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Ana Maria Langer, M.D.

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The Women and Health Initiative is led by Dr. Ana Langer, a physician specializing in pediatrics and neonatology, and a reproductive health expert. She joined the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health in July 2010 as a Professor of the Practice of Public Health in the Department of Global Health and Population. Dr. Langer is respected worldwide as a leader in reproductive and maternal health, the translation of evidence into policies and programs, the improvement of quality of health care for women and families. For more than 30 years, she has been a leading researcher, programmer and advocate for the improvement of women's health.

Dr. Langer has published extensively on maternal mortality; technical and interpersonal quality of maternal health care; unsafe abortion; contraception; the introduction of evidence-based practices in maternal health services; and strategies to strengthen women's reproductive rights. In 2015, in collaboration with experts from all over the world, Dr. Langer published the comprehensive report Women and Health: A key to sustainable development in The Lancet. The paper lays out the foundations of the women and health framework which analyzes women's health along the life cycle and its connections with social determinants of health and global transitions, and provides the evidence to fully demonstrate the critical roles women play as health care givers, and the development of communities and nations

Under Dr. Langer's leadership, the W&HI works on measurement of maternal health, sexual and reproductive health and rights in settings affected by conflict, maternal health and social support in the Greater Boston Area, and quality of maternal health care globally. In collaboration with the Harvard Global Health Institute, the W&HI coordinates the LEAD fellowship (Learn, Engage, Advance, Disrupt Fellowship), a novel program designed to promote leadership skills in individuals from low- and middle-income countries who will, in turn, mentor future female leaders in global health.

Recently, Dr. Langer and the W&HI became deeply involved in research and advocacy for maternal and reproductive health and women's rights in the COVID-19 era . The W&HI partners with the University of Oxford and multiple other organizations around the world on the INTERCOVID project, a prospective cohort study in pregnancy and the neonatal period that aims to provide women, families, health care providers and policymakers with high-quality evidence regarding the effects of COVID-19 infection on maternal, fetal and neonatal outcomes by carrying out a large, multi-national, prospective cohort study.

Dr. Langer teaches two courses at Harvard Chan School: GHP 231: Sexual Reproductive Health: Global Perspectives and GHP 547: Field Experience in Maternal Health. GHP 231 provides an overview of sexual and reproductive health and rights from a global perspective with a focus on the most disadvantaged populations. The course covers the critical topics in this field from diverse perspectives, including but not limited to historic, conceptual, research, methodological, policy, programmatic, and advocacy.

GHP 547 provides students with an opportunity to apply their skills and knowledge to maternal health issues in low- and middle-income countries through direct experiences with the Maternal Health Task Force partner organizations. Each student's experience is individually designed to meet the needs of both the student and the host organization.

Dr. Langer advises multiple masters and doctoral students working on women and maternal health issues.

A Low-Cost Text Message System for Community-based Maternal and Newborn Care Program in Rural Nepal
International, 06/11/12 - 01/01/14

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  1. Giuliani F, Oros D, Gunier RB, Deantoni S, Rauch S, Casale R, Nieto R, Bertino E, Rego A, Menis C, Gravett MG, Candiani M, Deruelle P, García-May PK, Mhatre M, Usman MA, Abd-Elsalam S, Etuk S, Napolitano R, Liu B, Prefumo F, Savasi V, Do Vale MS, Baafi E, Ariff S, Maiz N, Aminu MB, Cardona-Perez JA, Craik R, Tavchioska G, Bako B, Benski C, Hassan-Hanga F, Savorani M, Sentilhes L, Carola Capelli M, Takahashi K, Vecchiarelli C, Ikenoue S, Thiruvengadam R, Soto Conti CP, Cetin I, Nachinab VB, Ernawati E, Duro EA, Kholin A, Teji JS, Easter SR, Salomon LJ, Ayede AI, Cerbo RM, Agyeman-Duah J, Roggero P, Eskenazi B, Langer A, Bhutta ZA, Kennedy SH, Papageorghiou AT, Villar J. Effects of prenatal exposure to maternal COVID-19 and perinatal care on neonatal outcome: results from the INTERCOVID Multinational Cohort Study. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2022 09; 227(3):488.e1-488.e17. PMID: 35452653; PMCID: PMC9017081.
