The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology plays a key role in the overall mission of the Aga Khan University and the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya. We are a diverse community of women’s health care professionals who partner with our patients to deliver world-class, evidence-based comprehensive care to women across their lifespan.

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Submissions from 2011

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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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Sexual violence, HSV-2 and HIV are important predictors for infertility in Rwanda, N. Dhont, J. van de Wijgert, Stanley Luchters, C. Muvunyi, J. Vyankandondera, and Marleen Temmerman

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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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The epidemiology of bacterial vaginosis in relation to sexual behaviour, Hans Verstraelen, Rita Verhelst, Mario Vaneechoutte, 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

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Perspectives on the practice of vaginal birth after caesarean section in East Africa, Sikolia Wanyonyi, Abraham Mukaindo, and William Stones

Submissions from 2009

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Maternal morbidity in the first year after childbirth in Mombasa Kenya; a needs assessment, Matthew F. Chersich, Nicole Kley, Stanley Luchters, Carol Njeru, Elodie Yard, Mary J. Othigo, and Marleen Temmerman

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Psychological well-being and socio-economic hardship among AIDS orphans and other vulnerable children in Guinea, Wim Delva, An Vercoutere, Catherine Loua, Cathérine Loua, Jonas Lamah, Stijn Vansteelandt, Petra de Koker, Patricia Claeys, Marleen Temmerman, and Lieven Annemans

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Improved access increases postpartum uptake of contraceptive implants among HIV-positive women in Rwanda, Nathalie Dhont, Gilles François Ndayisaba, Cécile Alexandra Peltier, Aniceth Nzabonimpa, Marleen Temmerman, and Janneke Van De Wijgert

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Genotyping of Streptococcus agalactiae (group B streptococci) isolated from vaginal and rectal swabs of women at 35-37 weeks of pregnancy, Nabil Abdullah El Aila, Inge Tency, Geert Claeys, Bart Saerens, Ellen De Backer, Marleen Temmerman, Rita Verhelst, and Mario Vaneechoutte

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Identification and genotyping of bacteria from paired vaginal and rectal samples from pregnant women indicates similarity between vaginal and rectal microflora, Nabil Abdullah El Aila, Inge Tency, Geert Claeys, Hans Verstraelen, Bart Saerens, Guido Lopes dos Santos Santiago, Ellen De Backer, Piet Cools, Marleen Temmerman, and Rita Verhelst

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Risks for preterm delivery and low birth weight are independently increased by severity of maternal anaemia, Hussein Kidanto, Ingrid Mogren, Gunilla Lindmark, Siriel Massawe, and Lennarth Nystrom

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Introduction of a qualitative perinatal audit at Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Hussein Kidanto, Ingrid Mogren, Jos van Roosmalen, Angela N. Thomas, Lennarth Nystrom, and Gunilla Lindmark

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HIV/AIDS and pregnancy-related deaths in Blantyre, Malawi, V. M. Lema, C. Kanyighe, J. Changole, and E. V. Malunga

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Impact of change in maternal age composition on the incidence of Caesarean section and low birth weight: analysis of delivery records at a tertiary hospital in Tanzania, 1999–2005, Projestine S. Muganyizi and Hussein Kidanto

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Correlation between maternal and infant HIV infection and low birth weight: a study in Mombasa, Kenya, F Mwanyumba, P Claeys, P Gaillard, C Verhofstede, V Chohan, K Mandaliya, J Ndinya- Achola, J. Bwayo, and Marleen Temmerman

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The vaginal microflora in relation to gingivitis, Rutger Persson, Jane Hitti, Rita Verhelst, Mario Vaneechoutte, Rigmor Persson, Regula Hirschi, Marianne Weibel, Marilynn Rothen, Marleen Temmerman, and Kathleen Paul

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Effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy and development of drug resistance in HIV-1 infected patients in Mombasa, Kenya, Kim Steegen, Stanley Luchters, Kenny Dauwe, Jacqueline Reynaerts, Kishor Mandaliya, Walter Jaoko, Jean Plum, Marleen Temmerman, and Chris Verhofstede

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Longitudinal analysis of the vaginal microflora in pregnancy suggests that L. crispatus promotes the stability of the normal vaginal microflora and that L. gasseri and/or L. iners are more conducive to the occurrence of abnormal vaginal microflora, Hans Verstraelen, Rita Verhelst, Geert Claeys, Ellen De Backer, Marleen Temmerman, and Mario Vaneechoutte

