Dr Melissa Gladstone MBChB, BSc, MRCP, FRCPCH, MD, DipND

Senior Lecturer in Neurodevelopmental Paediatrics and International Child Health Women's and Children's Health

Publications

2019

Early life risk factors of motor, cognitive and language development: a pooled analysis of studies from low/middle-income countries. (Journal article)

Sania, A., Sudfeld, C. R., Danaei, G., Fink, G., McCoy, D. C., Zhu, Z., . . . Fawzi, W. (2019). Early life risk factors of motor, cognitive and language development: a pooled analysis of studies from low/middle-income countries.. BMJ open, 9(10), e026449. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026449

DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026449

DOES MALARIA IN PREGNANCY AFFECT NEURODEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOMES? (Conference Paper)

Gnaneswaran, B., Conroy, A., Madanitsa, M., Gichuru, P., Kain, K., & Gladstone, M. J. (2019). DOES MALARIA IN PREGNANCY AFFECT NEURODEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOMES?. In TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE Vol. 113 (pp. S108). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

A journey through follow-up for neurodevelopmentally at-risk infants-A qualitative study on views of parents and professionals in Liverpool (Journal article)

Komoriyama, A., Paize, F., Littlefair, E., Dewhurst, C., & Gladstone, M. (2019). A journey through follow-up for neurodevelopmentally at-risk infants-A qualitative study on views of parents and professionals in Liverpool. CHILD CARE HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT, 45(6), 808-814. doi:10.1111/cch.12713

DOI: 10.1111/cch.12713

A systematic review of tools used to screen and assess for externalising behaviour symptoms in low and middle income settings (Journal article)

Maldonado, B. N., Chandna, J., & Gladstone, M. (2019). A systematic review of tools used to screen and assess for externalising behaviour symptoms in low and middle income settings. GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH, 6. doi:10.1017/gmh.2019.11

DOI: 10.1017/gmh.2019.11

BabyGel Pilot: a pilot cluster randomised trial of the provision of alcohol handgel to postpartum mothers to prevent neonatal and young infant Infection-related morbidity in the community (Journal article)

Ditai, J. (2019). BabyGel Pilot: a pilot cluster randomised trial of the provision of alcohol handgel to postpartum mothers to prevent neonatal and young infant Infection-related morbidity in the community. Pilot and Feasibility Studies.

Independent and combined effects of improved water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and improved complementary feeding on early neurodevelopment among children born to HIV-negative mothers in rural Zimbabwe: Substudy of a cluster-randomized trial (Journal article)

Gladstone, M., Chandna, J., Kandawasvika, G., Ntozini, R., Majo, F., Tavengwa, N., . . . Prendergast, A. (2019). Independent and combined effects of improved water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and improved complementary feeding on early neurodevelopment among children born to HIV-negative mothers in rural Zimbabwe: Substudy of a cluster-randomized trial. PLoS Medicine. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1002766

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002766

Contextual design choices and partnerships for scaling early child development programmes (Journal article)

Milner, K. M., Bernal Salazar, R., Bhopal, S., Brentani, A., Britto, P. R., Dua, T., . . . Lawn, J. E. (2019). Contextual design choices and partnerships for scaling early child development programmes. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 104, S3-S12. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2018-315433

DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2018-315433

Counting outcomes, coverage and quality for early child development programmes (Journal article)

Milner, K. M., Bhopal, S., Black, M., Dua, T., Gladstone, M., Hamadani, J., . . . Lawn, J. E. (2019). Counting outcomes, coverage and quality for early child development programmes. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 104, S13-S21. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2018-315430

DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2018-315430

In search of a primary outcome for community-based newborn infection trials in Eastern Uganda: a nested cohort study within the BabyGel pilot trial. (Journal article)

Mobbs, N. A., Ditai, J., Abeso, J., Faragher, E. B., Carrol, E. D., Gladstone, M., . . . Weeks, A. D. (2019). In search of a primary outcome for community-based newborn infection trials in Eastern Uganda: a nested cohort study within the BabyGel pilot trial.. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 5, 43. doi:10.1186/s40814-019-0428-3