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  2. Shaheen A, Othman A, Hamdan K, Albqoor MA, Atoom MA, Langer A, Gausman J. Child Marriage in Relation to the Syrian Conflict: Jordanian and Syrian Adolescents' Perspectives. J Adolesc Health. 2022 03; 70(3S):S57-S63. PMID: 35184833.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  3. Gausman J, Othman A, Al-Qotob R, Shaheen A, Aldiqs M, Hamad IL, Dabobe M, Langer A. Measuring health service providers' attitudes towards the provision of youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services: a psychometric study to develop and validate a scale in Jordan. BMJ Open. 2022 02 25; 12(2):e052118. PMID: 35217536; PMCID: PMC8883217.
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  4. Jolivet RR, Gausman J, Adanu R, Bandoh D, Belizan M, Berrueta M, Chakraborty S, Kenu E, Khan N, Odikro M, Pingray V, Ramesh S, Saggurti N, Vázquez P, Langer A. Multisite, mixed methods study to validate 10 maternal health system and policy indicators in Argentina, Ghana and India: a research protocol. BMJ Open. 2022 Jan 17; 12(1):e049685. PMID: 35039284; PMCID: PMC8765031.
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  5. Kapoor NR, Langer A, Othman A, Gausman J. Healthcare practitioners experiences in delivering sexual and reproductive health services to unmarried adolescent clients in Jordan: results from a cross-sectional survey. BMC Health Serv Res. 2022 Jan 05; 22(1):31. PMID: 34986832; PMCID: PMC8734334.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  6. Molina RL, DiMeo A, Graham L, Galvin G, Shah N, Langer A. Racial/Ethnic Inequities in Pregnancy-Related Social Support: Design Workshops With Community-Based Organizations in Greater Boston. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2022 Jan-Feb 01; 28(Suppl 1):S66-S69. PMID: 34797263.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  7. Eskenazi B, Rauch S, Iurlaro E, Gunier RB, Rego A, Gravett MG, Cavoretto PI, Deruelle P, García-May PK, Mhatre M, Usman MA, Elbahnasawy M, Etuk S, Napolitano R, Deantoni S, Liu B, Prefumo F, Savasi V, Marques PF, Baafi E, Zainab G, Nieto R, Serrano B, Aminu MB, Cardona-Perez JA, Craik R, Winsey A, Tavchioska G, Bako B, Oros D, Benski C, Galadanci H, Savorani M, Oberto M, Sentilhes L, Risso M, Takahashi K, Vecciarelli C, Ikenoue S, Pandey AK, Soto Conti CP, Cetin I, Nachinab VB, Ernawati E, Duro EA, Kholin A, Firlit ML, Easter SR, Sichitiu J, John-Akinola Y, Casale R, Cena H, Agyeman-Duah J, Roggero P, Langer A, Bhutta ZA, Kennedy SH, Villar J, Papageorghiou AT. Diabetes mellitus, maternal adiposity, and insulin-dependent gestational diabetes are associated with COVID-19 in pregnancy: the INTERCOVID study. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2022 07; 227(1):74.e1-74.e16. PMID: 34942154; PMCID: PMC8686449.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Knaul FM, Essue BM, Arreola-Ornelas H, Watkins D, Langer A. Universal health coverage must become a best buy for women. Lancet. 2021 12 18; 398(10318):2215-2217. PMID: 34895475.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Gausman J, Abu Sabbah E, Othman A, Hamad IL, Dabobe M, Langer A. Understanding attitudes and norms related to sexual and gender-based violence among youth in Jordan: an egocentric social network study protocol. BMJ Open. 2021 12 02; 11(12):e047615. PMID: 34857551; PMCID: PMC8640635.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  10. Jolivet RR, Gausman J, Langer A. Recommendations for refining key maternal health policy and finance indicators to strengthen a framework for monitoring the Strategies toward Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality (EPMM). J Glob Health. 2021; 11:02004. PMID: 34737853.
