• The rate and perioperative mortality of caesarean section in Sierra Leone 

      Holmer, Hampus; Kamara, Michael M.; Bolkan, Håkon Angell; van Duinen, Aalke Johan; Conteh, Sulaiman; Forna, Fatu; Hailu, Binyam; Hansson, Stefan R.; Koroma, Alimamy Philip; Koroma, Michael M.; Liljestrand, Jerker; Lonnee, Herman; Sesay, Santigie; Hagander, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Introduction Sierra Leone has the world’s highest maternal mortality, partly due to low access to caesarean section. Limited data are available to guide improvement. In this study, we aimed to analyse the rate and mortality ...
    • Travel time and perinatal mortality after emergency caesarean sections: an evaluation of the 2-hour proximity indicator in Sierra Leone 

      van Duinen, Aalke Johan; Adde, Håvard Askim; Fredin, Hans Ola; Holmer, Hampus; Hagander, Lars; Koroma, Alimamy Philip; Koroma, Michael M.; Leather, Andy; Wibe, Arne; Bolkan, Håkon Angell (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Introduction Longer travel times are associated with increased adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes. Geospatial modelling has been increasingly used to estimate geographic proximity in emergency obstetric care. In this ...