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A cognitive behavioural based assessment of women with chronic pelvic pain., Philomeen T. M. Weijenborg, Moniek M. Ter Kuile, and William Stones

Submissions from 2008

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Prediction of recurrent disease by cytology and HPV testing after treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, A. Aerssens, P. Claeys, E. Beerens, A. Garcia, S. Weyers, L. Van Renterghem, M. Praet, Marleen Temmerman, R. Velasquez, and C. A. Cuvelier

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Natural history and clearance of HPV after treatment of precancerous cervical lesions, A Aerssens, P Claeys, A Garcia, Y Sturtewagen, R Velasquez, D Vanden Broeck, S Vansteelandt, Marleen Temmerman, and C A Cuvelier

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Short- and Long-Term Efficacy of Modified Directly Observed Antiretroviral Treatment in Mombasa, Kenya: A Randomized Trial, Sarna Avina; Luchters Stanley; Geibel Scott; Chersich Matthew F; Munyao Paul; Kaai Susan; Mandaliya Kishorchandra; Shikely, Khadija; Rutenberg Naomi; and Marleen Temmerman

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Palestinian Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights in a Longstanding Humanitarian Crisis, Marleen Bosmans, Dina Nasser, Umaiyeh Khammash, Patricia Claeys, and Marleen Temmerman

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Cost-effectiveness of telemonitoring for high-risk pregnant women, Heidi Buysse, Georges De Moor, Georges Van Maele, Erik Baert, Geert Thienpont, and Marleen Temmerman

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The need for integrating family planning and postabortion care in China, Yimin Cheng, Xiao Xu, Juncai Xu, Françoise Wuillaume, Jinliang Zhu, Diana Gibson, and Marleen Temmerman

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HIV testing and counselling for women attending child health clinics: an opportunity for entry to prevent mother-to-child transmission and HIV treatment, M .F Chersich, S .M .F Luchters, M. J. Othigo, E Yard, K. Mandaliya, and Marleen Temmerman

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Morbidity in the first year postpartum among HIV-infected women in Kenya, M.F. Chersich, S.M. Luchters, E. Yard, J.M. Othigo, N. Kley, and Marleen Temmerman

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Perinatal outcome of twin pregnancies in women of advanced age, Ilse Delbaere, Hans Verstraelen, Sylvie Goetgeluk, Guy Martens, Catherine Derom, Dirk De Bacquer, Guy De Backer, and Marleen Temmerman

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Human chorionic gonadotropin levels in early IVF/ICSI pregnancies are higher in singletons after single embryo transfer compared with singletons after double embryo transfer, I. Delbaere, S. Vansteelandt, J. Gerris, P. De Sutter, D. De Bacquer, and Marleen Temmerman

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HIV Testing and Sexually transmitted infection care among sexually active youth in the balkans, Wim Delva, Françoise Wuillaume, Stijn Vansteelandt, Patricia Claeys, Hans Verstraelen, Davy Vanden Broeck, and Marleen Temmerman

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Female genital mutilation: Knowledge, attitudes and practices of Flemish gynaecologists, Els Leye, Ilse Ysebaert, Jessika Deblonde, Patricia Claeys, Gert Vermeulen, Yves Jacquemyn, and Marleen Temmerman

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Impact of five years of peer-mediated interventions on sexual behavior and sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya, Stanley Luchters, Matthew F. Chersich, Agnes Rinyiru, Mary Stella Barasa, Nzioki King'ola, Kishorchandra Mandaliya, Wilkister Bosire, Sam Wambugu, Peter Mwarogo, and Marleen Temmerman

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Safer Sexual Behaviors after 12 Months of Antiretroviral Treatment in Mombasa, Kenya: A Prospective Cohort, Stanley Luchters, Avina Sarna, Scott Geibel, Matthew F. Chersich, Paul Munyao, Paul Munyao, Susan Kaai, Kishorchandra N. Mandaliya, Naomi Rutenberg, and Marleen Temmerman

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Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in women attending antenatal care in Tete province, Mozambique, Jhonny Luján, Wouter Oñate, Wim Delva, Patricia Claeys, Fulgencia Sambol, Marleen Temmerman, Joaquim Fernando, and Elena Folgosa

