.

    Open access
  • Herzig Van Wees, Sibylle L.; Holmer, Hampus

    Global health beyond geographical boundaries: reflections from global health education

    Part of BMJ Global Health, 2020.

    Open access
  • Ehret, Danielle E Y; Patterson, Jackie K; KC, Ashish; Worku, Bogale et al.

    Helping Babies Survive Programs as an Impetus for Quality Improvement.

    Part of Pediatrics, p. S183-S193, 2020.

  • Gurung, Abhishek; Wrammert, Johan; Sunny, Avinash K.; Gurung, Rejina et al.

    Incidence, risk factors and consequences of preterm birth - findings from a multi-centric observational study for 14 months in Nepal

    Part of Archives of Public Health, 2020.

    Open access
  • Gao, Yaqing; KC, Ashish; Chen, Chunyi; Huang, Yue et al.

    Inequality in measles vaccination coverage in the "big six" countries of the WHO South-East Asia region

    Part of Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, p. 1485-1497, 2020.

  • Day, Louise Tina; Gore-Langton, Georgia R.; Rahman, Ahmed Ehsanur; Basnet, Omkar et al.

    Labour and delivery ward register data availability, quality, and utility-Every Newborn-birth indicators research tracking in hospitals (EN-BIRTH) study baseline analysis in three countries

    Part of BMC Health Services Research, 2020.

    Open access
  • Lawn, Joy E; KC, Ashish

    Learning from Nepal's Progress to Inform the Path to the Sustainable Development Goals for Health, Leaving No-One Behind.

    Part of Maternal and Child Health Journal, p. 1-4, 2020.

  • KC, Ashish; Bhandari, Amit

    Lessons from the field: progress towards the sustainable development goals in Nepal in federal transition of the state.

    Part of Archives of Disease in Childhood, p. 817-818, 2020.

    Open access
  • Makokha-Sandell, Henrik; Mgaya, Andrew; Belachew, Johanna; Litorp, Helena et al.

    Low use of vacuum extraction: Health care Professionals' Perspective in a University Hospital, Dar es Salaam

    Part of Sexual & Reproductive HealthCare, 2020.

    Open access
  • Paudel, Prajwal; Sunny, Avinash K.; Poudel, Pragya G.; Gurung, Rejina et al.

    Meconium aspiration syndrome: incidence, associated risk factors and outcome-evidence from a multicentric study in low-resource settings in Nepal

    Part of Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, p. 630-635, 2020.

  • Bakesiima, Ritah; Cleeve, Amanda; Larsson, Elin C.; Tumwine, James K et al.

    Modern contraceptive use among female refugee adolescents in northern Uganda: prevalence and associated factors

    Part of Reproductive Health, 2020.

    Open access
  • Bylund, Sara; Målqvist, Mats; Peter, Nosim; Herzig Van Wees, Sibylle L.

    Negotiating social norms, the legacy of vertical health initiatives and contradicting health policies: a qualitative study of health professionals' perceptions and attitudes of providing adolescent sexual and reproductive health care in Arusha and Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania

    Part of Global Health Action, 2020.

    Open access
  • K. C., Ashish; Lawn, Joy E.; Zhou, Hong; Ewald, Uwe et al.

    Not Crying After Birth as a Predictor of Not Breathing

    Part of Pediatrics, 2020.

  • Sunny, Avinash K; Gurung, Rejina; Gurung, Abhishek; Basnet, Omkar et al.

    Out of Pocket Expenditure for Sick Newborn Care in Referral Hospitals of Nepal.

    Part of Maternal and Child Health Journal, p. 57-65, 2020.

    Open access
  • Kåks, Per; Målqvist, Mats

    Peer support for disadvantaged parents: a narrative review of strategies used in home visiting health interventions in high-income countries

    Part of BMC Health Services Research, 2020.

    Open access
  • Gautam Paudel, Pragya; Sunny, Avinash K; Gurung, Rejina; Gurung, Abhishek et al.

    Prevalence, risk factors and consequences of newborns born small for gestational age: a multisite study in Nepal.

    Part of BMJ paediatrics open, 2020.

  • Gurung, Rejina; Gurung, Abhishek; Basnet, Omkar; Eilevstjønn, Joar et al.

