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Volume 21 Supplement 1

Every Newborn BIRTH multi-country validation study; informing measurement of coverage and quality of maternal and newborn care

Research

The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) are the main funder of the EN-BIRTH Study and funding is administered via The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The Swedish Research Council specifically funded the Nepal site through Lifeline Nepal and Golden Community. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. Supplement Editors were not involved in the peer review for any manuscripts that they co-authored. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no other competing interests.

Edited by Jennifer Requejo, Allisyn Moran, Joy E Lawn, Louise T Day, Harriet Ruysen and Kimberley Peven

  1. Observation of care at birth is challenging with multiple, rapid and potentially concurrent events occurring for mother, newborn and placenta. Design of electronic data (E-data) collection needs to account for...

    Authors: Harriet Ruysen, Ahmed Ehsanur Rahman, Vladimir Sergeevich Gordeev, Tanvir Hossain, Omkar Basnet, Kizito Shirima, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Sojib Bin Zaman, Nisha Rana, Nahya Salim, Tazeen Tahsina, Georgia R. Gore-Langton, Shafiqul Ameen, Dorothy Boggs, Stefanie Kong, Louise T. Day…

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):234

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  2. Policymakers need regular high-quality coverage data on care around the time of birth to accelerate progress for ending preventable maternal and newborn deaths and stillbirths. With increasing facility births,...

    Authors: Donat Shamba, Louise T. Day, Sojib Bin Zaman, Avinash K. Sunny, Menna Narcis Tarimo, Kimberly Peven, Jasmin Khan, Nishant Thakur, Md. Taqbir Us Samad Talha, Ashish K.C., Rajib Haider, Harriet Ruysen, Tapas Mazumder, Md. Hafizur Rahman, Md. Ziaul Haque Shaikh, Johan Ivar Sæbø…

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):233

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  3. Population-based household surveys, notably the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS), remain the main source of maternal and newborn health data for many low- and ...

    Authors: Shafiqul Ameen, Abu Bakkar Siddique, Kimberly Peven, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Louise T. Day, Josephine Shabani, Ashish KC, Dorothy Boggs, Donat Shamba, Tazeen Tahsina, Ahmed Ehsanur Rahman, Sojib Bin Zaman, Aniqa Tasnim Hossain, Anisuddin Ahmed, Omkar Basnet, Honey Malla…

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):238

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  4. Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is a leading cause of preventable maternal mortality worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends uterotonic administration for every woman after birth to prevent PPH....

    Authors: Harriet Ruysen, Josephine Shabani, Claudia Hanson, Louise T. Day, Andrea B. Pembe, Kimberly Peven, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Nishant Thakur, Kizito Shirima, Tazeen Tahsina, Rejina Gurung, Menna Narcis Tarimo, Allisyn C. Moran and Joy E. Lawn

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):230

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  5. Immediate newborn care (INC) practices, notably early initiation of breastfeeding (EIBF), are fundamental for newborn health. However, coverage tracking currently relies on household survey data in many settin...

    Authors: Tazeen Tahsina, Aniqa Tasnim Hossain, Harriet Ruysen, Ahmed Ehsanur Rahman, Louise T. Day, Kimberly Peven, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Jasmin Khan, Josephine Shabani, Ashish KC, Tapas Mazumder, Sojib Bin Zaman, Shafiqul Ameen, Stefanie Kong, Agbessi Amouzou, Ornella Lincetto…

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):237

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  6. Umbilical cord hygiene prevents sepsis, a leading cause of neonatal mortality. The World Health Organization recommends 7.1% chlorhexidine digluconate (CHX) application to the umbilicus after home birth in hig...

    Authors: Sojib Bin Zaman, Abu Bakkar Siddique, Harriet Ruysen, Ashish KC, Kimberly Peven, Shafiqul Ameen, Nishant Thakur, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Nahya Salim, Rejina Gurung, Tazeen Tahsina, Ahmed Ehsanur Rahman, Patricia S. Coffey, Barbara Rawlins, Louise T. Day, Joy E. Lawn…

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):239

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  7. Annually, 14 million newborns require stimulation to initiate breathing at birth and 6 million require bag-mask-ventilation (BMV). Many countries have invested in facility-based neonatal resuscitation equipmen...

