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Articles Published Between 1970 - 1979


Ojo, S. L. (1976). Needs for laws dealing with abortion in Africa. Jimlar Mutane, 1(2), 216-231. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12264822

Carael, M. (1979). [Birth spacing, nutrition, and ecology in Kivu, Zaire]. Popul Famille(47), 81-99. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12311717

 

Articles Published Between 1980 - 1989


Brown, J.E., & Brown, R.C. (1980). Characteristics of Contraceptive Acceptors in Rural Zaire. Studies in Family Planning, 11(12), 378-384. DOI: 10.2307/1965844.

Romaniuk, A. (1980). Increase in Natural Fertility During the Early Stages of Modernization: Evidence from an African Case Study, Zaire. Population Studies, 34(2), 293-310. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/2175188

Bertrand, J. T., Bertrand, W. E., & Malonga, M. (1983). The Use of Traditional and Modern Methods of Fertility Control in Kinshasa, Zaire. Population Studies, 37(1), 129-136. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/2174384

Carael, M. & Stanbury, J.B. (1983). Promotion of Birth Spacing on Idjwi Island, Zaire. Studies in Family Planning, 14(5), 134-142.

[Family planning in Zaire]. (1983). Afr Popul Newsl(44-45), 32-33. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12265822

Kayembe, T. B. (1983). Traditional structures clash with new imperatives. Draper Fund Rep(12), 3-5. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12338981

Yinger, N., Osborn, R., Salkever, D., & Sirageldin, I. (1983). Third world family planning programs: measuring the costs. [Case Reports]. Popul Bull, 38(1), 1-36. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12279374

Bertrand, W. E., Bertrand, J. T., Thornton, R., & Nkamany, K. (1984). Family Planning as a Nutrition Intervention in Zaire. International Family Planning Perspectives, 10(3), 106-107. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/2947619

Bertrand, J. T., Mangani, N., & Mansilu, M. (1984). The Acceptability of Household Distribution of Contraceptives in Zaire. International Family Planning Perspectives, 10(1), 21-26. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/2948030

Vansintejan, G. A. (1984). A workshop for trainers of traditional birth attendants in Zaire. J Nurse Midwifery, 29(1), 35-38. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6559860

Bertrand, J. T., Mangani, N., Mansilu, M., & Landry, E. G. (1985). Factors influencing the use of traditional versus modern family planning methods in Bas Zaire. Studies in Family Planning, 16(6), 332-341. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/1967055

Hennart, P., Hofvander, Y., Vis, H., & Robyn, C. (1985). Comparative study of nursing mothers in Africa (Zaire) and in Europe (Sweden): breastfeeding behaviour, nutritional status, lactational hyperprolactinaemia and status of the menstrual cycle. [Comparative Study]. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf), 22(2), 179-187. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3987066

Kikassa, M. (1985). [Family planning, fertility, and family health in Zaire. A report on the results of a regional survey on the prevalence of co]. Zaire Afr, 25(200), 597-616. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12340816

McLellan, I. (1985). A health campaign in Zaire. Dev Commun Rep(50), 1, 10. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12313871

Bertrand, J. T., Mangani, N., Mansilu, M., McBride, M. E., & Tharp, J. L. (1986). Strategies for Family Planning Service Delivery in Bas Zaire. International Family Planning Perspectives, 12(4), 108-115. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/2947981

Ellison, P. T., Peacock, N. R., & Lager, C. (1986). Salivary progesterone and luteal function in two low-fertility populations of Northeast Zaire. [Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.]. Hum Biol, 58(4), 473-483. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3759049

Mock, N. B., Bertrand, J. T., & Mangani, N. (1986). Correlates and implications of breast-feeding practices in Bas Zaire. J Biosoc Sci, 18(2), 231-245. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3700454

Urban Zaire: Modern Contraceptive Methods Known but Rarely Used. (1987). International Family Planning Perspectives, 13(1), 31-32. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/2948111

Chibalonza, K., Chirhamolekwa, C., & Bertrand, J. T. (1989). Attitudes Toward Tubal Ligation among Acceptors, Potential Candidates, and Husbands in Zaire. Stud Fam Plann, 20(5), 273-280. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/1966764

 

Articles Published Between 1990 - 1999


Bertrand, J., Chirhamolekwa, C., Djunghu, B., Chibalonza, K., & Mahama, K. (1990). Post-partum Events and Fertility Control in Kinshasa, Zaire. Journal of Biosocial Science, 22(2), 197-211.

Brown, R. C., & Brown, J. E. (1990). How to give priority to family planning in PHC programmes. Trop Doct, 20(3), 106-108. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2219418

Contraceptive continuation and reasons for discontinuation in Kinshasa, Zaire. | www.urbanreproductivehealth.org. (1990). MLE Project for the Urban RH Initiative | Www.urbanreproductivehealth.org. Retrieved from http://www.popline.org/node/383537

Stern, Z., & Mor, E. (1990). The Kimbanguist Hospital At Kinshasa, Zaire. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 301(6766), 1437-1438. Retrieved from http://www.bmj.com/content/301/6766/1437;

Bertrand, J., Kashwantale, C., Balowa, D., Baughman, N., & Chirwisa, C. (1991). Social and Psychological Aspects of Tubal Litigation in Zaire: A Follow-Up Study of Acceptors. International Family Planning Perspectives, 17(3), 100-107.