DOI: 10.1186/s40814-019-0428-3

Independent and combined effects of improved water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and improved complementary feeding on early neurodevelopment among children born to HIV-negative mothers in rural Zimbabwe: Substudy of a cluster-randomized trial (Journal article)

Gladstone, M. J., Chandna, J., Kandawasvika, G., Ntozini, R., Majo, F. D., Tavengwa, N. V., . . . Team, S. H. I. N. E. T. (2019). Independent and combined effects of improved water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and improved complementary feeding on early neurodevelopment among children born to HIV-negative mothers in rural Zimbabwe: Substudy of a cluster-randomized trial. PLOS MEDICINE, 16(3). doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1002766

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002766

"We have to clean ourselves to ensure that our children are healthy and beautiful": findings from a qualitative assessment of a hand hygiene poster in rural Uganda (Journal article)

Harrison, B. L., Ogara, C., Gladstone, M., Carrol, E. D., Dusabe-Richards, J., Medina-Lara, A., . . . Weeks, A. D. (2019). "We have to clean ourselves to ensure that our children are healthy and beautiful": findings from a qualitative assessment of a hand hygiene poster in rural Uganda. BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 19. doi:10.1186/s12889-018-6343-3

DOI: 10.1186/s12889-018-6343-3

Development of a psycho-social intervention for reducing psychological distress among parents of children with intellectual disabilities in Malawi (Journal article)

Masulani-Mwale, C., Kauye, F., Gladstone, M., & Mathanga, D. (2019). Development of a psycho-social intervention for reducing psychological distress among parents of children with intellectual disabilities in Malawi. PLOS ONE, 14(2). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0210855

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0210855

Neurodevelopmental delay: Case definition & guidelines for data collection, analysis, and presentation of immunization safety data (Journal article)

Villagomez, A. N., Muñoz, F. M., Peterson, R. L., Colbert, A. M., Gladstone, M., MacDonald, B., . . . Connery, A. K. (2019). Neurodevelopmental delay: Case definition & guidelines for data collection, analysis, and presentation of immunization safety data. Vaccine. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.05.027

DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.05.027

2018

Optimising informed consent for participants in a randomised controlled trial in rural Uganda: a comparative prospective cohort mixed-methods study (Journal article)

Ditai, J., Kanyago, J., Nambozo, M. R., Odeke, N. M., Abeso, J., Dusabe-Richards, J., . . . Weeks, A. D. (2018). Optimising informed consent for participants in a randomised controlled trial in rural Uganda: a comparative prospective cohort mixed-methods study. TRIALS, 19. doi:10.1186/s13063-018-3030-8

DOI: 10.1186/s13063-018-3030-8

Identifying Potential Uses of Crowdsourcing in Global Health, Conflict, and Humanitarian Settings: An Adapted CHNRI (Child Health and Nutrition Initiative) Exercise. (Journal article)

Wazny,, K., Chan, K. L., Akram,, D., Ali, M., Altrash, H., Bassani,, D., . . . Yousafzai, A. (2018). Identifying Potential Uses of Crowdsourcing in Global Health, Conflict, and Humanitarian Settings: An Adapted CHNRI (Child Health and Nutrition Initiative) Exercise.. Journal of Global Health. doi:10.7189/2Fjogh.08.020704

DOI: 10.7189/2Fjogh.08.020704

Preventing neonatal sepsis in rural Uganda: a cross-over study comparing the tolerance and acceptability of three alcohol-based hand rub formulations (Journal article)

Ditai, J., Mudoola, M., Gladstone, M., Abeso, J., Dusabe-Richards, J., Adengo, M., . . . Weeks, A. D. (2018). Preventing neonatal sepsis in rural Uganda: a cross-over study comparing the tolerance and acceptability of three alcohol-based hand rub formulations. BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 18. doi:10.1186/s12889-018-6201-3

DOI: 10.1186/s12889-018-6201-3

Creation of the WHO Indicators of Infant and Young Child Development (IYCD): metadata synthesis across 10 countries. (Journal article)

