Maternal Health Bibliography

(Version – 18th March 2010)

“Granny Midwives Can Help with Family Planning in Developing Lands; in Iran They Insert, Remove Iuds.” Int Fam Plann Dig 1, no. 4 (1975): 1-3.

“Improved Neonatal Resuscitation by Tbas.” Afr Health 17, no. 5 (1995): 27.

Adranvalla, T. K. “[Nursing in India].” Agnes Karll Schwest Krankenpfleger 21, no. 8 (1967): 305-6.

Ahad, M. A. “A Semi-Professional Programe of Nursing in India.” Nurs J India 64, no. 10 (1973): 347-8 passim.

Allen, D. “Improving Health the Indian Way.” Community Pract 79, no. 7 (2006): 210-1.

Anandalakshmy, P. N., and P. P. Talwar. “Management of High Risk Mothers and Maternal Mortality in Indian Population.” Indian J Matern Child Health 4, no. 4 (1993): 108-10.

Bang, A. T., R. A. Bang, S. B. Baitule, M. H. Reddy, and M. D. Deshmukh. “Effect of Home-Based Neonatal Care and Management of Sepsis on Neonatal Mortality: Field Trial in Rural India.” Lancet 354, no. 9194 (1999): 1955-61.

Basu, A. M., and R. Stephenson. “Low Levels of Maternal Education and the Proximate Determinants of Childhood Mortality: A Little Learning Is Not a Dangerous Thing.” Soc Sci Med 60, no. 9 (2005): 2011-23.

Belsey, Mark A. “Traditional Birth Attendants: A Resource for the Health of Women.” International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 23, no. 4 (1985): 247-48.

Bhat, R., D. V. Mavalankar, P. V. Singh, and N. Singh. “Maternal Healthcare Financing: Gujarat’s Chiranjeevi Scheme and Its Beneficiaries.” J Health Popul Nutr 27, no. 2 (2009): 249-58.

Brey, K. H. “The Missing Midwife: Why a Training Programme Failed.” South Asian Rev 5, no. 1 (1971): 41-52.

Chan, Alvin T. S., Jiannong Cao, Henry Chan, and Gilbert Young. “A Web-Enabled Framework for Smart Card Applications in Health Services.” Commun. ACM 44, no. 9 (2001): 76-82.

Chandrashekar, S., R. S. Rao, N. S. Nair, and P. R. Kutty. “Socio-Demographic Determinants of Antenatal Care.” Trop Doct 28, no. 4 (1998): 206-9.

Chatterjee, P. “Saving Mothers, Saving Children.” Lancet Infect Dis 5, no. 4 (2005): 199.

Das, B. K., R. Sharma, and O. P. Mishra. “Reliability of Information Obtained by Illiterate Health Workers Regarding Risk Pregnancy.” Indian J Med Sci 54, no. 11 (2000): 495-8.

De, N. C. “Impact of Maternal and Child Health Strategy on Child Survival.” Indian Pediatr 35, no. 2 (1998): 188-90.

Dwivedi, H., D. Mavalankar, E. Abreu, and V. Srinivasan. “Planning and Implementing a Program of Renovations of Emergency Obstetric Care Facilities: Experiences in Rajasthan, India.” Int J Gynaecol Obstet 78, no. 3 (2002): 283-91; discussion 91.

Egullion, Claude. “Training Traditional Midwives in Manicaland, Zimbabwe.” International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 23, no. 4 (1985): 287-90.

Fazili, F., and G. M. Mattoo. “Epidemiology of Perinatal Mortality: A Hospital Baed Study.” JK Pract 6, no. 1 (1999): 41-5.

Jeffery, R., P. Jeffery, and A. Lyon. “Only Cord-Cutters? Midwifery and Childbirth in Rural North India.” Soc Action 34, no. 3 (1984): 229-50.

Kapoor, A. K., G. K. Kshatriya, and S. Kapoor. “Fertility and Mortality Differentials among the Population Groups of the Himalayas.” Hum Biol 75, no. 5 (2003): 729-47.

