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Dr Louise-Tina Day

MA MBBS MRCPCH MRCOG DFSRH DTM&H

Research Degree Student
Every Newborn BIRTH Study Research Manager (Academic)

Room
103

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Louise trained as a clinician in obstetrics and paediatrics in the UK before working in rural South Asia for 15 years.  The sustainable implementation of evidence based practice across the continuum of care from home to hospital developed her focus in training, measurement and research.  She joined the Maternal and Newborn Health Group at LSHTM in 2017 and currently on the Every Newborn Birth Indicator Tracking in Hospitals (EN-BIRTH) study and the NEST360 team.

Affiliations

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Centres

Centre for Maternal Adolescent Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH)

Teaching

Module Co-organiser Foundations in Reproductive Heath
Teaches on Current Issues Maternal and Perinatal Health and Diploma of Tropical Nursing
Tutor MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health Research

Research

Her areas of interest are integrating mother and child health and improving quality of care and quality of measurement in Low and Middle Income Settings.   She has worked in South Asia (Bangladesh, Nepal) and sub-Saharan Africa (Tanzania, Ethiopia)

Research Area
Child health
Clinical care
Clinical guidelines
Maternal health
Perinatal health
Health workers
Evidence use
Global Health
Neonatal health
Reproductive health
Discipline
Medicine
Disease and Health Conditions
Malnutrition
Sepsis
Country
Bangladesh
Ethiopia
Nepal
Tanzania
Region
Least developed countries: UN classification
South Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)

Selected Publications

Barriers and enablers to routine register data collection for newborns and mothers: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study.
Shamba D; Day LT; Zaman SB; Sunny AK; Tarimo MN; Peven K; Khan J; Thakur N; Talha MTUS; K C A
2021
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Strategies discussed at the XIIth international conference on Kangaroo mother care for implementation on a countrywide scale.
Charpak N; Angel MI; Banker D; Bergh A-M; María Bertolotto A; De Leon-Mendoza S; Godoy N; Lincetto O; Lozano JM; Ludington-Hoe S
2020
ACTA PAEDIATRICA
Labour and delivery ward register data availability, quality, and utility - Every Newborn - birth indicators research tracking in hospitals (EN-BIRTH) study baseline analysis in three countries.
Day LT; Gore-Langton GR; Rahman AE; Basnet O; Shabani J; Tahsina T; Poudel A; Shirima K; Ameen S; K C A
2020
BMC health services research
Assessment of the validity of the measurement of newborn and maternal health-care coverage in hospitals (EN-BIRTH): an observational study.
Day LT; Sadeq-Ur Rahman Q; Ehsanur Rahman A; Salim N; Kc A; Ruysen H; Tahsina T; Masanja H; Basnet O; Gore-Langton GR
2020
Lancet Glob Health
Neonatal resuscitation: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study.
Kc A; Peven K; Ameen S; Msemo G; Basnet O; Ruysen H; Zaman SB; Mkony M; Sunny AK; Rahman QS-U
2020
BMC pregnancy and childbirth
Birthweight: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study.
Kong S; Day LT; Zaman SB; Peven K; Salim N; Sunny AK; Shamba D; Rahman QS-U; K C A; Ruysen H
2020
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Stillbirths including intrapartum timing: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study.
Peven K; Day LT; Ruysen H; Tahsina T; Kc A; Shabani J; Kong S; Ameen S; Basnet O; Haider R
2020
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Kangaroo mother care: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study.
Salim N; Shabani J; Peven K; Rahman QS-U; Kc A; Shamba D; Ruysen H; Rahman AE; Kc N; Mkopi N
2020
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Voices from the frontline: findings from a thematic analysis of a rapid online global survey of maternal and newborn health professionals facing the COVID-19 pandemic.
Semaan A; Audet C; Huysmans E; Afolabi B; Assarag B; Banke-Thomas A; Blencowe H; Caluwaerts S; Campbell OMR; Cavallaro FL
2020
BMJ global health
\"Every Newborn-BIRTH\" protocol: observational study validating indicators for coverage and quality of maternal and newborn health care in Bangladesh, Nepal and Tanzania.
Day LT; Ruysen H; Gordeev VS; Gore-Langton GR; Boggs D; Cousens S; Moxon SG; Blencowe H; Baschieri A; Rahman AE
2019
Journal of global health
Categorising interventions to levels of inpatient care for small and sick newborns: Findings from a global survey.
Moxon SG; Blencowe H; Bailey P; Bradley J; Day LT; Ram PK; Monet J-P; Moran AC; Zeck W; Lawn JE
2019
PloS one
Pediatric Critical Care in Resource-Limited Settings-Overview and Lessons Learned.
Slusher TM; Kiragu AW; Day LT; Bjorklund AR; Shirk A; Johannsen C; Hagen SA
2018
Frontiers in pediatrics
National, regional, and worldwide estimates of stillbirth rates in 2015, with trends from 2000: a systematic analysis.
Blencowe H; Cousens S; Jassir FB; Say L; Chou D; Mathers C; Hogan D; Shiekh S; Qureshi ZU; You D
2016
The Lancet Global health
Stillbirths: rates, risk factors, and acceleration towards 2030.
Lawn JE; Blencowe H; Waiswa P; Amouzou A; Mathers C; Hogan D; Flenady V; Frøen JF; Qureshi ZU; Calderwood C
2016
Lancet
Lipid-based nutrient supplements for pregnant women reduce newborn stunting in a cluster-randomized controlled effectiveness trial in Bangladesh.
Mridha MK; Matias SL; Chaparro CM; Paul RR; Hussain S; Vosti SA; Harding KL; Cummins JR; Day LT; Saha SL
2015
The American journal of clinical nutrition
Quality care during labour and birth: a multi-country analysis of health system bottlenecks and potential solutions.
Sharma G; Mathai M; Dickson KE; Weeks A; Hofmeyr G; Lavender T; Day L; Mathews J; Fawcus S; Simen-Kapeu A
2015
BMC pregnancy and childbirth
Setting research priorities to improve global newborn health and prevent stillbirths by 2025.
Yoshida S; Martines J; Lawn JE; Wall S; Souza JP; Rudan I; Cousens S; neonatal health research priority setting group; Aaby P; Adam I
2015
Journal of global health
Recognition of and Response to neonatal intrapartum-related complications in home-birth settings in Bangladesh.
VanderEnde KE; Moran AC; Leasure K; Day LT; Afsana K; Kalim N; Munira S; Rahman N; Islam M; Khan J
2014
Journal of health, population, and nutrition
Stillbirths: Where? When? Why? How to make the data count?
Lawn JE; Blencowe H; Pattinson R; Cousens S; Kumar R; Ibiebele I; Gardosi J; Day LT; Stanton C; Lancet's Stillbirths Series steering committee
2011
Lancet
Perinatal mortality audit: counting, accountability, and overcoming challenges in scaling up in low- and middle-income countries.
Pattinson R; Kerber K; Waiswa P; Day LT; Mussell F; Asiruddin SK; Blencowe H; Lawn JE
2009
International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics
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