Lancaster, G. A., McCray, G., Kariger, P., Dua, T., Titman, A., Chandna, J., . . . Janus, M. (2018). Creation of the WHO Indicators of Infant and Young Child Development (IYCD): metadata synthesis across 10 countries.. BMJ global health, 3(5), e000747. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000747

DOI: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000747

Nurturing care for children with developmental disabilities: a moral imperative for sub-Saharan Africa. (Journal article)

Olusanya, B. O., de Vries, P. J., & African Consortium of The Global Research on Developmental Disabilities Collaborators. (2018). Nurturing care for children with developmental disabilities: a moral imperative for sub-Saharan Africa.. The Lancet. Child & adolescent health, 2(11), 772-774. doi:10.1016/s2352-4642(18)30281-5

DOI: 10.1016/s2352-4642(18)30281-5

Children with cerebral palsy in Ghana: malnutrition, feeding challenges, and caregiver quality of life (Journal article)

Polack, S., Adams, M., O'banion, D., Baltussen, M., Asante, S., Kerac, M., . . . Zuurmond, M. (2018). Children with cerebral palsy in Ghana: malnutrition, feeding challenges, and caregiver quality of life. DEVELOPMENTAL MEDICINE AND CHILD NEUROLOGY, 60(9), 914-+. doi:10.1111/dmcn.13797

DOI: 10.1111/dmcn.13797

Evaluating the impact of a community-based parent training programme for children with cerebral palsy in Ghana (Journal article)

Zuurmond, M., O'Banion, D., Gladstone, M., Carsamar, S., Kerac, M., Baltussen, M., . . . Polack, S. (2018). Evaluating the impact of a community-based parent training programme for children with cerebral palsy in Ghana. PLOS ONE, 13(9). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0202096

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0202096

Improved Neurodevelopment Following Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV-Infected Children (Journal article)

Gomez, L. A., Crowell, C. S., Njuguna, I., Cranmer, L. M., Wamalwa, D., Chebet, D., . . . Benki-Nugent, S. (2018). Improved Neurodevelopment After Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-infected Children. PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL, 37(9), 916-922. doi:10.1097/INF.0000000000001942

DOI: 10.1097/INF.0000000000001942

Psychosocial interventions for parents of children with intellectual disabilities–A narrative review and implications for low income settings (Journal article)

Masulani-Mwale, C., Mathanga, D., Kauye, F., & Gladstone, M. (2018). Psychosocial interventions for parents of children with intellectual disabilities–A narrative review and implications for low income settings. Mental Health & Prevention, 11, 24-32. doi:10.1016/j.mhp.2018.05.003

DOI: 10.1016/j.mhp.2018.05.003

Developmental disabilities among children younger than 5 years in 195 countries and territories, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (Journal article)

Olusanya, B. O., Davis, A. C., Wertlieb, D., Boo, N. -Y., Nair, M. K. C., Halpern, R., . . . Collab, G. R. D. D. (2018). Developmental disabilities among children younger than 5 years in 195 countries and territories, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. LANCET GLOBAL HEALTH, 6(10), E1100-E1121. doi:10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30309-7

DOI: 10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30309-7

The care, stimulation and nutrition of children from 0-2 in Malawi-Perspectives from caregivers; "Who's holding the baby?" (Journal article)

Gladstone, M., Phuka, J., Mirdamadi, S., Chidzalo, K., Chitimbe, F., Koenraads, M., & Maleta, K. (2018). The care, stimulation and nutrition of children from 0-2 in Malawi-Perspectives from caregivers; "Who's holding the baby?". PLOS ONE, 13(6). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0199757

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0199757

‘I have learnt to love the child and give opportunities to play with peers’: A feasibility study of the training programme to support parents of young children with visual impairment in Malawi (Journal article)

Lynch, P., Gladstone, M., McLinden, M., Douglas, G., Jolley, E., Schmidt, E., & Chimoyo, J. (2018). ‘I have learnt to love the child and give opportunities to play with peers’: A feasibility study of the training programme to support parents of young children with visual impairment in Malawi. Journal of Early Childhood Research, 16(2), 210-225. doi:10.1177/1476718X18761219

DOI: 10.1177/1476718X18761219

Prevalence of psychological distress among parents of children with intellectual disabilities in Malawi (Journal article)