Bertrand, J. T., Makani, B., Djunghu, B., & Niwembo, K. L. (1991). Sexual Behavior and Condom Use in 10 Sites of Zaire. The Journal of Sex Research, 28(3), 347-364. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/3812708

Bertrand, J., Makani, B., Hassig, S., Niwembo, K., Djunghu, B., Muanda, M., & Chirhamolekwa, C. (1991) AIDS-related Knowledge, Sexual Behavior, and Condom Use among Men and Women in Kinshasa, Zaire. American Journal of Public Health, 81(1), 53-58.

Hassig, S. E., Bertrand, J. T., Djunghu, B., Kinzoni, M., & Mangani, N. (1991). Duration and correlates of post-partum abstinence in four sites in Zaire. [Research Support, Non-U.S. gov't Research Support, U.S. gov't, Non-P.H.S.]. Soc Sci Med, 32(3), 343-347. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2024145

Ngondo, A.P.I. (1991). Reflections on the Problem of Adolescent Fertility in Zaire. Zaire Afr(260), 571-581.

Ryder, R. W., Batter, V. L., Nsuami, M., Badi, N., Mundele, L., Matela, B., . . . Heyward, W. L. (1991). Fertility rates in 238 HIV-1-seropositive women in Zaire followed for 3 years post-partum. AIDS, 5(12), 1521-1527. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1814335

Niang, M. (1992). [Population education]. Fam Dev(63), 6-9. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12290179

Promising results from improved integration of MCH and FP services in Zaire. (1992). Afr Alternat(4), 9-10. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12285353

Townsend, S. (1992). Condoms and Coca-Cola. WorldAIDS(19), 3-4. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12284777

Winsbury, R. (1992). Cost recovery shifts the brand image from Prudence to Protector. AIDS Anal Afr, 2(6), 7-8. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12344631

The Zaire situation analysis study. (1992). Afr Alternat(4), 6. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12285350

Jane T. Bertrand, Mark E. McBride, Nlandu Mangani, Nancy C. Baughman and Mombela Kinuani. (Sep., 1993). Community-Based Distribution of Contraceptives in Zaire. International Family Planning Perspectives, Vol. 19, No. 3 pp. 84-91.

Fayoyin, A. (1993). Norplant: five year insurance against pregnancy. Niger Pop, 40. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12318628

Heyward, W. L., Batter, V. L., Malulu, M., Mbuyi, N., Mbu, L., St Louis, M. E., . . . Ryder, R. W. (1993). Impact of HIV counseling and testing among child-bearing women in Kinshasa, Zaire. AIDS, 7(12), 1633-1637. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8286073

Strengthening midwifery. (1993). Safe Mother(10), 8-9. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12344830

Vuylsteke, B., Laga, M., Alary, M., Gerniers, M.-M., Lebughe, J.-P., Nzila, N., . . . Piot, P. (1993). Clinical Algorithms for the Screening of Women for Gonococcal and Chlamydial Infection: Evaluation of Pregnant Women and Prostitutes in Zaire. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 17(1), 82-88. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/4457179

Bertrand, J., McBride, M., Mangani, N., Baughman, N., & Kinuani, M. (1993). Community-Based Distribution of Contraceptives in Zaire. International Family Planning Perspectives, 19(3), 84-91.

Mensch, B. S., Miller, R. A., & Miller, V. C. (1994). Focusing on quality with "situation analysis". Plan Parent Chall(2), 17-21. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12318910

Shapiro, D. & Tambashe, O. (1994). The Impact of Women's Employment and Education on Contraceptive Use and Abortion in Kinshasa, Zaire. Studies in Family Planning, 25(2), 96-110.

Understanding the roles of men and women in fertility decisions. (1994). Prog Hum Reprod Res(29), 7. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12287993

Djamba, Y. K. (1995). Premarital sexual experience of married women in Kinshasa, Zaire. [Research Support, Non-U.S. gov't]. J Biosoc Sci, 27(4), 457-466. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7593052

Frank, R. A. (1995). The private sector and condom distribution: we can do more. Opinion. Aidscaptions, 2(1), 10-13. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12347573

Magnani, R. J., Bertrand, J. T., Makani, B., & McDonald, S. W. (1995). Men, Marriage and Fatherhood in Kinshasa, Zaire. International Family Planning Perspectives, 21(1), 19-47. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/2133601

Bertolli, J., Louis, M. E. S., Simonds, R. J., Nieburg, P., Kamenga, M., Brown, C., . . . Ou, C.-Y. (1996). Estimating the Timing of Mother-to-Child Transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus in a Breast-Feeding Population in Kinshasa, Zaire. J Infect Dis, 174(4), 722-726. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/30127991

Bertrand, J. T., Makani, B., Edwards, M. P., Baughman, N. C., Niwembo, K. L., & Djunghu, B. (1996). Male versus Female Perspective on Family Planning: Kinshasa, Zaire. [Research Support, U.S. gov't, Non-P.H.S.]. J Biosoc Sci, 28(1), 37-55. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8690742

