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Recent articles published in peer-reviewed journals and abstracts

November 23, 2017

The year 2016 and 2017 have been so far very important for the W&CHRC. The centre’s team has contributed in many important research in maternal and reproductive health arena and published and presented several articles in different platforms (seminar, conferences, journals etc.).

Articles published in peer-reviewed journals;

1            Abouchadi S, Shahabuddin A, Zhang WH, et al. Existing Models of Maternal Death Surveillance Systems: Protocol for a Scoping Review. JMIR Res Protoc 2016;5:e197. doi:10.2196/resprot.5758

2            B. Utz and De Brouwere, V. ‘Why screen if we cannot follow-up and manage?’ Challenges for gestational diabetes screening and management in low and lower-middle income countries: Results of a cross-sectional survey. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2016;16:

3            Bennis I, Thys S, Filali H, et al. Psychosocial impact of scars due to cutaneous leishmaniasis on high school students in Errachidia province, Morocco. Infect Dis Poverty 2017;6:46. doi:10.1186/s40249-017-0267-5

4            De Brouwere V. REDUCING MATERNAL MORTALITY IN LOW INCOME COUNTRIES: A SOCIETAL CHALLENGE? 2017.

5            Delamou A, Delvaux T, Beavogui AH, et al. A descriptive longitudinal study protocol: recurrence and pregnancy post-repair of obstetric fistula in Guinea. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2016;16:299. doi:10.1186/s12884-016-1101-y

6            Delamou A, Delvaux T, Beavogui AH, et al. Factors associated with the failure of obstetric fistula repair in Guinea: implications for practice. Reprod Health 2016;13:135. doi:10.1186/s12978-016-0248-3

7            Delamou A, Delvaux T, De Brouwere V. Fistula recurrence, pregnancy, and childbirth following successful closure of female genital fstula in Guinea: a longitudinal study. Lancet Glob Heal 2017.

8            Delamou A, Delvaux T, El Ayadi AM, et al. Public health impact of the 2014–2015 Ebola outbreak in West Africa: seizing opportunities for the future. BMJ Glob Heal 2017;2:e000202. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2016-000202

9            Delamou A, El Ayadi AM, Sidibe S, et al. Effect of Ebola virus disease on maternal and child health services in Guinea: a retrospective observational cohort study. Lancet Glob Heal 2017;5:E448–57.

10          Delamou A, Sidibé S, El Ayadi AM, et al. Maternal and Child Health Services in the Context of the Ebola Virus Disease: Health Care Workers’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices in Rural Guinea. Afr J Reprod Health 2017;21:104–13.

11          Delamou A, Utz B, Delvaux T, et al. Pregnancy and childbirth after repair of obstetric fistula in sub-Saharan Africa: Scoping Review. Trop. Med. Int. Heal. 2016;21:1348–65. doi:10.1111/tmi.12771

12          der Veken K, Belaid L, Delvaux T, et al. Research capacity building through North-South-South networking: towards true partnership? An exploratory study of a network for scientific support in the field of sexual and reproductive health. Heal Res Policy Syst 2017;15:1–11. doi:10.1186/s12961-017-0202-z

13          Omolade Adepoju I-O, Joanna Antonia Albersen B, De Brouwere V, et al. mHealth for Clinical Decision-Making in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Scoping Review. JMIR MHEALTH UHEALTH 2017. 17-JMIR mH&UH mHealth for CDM subsaharan Afr socping review Adepoju

14          Shahabuddin ASM, Delvaux T, Utz B, et al. Determinants and trends in health facility-based deliveries and caesarean sections among married adolescent girls in Bangladesh. BMJ Open 2016;6:e012424. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012424

15          Shahabuddin ASM, Nöstlinger C, Delvaux T, et al. What influences adolescent girls’ decision-making regarding contraceptive methods use and childbearing? A qualitative exploratory study in Rangpur District, Bangladesh. PLoS One 2016;11. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0157664

16          Shahabuddin A, De Brouwere V, Adhikari R, et al. Determinants of institutional delivery among young married women in Nepal: Evidence from the Nepal Demographic and Health Survey, 2011. BMJ Open 2017;7:e012446. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012446

17          Shahabuddin A, Nöstlinger C, Delvaux T, et al. Exploring maternal health care-seeking behavior of married adolescent girls in Bangladesh: A social-ecological approach. PLoS One 2017;12. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0169109

18          Utz B, Assarag B, Delamou A, et al. Knowledge and practice related to gestational diabetes among primary health care providers in Morocco: Potential for a defragmentation of care? Prim Care Diabetes 2017.

