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Time trends in facility-based and private-sector childbirth care: analysis of Demographic and Health Surveys from 25 sub-Saharan African countries from 2000 to 2016.

J Glob Health 2019 Dec;9(2):020406

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7189/jogh.09.020406DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6644920PMC
December 2019

Temporal and regional variations in use, equity and quality of antenatal care in Egypt: a repeat cross-sectional analysis using Demographic and Health Surveys.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2019 Jul 26;19(1):268. Epub 2019 Jul 26.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-019-2409-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6660959PMC
July 2019

Is childbirth location associated with higher rates of favourable early breastfeeding practices in Sub-Saharan Africa?

J Glob Health 2019 Jun;9(1):010417

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7189/jogh.09.010417DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6368939PMC
June 2019

Initiation and continuity of maternal healthcare: examining the role of vouchers and user-fee removal on maternal health service use in Kenya.

Health Policy Plan 2019 Mar;34(2):120-131

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology & Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street WC1E7HT, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czz004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6481282PMC
March 2019

Using three indicators to understand the parity-specific contribution of adolescent childbearing to all births.

BMJ Glob Health 2018 21;3(6):e001059. Epub 2018 Nov 21.

Department of Reproductive Health and Research/Human Reproduction Program, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001059DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6254748PMC
November 2018

Comparison of spatial interpolation methods to create high-resolution poverty maps for low- and middle-income countries.

J R Soc Interface 2018 10 17;15(147). Epub 2018 Oct 17.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2018.0252DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6228471PMC
October 2018

Meeting need vs. sharing the market: a systematic review of methods to measure the use of private sector family planning and childbirth services in sub-Saharan Africa.

BMC Health Serv Res 2018 Sep 10;18(1):699. Epub 2018 Sep 10.

Faculty of Epidemiology & Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3514-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6131793PMC
September 2018

Why not? Understanding the spatial clustering of private facility-based delivery and financial reasons for homebirths in Nigeria.

BMC Health Serv Res 2018 06 1;18(1):397. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3225-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5984741PMC
June 2018

Early breastfeeding practices: Descriptive analysis of recent Demographic and Health Surveys.

Matern Child Nutr 2018 04 16;14(2):e12535. Epub 2017 Oct 16.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12535DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5900960PMC
April 2018

How equitable is social franchising? Case studies of three maternal healthcare franchises in Uganda and India.

Health Policy Plan 2018 Apr;33(3):411-419

Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czx192DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5886275PMC
April 2018

Effect of maternal age on facility-based delivery: analysis of first-order births in 34 countries of sub-Saharan Africa using demographic and health survey data.

BMJ Open 2018 04 13;8(4):e020231. Epub 2018 Apr 13.

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://bmjopen.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-02023
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020231DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5905782PMC
April 2018

Not just a number: examining coverage and content of antenatal care in low-income and middle-income countries.

BMJ Glob Health 2018 12;3(2):e000779. Epub 2018 Apr 12.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000779DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5898334PMC
April 2018

Who Meets the Contraceptive Needs of Young Women in Sub-Saharan Africa?

J Adolesc Health 2018 03 14;62(3):273-280. Epub 2017 Dec 14.

Faculty of Epidemiology & Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2017.09.013DOI Listing
March 2018

Rising up: Fertility trends in Egypt before and after the revolution.

PLoS One 2018 18;13(1):e0190148. Epub 2018 Jan 18.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0190148PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5773010PMC
January 2018

Hepatitis B in Egypt: A cross-sectional analysis of prevalence and risk factors for active infection from a nationwide survey.

Liver Int 2017 12 7;37(12):1814-1822. Epub 2017 Jun 7.

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/liv.13469DOI Listing
December 2017

Estimate of vertical transmission of Hepatitis C virus in Pakistan in 2007 and 2012 birth cohorts.

J Viral Hepat 2017 12 22;24(12):1177-1183. Epub 2017 Jul 22.

Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College - Qatar, Cornell University, Qatar Foundation - Education City, Doha, Qatar.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/jvh.12748
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December 2017

Expanding Method Choice in Africa with Long-Acting Methods: IUDs, Implants or Both?

Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 2017 12 1;43(4):183-191. Epub 2017 Dec 1.

medical officer, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva.

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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1363/43e5217
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December 2017

Should I stay or should I go?: consistency and switching of delivery locations among new mothers in 39 Sub-Saharan African and South/Southeast Asian countries.

Health Policy Plan 2017 Nov;32(9):1294-1308

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czx087DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5886240PMC
November 2017

A look back on how far to walk: Systematic review and meta-analysis of physical access to skilled care for childbirth in Sub-Saharan Africa.

PLoS One 2017 14;12(9):e0184432. Epub 2017 Sep 14.

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology & Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0184432PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5598961PMC
October 2017

The business of desire: "Russian" bars in Amman, Jordan.

