Publications & Resources

LAMRN contributed to the foundation of the African Journal of Midwifery, which is one of the scientific journal in which our work is published.

Recent publications (2020 – 2022)

  • Actis Danna V, Lavender T, Laisser R, Chimwaza A, Chisuse I, Kasengele C, Kimaro D, Kuzenza F, Lyangenda K, Mwamadi M, Shayo H, Tuwele K, Wakasiaka S, Bedwell C, Exploring the impact of healthcare workers communication with women who have experienced stillbirth in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia. A grounded theory study, Women and Birth, 2022, ISSN 1871-5192,
  • Camacho, E.M., Smyth, R., Danna, V.A. et al. Women’s preferences for antenatal care in Tanzania: a discrete choice experiment. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 22, 296 (2022).
  • Mills TA, Ayebare E, Mweteise J, Nabisere A, Mukhwana R, Nendela A, Omoni G, Wakasiaka S, Lavender T, ‘There is trauma all round’: A qualitative study of health workers’ experiences of caring for parents after stillbirth in Kenya and Uganda, Women and Birth, 2022, ISSN 1871-5192,
  • Mills TA, Wakasiaka S, Ayebare E, Actis Danna V, Lavender T, Bedwell C, Going viral – capacity strengthening in the context of pandemic(s), Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Volume 80,2022, Pages 39-48, ISSN 1521-6934,
  • Mdoe P, Mills TA, Chasweka R, et al Lay and healthcare providers’ experiences to inform future of respectful maternal and newborn care in Tanzania and Malawi: an Appreciative Inquiry
  • Dube, K., Lavender, T., Blaikie, K. et al. Identification of factors associated with stillbirth in Zimbabwe – a cross sectional study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 21, 662 (2021).
  •  Ayebare, E., Lavender, T., Mweteise, J. et al. The impact of cultural beliefs and practices on parents’ experiences of bereavement following stillbirth: a qualitative study in Uganda and Kenya. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 21, 443 (2021).
  • Lavender T, Bedwell C, Kasengele CT, et al Respectful care an added extra: a grounded theory study exploring intrapartum experiences in Zambia and Tanzania
  • Bedwell C, Blaikie K, Actis Danna V, Sutton C, Laisser R, Tembo Kasengele C, Wakasiaka S, Victor S, Lavender T. Understanding the complexities of unexplained stillbirth in sub-Saharan Africa: a mixed-methods study. BJOG. 2020 Dec 15. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.16629. (link is external)
  • Mills TA, Ayebare E, Mukhwana R, Mweteise J, Nabisere A, Nendela A, Ndungu P, Okello M, Omoni G, Wakasiaka S, Wood R, Lavender T. Parents’ experiences of care and support after stillbirth in rural and urban maternity facilities: a qualitative study in Kenya and Uganda. BJOG. 2021 Jan;128(1):101-109. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.16413. (link is external) Epub 2020 Aug 16.
  • Vogel, JP, Comrie‐Thomson, L, Pingray, V, et al. Usability, acceptability, and feasibility of the World Health Organization Labour Care Guide: A mixed‐methods, multicountry evaluation. Birth. 2020; 00: 1– 10.
  • Actis Danna V., Bedwell C., Wakasiaka S. &  Lavender T. (2020) Utility of the three-delays model and its potential for supporting a solution-based approach to accessing intrapartum care in low- and middle-income countries. A qualitative evidence synthesis, Global Health Action, 13:1, DOI: 10.1080/16549716.2020.1819052
  • Mills, TA, Ayebare, E, Mukhwana, R, Mweteise, J, Nabisere, A, Nendela, A, Ndungu, P, Okello, M, Omoni, G, Wakasiaka, S, Wood, R, Lavender, T. Parents’ experiences of care and support after stillbirth in rural and urban maternity facilities: a qualitative study in Kenya and Uganda. BJOG 2021; 128: 101– 109. DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.16413
  • Lavender, T., Bedwell, C., Blaikie, K. et al. Journey of vulnerability: a mixed-methods study to understand intrapartum transfers in Tanzania and Zambia. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 20, 292 (2020).
  • Bedwell C, Lavender T Giving patients a voice: implementing patient and public involvement to strengthen research in sub-Saharan Africa J Epidemiol Community Health 2020;74:307-310.

Previous publications

  • Rose Mjawa Laisser, Angela F Chimwaza, Grace Moraa Omoni, Linda McGowan, Gaynor Maclean, Sabina Wakasiaka, and Tina Lavender. Crisis: an educational game to reduce mortality and morbidity,African Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health 2019 13:2, 1-6


Study protocols

  • Predicting and Preventing Stillbirths in Zimbabwe: Protocol for a Cross-Sectional Study. Protocol version 6: 08/07/18 Available Here


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