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  11. Jolivet RR, Skjefte M, Gausman J, Langer A. The prioritization and development of key social and structural indicators to address gaps in a framework for monitoring the Strategies toward Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality (EPMM): Results of an iterative expert technical consultation. J Glob Health. 2021; 11:04057. PMID: 34737858; PMCID: PMC8542377.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Jolivet RR, Gausman J, Kapoor N, Langer A, Sharma J, Semrau KEA. Operationalizing respectful maternity care at the healthcare provider level: a systematic scoping review. Reprod Health. 2021 Oct 01; 18(1):194. PMID: 34598705.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Kwete X, Knaul FM, Essue BM, Langer A. Gender equity, caregiving, and the 1-2-3-child policy in China. Lancet. 2021 09 11; 398(10304):953. PMID: 34509226.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Villar J, Ariff S, Gunier RB, Thiruvengadam R, Rauch S, Kholin A, Roggero P, Prefumo F, do Vale MS, Cardona-Perez JA, Maiz N, Cetin I, Savasi V, Deruelle P, Easter SR, Sichitiu J, Soto Conti CP, Ernawati E, Mhatre M, Teji JS, Liu B, Capelli C, Oberto M, Salazar L, Gravett MG, Cavoretto PI, Nachinab VB, Galadanci H, Oros D, Ayede AI, Sentilhes L, Bako B, Savorani M, Cena H, García-May PK, Etuk S, Casale R, Abd-Elsalam S, Ikenoue S, Aminu MB, Vecciarelli C, Duro EA, Usman MA, John-Akinola Y, Nieto R, Ferrazi E, Bhutta ZA, Langer A, Kennedy SH, Papageorghiou AT. Maternal and Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality Among Pregnant Women With and Without COVID-19 Infection: The INTERCOVID Multinational Cohort Study. JAMA Pediatr. 2021 08 01; 175(8):817-826. PMID: 33885740; PMCID: PMC8063132.
    Citations: 212     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  15. Bhutta ZA, Gaffey MF, Singh NS, Langer A, Blanchet K. Women's and children's health in conflict settings: build on existing efforts - Authors' reply. Lancet. 2021 05 22; 397(10288):1879-1880. PMID: 34022980.
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  16. Gausman J, Othman A, Al-Qotob R, Shaheen A, Abu Sabbah E, Aldiqs M, Hamad I, Dabobe M, Langer A. Health care professionals' attitudes towards youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services in Jordan: a cross-sectional study of physicians, midwives and nurses. Reprod Health. 2021 Apr 21; 18(1):84. PMID: 33882951.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Singh NS, Ataullahjan A, Ndiaye K, Das JK, Wise PH, Altare C, Ahmed Z, Sami S, Akik C, Tappis H, Mirzazada S, Garcés-Palacio IC, Ghattas H, Langer A, Waldman RJ, Spiegel P, Bhutta ZA, Blanchet K. Delivering health interventions to women, children, and adolescents in conflict settings: what have we learned from ten country case studies? Lancet. 2021 02 06; 397(10273):533-542. PMID: 33503459.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Bhutta ZA, Gaffey MF, Spiegel PB, Waldman RJ, Wise PH, Blanchet K, Boerma T, Langer A, Black RE. Doing better for women and children in armed conflict settings. Lancet. 2021 02 06; 397(10273):448-450. PMID: 33503454.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  19. Bendavid E, Boerma T, Akseer N, Langer A, Malembaka EB, Okiro EA, Wise PH, Heft-Neal S, Black RE, Bhutta ZA. The effects of armed conflict on the health of women and children. Lancet. 2021 02 06; 397(10273):522-532. PMID: 33503456; PMCID: PMC7612212.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Kotlar B, Gerson E, Petrillo S, Langer A, Tiemeier H. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on maternal and perinatal health: a scoping review. Reprod Health. 2021 Jan 18; 18(1):10. PMID: 33461593.