Shapiro, D. (1996). Fertility Decline in Kinshasa. Population Studies, 50(1), 89-103. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/2175032

Tambashe, B. O., & Shapiro, D. (1996). Family Background and Early Life Course Transitions in Kinshasa. Journal of Marriage and Family, 58(4), 1029-1037. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/353989

Data sheet charts family planning progress. (1997). Popul Today, 25(6), 5. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12320944

Barry, T. M. (1998). Family planning associations (FPAs) respond to the HIV / AIDS epidemic. Afr Link, 8-9. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12295895

 

Articles Published Between 2000 - 2009


Djamba, Y. K. (2003). Social capital and premarital sexual activity in Africa: the case of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 32(4), 327-337. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12856894

Mugisho, E., Dramaix, M., Porignon, D., Mahangaiko, E., Hennart, P., & Buekens, P. (2003). [Referral and delivery outcomes in Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo]. [Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't]. Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique, 51(2), 237-244. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12876509

Renne, E. P. (2004). Women's Education and Fertility Decline in Kinshasa. The Journal of African History, 45(3), 516-517. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/4100772

Bosmans, M., Cikuru, M. N., Claeys, P., & Temmerman, M. (2006). Where Have All the Condoms Gone in Adolescent Programmes in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Reprod Health Matters, 14(28), 80-88. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/25475255

Kayembe, P. K., Fatuma, A. B., Mapatano, M. A., & Mambu, T. (2006). Prevalence and determinants of the use of modern contraceptive methods in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Contraception, 74(5), 400-406. doi: DOI 10.1016/j.contraception.2006.06.006. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17046382

Seiber, E., Bertrand, J., & Sullivan, T. (2007). Changes in Contraceptive Method Mix in Developing Countries. International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 33(3), 117-123.

Casey, S. E., Mitchell, K. T., Amisi, I. M., Haliza, M. M., Aveledi, B., Kalenga, P., & Austin, J. (2009). Use of facility assessment data to improve reproductive health service delivery in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Confl Health, 3, 12. doi: 10.1186/1752-1505-3-12. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20025757; http://www.conflictandhealth.com/content/pdf/1752-1505-3-12.pdf

 

Articles Published Since 2010


Corker, J. (2010). "Ligne Verte" Toll-Free Hotline: Using Cell Phones to Increase Access to Family Planning Information in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Cases in Public Health Communication and Marketing, 4, 23-27.

Mathe, J., Kasonia, K., & Maliro, A. (2011). Barriers to Adoption of Family Planning among Women in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. African Journal of Reproductive Health, 15(1), 69-77.

McGinn, T., Austin, J., Anfinson, K., Amsalu, R., Casey, S. E., Fadulalmula, S. I., . . . Yetter, M. (2011). Family planning in conflict: results of cross-sectional baseline surveys in three African countries. Confl Health, 5, 11. doi: 10.1186/1752-1505-5-11. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21752241; http://www.conflictandhealth.com/content/pdf/1752-1505-5-11.pdf

Romaniuk, A. (2011). Persistence of High Fertility in Tropical Africa: The Case of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Population and Development Review, 37(1), 1-28.

Bertrand et al. (2014) Using Mapping of Service Delivery Sites to Increase Contraceptive Availability in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Journal of Biosocial Science, 40(2), 95-99.

Chirwa et al. (2014). An Exploratory Spatial Analysis of Geographical Inequalities of Birth Intervals among Young Women in the DRC: A Cross-sectional Study.BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 14:271.

Kandala, N., Lukumu, F., Mantempa, J., Kandala, J., Chirwa, T. (2014). Disparities in Modern Contraception Use Among Women in the Democratic Republic of Congo: A Cross-Sectional Spatial Analysis of Provincial Variations Based on Household Survey Data, Journal of Biosocial Science, 47(3), 345-362

Kayembe et al. (2015). Family Planning Supply Environment in Kinshasa, DRC: Survey Findings and Their Value in Advancing Family Planning Programming. Global Health: Science and Practice, 3(4), 630-645.

Mukaba, T., Binanga, A., Fohl, S., Bertrand, J. (2015) Family Planning Policy Environment in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Levers of Positive Change and Prospects for Sustainability. Global Health: Science and Practice, 3(2), 163-173.

Binanga, A., Bertrand, J. (2016). Pilot Research as Advocacy: The Case of Sayana Press in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Global Health: Science and Practice, 4(4).

Hernandez, J. H., Akilimali, P., Kayembe, P., Dikamba, N., & Bertrand, J. (2016) The value of spatial analysis for tracking supply for family planning: the case of Kinshasa, DRC Health policy and planning, Volume 31, Issue 8, pp. 1058 - 1068

Patrick Kayembe, Saleh Babazadeh, Nelly Dikamba, Pierre Akilimali, Julie Hernandez, Arsene Binanga, Jane T Bertrand (2015) Family Planning Supply Environment in Kinshasa, DRC: Survey Findings and Their Value in Advancing Family Planning Programming