Koblinsky, M., Z. Matthews, J. Hussein, D. Mavalankar, M. K. Mridha, I. Anwar, E. Achadi, S. Adjei, P. Padmanabhan, B. Marchal, V. De Brouwere, and W. van Lerberghe. “Going to Scale with Professional Skilled Care.” Lancet 368, no. 9544 (2006): 1377-86.

Kortmann, G. “Continuing Education. Putting Principles into Practice.” HealthAction no. 8 (1994): 8-9.

Kumar, A. “Involvement of Traditional Midwives (Dais) in Mch and Family Planning under India Population Project, Uttar Pradesh.” POPCEN Newsl 3, no. 3 (1977): 1-7.

“A Study of Traditional Mid-Wife (Dai) Training Programme in Two Primary Health Centres.” POPCEN Newsl 4, no. 2 (1978): 1-4.

Kumar, R., J. S. Thakur, and A. K. Aggarwal. “Effect of Continuing Training on Knowledge and Practices of Traditional Birth Attendants About Maternal and Newborn Care.” Indian J Public Health 44, no. 4 (2000): 118-23.

Kumar, V., and I. Walia. “Pictorial Maternal and Neonatal Records for Illiterate Traditional Birth Attendants.” Int J Gynaecol Obstet 19, no. 4 (1981): 281-4.

Kushwah, S. S., D. Dubey, G. Singh, J. P. Shivdasani, V. Adhish, and D. Nandan. “Status of Birth Preparedness & Complication Readiness in Rewa District of Madhya Pradesh.” Indian J Public Health 53, no. 3 (2009): 128-32.

Leedam, Elizabeth. “Traditional Birth Attendants.” International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 23, no. 4 (1985): 249-74.

Leung, Gabriel M., Irene O.L. Wong, Wai-Sum Chan, Sarah Choi, and Su-Vui Lo. “The Ecology of Health Care in Hong Kong.” Social Science & Medicine 61, no. 3 (2005): 577-90.

Lewis, Joann H., Barbara Janowitz, and Malcolm Potts. “Methodological Issues in Collecting Data from Traditional Birth Attendants.” International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 23, no. 4 (1985): 291-303.

Loffel, J. “[Nurse and Midwife in India–a Portrait. Organizing Nursing Care in Udupi].” Krankenpfl Soins Infirm 87, no. 12 (1994): 54-5.

Mani, S. B. “A Review of Midwife Training Programs in Tamil Nadu.” Stud Fam Plann 11, no. 12 (1980): 395-400.

Mathur, N. B., A. K. Gargye, and V. J. Rajput. “Knowledge Attitude and Practice of Perinatal Care Amongst Traditional Birth Attendants (Dais) Trained Vs. Untrained.” Indian Pediatr 20, no. 11 (1983): 837-42.

Matthews, Z., J. Ramakrishna, S. Mahendra, A. Kilaru, and S. Ganapathy. “Birth Rights and Rituals in Rural South India: Care Seeking in the Intrapartum Period.” J Biosoc Sci 37, no. 4 (2005): 385-411.

Mavalankar, D. “Quality of Care in Institutional Deliveries: The Paradox of the Dominican Republic: A Commentary on Management.” Int J Gynaecol Obstet 82, no. 1 (2003): 107-10.

“Maternal Health: Are We Serious??” Nurs J India 100, no. 6 (2009): 122-3.

Mavalankar, D., and E. Abreu. “Concepts and Techniques for Planning and Implementing a Program for Renovation of an Emergency Obstetric Care Facility.” Int J Gynaecol Obstet 78, no. 3 (2002): 263-73; discussion 73.

Mavalankar, D., K. Callahan, V. Sriram, P. Singh, and A. Desai. “Where There Is No Anesthetist–Increasing Capacity for Emergency Obstetric Care in Rural India: An Evaluation of a Pilot Program to Train General Doctors.” Int J Gynaecol Obstet 107, no. 3 (2009): 283-8.

Mavalankar, D., P. Raman, H. Dwivedi, and M. L. Jain. “Managing Equipment for Emergency Obstetric Care in Rural Hospitals.” Int J Gynaecol Obstet 87, no. 1 (2004): 88-97.