    Authors: Ashish KC, Kimberly Peven, Shafiqul Ameen, Georgina Msemo, Omkar Basnet, Harriet Ruysen, Sojib Bin Zaman, Martha Mkony, Avinash K. Sunny, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Josephine Shabani, Ram Chandra Bastola, Evelyne Assenga, Naresh P. KC, Shams El Arifeen, Edward Kija…

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):235

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  8. Kangaroo mother care (KMC) reduces mortality among stable neonates ≤2000 g. Lack of data tracking coverage and quality of KMC in both surveys and routine information systems impedes scale-up. This paper evalua...

    Authors: Nahya Salim, Josephine Shabani, Kimberly Peven, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Ashish KC, Donat Shamba, Harriet Ruysen, Ahmed Ehsanur Rahman, Naresh KC, Namala Mkopi, Sojib Bin Zaman, Kizito Shirima, Shafiqul Ameen, Stefanie Kong, Omkar Basnet, Karim Manji…

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):231

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  9. An estimated 30 million neonates require inpatient care annually, many with life-threatening infections. Appropriate antibiotic management is crucial, yet there is no routine measurement of coverage. The Every Ne...

    Authors: Ahmed Ehsanur Rahman, Aniqa Tasnim Hossain, Sojib Bin Zaman, Nahya Salim, Ashish K.C., Louise T. Day, Shafiqul Ameen, Harriet Ruysen, Edward Kija, Kimberly Peven, Tazeen Tahsina, Anisuddin Ahmed, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Jasmin Khan, Stefanie Kong, Harry Campbell…

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):229

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  10. An estimated >2 million babies stillborn around the world each year lack visibility. Low- and middle-income countries carry 84% of the burden yet have the least data. Most births are now in facilities, hence r...

    Authors: Kimberly Peven, Louise T. Day, Harriet Ruysen, Tazeen Tahsina, Ashish KC, Josephine Shabani, Stefanie Kong, Shafiqul Ameen, Omkar Basnet, Rajib Haider, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Hannah Blencowe and Joy E. Lawn

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):226

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  11. Accurate birthweight is critical to inform clinical care at the individual level and tracking progress towards national/global targets at the population level. Low birthweight (LBW) < 2500 g affects over 20.5 ...

    Authors: Stefanie Kong, Louise T. Day, Sojib Bin Zaman, Kimberly Peven, Nahya Salim, Avinash K. Sunny, Donat Shamba, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Ashish K.C., Harriet Ruysen, Shams El Arifeen, Paul Mee, Miriam E. Gladstone, Hannah Blencowe and Joy E. Lawn

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):240

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  12. Globally an estimated 20.5 million liveborn babies are low birthweight (LBW) each year, weighing less than 2500 g. LBW babies have increased risk of mortality even beyond the neonatal period, with an ongoing r...

    Authors: Miriam E. Gladstone, Nahya Salim, Karama Ogillo, Donat Shamba, Georgia R. Gore-Langton, Louise T. Day, Hannah Blencowe and Joy E. Lawn

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):232

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  13. Birth registration marks a child’s right to identity and is the first step to establishing citizenship and access to services. At the population level, birth registration data can inform effective programming ...

    Authors: Sarah Reed, Josephine Shabani, Dorothy Boggs, Nahya Salim, Sillanoga Ng’unga, Louise T. Day, Kimberly Peven, Stefanie Kong, Harriet Ruysen, Debra Jackson, Donat Shamba and Joy E. Lawn

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):236

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  14. Respectful maternal and newborn care (RMNC) is an important component of high-quality care but progress is impeded by critical measurement gaps for women and newborns. The Every Newborn Birth Indicators Research ...

    Authors: Rejina Gurung, Harriet Ruysen, Avinash K. Sunny, Louise T. Day, Loveday Penn-Kekana, Mats Målqvist, Binda Ghimire, Dela Singh, Omkar Basnet, Srijana Sharma, Theresa Shaver, Allisyn C. Moran, Joy E. Lawn and Ashish KC

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):228

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