    Citations: 98     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  21. Othman A, Shaheen A, Otoum M, Aldiqs M, Hamad I, Dabobe M, Langer A, Gausman J. Parent-child communication about sexual and reproductive health: perspectives of Jordanian and Syrian parents. Sex Reprod Health Matters. 2020 Dec; 28(1):1758444. PMID: 32425136.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Gausman J, Othman A, Dababneh A, Hamad I, Dabobe M, Daas I, Langer A. Landscape analysis of family planning research, programmes and policies targeting young people in Jordan: stakeholder assessment and systematic review. East Mediterr Health J. 2020 Sep 24; 26(9):1115-1134. PMID: 33047803.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Gausman J, Othman A, Dababneh A, Dabobe M, Hamad I, Daas I, Langer A. A social-ecological examination into the research, policy and health service delivery environment related to early marriage and sexual and gender-based violence among youth in Jordan. BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2020 07 13; 20(1):16. PMID: 32660477.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Jolivet RR, Warren CE, Sripad P, Ateva E, Gausman J, Mitchell K, Hacker HP, Sacks E, Langer A. Upholding Rights Under COVID-19: The Respectful Maternity Care Charter. Health Hum Rights. 2020 Jun; 22(1):391-394. PMID: 32669827; PMCID: PMC7348430.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  25. Ataullahjan A, Gaffey MF, Sami S, Singh NS, Tappis H, Black RE, Blanchet K, Boerma T, Langer A, Spiegel PB, Waldman RJ, Wise PH, Bhutta ZA. Investigating the delivery of health and nutrition interventions for women and children in conflict settings: a collection of case studies from the BRANCH Consortium. Confl Health. 2020; 14:29. PMID: 32514294; PMCID: PMC7254714.
    Citations: 5     
  26. Ramos Jaraba SM, Quiceno Toro N, Ochoa Sierra M, Ruiz Sánchez L, García Jiménez MA, Salazar-Barrientos MY, Bedoya Bedoya E, Vélez Álvarez GA, Langer A, Gausman J, Garcés-Palacio IC. Health in conflict and post-conflict settings: reproductive, maternal and child health in Colombia. Confl Health. 2020; 14:33. PMID: 32514298; PMCID: PMC7254675.
    Citations: 3     
  27. Gausman J, Langer A. Sex and Gender Disparities in the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2020 04; 29(4):465-466. PMID: 32320331.
    Citations: 68     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  28. Agudile EP, Okechukwu CA, Subramanian SV, Langer A, Geller AC. Young Adult Sexual Behavior in South Africa: How Important is Parental Social Support? Afr J Reprod Health. 2020 Mar; 24(1):35-52. PMID: 32358936.
