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Submissions from 2015

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Women’s health priorities and interventions, Marleen Temmerman, Rajat Khosla, Laura Laski, Zoe Mathews, and Lale Say

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Couple based family planning education: changes in male involvement and contraceptive use among married couples in Jimma Zone, Ethiopia, Tizta Tilahun, Gily Coene, Marleen Temmerman, and Olivier Degomme

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WHO guideline for brief sexuality-related communication: implications for STI/HIV policy and practice, Igor Toskin, Bergen Cooper, Thierry Troussier, Barbara Klugman, Regina Kulier, Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli, and Marleen Temmerman

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Quality of care for pregnant women and newborns—the WHO vision, Ӧ. Tuncalp, W. M. Were, C. MacLennan, O. T. Oladapo, A. M. Gulmezoglu, R. Bahl, B. Daelmans, M. Mathai, L. Say, F. Kristensen, Marleen Temmerman, and F. Bustreo

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Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in a South African City with a Predominantly Black African Population, Michael F. Urban, Leana Olivier, Denis Viljoen, Chanelle Lombard, Jacobus G. Louw, Lian‐Marie Drotsky, Marleen Temmerman, and Matthew F. Chersich

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Anthropometric Characterization of Impaired Fetal Growth: Risk Factors for and Prognosis of Newborns With Stunting or Wasting, Cesar G. Victora, José Villar, Fernando C. Barros, Leila Cheikh Ismail, Cameron Chumlea, Aris T. Papageorghiou, Enrico Bertino, Eric O. Ohuma, Ann Lambert, Maria Carvalho, Yasmin A. Jaffer, Douglas G. Altman, Julia A. Noble, Michael G. Gravett, Manorama Purwar, Ihunnaya O. Frederick, Ruyan Pang, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, and Stephen H. Kennedy

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Monitoring human growth and development: a continuum from the womb to the classroom, José Villar, Aris T. Papageorghiou, Ruyan Pang, Laurent J. Salomon, Ana Langer, Cesar Victora, Manorama Purwar, Cameron Chumlea, Wu Qingqing, Sicco A. Scherjon, Fernando C. Barros, Maria Carvalho, Douglas G. Altman, Francesca Giuliani, Enrico Bertino, Yasmin A. Jaffer, Leila Cheikh Ismail, Eric O. Ohuma, Ann Lambert, J. Alison Noble, Michael G. Gravett, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, and Stephen H. Kennedy

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Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section in Low Resource Settings: The Clinical and Ethical Dilemma, Sikolia Wanyonyi and Francis G. Muriithi

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Low-Grade Serous Carcinoma – The Clinical Challenge, Khadija Warfa, Martin Kobel, Prafull Ghatage, and Gregg Nelson

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A cross sectional comparison of postnatal care quality in facilities participating in a maternal health voucher program versus non-voucher facilities in Kenya, Charlotte E. Warren, Timothy Abuya, Lucy Kanya, Francis Obare, Rebecca Njuki, Marleen Temmerman, and Ben Bellows

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Accuracy of angiogenic biomarkers at ⩽20weeks' gestation in predicting the risk of pre-eclampsia: A WHO multicentre study, Mariana Widmer, Cristina Cuesta, Khalid S. Khan, Agustin Conde-Agudelo, Guillermo Carroli, Shalini Fusey, S. Ananth Karumanchi, Olav Lapaire, Pisake Lumbiganon, Evan Sequeira, Nelly Zavaleta, Tiziana Frusca, A. Metin Gülmezoglu, and Marshall D. Lindheimer

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Induced abortion in 30 Chinese provinces in 2013: a cross-sectional survey, Shangchun Wu, Marleen Temmerman, Kun Wang, Shuchen Wang, Jiong Li, and Wei-Hong Zhang

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Sexual and reproductive health risks amongst female adolescents who use amphetamine-type stimulants and sell sex: a qualitative inquiry in Yunnan, China, Xu-Dong Zhang, Angela Kelly-Hanku, Jia-Jia Chai, Jian Luo, Marleen Temmerman, and Stanley Luchters