19          Utz B, Assarag B, Essolbi A, et al. Improving detection and initial management of gestational diabetes through the primary level of care in Morocco: protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial. Reprod Health 2017;14:75. doi:10.1186/s12978-017-0336-z

20          Utz B, Delamou A, Belaid L, et al. Detection and Management of Diabetes during Pregnancy in Low Resource Settings: Insights into Past and Present Clinical Practices. J. Diabetes Res. 2016;2016. doi:10.1155/2016/3217098

21          Utz B, Kolsteren P, De Brouwere V. A snapshot of current gestational diabetes management practices from 26 low-income and lower-middle-income countries. Int J Gynecol Obstet 2016;134:145–50. doi:10.1016/j.ijgo.2016.01.020

22.          V. Mongbo aE.-M. Ouendo a, V. De Brouwere b, S. Alexander c, B. Dujardin c, M. Makoutode´ d, W.-H. Zhang: Quality of caesarean delivery: A cross-sectional study in 12 hospitals in Benin. 2017 16-RESP La césarienne de qualité

 

List of abstracts presented in different seminars, conferences and workshops:

  1. Shahabuddin ASM, Delvaux T, Nöstlinger C, Sarker M, Adhikary R, Koirala S, Bardají A, Broerse J, De Brouwere V. Social-Ecological Model to Explore Maternal Health Care-seeking Behavior of Married Adolescent Girls in Nepal. 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health, Delhi, India, 27-29 October, 2017.
  2. Adepoju IO, De Brouwere V, Marchal B, Zweekhorst MBM. 2017. Unravelling an mHealth intervention in sub-Saharan Africa using realist methodology: process, lessons learned, implications for practice. Realist Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 23-26th October 2017.
  3. Chesnay M., Belaïd L., De Brouwere V. Professional fulfilment of midwives in Burundi: An obstacle course. Poster at the 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, 16-20 October 2017, Antwerpen, Belgium.
  4. Adepoju I.O.O., Douwes R., Abugnaba-Abanga R., van der Heiden M., Apentibadek N., Zweekhorst M., Bardaji, A., van Roosmalen J., De Brouwere V. mHealth for improving quality of antenatal care in Northern Ghana: The bliss4midwives project. 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, 16-20 October 2017, Antwerpen, Belgium.
  5. De Brouwere V. and Delvaux T. Organisers of the 8OS5: Measuring progress of Safe Motherhood programs: only a matter of international organizations? 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, 16-20 October 2017, Antwerpen, Belgium
  6. Abouchadi S., Zhang W.H., Englert Y., Nejjari C., De Brouwere V. Maternal deaths surveillance system: A tool to guide action at regional level in Morocco? In organized session 8OS5: Measuring progress of Safe Motherhood programs: only a matter of international organizations? 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, 16-20 October 2017, Antwerpen, Belgium.
  7. Delamou A., Delvaux T., Camara B.S, Sidibe S., El Ayadi A.M., De Brouwere V. Trend in unmet obstetric needs in rural Guinea from 2011 to 2016. In organized session 8OS5: Measuring progress of Safe Motherhood programs: only a matter of international organizations? 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, 16-20 October 2017, Antwerpen, Belgium
  8. Utz B., Assarag B., De Brouwere V. Improving detection and initial management of gestational diabetes through the primary level of care in Morocco. In organized session 8OS6 on “Burden of maternal morbidity in low and middle income countries: knowns and unknowns, Measuring and addressing maternal morbidity: the next 5 years”. 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, 16-20 October 2017, Antwerpen, Belgium.