Authors:
Lenka Beňová

Reprod Health Matters 2017 Oct;25(sup1):65-74

a Assistant Professor, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine , London , UK .

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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09688080.2017.1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09688080.2017.1378063DOI Listing
October 2017

Provider and lay perspectives on intra-uterine contraception: a global review.

Reprod Health 2017 Sep 26;14(1):119. Epub 2017 Sep 26.

Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12978-017-0380-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5615438PMC
September 2017

The promotion of intrauterine contraception in low- and middle-income countries: a narrative review.

Contraception 2017 Jun 30;95(6):519-528. Epub 2017 Mar 30.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.contraception.2017.03.009DOI Listing
June 2017

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

Sci Rep 2017 01 20;7:41006. Epub 2017 Jan 20.

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene &Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/srep41006
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep41006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5247687PMC
January 2017

Where there is no toilet: water and sanitation environments of domestic and facility births in Tanzania.

PLoS One 2014 5;9(9):e106738. Epub 2014 Sep 5.

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London, United Kingdom.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0106738PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4156337PMC
December 2015

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

Trop Med Int Health 2015 Dec 28;20(12):1639-56. Epub 2015 Sep 28.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.12597DOI Listing
December 2015

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

Trop Med Int Health 2015 Dec 28;20(12):1657-73. Epub 2015 Sep 28.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.12598DOI Listing
December 2015

Socio-economic inequalities in curative health-seeking for children in Egypt: analysis of the 2008 Demographic and Health Survey.

BMC Health Serv Res 2015 Oct 24;15:482. Epub 2015 Oct 24.

Department of Population Health, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-015-1150-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4619580PMC
October 2015

A Fresh Look at the Level of Unmet Need for Family Planning in the Postpartum Period, Its Causes and Program Implications.

Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 2015 Sep;41(3):155-62

Emeritus Professor of Medical Demography, Department of Population Health, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1363/4115515DOI Listing
September 2015

Socioeconomic Position and Health-Seeking Behavior for Hearing Loss Among Older Adults in England.

J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 2015 May 24;70(3):443-52. Epub 2014 Mar 24.

Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbu024DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4501830PMC
May 2015

Estimation of hepatitis C virus infections resulting from vertical transmission in Egypt.

Hepatology 2015 Mar 22;61(3):834-42. Epub 2015 Jan 22.

Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College-Qatar, Cornell University, Qatar Foundation-Education City, Doha, Qatar; Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.27596DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4365684PMC
March 2015

Getting the basic rights - the role of water, sanitation and hygiene in maternal and reproductive health: a conceptual framework.

Trop Med Int Health 2015 Mar 22;20(3):252-67. Epub 2014 Dec 22.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/tmi.12439
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.12439DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4681319PMC
March 2015

The role of the private sector in the provision of antenatal care: a study of Demographic and Health Surveys from 46 low- and middle-income countries.

Trop Med Int Health 2015 Feb 31;20(2):230-9. Epub 2014 Oct 31.

Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.12414DOI Listing
February 2015

A mediation approach to understanding socio-economic inequalities in maternal health-seeking behaviours in Egypt.

BMC Health Serv Res 2015 Jan 21;15. Epub 2015 Jan 21.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-014-0652-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4307186PMC
January 2015

The contribution of unimproved water and toilet facilities to pregnancy-related mortality in Afghanistan: analysis of the Afghan Mortality Survey.

Trop Med Int Health 2014 Dec 20;19(12):1488-99. Epub 2014 Oct 20.

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.12394DOI Listing
December 2014

Socio-economic gradients in maternal and child health-seeking behaviours in egypt: systematic literature review and evidence synthesis.

PLoS One 2014 24;9(3):e93032. Epub 2014 Mar 24.

Department of Population Health, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0093032PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3963988PMC
November 2014

Socio-economic factors associated with maternal health-seeking behaviours among women from poor households in rural Egypt.

Int J Equity Health 2014 Nov 25;13:111. Epub 2014 Nov 25.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://equityhealthj.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s129
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-014-0111-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4247707PMC
November 2014

Lifelong Socio Economic Position and biomarkers of later life health: testing the contribution of competing hypotheses.

Soc Sci Med 2014 Oct 14;119:258-65. Epub 2014 Feb 14.

Centre for Statistical Methodology, Department of Medical Statistics, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.02.018DOI Listing
October 2014

Vertical transmission of hepatitis C virus: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Clin Infect Dis 2014 Sep 13;59(6):765-73. Epub 2014 Jun 13.

Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College-Qatar, Cornell University, Qatar Foundation-Education City, Doha, Qatar Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciu447DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4144266PMC
September 2014

Systematic review and meta-analysis: association between water and sanitation environment and maternal mortality.

Trop Med Int Health 2014 Apr 10;19(4):368-87. Epub 2014 Feb 10.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/tmi.12275
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April 2014