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Low prevalence of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in young women attending a youth counselling service in Maputo, Mozambique, Josefa Melo, Elena Folgosa, Delfina Manjate, Nafissa Osman, Isabelle Francois, Piero Cappuccinelli, Mauro M. Colombo, and Marleen Temmerman

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Reducing HIV/AIDS in young people in Sub-Sahara Africa: gaps in research and the role of theory, Kristien Michielsen, Marleen Bosmans, and Marleen Temmerman

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Does maternal age affect pregnancy outcome?: a study in Tanzania, Projestine S. Muganyizi, Hussein Kidanto, Siriel Massawe, and Candida Moshiro

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Acquisition of laparoscopic surgical skills in a district general hospital, Alfred Murage and F. Crichton

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P1: Effect of age, oestradiol levels and endometrial thickness on determining success of frozen embryo transfers, Alfred Murage, Maybeth Jamieson, Robin Yates, Isabel Traynor, Helen Lyall, and Scott Nelson

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Secrecy, disclosure and accidental discovery: Perspectives of diaphragm users in Mombasa, Kenya, Jerry Okal, Jonathan Stadler, Wilkister Ombidi, Irene Jao, Stanley Luchters, Matthew F. Chersich, and Marleen Temmerman

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Successful pregnancy outcome following laparoscopic myomectomy: case report, R. B. Parkar, Sikolia Wanyonyi, W. J. Kamau, and D. Otieno

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Laparoscopic management of an ovarian ectopic pregnancy: case report, Y. Patel, Sikolia Wanyonyi, and F. S. Rana

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Laparoscopic management of an ovarian ectopic pregnancy: case report, Y. Patel, Sikolia Wanyonyi, and F. S. Rana

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Disclosure and health-seeking behaviour following intimate partner violence before and during pregnancy in Flanders, Belgium: A survey surveillance study, Kristien Roelens, Hans Verstraelen, Kathia Van Egmond, and Marleen Temmerman

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Sexual risk behaviour and HAART: a comparative study of HIV-infected persons on HAART and on preventive therapy in Kenya, A Sarna, S M F Luchters, S Geibel, S Kaai, P Munyao, K S Shikely, K Mandaliya, J Van Dam, and Marleen Temmerman

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Management of post-partum hemorrhage in low-income countries, Gijs Walraven, Sikolia Wanyonyi, and William Stones

Submissions from 2007

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Quantitative determination by real-time PCR of four vaginal Lactobacillus species, Gardnerella vaginalis and Atopobium vaginae indicates an inverse relationship between L. gasseri and L. iners, Ellen De Backer, Rita Verhelst, Hans Verstraelen, Mohammed A Alqumber, Jeremy P Burton, John R Tagg, Mario Vaneechoutte, and Marleen Temmerman

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Heavy episodic drinking among Kenyan female sex workers is associated with unsafe sex, sexual violence and sexually transmitted infections, M F Chersich, S M F Luchters, I M. Malonza, P Mwarogo, N King'ola, and Marleen Temmerman

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Antenatal HIV screening in Europe: a review of policies, Jessika Deblonde, Patricia Claeys, and Marleen Temmerman

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Should we adjust for gestational age when analysing birth weights? The use of z-scores revisited, Ilse Delbaere, Stijn Vansteelandt, Dirk De Bacquer, Hans Verstraelen, Jan Gerris, Petra De Sutter, and Marleen Temmerman

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Pregnancy outcome in primiparae of advanced maternal age, Ilse Delbaere, Hans Verstraelen, Sylvie Goetgeluk, Guy Martens, Guy De Backer, and Marleen Temmerman

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Pregnancy outcome in primiparae of advanced maternal age, Ilse Delbaere, Hans Verstraelen, Sylvie Goetgeluk, Guy Martens, Guy De Backer, and Marleen Temmerman

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Sexual behaviour and contraceptive use among youth in the Balkans, W. Delva, F. Wuillaume, S. Vansteelandt, P. Claeys, H. Verstraelen, and Marleen Temmerman

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Vaginal practices, microbicides and HIV: what do we need to know?, A Martin Hilber, M F. Chersich, J H H M van de Wijgert, H Rees, and Marleen Temmerman