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

Association between parity and rubella seropositivity among older reproductive-age women, Ibtisam Salim Awadh

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Pregnancy outcomes in Benghazi, Libya, before and during the armed conflict in 2011, Z. Bodalal, K. Agnaeber, N. Nagelkerke, B. Stirling, Marleen Temmerman, and O. Degomme

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Characteristics of participants in an HIV prevention intervention for youth in Rwanda: results from a longitudinal study, Hanne Celis, Brian A. Jingwa, Olivier Degomme, Ronan Van Rossem, Marleen Temmerman, and Kristien Michielsen

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Effects of hazardous and harmful alcohol use on HIV incidence and sexual behaviour: a cohort study of Kenyan female sex workers, Matthew F. Chersich, Wilkister Bosire, Nzioki King’ola, Marleen Temmerman, and Stanley Luchters

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Effect of improving the knowledge, attitude and practice of reproductive health among female migrant workers: a worksite-based intervention in Guangzhou, China, Xue Gao, Longchang Xu, Ciyong Lu, Jie Wu, Zhijin Wang, Peter Decat, Wei-Hong Zhang, Yimin Chen, Eileen Moyer, Shizhong Wu, Meile Minkauskiene, Dirk Van Braeckel, and Marleen Temmerman

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Women's empowerment and contraceptive use: the role of independent versus couples' decision-making, from a lower middle income country perspective, Waqas Hameed, Syed Khurram Azmat, Moazzam Ali, Muhammad Ishaque Sheikh, Ghazunfer Abbas, Marleen Temmerman, and Bilal Iqbal Avan

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Sexual violence and sub-Saharan migrants in Morocco: a community-based participatory assessment using respondent driven sampling, Ines Keygnaert, Abdessamad Dialmy, Altay Manço, Jeroen Keygnaert, Nicole Vettenburg, Kristien Roelens, and Marleen Temmerman

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Sexual and gender-based violence in the European asylum and reception sector: a perpetuum mobile?, Ines Keygnaert, Sonia F. Dias, Olivier Degomme, Walter Deville, Patricia Kennedy, Andras Kovats, Sara De Meyer, Nicole Vettenburg, Kristien Roelens, and Marleen Temmerman

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Sexual health is dead in my body: participatory assessment of sexual health determinants by refugees, asylum seekers and undocumented migrants in Belgium and The Netherlands, Ines Keygnaert, Nicole Vettenburg, Kristien Roelens, and Marleen Temmerman

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Identifying factors associated with the uptake of prevention of mother to child HIV transmission programme in Tigray region, Ethiopia: a multilevel modeling approach, Wondwossen Lerebo, Steven Callens, Debra Jackson, Christina Zarowsky, and Marleen Temmerman

One year symptom severity and health-related quality of life changes among patients undergoing uterine fibroid embolisation, Charles Muriuki Mariara

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A cross-sectional study on attitudes toward gender equality, sexual behavior, positive sexual experiences, and communication about sex among sexually active and non-sexually active adolescents in Bolivia and Ecuador, Sara De Meyer, Lina Jaruseviciene, Apolinaras Zaborskis, Peter Decat, Bernardo Vega, Kathya Cordova, Marleen Temmerman, Olivier Degomme, and Kristien Michielsen

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Rwandan young people’s perceptions on sexuality and relationships: results from a qualitative study using the ‘mailbox technique’, Kristien Michielsen, Pieter Remes, John Rugabo, Ronan Van Rossem, and Marleen Temmerman

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Promoting reproductive options for HIV-affected couples in sub-Saharan Africa, Okeoma Mmeje, Craig R. Cohen, Alfred Murage, John Ong’ech, James Kiarie, and Sheryl van der Poel

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Reproducibility of fetal brain measurements using 3D ultrasound, M. Molloholli, Sikolia Wanyonyi, V. Donadono, B. Kemp, T. Norris, F. Roseman, K. Edwards, R. Napolitano, and A. T. Papageorghiou

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Should we use the “ellipse” or “two diameters” method to measure fetal head and abdominal circumferences?, R. Napolitano, E. Ohuma, Sikolia Wanyonyi, M. Molloholli, S. ASh, and A. T. Papageorghiou