Mavalankar, D., A. Singh, R. Bhat, A. Desai, and S. R. Patel. “Indian Public-Private Partnership for Skilled Birth-Attendance.” Lancet 371, no. 9613 (2008): 631-2.

Mavalankar, D., A. Singh, S. R. Patel, A. Desai, and P. V. Singh. “Saving Mothers and Newborns through an Innovative Partnership with Private Sector Obstetricians: Chiranjeevi Scheme of Gujarat, India.” Int J Gynaecol Obstet 107, no. 3 (2009): 271-6.

Mavalankar, D., and V. Sriram. “Provision of Anaesthesia Services for Emergency Obstetric Care through Task Shifting in South Asia.” Reprod Health Matters 17, no. 33 (2009): 21-31.

Mavalankar, D., K. Vora, and M. Prakasamma. “Achieving Millennium Development Goal 5: Is India Serious?” Bull World Health Organ 86, no. 4 (2008): 243-43A.

Mavalankar, D. V. “Policy and Management Constraints on Access to and Use of Life-Saving Emergency Obstetric Care in India.” J Am Med Womens Assoc 57, no. 3 (2002): 165-6, 68.

Mavalankar, D. V., and R. H. Gray. “Re: “Interpregnancy Interval and Risk of Preterm Labor”.” Am J Epidemiol 133, no. 9 (1991): 958-9.

Mavalankar, D. V., R. H. Gray, and C. R. Trivedi. “Risk Factors for Preterm and Term Low Birthweight in Ahmedabad, India.” Int J Epidemiol 21, no. 2 (1992): 263-72.

Mavalankar, D. V., R. H. Gray, C. R. Trivedi, and V. C. Parikh. “Risk Factors for Small for Gestational Age Births in Ahmedabad, India.” J Trop Pediatr 40, no. 5 (1994): 285-90.

Mavalankar, D. V., and A. Rosenfield. “Maternal Mortality in Resource-Poor Settings: Policy Barriers to Care.” Am J Public Health 95, no. 2 (2005): 200-3.

Mavalankar, D. V., C. C. Trivedi, and R. H. Gray. “Maternal Weight, Height and Risk of Poor Pregnancy Outcome in Ahmedabad, India.” Indian Pediatr 31, no. 10 (1994): 1205-12.

Mavalankar, D. V., C. R. Trivedi, and R. H. Gray. “Levels and Risk Factors for Perinatal Mortality in Ahmedabad, India.” Bull World Health Organ 69, no. 4 (1991): 435-42.

“Levels and Risk Factors for Perinatal Mortality in Ahmedabad, India.” Bull World Health Organ 69, no. 4 (1991): 435-42.

Mavalankar, D. V., K. S. Vora, K. V. Ramani, P. Raman, B. Sharma, and M. Upadhyaya. “Maternal Health in Gujarat, India: A Case Study.” J Health Popul Nutr 27, no. 2 (2009): 235-48.

McCarthy, M., P. Cassell, T. Tran, L. Mathias, L. M. t Hart, J. A. Maassen, C. Snehalatha, A. Ramachandran, M. Viswanathan, and G. A. Hitman. “Evaluation of the Importance of Maternal History of Diabetes and of Mitochondrial Variation in the Development of Niddm.” Diabet Med 13, no. 5 (1996): 420-8.

Mutambirwa, Jane. “Pregnancy, Childbirth, Mother and Child Care among the Indigenous People of Zimbabwe.” International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 23, no. 4 (1985): 275-85.

Namadevan, V. “Family Welfare Programme.” Swasth Hind 24, no. 7 (1980): 169-75.

Nandi, P. K. “Cultural Constraints on Professionalization: The Case of Nursing in India.” Int J Nurs Stud 14, no. 3 (1977): 125-35.

Padmanaban, P., P. S. Raman, and D. V. Mavalankar. “Innovations and Challenges in Reducing Maternal Mortality in Tamil Nadu, India.” J Health Popul Nutr 27, no. 2 (2009): 202-19.

Prasad, B., and A. M. Costello. “Impact and Sustainability of A “Baby Friendly” Health Education Intervention at a District Hospital in Bihar, India.” BMJ 310, no. 6980 (1995): 621-3.