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  29. Gausman J, Othman A, Daas I, Hamad I, Dabobe M, Langer A. How Jordanian and Syrian youth conceptualise their sexual and reproductive health needs: a visual exploration using concept mapping. Cult Health Sex. 2021 02; 23(2):176-191. PMID: 32105196.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Gausman J, Austin SB, Subramanian SV, Langer A. Adversity, social capital, and mental distress among mothers of small children: A cross-sectional study in three low and middle-income countries. PLoS One. 2020; 15(1):e0228435. PMID: 31999768; PMCID: PMC6992203.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. Gausman J, Othman A, Amawi A, Langer A. Child marriage in the Arab world. Lancet. 2019 09 07; 394(10201):825-826. PMID: 31498091.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    
  32. Holt K, Zavala I, Quintero X, Hessler D, Langer A. Development and Validation of the Client-Reported Quality of Contraceptive Counseling Scale to Measure Quality and Fulfillment of Rights in Family Planning Programs. Stud Fam Plann. 2019 06; 50(2):137-158. PMID: 31120147; PMCID: PMC6618078.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  33. Vesel L, Nimako K, Jones RM, Munson M, Little S, Njogu H, Njuru I, Ogolla T, Kimenju G, Wegner MN, Rajasekharan S, Pearson N, Langer A. Implementing the INTERGROWTH-21st gestational dating and fetal and newborn growth standards in peri-urban Nairobi, Kenya: Provider experiences, uptake and clinical decision-making. PLoS One. 2019; 14(3):e0213388. PMID: 30849125; PMCID: PMC6407840.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Gausman J, Langer A, Austin SB, Subramanian SV. Contextual Variation in Early Adolescent Childbearing: A Multilevel Study From 33,822 Communities in 44 Low- and Middle-Income Countries. J Adolesc Health. 2019 06; 64(6):737-745. PMID: 30833117.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  35. Gausman J, Lloyd D, Kallon T, Subramanian SV, Langer A, Austin SB. Clustered risk: An ecological understanding of sexual activity among adolescent boys and girls in two urban slums in Monrovia, Liberia. Soc Sci Med. 2019 03; 224:106-115. PMID: 30772609.
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  36. Gausman J, Othman A, Hamad IL, Dabobe M, Daas I, Langer A. How do Jordanian and Syrian youth living in Jordan envision their sexual and reproductive health needs? A concept mapping study protocol. BMJ Open. 2019 01 28; 9(1):e027266. PMID: 30696687; PMCID: PMC6352825.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  37. Holt K, Zavala I, Quintero X, Mendoza D, McCormick MC, Dehlendorf C, Lieberman E, Langer A. Women's preferences for contraceptive counseling in Mexico: Results from a focus group study. Reprod Health. 2018 Jul 16; 15(1):128. PMID: 30012157.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Senderowicz L, Sanhueza P, Langer A. Education, Place of Residence and Utilization of Legal Abortion Services in Mexico City, 2013-2015. Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2018 06 01; 44(2):43-50. PMID: 30562159.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  39. Holt K, Janiak E, McCormick MC, Lieberman E, Dehlendorf C, Kajeepeta S, Caglia JM, Langer A. Pregnancy Options Counseling and Abortion Referrals Among US Primary Care Physicians: Results From a National Survey. Fam Med. 2017 Jul; 49(7):527-536. PMID: 28724150.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Holt K, Caglia JM, Peca E, Sherry JM, Langer A. A call for collaboration on respectful, person-centered health care in family planning and maternal health. Reprod Health. 2017 Feb 02; 14(1):20. PMID: 28153027; PMCID: PMC5288936.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  41. Canning D, Shah IH, Pearson E, Pradhan E, Karra M, Senderowicz L, Bärnighausen T, Spiegelman D, Langer A. Institutionalizing postpartum intrauterine device (IUD) services in Sri Lanka, Tanzania, and Nepal: study protocol for a cluster-randomized stepped-wedge trial. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2016 11 21; 16(1):362. PMID: 27871269.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  42. Kruk ME, Leslie HH, Verguet S, Mbaruku GM, Adanu RMK, Langer A. Quality of basic maternal care functions in health facilities of five African countries: an analysis of national health system surveys. Lancet Glob Health. 2016 11; 4(11):e845-e855. PMID: 27670090.
