The effects of obstetric complications and their costs on the long-term economic and social well being of women and their families in Burkina Faso

Lead Research Organisation: London Sch of Hygiene and Trop Medicine
Department Name: Epidemiology and Population Health

Abstract

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Description Severe maternal morbidity associated with catastrophic costs &/or a dead baby have long term consequences for women and their babies, particularly with respect to their social and economic well being.
Exploitation Route This is one of the very first studies to document the long term impact of severe maternal morbidity and associated catastrophic costs on women's lives in the world. Some of our tools have been used by others (see papers by Bouchra Assarag for example)
Maternity services need to strengthen primary care services and their linkages with social services where availalbe, to support women with near-miss complications, catastrophic costs, abortion and perinatal deaths
Sectors Communities and Social Services/Policy,Healthcare

 
Description Econpop (NB: PI is in Norway Johanne Sundby)
Amount kr 5,000,000 (NOK)
Organisation Research Council of Norway 
Sector Public
Country Norway
Start 01/2010 
End 06/2013
 
Description FP7-HEALTH-2010 (NB: PI was in Aberdeen University (S. Witter)
Amount € 3,200,000 (EUR)
Funding ID FEMHEALTH 261449 
Organisation European Research Council (ERC) 
Sector Public
Country Belgium
Start 01/2011 
End 12/2013
 
Description Poverty/international development (NB: PI is Dr Ben D'Exelle, University of East Anglia)
Amount £365,956 (GBP)
Funding ID ES/N014618/1 
Organisation Economic and Social Research Council 
Department ESRC-DFID Joint Fund
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 05/2016 
End 04/2019
 
Description Presentation: After hospital discharge: the long term impact of emergency caesarean section on women in Burkina Faso 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact The presentation was done as a part of a panel on caesarean section in a parallel session.

A United Nation official suggested that we published the findings as a paper.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Presentation: Health, social and economic burden of maternal morbidity in Burkina Faso 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact presentation made at the final dissemination event of the DFID-funded Towards 4+5 Research Consortium on maternal and neonatal health

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Presentation: The long term economic impact of severe obstetric complications for women and their children in Burkina Faso 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Feedback was provided on the analytical approach - around 70 persons, mostly academics, attended

collaborative links were requested
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL http://www.poppov.org/Portals/1/documents/events/8thAnnConf/Conference%20abstracts.pdf
 
Description Presentation: The social and economic consequences of surviving obstetric emergencies : an ethnographic perspective from Burkina Faso 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact presentation made at the 4th Conference on Global Health and Vaccination Research, in Oslo.

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010