    REFINE (Rapid Feedback for quality Improvement in Neonatal rEsuscitation): an observational study of neonatal resuscitation training and practice in a tertiary hospital in Nepal.

    Part of BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2020.

    Open access
  • Zhou, Hong; Qu, Xueqi; Yang, Yuning; KC, Ashish et al.

    Relationship between moderate to late preterm, diet types and developmental delay in less-developed rural China.

    Part of Nutritional neuroscience, p. 1-10, 2020.

  • Qu, Xueqi; Wang, Xi; Huang, Xiaona; KC, Ashish et al.

    Socio-emotional challenges and development of children left behind by migrant mothers

    Part of Journal of Global Health, 2020.

    Open access
  • Budhathoki, Shyam Sundar; Tinkari, Bhim Singh; Bhandari, Amit; Dhimal, Meghnath et al.

    The Association of Childhood Pneumonia with Household Air Pollution in Nepal: Evidence from Nepal Demographic Health Surveys.

    Part of Maternal and Child Health Journal, p. 48-56, 2020.

    Open access
  • Gurung, Rejina; Målqvist, Mats; Hong, Zhou; Poudel, Pragya Gautam et al.

    The burden of adolescent motherhood and health consequences in Nepal

    Part of BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2020.

    Open access
  • Herzig Van Wees, Sibylle L.

    The encounter between international donors and Christian faith-based organisations in the Cameroonian health system: assumptions, influence and effects

    Part of International Development and Local Faith Actors, p. 177-187, 2020.

  • Niemeyer Hultstrand, Jenny; Omer Abuelgasim, Khalda; Tydén, Tanja; Jonsson, Maria et al.

    The perpetuating cycle of unplanned pregnancy: underlying causes and implications in Eswatini.

    Part of Culture, Health and Sexuality, p. 1-16, 2020.

  • Herzig Van Wees, Sibylle L.; Sop Sop, Maturin Désiré; Betsi, Emmanuel; Olongo, Silvère Antoine et al.

    The role of faith-based health professions schools in Cameroon's health system.

    Part of Global Public Health, p. 1-16, 2020.

  • Kåks, Per; Målqvist, Mats

    Using an urban child health index to detect intra-urban disparities in Sweden.

    Part of Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 2020.

  • Holloway, Bronwen; Mathur, Aditya; Pathak, Ashish; Bergström, Anna

    Utilisation of diagnostics in India: a rapid ethnographic study exploring context and behaviour

    Part of BMJ Open, 2020.

    Open access
  • Hvarfner, Anna; Blixt, Jonas; Schell, Carl Otto; Castegren, Markus et al.

    Vital Signs Directed Therapy for the Critically Ill: Improved Adherence to the Treatment Protocol Two Years after Implementation in an Intensive Care Unit in Tanzania

    Part of Emergency Medicine International, 2020.

    Open access
  • Herzig Van Wees, Sibylle L.

    We need to talk about guilt in global health education

    Part of The Lancet, p. 32-32, 2020.

  • Herzig Van Wees, Sibylle L.; Målqvist, Mats; Irwin, Rachel

    Achieving the SDGs through interdisciplinary research in global health

    Part of Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, p. 793-795, 2019.

  • Ashish, K.C.; Axelin, Anna; Litorp, Helena; Tinkari, Bhim Singh et al.

    Coverage, associated factors, and impact of companionship during labor: A large-scale observational study in six hospitals in Nepal.

    Part of Birth, p. 80-88, 2019.

  • KC, Ashish; Ewald, Uwe; Basnet, Omkar; Gurung, Abhishek et al.

    Effect of a scaled-up neonatal resuscitation quality improvement package on intrapartum-related mortality in Nepal: A stepped-wedge cluster randomized controlled trial

    Part of PLoS Medicine, 2019.

    Open access
  • Gurung, Rejina; Jha, Anjani Kumar; Pyakurel, Susheel; Gurung, Abhishek et al.

    Scaling Up Safer Birth Bundle Through Quality Improvement in Nepal (SUSTAIN) - a stepped wedge cluster randomized controlled trial in public hospitals

    Part of Implementation Science, 2019.

    Open access
  • Gurung, Rejina; Litorp, Helena; Berkelhamer, Sara; Zhou, Hong et al.

    The burden of misclassification of antepartum stillbirth in Nepal

    Part of BMJ Global Health, 2019.

    Open access