    Citations: 119     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  43. Hodin SM, Caglia JM, Baye M, Bewa J, Waiswa P, Langer A. From MDGs to SDGs: Implications for Maternal Newborn Health in Africa. Afr J Reprod Health. 2016 Sep; 20(3):26-28. PMID: 29553189.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    
  44. Ratcliffe HL, Sando D, Mwanyika-Sando M, Chalamilla G, Langer A, McDonald KP. Applying a participatory approach to the promotion of a culture of respect during childbirth. Reprod Health. 2016 Jul 18; 13(1):80. PMID: 27424514; PMCID: PMC4948103.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  45. Ratcliffe HL, Sando D, Lyatuu GW, Emil F, Mwanyika-Sando M, Chalamilla G, Langer A, McDonald KP. Mitigating disrespect and abuse during childbirth in Tanzania: an exploratory study of the effects of two facility-based interventions in a large public hospital. Reprod Health. 2016 Jul 18; 13(1):79. PMID: 27424608; PMCID: PMC4948096.
    Citations: 51     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  46. Langer A, Caglia JM, Menéndez C. Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Time of Zika in Latin America and the Caribbean. Stud Fam Plann. 2016 06; 47(2):179-81. PMID: 27285427.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  47. Meleis AI, Caglia J, Langer A. Women and Health: Women's Dual Roles as Both Recipients and Providers of Healthcare. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2016 Apr; 25(4):329-31. PMID: 26991942.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  48. Knaul FM, Langer A, Atun R, Rodin D, Frenk J, Bonita R. Rethinking maternal health. Lancet Glob Health. 2016 Apr; 4(4):e227-8. PMID: 26953968.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  49. Villar J, Papageorghiou AT, Pang R, Salomon LJ, Langer A, Victora C, Purwar M, Chumlea C, Qingqing W, Scherjon SA, Barros FC, Carvalho M, Altman DG, Giuliani F, Bertino E, Jaffer YA, Cheikh Ismail L, Ohuma EO, Lambert A, Noble JA, Gravett MG, Bhutta ZA, Kennedy SH. Monitoring human growth and development: a continuum from the womb to the classroom. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Oct; 213(4):494-9. PMID: 26184778.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  50. Kendall T, Langer A. Critical maternal health knowledge gaps in low- and middle-income countries for the post-2015 era. Reprod Health. 2015 Jun 05; 12:55. PMID: 26044755.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  51. Langer A, Meleis A, Knaul FM, Atun R, Aran M, Arreola-Ornelas H, Bhutta ZA, Binagwaho A, Bonita R, Caglia JM, Claeson M, Davies J, Donnay FA, Gausman JM, Glickman C, Kearns AD, Kendall T, Lozano R, Seboni N, Sen G, Sindhu S, Temin M, Frenk J. Women and Health: the key for sustainable development. Lancet. 2015 Sep 19; 386(9999):1165-210. PMID: 26051370.
    Citations: 96     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  52. Austin A, Fapohunda B, Langer A, Orobaton N. Trends in delivery with no one present in Nigeria between 2003 and 2013. Int J Womens Health. 2015; 7:345-56. PMID: 25897265; PMCID: PMC4396652.
    Citations: 12     
  53. Austin A, Gulema H, Belizan M, Colaci DS, Kendall T, Tebeka M, Hailemariam M, Bekele D, Tadesse L, Berhane Y, Langer A. Barriers to providing quality emergency obstetric care in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Healthcare providers' perspectives on training, referrals and supervision, a mixed methods study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2015 Mar 29; 15:74. PMID: 25885336.
    Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  54. Menéndez C, Lucas A, Munguambe K, Langer A. Ebola crisis: the unequal impact on women and children's health. Lancet Glob Health. 2015 Mar; 3(3):e130. PMID: 25618242.
    Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  55. Langer A, Meleis AI. News From the International Council on Women's Health Issues. Health Care Women Int. 2015; 36(6):635-6. PMID: 25985350.
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  56. Kendall T, Bärnighausen T, Fawzi WW, Langer A. Towards comprehensive women's healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa: addressing intersections between HIV, reproductive and maternal health. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Dec 01; 67 Suppl 4:S169-72. PMID: 25436814; PMCID: PMC4251906.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  57. Hope R, Kendall T, Langer A, Bärnighausen T. Health systems integration of sexual and reproductive health and HIV services in sub-Saharan Africa: a scoping study. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Dec 01; 67 Suppl 4:S259-70. PMID: 25436826; PMCID: PMC4251913.
    Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  58. Kendall T, Danel I, Cooper D, Dilmitis S, Kaida A, Kourtis AP, Langer A, Lapidos-Salaiz I, Lathrop E, Moran AC, Sebitloane H, Turan JM, Watts DH, Wegner MN. Eliminating preventable HIV-related maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: what do we need to know? J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Dec 01; 67 Suppl 4:S250-8. PMID: 25436825; PMCID: PMC4251907.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  59. Sando D, Kendall T, Lyatuu G, Ratcliffe H, McDonald K, Mwanyika-Sando M, Emil F, Chalamilla G, Langer A. Disrespect and abuse during childbirth in Tanzania: are women living with HIV more vulnerable? J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Dec 01; 67 Suppl 4:S228-34. PMID: 25436822; PMCID: PMC4251905.
    Citations: 47     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  60. Bhutta ZA, Salam RA, Lassi ZS, Austin A, Langer A. Approaches to improve quality of care (QoC) for women and newborns: conclusions, evidence gaps and research priorities. Reprod Health. 2014 Sep 04; 11 Suppl 2:S5. PMID: 25208572.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  61. Austin A, Langer A, Salam RA, Lassi ZS, Das JK, Bhutta ZA. Approaches to improve the quality of maternal and newborn health care: an overview of the evidence. Reprod Health. 2014 Sep 04; 11 Suppl 2:S1. PMID: 25209614.
    Citations: 63     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  62. Thomas TN, Gausman J, Lattof SR, Wegner MN, Kearns AD, Langer A. Improved maternal health since the ICPD: 20 years of progress. Contraception. 2014 Dec; 90(6 Suppl):S32-8. PMID: 25062996.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  63. Quick J, Jay J, Langer A. Improving women's health through universal health coverage. PLoS Med. 2014 Jan; 11(1):e1001580. PMID: 24399923.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  64. Dean S, Rudan I, Althabe F, Webb Girard A, Howson C, Langer A, Lawn J, Reeve ME, Teela KC, Toledano M, Venkatraman CM, Belizan JM, Car J, Chan KY, Chatterjee S, Chitekwe S, Doherty T, Donnay F, Ezzati M, Humayun K, Jack B, Lassi ZS, Martorell R, Poortman Y, Bhutta ZA. Setting research priorities for preconception care in low- and middle-income countries: aiming to reduce maternal and child mortality and morbidity. PLoS Med. 2013; 10(9):e1001508. PMID: 24019762.
    Citations: 43     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  65. Langer A, Chalamilla G, Horton R. Maternal health post-2015--authors' reply. Lancet. 2013 May 18; 381(9879):1718. PMID: 23683633.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  66. Langer A, Horton R, Chalamilla G. A manifesto for maternal health post-2015. Lancet. 2013 Feb 23; 381(9867):601-2. PMID: 23439088.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  67. Frenk J, Gómez-Dantés O, Langer A. A comprehensive approach to women's health: lessons from the Mexican health reform. BMC Womens Health. 2012 Dec 10; 12:42. PMID: 23228037.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  68. Knaul FM, Bhadelia A, Gralow J, Arreola-Ornelas H, Langer A, Frenk J. Meeting the emerging challenge of breast and cervical cancer in low- and middle-income countries. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2012 Oct; 119 Suppl 1:S85-8. PMID: 22883910.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  69. Langer A, Frenk J, Horton R. Women and Health Initiative: integrating needs and response. Lancet. 2012 Aug 18; 380(9842):631-2. PMID: 21955577.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  70. Langer A. Introduction to the special section on abortion legalization in Mexico City. Stud Fam Plann. 