Policy Seminar – Launch of WHO Bulletin theme issue ‘Measuring quality of care’

Policy Seminar – Launch of WHO Bulletin theme issue ‘Measuring quality of care’

Global health academic researchers, practitioners, and policy makers will gather in Geneva, Switzerland, on 14 June to discuss critical questions around quality of care and its measurement.

Examining trends in family planning among harder-to-reach women in Senegal 1992–2014

Examining trends in family planning among harder-to-reach women in Senegal 1992–2014 Francesca L. Cavallaro, Lenka Benova, David Macleod, Adama Faye & Caroline A. Lynch Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 41006 (2017) doi:10.1038/srep41006

Towards universal coverage? Understanding the scale of the private sector in maternal health

In a world where those already living below the poverty line are pushed further into poverty as a result of health payments, efforts to achieve universal health coverage demand a focus on equity in both public and private sectors.

Taking stock: protocol for evaluating a family planning supply chain intervention in Senegal

Francesca L. Cavallaro, Diane Duclos, Rebecca F. Baggaley, Loveday Penn-Kekana, Catherine Goodman, Alice Vahanian, Andreia C. Santos, John Bradley, Lucy Paintain, Jérémie Gallien, Antonio Gasparrini, Leah Hasselback and Caroline A. Lynch (2016) Taking stock: protocol for evaluating a family planning supply chain intervention in Senegal. Reproductive Health. DOI: 10.1186/s12978-016-0163-7

Family planning, antenatal and delivery care: cross-sectional survey evidence on levels of coverage and inequalities public and private sector in 57 low- and middle-income countries

Campbell, OMR; Benova, L; Macleod, D; Rodriguez, L; Hanson, K; Powell-Jackson, T; Penn-Kekana, L; Polonsky, R; Footman, K; Vahanian, A; Pereira, SK; Santos, A; Filippi, V; Lynch, C; Goodman, C (2016) Family planning, antenatal and delivery care: cross-sectional survey evidence on levels of coverage and inequalities by public and private sector in 57 low- and middle-income countries. Tropical Medicine & International Health DOI: 10.1111/tmi.12681

Watch our series launch ‘Who cares for women’ online!

“17 million people die because of socioeconomic injustice per year. 10 million of them are women.” These were the words of Dr David Chiriboga (former Minister of Public Health of Ecuador) as he opened the panel discussion at MET’s series launch ‘Who cares for women?’, which was held at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on Wednesday 13 January 2016 (and available to view/listen online).

Who provides reproductive and maternal and reproductive healthcare for women in low- and middle-income countries?

The Maternal healthcare markets Evaluation Team (MET) at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is publishing the most comprehensive analysis to date of where women in low- and middle-income countries seek reproductive and maternal healthcare, and the quality of care they receive, drawing on data from Demographic and Health Surveys in 57 countries.

Who, What, Where: an analysis of private sector family planning provision in 57 low- and middle-income countries

Campbell, OMR; Benova, L; Macleod, D; Goodman, C; Footman, K; Pereira, AL; Lynch, C. (2015) Who, What, Where: an analysis of private sector family planning provision in 57 low- and middle-income countries. Tropical Medicine & International Health. DOI: 10.1111/tmi.12597

Role of the private sector in childbirth care: cross-sectional survey evidence from 57 low- and middle-income countries using Demographic and Health Surveys

Benova, L; Macleod, D; Footman, K; Cavallaro, F; Lynch, C; Campbell, OMR (2015) Role of the private sector in childbirth care: across-sectional survey evidence from 57 low- and middle-income countries using Demographic and Health Surveys. Tropical Medicine & International Health. DOI: 10.1111/tmi.12598

Protocol for the evaluation of a social franchising model to improve maternal health in Uttar Pradesh, India

Pereira, SK; Kumar, P; Dutt, V; Haldar, K; Penn-Kekana, L; Santos, A; Powell-Jackson, T; (2015) Protocol for the evaluation of a social franchising model to improve maternal health in Uttar Pradesh, India. Implement Sci, 10 (1). p. 77. ISSN 1748-5908 DOI: 10.1186/s13012-015-0269-2