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Factors associated with teenage pregnancy in the European Union countries: a systematic review, Mari Imamura, Janet Tucker, Phil Hannaford, Miguel Oliveira da Silva, Margaret Astin, Laura Wyness, Kitty WM Bloemenkamp, Albrecht Jahn, Helle Karro, Jørn Olsen, and Marleen Temmerman

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Prevalent Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Infection is Associated with Altered Vaginal Flora and an increased Susceptibility to Multiple Sexually Transmitted Infections, Rupert Kaul, Nico J. Nagelkerke, Joshua Kimani, Elizabeth Ngugi, Job J. Bwayo, Kelly S. MacDonald, Anu Rebbaprgada, Karolien Fonck, Marleen Temmerman, and Allan R. Ronald

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Acute puerperal uterine inversion: Case report, Evan Sequeira and Y. Patel

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Evaluation of two commercially available alternatives for HIV-1 viral load testing in resource-limited settings, Kim Steegen, Stanley Luchters, Nancy De Cabooter, Jacqueline Reynaerts, Kishor Mandaliya, Jean Plum, Walter Jaoko, Chris Verhofstede, and Marleen Temmerman

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Umbilical cord anomalies are more frequent in twins after assisted reproduction, Marleen Temmerman, I. Delbaere, S. Goetgeluk, C. Derom, D. De Bacquer, and P. De Sutter

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Authors’ response to comment on ‘‘Pregnancy outcome in primiparae of advanced maternal age’’ Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol; in press, Marleen Temmerman and Ilse Delbaere

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The Pap smear for detection of bacterial vaginosis, Marleen Temmerman, A. Karani, H. De Vuyst, S. Luchters, J. Othigo, K. Mandaliya, and M.F. C hersich

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Acceptability of the diaphragm in Mombasa Kenya: A 6-month prospective study, Marleen Temmerman, Stanley Luchters, Matthew F. Chersich, Irene Jao, Anouk Schroth, Swaleh Chidagaya, and Kishor Mandaliya

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Medicines without Doctors: Why the Global Fund Must fund salaries of health workers to expand AIDS treatment, Marleen Temmerman, Gorik Ooms, and Wim Van Damme

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Iron intake in relation to diet and iron status of young adult women, Marleen Temmerman, I Pynaert, J Delanghe, and De Henauw S

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Modified classification of Gram-stained vaginal smears to predict spontaneous preterm birth: a prospective cohort study, Marleen Temmerman, Hans Verstraelen, Rita Verhelst, Kristien Roelens, Geert Claeys, Steven Weyers, Ellen De Backer, and Mario Vaneechoutte

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Human papillomavirus types in women with invasive cervical carcinoma by HIV status in Kenya, Hugo De Vuyst, Peter Gichangi, Benson Estambale, Eliud Njuguna, Silvia Franceschi, and Marleen Temmerman

Submissions from 2006

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Antibiotic susceptibility of Atopobium vaginae, Ellen De Backer, Rita Verhelst, Hans Verstraelen, Geert Claeys, Gerda Verschraegen, Marleen Temmerman, and Mario Vaneechoutte

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HIV impact on acute morbidity and pelvic tumor control following radiotherapy for cervical cancer, Peter Gichangi, Job Bwayo, Benson Estambale, Khama Rogo, Eliud Njuguna, Shadrack Ojwang, and Marleen Temmerman

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Analysis of Perinatal Mortality at a Teaching Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1999-2003, Hussein Kidanto, Siriel Massawe, Lennarth Nyström, and Gunilla Lindmark

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Right ectopic gestation following in vitro fertilisation: case report, R. B. Parkar and Yamal Patel

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A knowledge, attitudes, and practice survey among obstetrician-gynaecologists on intimate partner violence in Flanders, Belgium, Kristien Roelens, Hans Verstraelen, Kathia Van Egmond, and Marleen Temmerman

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A sensitive in-house RT-PCR genotyping system for combined detection of plasma HIV-1 and assessment of drug resistance., Kim Steegen, Els Demecheleer, Nancy De Cabooter, Dieudonné Nges, Marleen Temmerman, Peter Ndumbe, Kishor Mandaliya, Jean Plum, and Chris Verhofstede

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Where have all the condoms gone in adolescent programmes in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Marleen Temmerman, Marleen Bosmans, Marie Noël Cikuru, and Patricia Claeys

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Low Use of skilled attendants' delivery services in rural Kenya, Marleen Temmerman, Kristen Cotter, and Mark Hawken