Raina, N., and V. Kumar. “Management of Birth Asphyxia by Traditional Birth Attendants.” World Health Forum 10, no. 2 (1989): 243-6.

Ramani, K. V., and D. Mavalankar. “Health System in India: Opportunities and Challenges for Improvements.” J Health Organ Manag 20, no. 6 (2006): 560-72.

“Management Capacity Assessment for National Health Programs: A Study of Rch Program in India.” J Health Organ Manag 23, no. 1 (2009): 133-42.

Ramani, K. V., D. V. Mavalankar, and D. Govil. “Study of Blood-Transfusion Services in Maharashtra and Gujarat States, India.” J Health Popul Nutr 27, no. 2 (2009): 259-70.

Sandhu, S. K., K. S. Sinha, and Y. P. Gupta. “Dais’ Training Programme–an Exploratory Study.” Swasth Hind 19, no. 6 (1975): 165-8.

Sarbadhikari, Suptendra Nath. “The State of Medical Informatics in India: A Roadmap for Optimal Organization.” Journal of Medical Systems 29, no. 2 (2005): 125-41.

Satia, J. K., D. V. Mavalankar, and B. Sharma. “Micro-Level Planning Using Rapid Assessment for Primary Health Care Services.” Health Policy Plan 9, no. 3 (1994): 318-30.

Satishchandra, D. M., V. A. Naik, A. S. Wantamutte, and M. D. Mallapur. “Impact of Training of Traditional Birth Attendants on the Newborn Care.” Indian J Pediatr 76, no. 1 (2009): 33-6.

Sawhney, N., and G. D. Pandey. “Socio-Demographic and Professional Profile of Trained Indigenous Dais.” POPCEN Newsl 4, no. 7 (1978): 1-5.

Sawyer, I. J. “Health in Rural India.” Nurs Times 69, no. 43 (1973): 1409.

Seshagiri, N. “The Informatics Policy in India.” Information Systems Frontiers 1, no. 1 (1999): 107-16.

Shah, U. “Improving Neonatal Care: Women as Health Providers.” Mothers Child 8, no. 2 Suppl (1989): 3-4.

Shah, U., A. K. Pratinidhi, and P. V. Bhatlawande. “Perinatal Mortality in Rural India: Intervention through Primary Health Care. Ii Neonatal Mortality.” J Epidemiol Community Health 38, no. 2 (1984): 138-42.

Singh, A. “Profile of Traditional Birth Attendants in a Rural Area of North India.” J Nurse Midwifery 39, no. 2 (1994): 119-23.

Singh, A. K., M. Kohli, E. Trell, O. Wigertz, and S. Kohli. “Bhorugram (India): Revisited a 4 Year Follow-up of a Computer-Based Information System for Distributed Mch Services.” International Journal of Medical Informatics 44, no. 2 (1997): 117-25.

Smith, D. “Working with the Traditional Indian Village Dai.” Midwifery Today Int Midwife no. 48 (1998): 49-57.

Srinivasan, K., C. P. Prakasam, T. Rajaretnam, and P. Praharaj. “Clinical Examination of Pregnant Women by Paramedical and Medical Personnel: An Assessment of Consistency of Findings in a Field Study.” Natl Med J India 19, no. 2 (2006): 69-72.

Subramanian, S. V., L. K. Ackerson, G. Davey Smith, and N. A. John. “Association of Maternal Height with Child Mortality, Anthropometric Failure, and Anemia in India.” JAMA 301, no. 16 (2009): 1691-701.

Swaminathan, M. C., A. N. Naidu, and T. P. Krishna. “An Evaluation of Dai Training in Andhra Pradesh.” WHO Offset Publ no. 95 (1986): 22-34.

Verma, M., J. Chhatwal, and D. Singh. “Perinatal Mortality in Ludhiana, Punjab–a Seven Year Hospital Study.” Indian J Pediatr 59, no. 5 (1992): 561-5.

Vora, K. S., D. V. Mavalankar, K. V. Ramani, M. Upadhyaya, B. Sharma, S. Iyengar, V. Gupta, and K. Iyengar. “Maternal Health Situation in India: A Case Study.” J Health Popul Nutr 27, no. 2 (2009): 184-201.

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