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International standards for fetal growth based on serial ultrasound measurements: the Fetal Growth Longitudinal Study of the INTERGROWTH-21st Project, Aris T. Papageorghiou, Eric O. Ohuma, Douglas G. Altman, Tullia Todros, Leila Cheikh Ismail, Ann Lambert, Yasmin A. Jaffer, Enrico Bertino, Michael G. Gravett, J Alison Noble, Ruyan Pang, Cesar G. Victora, Fernando C. Barros, Maria Carvalho, Laurent J. Salomon, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Stephen H. Kennedy, and José Villar

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International standards for early fetal size and pregnancy dating based on ultrasound measurement of crown–rump length in the first trimester of pregnancy, A. T. Papageorghiou, S. H. Kennedy, L. J. Salomon, E. O. Ohuma, L. Cheikh Ismail, F. C. Barros, A. Lambert, Maria Carvalho, Y. A. Jaffer, E. Bertino, M. G. Gravett, D. G. Altman, M. Purwar, J. A. Noble, R. Pang, C. G. Victora, Z. A. Bhutta, and J. Villar

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Prevalence and evolution of intimate partner violence before and during pregnancy: a cross-sectional study, An-Sofie Van Parys, Ellen Deschepper, Kristien Michielsen, Marleen Temmerman, and Hans Verstraelen

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Intimate Partner Violence and Pregnancy: A Systematic Review of Interventions, An-Sofie Van Parys, Annelien Verhamme, Marleen Temmerman, and Hans Verstraelen

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Forced marriage: an analysis of legislation and political measures in Europe, Alexia Sabbe, Marleen Temmerman, Eva Brems, and Els Leye

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Global causes of maternal death: a WHO systematic analysis, Lale Say, Doris Chou, Alison Gemmill, Özge Tunçalp, Ann-Beth Moller, Jane Daniels, A Metin Gülmezoglu, Marleen Temmerman, and Leontine Alkema

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Spousal discordance on fertility preference and its effect on contraceptive practice among married couples in Jimma zone, Ethiopia, Tizta Tilahun, Gily Coene, Marleen Temmerman, and Olivier Degomme

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International standards for newborn weight, length, and head circumference by gestational age and sex: the Newborn Cross-Sectional Study of the INTERGROWTH-21st Project, José Villar, Leila Cheikh Ismail, Cesar G. Victora, Eric O. Ohuma, Enrico Bertino, Doug G. Altman, Ann Lambert, Aris T. Papageorghiou, Maria Carvalho, Yasmin A. Jaffer, Michael G. Gravett, Manorama Purwar, Ihunnaya O. Frederick, Alison J. Noble, Ruyan Pang, Fernando C. Barros, Cameron Chumlea, Zulfiqar Bhutta, and Stephen H. Kennedy

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The likeness of fetal growth and newborn size across non-isolated populations in the INTERGROWTH-21st Project: the Fetal Growth Longitudinal Study and Newborn Cross-Sectional Study, José Villar, Aris T. Papageorghiou, Ruyan Pang, Eric O. Ohuma, Leila Cheikh Ismail, Fernando C. Barros, Ann Lambert, Maria Carvalho, Yasmin A. Jaffer, Enrico Bertino, Michael G. Gravett, Doug G. Altman, Manorama Purwar, Ihunnaya O. Frederick, Julia A. Noble, Cesar G. Victora, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, and Stephen H. Kennedy

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Monochorionic twin pregnancies: a systematic approach to diagnosis and management, Sikolia Wanyonyi

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Vaginal birth after caesarean section is not a safe option in low resource settings, Sikolia Wanyonyi and Francis G. Muriithi

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Image-scoring system for crown–rump length measurement, Sikolia Wanyonyi, R. Napolitano, E. O. Ohuma, L. J. Salomon, and A. T. Papageorghiou

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Authors' reply: 'To VBAC or not to VBAC', Sikolia Wanyonyi and S. K. Ngichabe

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Safety concerns for planned vaginal birth after caesarean section in sub-Saharan Africa, Sikolia Wanyonyi and S. K. Ngichabe