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Implementation of single-dose nevirapine for prevention of MTCT of HIV - lessons from Cape Town : scientific letter, Marleen Temmerman, Wim Delva, and Beverly Draper

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Quality and quantity of antenatal HIV counsellling in a PMTCT programme in Mombasa, Marleen Temmerman, Wim Delva, Lillian Mutunga, and Ann Quaghebeur

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Haptoglobin polymorphism in patients with preeclampsia, Marleen Temmerman, Herman T. Depypere, Michel R. Langlois, oris R. Delanghe, and Marc Dhont

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Reproductive health indicators in the European Union: The REPROSTAT project, Marleen Temmerman, Lauren Beth Foster, Philip Hannaford, Adriano Cattaneo, Jørn Olsen, Kitty W.M. Bloemenkamp, Albrecht Jahn, and Miguel Oliveira da Silva

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Acceptability of human immunodeficiency virus testing in patients with invasive cervical cancer in Kenya, Marleen Temmerman, P. Gichangi, B. Estambale, J. Bwayo, K. Rogo, E. Njuguna, and S. Ojwang

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Monitoring reproductive health in Europe—what are the best indicators of reproductive health?, Marleen Temmerman, Albrecht Jahn, Kitty W.M. Bloemenkamp, Philip Hannaford, Jorn Olsen, and Miguel Oliveira da Silva

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A knowledge, attitudes, and practice survey among obstetrician-gynaecologists on intimate partner violence in Flanders, Belgium, Marleen Temmerman, Kristien Roelens, Hans Verstraelen, and Kathia Van Egmond

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Birthweight of singletons after assisted reproduction is higher after single- than after double-embryo transfer, Marleen Temmerman, Petra De Sutter, Ilse Delbaere, Jan Gerris, Hans Verstraelen, Sylvie Goetgeluk, Josiane Van der Elst, and Marc Dhont

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Caesarian section rates and perinatal outcome at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Sikolia Wanyonyi, Evan Sequeira, and Timona Obura

Submissions from 2005

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Human papillomavirus DNA detection in women with primary abnormal cytology of the cervix: prevalence and distribution of HPV genotypes., E. Beerens, L. Van Renterghem, M. Praet, Y. Sturtewagen, S. Weyers, Marleen Temmerman, H. Depypere, P. Claeys, and C. A. Cuvelier

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Antiphospholipid syndrome during pregnancy: Associated with early onset of HELLP syndrome and liver infarctions, Geert Braems, Nele Van Van Renterghem, Kristien Roelens, Rudy Van Den Broecke, Steven Weyers, and Marleen Temmerman

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Human transferrin G277S mutation and iron deficiency in pregnancy., Joris Delanghe, Hans Verstraelen, Ilse Pynaert, Ludovic Debels, Youri Taes, Bruno Verhasselt, Stefaan De Henauw, and Marleen Temmerman

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Thinking ahead the rising tide of AIDS orphans., Wim Delva, An Vercoutere, Isabelle Dehaene, Sara Willems, Marleen Temmerman, and Lieven Annemans

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Comparison of pap smear, visual inspection with acetic acid, human papillomavirus DNA-PCR testing and cervicography, H De Vuyst, Patricia Claeys, S Njiru, L Muchiri, Sophia Steyaert, Petra De Sutter, E Van Marck, J Bwayo, and Marleen Temmerman

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Increased risk of HIV in women experiencing physical partner violence in Nairobi, Kenya, Karoline Fonck, Leye Els, Nancy Kidula, Jeconiah Ndinya-Achola, and Marleen Temmerman

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Associations of sexual risk taking among Kenyan female sex workers after enrollment in an HIV-1 prevention trial., Yadav, Geeta; Saskin, Refkin; Ngugi, Elizabeth; Kimani, Joshua; Keli, Florence; Fonck, Karolien; MacDonald, Kelly S; Bwayo, Job J; Marleen Temmerman; Moses, Stephen; and Kaul, Rupert

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Comparison between Gram stain and culture for the characterization of vaginal microflora: Definition of a distinct grade that resembles grade I microflora and revised categorization of grade I microflora, Rita Verhelst, Hans Verstraelen, Geert Claeys, Gerda Verschraegen, Leen Van Simaey, Catharine De Ganck, Ellen De Backer, Marleen Temmerman, and Mario Vaneechoutte