Masulani-Mwale, C., Kauye, F., Gladstone, M., & Mathanga, D. (2018). Prevalence of psychological distress among parents of children with intellectual disabilities in Malawi. BMC PSYCHIATRY, 18. doi:10.1186/s12888-018-1731-x

DOI: 10.1186/s12888-018-1731-x

Care for Child Development in rural Malawi – a model feasibility and pilot study (Journal article)

Gladstone, M. J., Phuka, J., Thindwa, R., Fatima, C., Chidzalo, K., Gledowe-Ware, S., & Maleta, K. (2018). Care for Child Development in rural Malawi – a model feasibility and pilot study. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Early and middle childhood developmental, cognitive, and psychiatric outcomes of Malawian children affected by retinopathy positive cerebral malaria (Journal article)

Boivin, M. J., Mohanty, A., Sikorskii, A., Vokhiwa, M., Magen, J. G., & Gladstone, M. (2019). Early and middle childhood developmental, cognitive, and psychiatric outcomes of Malawian children affected by retinopathy positive cerebral malaria. CHILD NEUROPSYCHOLOGY, 25(1), 81-102. doi:10.1080/09297049.2018.1451497

DOI: 10.1080/09297049.2018.1451497

2017

Child Health Outcomes After Presumptive Infection Treatment in Pregnant Women: A Randomized Trial (Journal article)

Hallamaa, L., Cheung, Y. B., Maleta, K., Luntamo, M., Ashorn, U., Gladstone, M., . . . Ashorn, P. (2018). Child Health Outcomes After Presumptive Infection Treatment in Pregnant Women: A Randomized Trial. PEDIATRICS, 141(3). doi:10.1542/peds.2017-2459

DOI: 10.1542/peds.2017-2459

The Kusamala Program for primary caregivers of children 6-59 months of age hospitalized with severe acute malnutrition in Malawi: study protocol for a cluster-randomized controlled trial (Journal article)

Daniel, A. I., van den Heuvel, M., Voskuijl, W. P., Gladstone, M., Bwanali, M., Potani, I., . . . Bandsma, R. H. J. (2017). The Kusamala Program for primary caregivers of children 6-59 months of age hospitalized with severe acute malnutrition in Malawi: study protocol for a cluster-randomized controlled trial. TRIALS, 18. doi:10.1186/s13063-017-2299-3

DOI: 10.1186/s13063-017-2299-3

Current evidence-based recommendations on investigating children with global developmental delay (Journal article)

Mithyantha, R., Kneen, R., McCann, E., & Gladstone, M. (2017). Current evidence-based recommendations on investigating children with global developmental delay. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 102(11), 1071-1076. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2016-311271

DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2016-311271

PRESUMPTIVE TREATMENT OF PREGNANT WOMEN WITH ANTIMALARIALS AND ANTIBIOTICS IN MALAWI: IMPACT ON CHILD GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT AND MORTALITY UP TO FIVE YEARS (Conference Paper)

Ashorn, P., Hallamaa, L., Bun, C. Y., Maleta, K., Luntamo, M., Ashorn, U., . . . Mangani, C. (2017). PRESUMPTIVE TREATMENT OF PREGNANT WOMEN WITH ANTIMALARIALS AND ANTIBIOTICS IN MALAWI: IMPACT ON CHILD GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT AND MORTALITY UP TO FIVE YEARS. In ANNALS OF NUTRITION AND METABOLISM Vol. 71 (pp. 67-68). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Measuring neurodevelopment in low-resource settings. (Journal article)

Gladstone, M., Abubakar, A., Idro, R., Langfitt, J., & Newton, C. R. (2017). Measuring neurodevelopment in low-resource settings.. The Lancet. Child & adolescent health, 1(4), 258-259. doi:10.1016/s2352-4642(17)30117-7

DOI: 10.1016/s2352-4642(17)30117-7

Understanding the challenges to caring for low birthweight babies in rural southern Malawi: a qualitative study exploring caregiver and health worker perceptions and experiences. (Journal article)