  9. Assarag B., Essolbi A., De Brouwere V. Severe maternal morbidity at the time of delivery and in the postpartum in Morocco: magnitude, causes and consequences. In organized session 8OS6 on “Burden of maternal morbidity in low and middle income countries: knowns and unknowns, Measuring and addressing maternal morbidity: the next 5 years”. 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, 16-20 October 2017, Antwerpen, Belgium.
  10. Bennis I, Belaid L, De Brouwere V, Filali H, Sahibi H, Boelaert M. 2017. The mosquitoes that destroy your face. Social impact of cutaneous Leishmaniasis in southeastern Morocco, a qualitative study. 6th World Congress on Leishmaniasis held in Palacio decongresos El Greco, Toledo, from May 16th to May 20th, 2017
  11. Bennis I, Thys S, De Brouwere V, Filali H, Sahibi H, Boelaert M. 2017. Psychosocial impact of cutaneous leishmaniasis among high school students in errachidia province – Morocco. 6th World Congress on Leishmaniasis held in Palacio decongresos El Greco, Toledo, from May 16th to May 20th, 2017.
  12. Assarag B, Utz B, Essolbi A, El Ansari N, Barkat A, De Brouwere V. 2017. Détection et prise en charge du diabète gestationnel au Maroc : état des lieux. Congrès SMEDIAN, 19 au 23 avril 2017. Hôtel Royal Tulip City Center, Tanger. Maroc.
  13. Assarag B, Utz B, Essolbi A, El Ansari N, Barkat A, De Brouwere V. 2017. Améliorer la détection et la prise en charge du diabète gestationnel au niveau des établissements de soins de santé primaires au Maroc. Congrès SMEDIAN, 19 au 23 avril 2017. Hôtel Royal Tulip City Center, Tanger. Maroc.
  14. Shahabuddin ASM, Nöstlinger C, Delvaux T, Sarker M, Delamou A, Bardají A, EW BroerseJ, De Brouwere V. 2016. Caring for Adolescents’ Maternal Health. Social-Ecological approach to explore maternal health care-seeking behavior of married adolescent girls in Bangladesh. Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research. November 14-18, 2016, Vancouver, Canada (e-poster).
  15. Dossou JP, Marchal B, De Brouwere V. Implementation of universal health coverage policies in West-Africa: Elicitating the policy-makers program-theory of the free cesarean section policy in Benin. Abstract ID: 3013. Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research. November 14-18, 2016, Vancouver, Canada
  16. Belaid L, Dumont A, Chaillet N, De Brouwere V, Zertal A, Hounton S, Ridde V (2016) “What are the evidences on the effectiveness of demand generation interventions on the uptake of contraceptive methods in low and middle-income countries? Partnerships, Policy and Progress: Healthy Lives for Women, Children and Adolescents Worldwide, Montréal, 3-4 November 2016 (poster)
  17. Dossou JP, Marchal B, De Brouwere V. 2016. Free cesarean section policy in Benin: Elicitating the program-theory of the implementation from the perspective of policy-makers. 2nd International Conference on Realist Evaluation and Synthesis, 2nd October – 6th October 2016, University of Liverpool (London Campus) and the Barbican Conference Centre, London, UK
  18. Shahabuddin ASM, Nöstlinger C, Delvaux T, Sarker M, De Brouwere V, Bardaji A, Broerse J. 2016. Exploring Maternal Health. Health Seeking Behaviour of Married Adolescent Girls in Bangladesh: A social-ecological approach, TransGlobal Health workshop, Vrij Universiteit Amsterdam, 23rd September 2016.
  19. De Brouwere V. 2016. Organisation des références pour la santé maternelle, intégration des niveaux de soins et possible partenariats public-privé dans ce domaine. Université Maghrébine d’été, Rabat, ENSP, 2 Juin 2016
  20. De Brouwere V. 2016. Le role des ‘maisons médicales’ dans le système de santé belge (Université Maghrébine d’été, Rabat, ENSP, 3 Juin 2016.
  21. Aminata Thiam, Ndèye Fatou Ngom/ Gueye, Cheikh Tidiane Ndour, Moussa Seydi, Vincent De Brouwere, Anne Buvé. 2016. Hépatite B au Sénégal, une épidémie silencieuse et oubliée. 8e Conférence Internationale Francophone VIH/Hépatites – AFRAVIH 2016, Bruxelles, 20-23 avril 2016.