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High rates of abortion and low levels of contraceptive use among adolescent female sex workers in Kunming, China: a cross-sectional analysis, Xu-Dong Zhang, Elissa Kennedy, Marleen Temmerman, Yan Li, Wei-Hong Zhang, and Stanley Luchters

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

Association between elevated third trimester maternal haemoglobin and neonatal gestational age adjusted birth weight, Bob Otieno Achila

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Evaluating audio computer assisted self-interviews in urban south African communities: evidence for good suitability and reduced social desirability bias of a cross-sectional survey on sexual behaviour, Roxanne Beauclair, Fei Meng, Nele Deprez, Marleen Temmerman, Alex Welte, Wim Delva, and Niel Hens

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Standardisation of neonatal clinical practice, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, F Giuliani, A Haroon, H E. Knight, E Albernaz, M Batra, B Bhat, E Bertino, K McCormick, Roseline Ochieng, V Rajan, P Ruyan, L Cheikh Ismail, and V Paul

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Implementation of the INTERGROWTH-21st Project in Kenya, Maria Carvalho, Sudhir Vinayak, Roseline Ochieng, V Choksey, N Musee, W Stones, H E. Knight, and L Cheikh Ismail

Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in an ethnic African urban obstetric population in an equatorial city hospital, Raj Hasmukh Dodia

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Health workers' counselling practices on and women's awareness of pregnancy danger signs in selected rural health facilities in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Tanzania, Els Duysburgh, M. Ye, A. Williams, S. Massawe, and Marleen Temmerman

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Improving quality of maternal and newborn care in selected districts in 3 sub-saharan countries: baseline quality assessment, Els Duysburgh, Wei-Hong Zhang, M. Ye, Adrian Williams, S. Massawe, A. Sie, J. Williams, R. Mpembeni, S. Loukanova, and Marleen Temmerman

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A rapid questionnaire assessment of environmental exposures to pregnant women in the INTERGROWTH-21st Project, B Eskenazi, A Bradman, D Finkton, M Purwar, J A. Noble, R Pang, O Burnham, L Cheikh Ismail, F Farhi, F C. Barros, A Lambert, A T. Papageorghiou, Maria Carvalho, Y A. Jaffer, E Bertino, M G. Gravett, D G. Altman, E O. Ohuma, S H. Kennedy, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, and J Villar

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The objectives, design and implementation of the INTERGROWTH-21st Project, Villar J, Altman D. G, Purwar M, Noble J. A, Knight H. E, Ruyan P, Ismail L. Cheikh, Barros F. C, Lambert A, Papageorghiou A. T, Maria Carvalho, Jaffer Y. A, Bertino E, Gravett M. G, Bhutta Z. A, and Kennedy S. H

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Limited effectiveness of HIV prevention for young people in sub-Saharan Africa: studying the role of intervention and evaluation, Kristien Michielsen, Marleen Temmerman, and Van Rossem

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Quality control (QC) in ultrasound fetal biometry: can self-scoring replace external QC?, R. Napolitano, C. Cosgrove, E. Ohuma, M. McNeill, Sikolia Wanyonyi, F. Roseman, K. Edwards, and A. T. Papageorghiou

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Which is best for fetal head biometry: the transthalamic or transventricular plane?, R. Napolitano, V. Donadono, E. Ohuma, C. L. Knight, Sikolia Wanyonyi, B. Kemp, T. Norris, and A. T. Papageorghiou

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Managing data for the international, multicentre INTERGROWTH-21st Project, E O. Ohuma, L Hoch, C Cosgrove, H E. Knight, L Cheikh Ismail, L Juodvirsiene, A T. Papageorghiou, H Al-Jabri, M Domingues, P Gilli, N Kunnawar, N Musee, F Roseman, A Carter, M Wu, and D G. Altman

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Human resource inequalities at the base of India's public health care system, Saseendran Pallikadavath, Abhishek Singh, Reuben Ogollah, Tara Dean, and William Stones

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Opportunities and obstacles to screening pregnant women for intimate partner violence during antenatal care in Zimbabwe, Simukai Shamu, Naeemah Abrahams, Marleen Temmerman, and Christina Zarowsky

