Informed decisions for actions in maternal and newborn health

Resources

Resources

Explore IDEAS' maternal & newborn health and measurement, learning & evaluation library, browse our publications and listen to past seminars.

Infographics

Quality of newborn care [pdf]

The equity gap in maternal and newborn healthcare [pdf]

Films and animations

What works to improve the survival of mothers and babies? An animation about the IDEAS project [Prezi]

Tools

Harmonised Indicators Excel spreadsheet [Excel]

Research and policy briefs

January 2014: A content analysis of district level health data in Uttar Pradesh, India [pdf]

August 2013: How to catalyse scale-up in Uttar Pradesh, India research brief [pdf]

June 2013: How to catalyse scale-up in Ethiopia research brief [pdf]

May 2013: How to catalyse scale-up in North-Eastern Nigeria research brief [pdf]

Reports

May 2014: Dissemination activity and impact of maternal and newborn health projects in Ethiopia, India and Nigeria [pdf]

August 2013: Engaging the  public & private sectors in data sharing: Uttar Pradesh, India [pdf]

June 2013: Maternal and newborn health baseline survey report: Ethiopia [pdf]

May 2013: Maternal and newborn health baseline survey report: Uttar Pradesh state, India [pdf]

April 2013: Maternal and newborn health baseline survey report: Gombe state, Nigeria [pdf]

November 2012: Data Informed Platform for Health feasibility study report: Uttar Pradesh, India [pdf]

November 2012: Data Informed Platform for Health feasibility study report: Gombe state, Nigeria [pdf]

November 2012: Data Informed Platform for Health feasibility study report: Amhara and Oromia Regions, Ethiopia [pdf]

November 2012: Measuring Implementation Strength: Literature review draft report [pdf]

Knowledge Summaries

IDEAS is developing a series of Knowledge Summaries for the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health.

May 2013: KS27 Death reviews: Maternal, perinatal and child

March 2013: KS25 Integrating Immunization and other services for women and children

January 2013: KS23 Human Rights & Accountability

October 2012: KS22 Reaching Child Brides

July 2012: KS20 Access to Family Planning

Academic publications

Darmstadt G, Marchant T, Claeson M, et al. A strategy for reducing maternal and newborn deaths by 2015 and beyond BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 13:216, November 2013

Marchant, T, Schellenberg, J Measuring skilled attendance at birth using linked household, health facility, and health worker surveys in Ethiopia, northeast Nigeria, and Uttar Pradesh, India, 17 June 2013, The Lancet Online

Spicer, N, Rechel, B, & Schellenberg, J Use of research findings in maternal and newborn health policy: a survey, 21 October 2012, The Lancet Online

Systematic literature reviews

Systematic literature reviews have been registered on PROSPERO, an international prospective register of systematic reviews set up by the University of York and NHS National Institute for Health Research.

Ongoing

To be completed 2013: Cost-effectiveness of innovations to improve the utilization and provision of maternal and newborn health care in low-income and lower-middle-income countries, Lindsay Mangham-Jefferies, IDEAS Economist

To be completed 2014: Understanding the role of health systems evidence in decision making at district level, or the equivalent, in low- and lower-middle income countries, Deepthi Wickremasinghe, IDEAS Information Specialist

Conference presentations and posters

December 2013: Health Systems in Asia Conference, Singapore

September 2013: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Staff Symposium on Maximising research impact

June 2013: Global Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle

January 2013: Global Maternal Health Conference, Arusha, Tanzania

November 2012: World Health Summit, Berlin, Germany

November 2012: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Symposium

October 2012: Global Women's conference, Liverpool, UK

October 2012: Second Global Health Systems Research Symposium, Beijing, China

September 2012: Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Warwick, UK

Seminars

Seminars held at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

15 November 2013: The IDEAS Project: evaluatingcomplexity in maternal and newbornhealth in Ethiopia, Nigeria and India [slides only] - Dr Joanna Schellenberg

25 January 2013: Strategies to improve health worker performance in low income settings - a systematic review: Discussion of methods and early findings [recording & slides] - Dr Alexander Rowe

17 December 2012: Evaluating maternal, newborn and child health programmes at scale - why is something so important so hard to do? [recording & slides] - Jennifer Bryce

Technical Resource Centre web seminar recordings

The IDEAS web seminar series aims to share learning, knowledge and experience in maternal and newborn health.

20 November 2013: How to write a research paper - Tanya Marchant

18 September: Ensuring health services meet the needs of child brides

21 August 2013: How to do a Meta Analysis - Elizabeth Allen

19 June 2013: Integrating maternal, newborn and child health programmes with immunisation schedules - Katherine Theiss-Nyland

22 May 2013: How to undertake a literature review - Lindsay Mangham-Jefferies

20 March 2013: Human Rights & Accountability - Kate Sabot

7 November 2012: Behaviour Change - Val Curtis, Sita Shankar

18 July 2012: Mobile technologies for health - Dr Caroline Free, Girdhari Bora and Dr Meenakshi Gautham