Koenraads, M., Phuka, J., Maleta, K., Theobald, S., & Gladstone, M. (2017). Understanding the challenges to caring for low birthweight babies in rural southern Malawi: a qualitative study exploring caregiver and health worker perceptions and experiences.. BMJ global health, 2(3), e000301. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000301

DOI: 10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000301

Improving child nutrition and development through community-based childcare centres in Malawi – The NEEP-IE study: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial (Journal article)

Gelli, A., Margolies, A., Santacroce, M., Sproule, K., Theis, S., Roschnik, N., . . . Kutundu, M. (2017). Improving child nutrition and development through community-based childcare centres in Malawi - The NEEP-IE study: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. TRIALS, 18. doi:10.1186/s13063-017-2003-7

DOI: 10.1186/s13063-017-2003-7

Developmental and behavioural problems in children with severe acute malnutrition in Malawi: A cross-sectional study (Journal article)

van den Heuvel, M., Voskuijl, W., Chidzalo, K., Kerac, M., Reijneveld, S. A., Bandsma, R., & Gladstone, M. (2017). Developmental and behavioural problems in children with severe acute malnutrition in Malawi: A cross-sectional study. JOURNAL OF GLOBAL HEALTH, 7(2). doi:10.7189/jogh.07.020416

DOI: 10.7189/jogh.07.020416

'Maybe I will give some help ... maybe not to help the eyes but different help': an analysis of care and support of children with visual impairment in community settings in Malawi (Journal article)

Gladstone, M., McLinden, M., Douglas, G., Jolley, E., Schmidt, E., Chimoyo, J., . . . Lynch, P. (2017). 'Maybe I will give some help ... maybe not to help the eyes but different help': an analysis of care and support of children with visual impairment in community settings in Malawi. CHILD CARE HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT, 43(4), 608-620. doi:10.1111/cch.12462

DOI: 10.1111/cch.12462

Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions: Effects on child development in low- and middle-income countries (Journal article)

Piper, J. D., Chandna, J., Allen, E., Linkman, K., Cumming, O., Prendergast, A. J., & Gladstone, M. J. (n.d.). Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions: effects on child development in low- and middle-income countries. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. doi:10.1002/14651858.cd012613

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012613

Exploring neurodevelopmental outcome measures used in children with cerebral malaria: the perspectives of caregivers and health workers in Malawi (Journal article)

Mbale, E. W., Taylor, T., Brabin, B., Mallewa, M., & Gladstone, M. (2017). Exploring neurodevelopmental outcome measures used in children with cerebral malaria: the perspectives of caregivers and health workers in Malawi. BMC PEDIATRICS, 17. doi:10.1186/s12887-016-0763-y

DOI: 10.1186/s12887-016-0763-y

The meaning of participation for children in Malawi: insights from children and caregivers. (Journal article)

Nelson, F., Masulani-Mwale, C., Richards, E., Theobald, S., & Gladstone, M. (2017). The meaning of participation for children in Malawi: insights from children and caregivers. CHILD CARE HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT, 43(1), 133-143. doi:10.1111/cch.12422

DOI: 10.1111/cch.12422

2016

Parenting children with intellectual disabilities in Malawi: The impact that reaches beyond coping (Journal article)

Masulani,, C., Mathanga, D., Silungwe, D., Kayue, F., & Gladstone, M. J. (2016). Parenting children with intellectual disabilities in Malawi: The impact that reaches beyond coping. Child Care Health and Development, 42(6), 871-880. doi:10.1111/cch.12368

DOI: 10.1111/cch.12368

A pilot cluster randomised trial of alcohol-based hand rub to prevent community neonatal sepsis in rural Uganda (Journal article)

Ditai, J., Abeso, J., Mudoola, M., Faragher, B., Adengo, M., Richards, J. D., . . . Medina-Lara, A. (2016). A pilot cluster randomised trial of alcohol-based hand rub to prevent community neonatal sepsis in rural Uganda. BJOG-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY, 123, 127. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Optimising informed consent for participants in randomised controlled trials: A comparison of three different methods (Journal article)

