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Professor Carine Ronsmans

MD DrPH

Professor
of Epidemiology

Room
Room 104a

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
+44 (0)20 7927 2190

Carine is an epidemiologist with degrees in medicine, demography and epidemiology. She has been a member of the Maternal and Neonatal Health Programme since 1993 and of the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology since 2001.

Affiliations

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health

Centres

Centre for Evaluation
Centre for Maternal Adolescent Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH)

Teaching

Carine teaches courses in Epidemiology and Maternal and Perinatal Health. She co-organises the Introductory Course in Epidemiology and Statistics at LSHTM.

Research

Her areas of interest include the methodological and conceptual aspects of the evaluation of Maternal and Perinatal Health Programmes in low and middle income countries and the measurement of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. She has a particular interest in understanding and addressing inequity in access to maternal and perinatal health care, including access to emergency obstetric care and caesarean sections. She has extensive work experience in Asia (Bangladesh, Indonesia and China), and Africa (Benin, Chad, Ivory Coast, Morocco, Senegal, Tanzania). She recently completed a three-year secondment to Sichuan University, China, where she worked on understanding the health systems factors that contributed to China's success in maternal and newborn health

Research Area
Health care policy
Health impact analysis
Health inequalities
Health outcomes
Health services research
Health status measurement
Health systems
Maternal health
Perinatal health
Public health
Quality improvement
Evaluation
Evidence use
Global Health
Health services
Neonatal health
Reproductive health
Discipline
Demography
Epidemiology
Country
Benin
Bangladesh
Bulgaria
China
Cote d'Ivoire
Indonesia
India
Morocco
Mali
Tanzania
Region
Least developed countries: UN classification
South Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)

Selected Publications

Direct maternal deaths attributable to HIV in the era of antiretroviral therapy: evidence from three population-based HIV cohorts with verbal autopsy.
Calvert C; Marston M; Slaymaker E; Crampin AC; Price AJ; Klein N; Herbst K; Michael D; Urassa M; Clark SJ
2020
AIDS (London, England)
What the percentage of births in facilities does not measure: readiness for emergency obstetric care and referral in Senegal.
Cavallaro FL; Benova L; Dioukhane EH; Wong K; Sheppard P; Faye A; Radovich E; Dumont A; Mbengue AS; Ronsmans C
2020
BMJ global health
Does women's age matter in the SDGs era: coverage of demand for family planning satisfied with modern methods and institutional delivery in 91 low- and middle-income countries.
da Silva ICM; Everling F; Hellwig F; Ronsmans C; Benova L; Requejo J; Raj A; Barros AJD; Victora CG
2020
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
Protecting hard-won gains for mothers and newborns in low-income and middle-income countries in the face of COVID-19: call for a service safety net.
Graham WJ; Afolabi B; Benova L; Campbell OMR; Filippi V; Nakimuli A; Penn-Kekana L; Sharma G; Okomo U; Valongueiro S
2020
BMJ global health
Socio-demographic factors of cesarean births in Nha Trang city, Vietnam: a community-based survey.
Takegata M; Ronsmans C; Nguyen HAT; Kitamura N; Iwasaki C; Toizumi M; Moriuchi H; Dang DA; Yoshida L-M
2020
Tropical medicine and health
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