Papers Published in Scientific Journals

Papers published in scientific journals

Following papers represent the work carried out by ARTH on its own or as part of a larger/multi-centre research collaboration.

Reproductive health

Maternal health

  • Ragavan M I, Iyengar K and Wurtz R M. Physical Intimate Partner Violence in Northern India. Qual Health Res 2014 24: 457 originally published online 5 March 2014
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  • Iyengar K, Yadav R, Sen S. Consequences of Maternal Complications in Women’s Lives in the First Postpartum Year: A Prospective Cohort Study. J Health Popul Nutr 2012 Jun; 30(2): 226-240
  • Iyengar K. Early Postpartum Maternal Morbidity among Rural Women of Rajasthan, India: A Community Based Study. J Health Popul Nutr 2012 Jun; 30(2): 213-225
  • Iyengar SD, Iyengar K, Suhalka V, Agarwal K. Comparison of Domiciliary and Institutional Delivery-Care Practices in Rural Rajasthan, India. J Health Popul Nutr 2009; 27(2): 303-312
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  • Iyengar K, Iyengar SD, Suhalka V, Dashora K. Pregnancy–related Deaths in Rural Rajasthan, India: Exploring Causes, Context, and Care Seeking Through Verbal Autopsy. J Health Popul Nutr 2009; 27(2): 293-302
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  • Iyengar SD, Iyengar K, Gupta V. Maternal Health: A Case Study of Rajasthan. J Health Popul Nutr 2009; 27(2): 271-292
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  • Vora KS, Mavalankar DV, Ramani KV, Upadhyaya M, Sharma B, Iyengar S, Gupta V, Iyengar K. Maternal Health Situation in India: A Case Study. J Health Popul Nutr 2009; 27(2): 184-201
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  • Iyengar K, Iyengar SD. Emergency obstetric care and referral: experience of two midwife-led health centres in rural Rajasthan, India. Reproductive Health Matters 2009;17(33):9–20
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  • Iyengar SD, Iyengar K, Martines JC, Dashora K, Deora KK. Child birth practices in rural Rajasthan, India: implications for neonatal health and survival. Journal of Perinatology (2008) 28, S23–S30; doi:10.1038/jp.2008.174
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Safe abortion

  • Mandira Paul ,Sharad D.Iyengar, Birgitta Essén, Kristina Gemzell-Danielsson, Kirti Iyengar, Johan Bring and Marie Klingberg-Allvin : Does mode of follow-up influence contraceptive use after medical abortion in a low-resource setting? Secondary outcome analysis of a non-inferiority randomized controlled trial
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  • Iyengar K, Iyengar SD. Improving access to safe abortion in a rural primary care setting in India: experience of a service delivery intervention. Reproductive Health 2016; 13:54 DOI: 10.1186/s12978-016-0157-5

  • Paul M, Iyengar K, Essén B, Gemzell-Danielsson K, Iyengar SD, Bring J, et al. Acceptability of Home-Assessment Post Medical Abortion and Medical Abortion in a Low-Resource Setting in Rajasthan, India. Secondary Outcome Analysis of a Non-Inferiority Randomized Controlled Trial. PLoS ONE. 2015; 10(9): e0133354. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0133354
  • Iyengar K, Paul M, Iyengar SD, et al. Self-assessment of the outcome of early medical abortion versus clinic follow-up in India: a randomised, controlled, non-inferiority trial. Lancet Global Health. 2015;3: 537-45.
  • Paul M, Iyengar K, Iyengar SD, et al. Simplified follow-up after medical abortion using a low-sensitivity urinary pregnancy test and a pictorial instruction sheet in Rajasthan, India –study protocol and intervention adaptation of a randomised control trial. BMC Women’s Health. 2014; 14:98.
  • Iyengar SD. Introducing medical abortion within the primary health system: comparison with other health interventions and commodities. Reproductive Health Matters, Vol. 13, No. 26 (Nov. 2005), pg. 13-19
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  • Iyengar K, Iyengar SD. Elective abortion as a primary health service in rural India: experience with manual vacuum aspiration. Reproductive Health Matters, Vol. 10, No. 19 (May 2002), pg. 54-63
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Child health

Neonatal health

Child Health

  • Lingam R, Gupta P, Zafar S, et al. Understanding care and feeding practices: building blocks for a sustainable intervention in India and Pakistan. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 2014;1308: 204-217
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  • Mohan P. Inequities in coverage of preventive child health interventions: the rural drinking water supply program and the universal immunization program in Rajasthan, India. American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 95, No. 2 (Feb. 2005), pg. 241-244
  • Mohan P, Iyengar SD, Martines JC, Cousens S, Sen K. Impact of counseling on careseeking behaviour in families with sick children: cluster randomized trial in rural India. BMJ Online First, BMJ July 2004
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Health systems & policy

    • Maya Ragavan, Kirti Iyengar, and Rebecca Wurtz. Perceptions of Options Available for Victims of Physical Intimate Partner Violence in Northern India © The Author(s) 2015.
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  • Iyengar K., Jain ML, Thomas S., Dashora K, Liu W, Saini P, Dattatreya R, Parker I and Iyengar SD. Adherence to evidence based care practices for childbirth before and after a quality improvement intervention in health facilities of Rajasthan, India. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth.2014, 14:270.
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  • Mohan P, Iyengar SD, Brahmawar S, Sen K. Auxiliary nurse midwife: what determines her place of residence? Journal of Health & Population in Developing Countries, June 2003
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