Ditai, J., Abeso, J., Mudoola, M., Faragher, B., Adengo, M., Richards, J. D., . . . Weeks, A. (2016). Optimising informed consent for participants in randomised controlled trials: A comparison of three different methods. BJOG-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY, 123, 127. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

"It means you are grounded" - caregivers' perspectives on the rehabilitation of children with neurodisability in Malawi (Journal article)

Paget, A., Mallewa, M., Chinguo, D., Mahebere-Chirambo, C., & Gladstone, M. (2016). "It means you are grounded" - caregivers' perspectives on the rehabilitation of children with neurodisability in Malawi. DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION, 38(3), 223-234. doi:10.3109/09638288.2015.1035458

DOI: 10.3109/09638288.2015.1035458

AUSTERITY CUTS AND SURE START CHILDREN'S CENTRES Investment in Sure Start children's centres is needed more than ever (Other)

Campbell, M. C., Gladstone, M., Oliver, C., Wickham, S., Barr, B., Aisling, H., & Taylor-Robinson, D. (2016). AUSTERITY CUTS AND SURE START CHILDREN'S CENTRES Investment in Sure Start children's centres is needed more than ever. In BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL (Vol. 352). doi:10.1136/bmj.i902

DOI: 10.1136/bmj.i902

2015

Challenges to the care of low birthweight babies in rural Southern Malawi: a qualitative study exploring perceptions and experiences of caregivers and health workers (Conference Paper)

Koenraads, M., & Gladstone, M. (2015). Challenges to the care of low birthweight babies in rural Southern Malawi: a qualitative study exploring perceptions and experiences of caregivers and health workers. In TROPICAL MEDICINE & INTERNATIONAL HEALTH Vol. 20 (pp. 158). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Child development assessment tools in low-income and middle-income countries: how can we use them more appropriately? (Journal article)

Sabanathan, S., Wills, B., & Gladstone, M. (2015). Child development assessment tools in low-income and middle-income countries: how can we use them more appropriately?. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 100(5), 482-488. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2014-308114

DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-308114

Research Priorities to Improve the Management of Acute Malnutrition in Infants Aged Less Than Six Months (MAMI) (Journal article)

Angood, C., McGrath, M., Mehta, S., Mwangome, M., Lung'aho, M., Roberfroid, D., . . . Collaborators, M. A. M. I. W. G. (2015). Research Priorities to Improve the Management of Acute Malnutrition in Infants Aged Less Than Six Months (MAMI). PLOS MEDICINE, 12(4). doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001812

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001812

Survival, Morbidity, Growth and Developmental Delay for Babies Born Preterm in Low and Middle Income Countries - A Systematic Review of Outcomes Measured (Journal article)

Gladstone, M., Oliver, C., & Van den Broek, N. (2015). Survival, Morbidity, Growth and Developmental Delay for Babies Born Preterm in Low and Middle Income Countries - A Systematic Review of Outcomes Measured. PLOS ONE, 10(3). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0120566

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120566

Antenatal corticosteroids for preterm births in resource-limited settings (Journal article)

Burgoine, K., Abeso, J., Gladstone, M., Waiswa, P., & Weeks, A. D. (2015). Antenatal corticosteroids for preterm births in resource-limited settings. LANCET, 385(9981), 1944-1945. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60955-2

DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60955-2

Autism screening and diagnosis in low resource settings: Challenges and opportunities to enhance research and services worldwide (Journal article)

Durkin, M. S., Elsabbagh, M., Barbaro, J., Gladstone, M., Happe, F., Hoekstra, R. A., . . . Shih, A. (2015). Autism screening and diagnosis in low resource settings: Challenges and opportunities to enhance research and services worldwide. AUTISM RESEARCH, 8(5), 473-476. doi:10.1002/aur.1575

DOI: 10.1002/aur.1575

2014

Moving beyond prevalence studies: screening and interventions for children with disabilities in low-income and middle-income countries (Journal article)

Yousafzai, A. K., Lynch, P., & Gladstone, M. (2014). Moving beyond prevalence studies: screening and interventions for children with disabilities in low-income and middle-income countries. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 99(9), 840-848. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2012-302066

DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2012-302066

Assessment of Neurodisability and Malnutrition in Children in Africa (Journal article)