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Ultrasound methodology used to construct the fetal growth standards in the INTERGROWTH-21st Project, Papageorghiou A. T, Sarris I, oannou C I, Todros T, Maria Carvalho, Pilu G, and Salomon L. J

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Comparison of HPV DNA testing in cervical exfoliated cells and tissue biopsies among HIV-positive women in Kenya, Hugo De Vuyst, Michael Chung, Lacopo Baussano, Nelly R. Mugo, Vanessa Tenet, Folkert J. van Kemenade, Farzana S. Rana, Samah R. Sakr, Chris J.L.M. Meijer, Peter J.F. Snijders, and Silvia Franceschi

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Cervical cerclage for prevention of preterm birth: a commentary, Sikolia Wanyonyi

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Improving perinatal outcomes through access to quality prenatal screening and diagnosis; what we need to know, Sikolia Wanyonyi

Submissions from 2012

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Antenatal care and the occurrence of Low Birth Weight delivery among women in remote mountainous region of Chitral, Pakistan, Z. Ahmed, S. Khoja, and Suha S. Tirmizi

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Sexual coercion among in-school adolescents in Rwanda: prevalence and correlates of victimization and normative acceptance, Els Van Decraen, Kristien Michielsen, Sarah Herbots, Ronan Van Rossem, and Marleen Temmerman

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Conscientious objection and reproductive health service delivery in sub-Saharan Africa, V. M. Lema

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Effectiveness of a peer-led HIV prevention intervention in secondary schools in Rwanda: results from a non-randomized controlled trial, Kristien Michielsen, Roxanne Beauclair, Wim Delva, Kristien Roelens, Ronan Van Rossem, and Marleen Temmerman

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Nothing as Practical as a Good Theory? The Theoretical Basis of HIV Prevention Interventions for Young People in sub-Saharan Africa: a Systematic Review, Kristien Michielsen, Matthew Chersich, Marleen Temmerman, Tessa Dooms, and Ronan Van Rossem

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External cephalic version in East, Central, and Southern Africa, Abraham Mukaindo, Sikolia Wanyonyi, and William R. Stones

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Raising the bar in publishing: the future of JOGECA, Alfred Murage

Universal versus selective risk factor-based screening strategy for gestational diabetes mellitus, Francis G. Muriithi

A prospective characterization of postpartum changes in uterine fibroid volume among black African women, Christine W. Murungi

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Reminder Systems for Self uterine massage in the prevention of postpartum blood loss, S. K. Ngichabe, B. W. Gatinu, M. A. Nyangore, R. Karuga, Sikolia Wanyonyi, and JN Kiarie

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Maternal tetanus toxoid vaccination and neonatal mortality in rural North India, A. Singh, S. Pallikadavath, R. Ogollah, and W. Stones

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The study of HIV and antenatal care integration in pregnancy in Kenya: design, methods, and baseline results of a cluster-randomized controlled trial, Janet M. Turan, Rachel L. Steinfeld, Maricianah Onono, Elizabeth A. Bukusi, Meghan Woods, Starley B. Shade, Sierra Washington, Reson Marima, Jeremy Penner, Marta L. Ackers, Dorothy Mbori-Ngacha, and Craig R. Cohen

Submissions from 2011

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Prior knowledge of HPV status improves detection of CIN2+ by cytology screening, Ina H. Benoy, Davy Vanden Broeck, Maya J. Ruymbeke, Shaira Sahebali, Marc Arbyn, Johannes J. Bogers, Marleen Temmerman, and Christophe E. Depuydt

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Bacterial vaginosis is associated with uterine cervical human papillomavirus infection: a meta-analysis, Evy Gillet, Joris FA Meys, Hans Verstraelen, Carolyne Bosire, Philippe De Sutter, Marleen Temmerman, and Davy Vanden Broeck

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Multiple bowel perforations requiring extensive bowel resection and hysterectomy after microwave endometrial ablation, Stamatina Iliodromiti and Alfred Murage

Prevalence of postpartum depression using the edinburgh postpartum depression scale at The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Warfa Khadija