2011 Sep; 42(3):156-8. PMID: 21972667.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  71. Hernández-Prado B, Kestler E, Díaz J, Walker D, Langer A, Lewis S, De la Vara-Salazar E, Melo-Zurita Mdel C, Iriarte E, Danel I, Donnay F, Alemán D, Serrano R, Morales E, Largaespada N, González JD, Hernández Mdel C, Mejía CE, González G, Carrera Y, Valverde C, Luna R, Valencia-Mendoza A, Sosa-Rubí SG, Hernández-Prado B, Kestler E, Díaz J, Walker D, Langer A, Lewis S, De la Vara-Salazar E, Melo-Zurita Mdel C. [Situational profile and intervention strategy in the Mesoamerican region in maternal, neonatal and reproductive health area]. Salud Publica Mex. 2011; 53 Suppl 3:S312-22. PMID: 22344376.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  72. Farmer P, Frenk J, Knaul FM, Shulman LN, Alleyne G, Armstrong L, Atun R, Blayney D, Chen L, Feachem R, Gospodarowicz M, Gralow J, Gupta S, Langer A, Lob-Levyt J, Neal C, Mbewu A, Mired D, Piot P, Reddy KS, Sachs JD, Sarhan M, Seffrin JR. Expansion of cancer care and control in countries of low and middle income: a call to action. Lancet. 2010 Oct 02; 376(9747):1186-93. PMID: 20709386.
    Citations: 255     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  73. Knaul FM, Nigenda G, Lozano R, Arreola-Ornelas H, Langer A, Frenk J. [Breast cancer in Mexico: an urgent priority]. Salud Publica Mex. 2009; 51 Suppl 2:s335-44. PMID: 19967291.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  74. Knaul F, Bustreo F, Ha E, Langer A. Breast cancer: why link early detection to reproductive health interventions in developing countries? Salud Publica Mex. 2009; 51 Suppl 2:s220-7. PMID: 19967277.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  75. Knaul FM, Nigenda G, Lozano R, Arreola-Ornelas H, Langer A, Frenk J. Breast cancer in Mexico: a pressing priority. Reprod Health Matters. 2008 Nov; 16(32):113-23. PMID: 19027629.
    Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  76. Langer A, Catino J. [A gendered look at Mexico's health-sector reform]. Salud Publica Mex. 2007; 49 Suppl 1:S8-9. PMID: 17469393.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  77. Villar J, Valladares E, Wojdyla D, Zavaleta N, Carroli G, Velazco A, Shah A, Campodónico L, Bataglia V, Faundes A, Langer A, Narváez A, Donner A, Romero M, Reynoso S, de Pádua KS, Giordano D, Kublickas M, Acosta A. Caesarean delivery rates and pregnancy outcomes: the 2005 WHO global survey on maternal and perinatal health in Latin America. Lancet. 2006 Jun 03; 367(9525):1819-29. PMID: 16753484.
    Citations: 226     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  78. Langer A. [Unwanted pregnancy: impact on health and society in Latin America and the Caribbean]. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2002 Mar; 11(3):192-204. PMID: 11998185.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  79. Constantopoulos SH, Langer AM, Saratzis N, Nolan RP. Regional findings in Metsovo lung. Lancet. 1987 Aug 22; 2(8556):452-3. PMID: 2887751.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  80. Langer AM, Nolan RP, Constantopoulos SH, Moutsopoulos HM. Association of Metsovo lung and pleural mesothelioma with exposure to tremolite-containing whitewash. Lancet. 1987 Apr 25; 1(8539):965-7. PMID: 2882352.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  81. Langer AM, McCaughey WT. Mesothelioma in a brake repair worker. Lancet. 1982 Nov 13; 2(8307):1101-3. PMID: 6127563.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  82. Langer AM, Rohl AN, Selikoff IJ. Asbestos on Maryland's roads. Lancet. 1978 Jun 10; 1(8076):1263-4. PMID: 78028.
    Citations:    Fields:    
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