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Assisted reproduction services provision in a developing country: time to act?, Alfred Murage, Murwa C. Muteshi, and Francis Githae

The use of MCV and MCH to screen for iron deficiency in pregnancy among women with normal haemoglobin values, Charles M. Muteshi

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Participating in a community of learners enhances resident perceptions of learning in an e-mentoring program: proof of concept, Timona Obura, William. E. Brant, Fiona Miller, and I. J. Parboosingh

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Severe propylthiouracil-induced hepatotoxicity in pregnancy managed successfully by liver transplantation: A case report, Evan Sequeira, Sikolia Wanyonyi, and Raj Dodia

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HIV among out-of-school youth in Eastern and Southern Africa: a review, Koen Stroeken, Pieter Remes, Petra De Koker, Kristien Michielsen, Anke Van Vossole, and Marleen Temmerman

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Parental control and monitoring of young people's sexual behaviour in rural north-western Tanzania: implications for sexual and reproductive health interventions, Joyce Wamoyi, Angela Fenwick, Mark Urassa, Basia Zaba, and William Stones

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Socio-economic change and parent-child relationships: implications for parental control and HIV prevention among young people in rural north western Tanzania, Joyce Wamoyi, Angela Fenwick, Mark Urassa, Basia Zaba, and William Stones

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"Women's bodies are shops": beliefs about transactional sex and implications for understanding gender power and HIV prevention in Tanzania, Joyce Wamoyi, Angela Fenwick, Mark Urassa, Basia Zaba, and William Stones

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Factors contributing to failure of vacuum delivery and associated maternal/neonatal morbidity, Sikolia Wanyonyi, Bob Achila, and Naomi Gudu

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Correlation between laparoscopic and histopathologic diagnosis of endometriosis, Sikolia Wanyonyi, Evan Sequeira, and Samuel Mukono

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Health-related quality of life changes among users of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate for contraception, Sikolia Wanyonyi, William R. Stones, and Evan Sequeira

Submissions from 2010

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HIV prevention through sport: the case of the Mathare Youth Sport Association in Kenya., Wim Delva, Kristien Michielsen, Bert Meulders, Sandy Groeninck, Edwin Wasonga, Pauline Ajwang, Marleen Temmerman, and Bart Vanreusel

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Reproductive health services for populations at high risk of HIV: Performance of a night clinic in Tete province, Mozambique, Yves Lafort, Diederike Geelhoed, Luisa Cumba, Carla das Dores Mosse Lázaro, Wim Delva, Stanley Luchters, and Marleen Temmerman

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Association of HIV infection with distribution and viral load of HPV types in Kenya: a survey with 820 female sex workers, Stanley MF Luchters, Davy Vanden Broeck, Matthew F. Chersich, Annalene Nel, Wim Delva, Kishor Mandaliya, Christophe E. Depuydt, Patricia Claeys, John-Paul Bogers, and Marleen Temmerman

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Examining the "Urban advantage" in maternal health care in developing countries, Zoe¨ Matthews, Amos Channon, Nyovani Madise, and William Stones

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Effectiveness of HIV prevention for youth in sub-Saharan Africa: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized and nonrandomized trials, Kristien Michielsen, Matthew F. Chersich, Stanley Luchters, Petra De Koker, Ronan Van Rossem, and Marleen Temmerman

The efficacy of intravenous hyoscine-n-butylbromide (buscopan®) for the acceleration of labour in first time parturients: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, Mukaindo A. Mwaniki

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‘Maternal Intensive Care’: a systematic literature review, An-Sofie Van Parys, Hans Verstraelen, Kristien Roelens, and Marleen Temmerman

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Parent-child communication about sexual and reproductive health in rural Tanzania: implications for young people's sexual health interventions, Joyce Wamoyi, Angela Fenwick, Mark Urassa, Basia Zaba, and William Stones

Health related quality of life changes among users of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) for contraception, Sikolia Wanyonyi

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The utility of clinical care pathways in determining perinatal outcomes for women with one previous caesarean section; a retrospective service evaluation, Sikolia Wanyonyi and Robinson N. Karuga