Gladstone, M., Mallewa, M., Jalloh, A. A., Voskuijl, W., Postels, D., Groce, N., . . . Molyneux, E. (2014). Assessment of Neurodisability and Malnutrition in Children in Africa. SEMINARS IN PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY, 21(1), 50-57. doi:10.1016/j.spen.2014.01.002

DOI: 10.1016/j.spen.2014.01.002

The Interaction of Malnutrition and Neurologic Disability in Africa (Journal article)

Kerac, M., Postels, D. G., Mallewa, M., Jalloh, A. A., Voskuijl, W. P., Groce, N., . . . Molyneux, E. (2014). The Interaction of Malnutrition and Neurologic Disability in Africa. SEMINARS IN PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY, 21(1), 42-49. doi:10.1016/j.spen.2014.01.003

DOI: 10.1016/j.spen.2014.01.003

A job analysis of community health workers in the context of integrated nutrition and early child development (Journal article)

Phuka, J., Maleta, K., Thomas, M., & Gladstone, M. (2014). A job analysis of community health workers in the context of integrated nutrition and early child development. EVERY CHILD'S POTENTIAL: INTEGRATING NUTRITION AND EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT INTERVENTIONS, 1308, 183-191. doi:10.1111/nyas.12338

DOI: 10.1111/nyas.12338

2013

A Job Analysis of Community Health Workers in Context of Integrated Nutrition and Early Child Development Programmes in Malawi (Conference Paper)

Phuka, J., Maleta, K., Thomasi, M., & Gladstone, M. (2013). A Job Analysis of Community Health Workers in Context of Integrated Nutrition and Early Child Development Programmes in Malawi. In Every Child's Potential: Integrating Nutrition, Health, and Psychosocial Interventions to Promote Early Childhood Development. New York: New York Academy of Science.

G115 Rehabilitation of Children with Neurodisability Following Brain Injury in Malawi: Perspectives of Families and Health-Workers (Journal article)

Holme, A., Mallewa, M., Chinguo, D., Mahebere-Chirambo, C., & Gladstone, M. (2013). G115 Rehabilitation of Children with Neurodisability Following Brain Injury in Malawi: Perspectives of Families and Health-Workers. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 98(Suppl 1), A54. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2013-304107.127

DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2013-304107.127

Rehabilitation of Children with Neurodisability following Brain Injury in Malawi: Perspectives of Families and Health-workers (Conference Paper)

Holme, A., Mallewa, M., Chinguo, D., Mahebere-Chirambo, C., & Gladstone, M. (2013). Rehabilitation of Children with Neurodisability following Brain Injury in Malawi: Perspectives of Families and Health-workers. In Royal College of Paediatrics Annual Conference. Glasgow: BMJ Journals.

2012

Malawi: Cultural Conceptions of Child Development (Chapter)

authors, M. (2012). Malawi: Cultural Conceptions of Child Development. In M. Tomlinson, C. Hanlon, L. Swartz, P. Cooper, & A. Sameroff (Eds.), Infant and child development in Africa: Perspectives from the continent. (pp. Chapter 13). Cape Town, South Africa: Juta Academic.

2011

Children with cerebral palsy and drooling - their clinical profile and management (Journal article)

Rekha, M. S., Gladstone, M., Hanumanthiah, H., Giri, P., & Bassi, Z. (2011). Children with cerebral palsy and drooling - their clinical profile and management. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 96(Supplement 1), A42. doi:10.1136/adc.2011.212563.92

DOI: 10.1136/adc.2011.212563.92

Mortality, morbidity and developmental outcome after ultrasound-dated preterm birth in a rural sub-saharan african setting (Journal article)

Gladstone, M. J., White, S. A., Kafulafula, G., Neilson, J., & Van den Broek, N. (2011). Mortality, morbidity and developmental outcome after ultrasound-dated preterm birth in a rural sub-saharan african setting. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 96(Supplement 1), A4. doi:10.1136/adc.2011.212563.8

DOI: 10.1136/adc.2011.212563.8

Children with cerebral palsy and drooling; their clinical profile and managament (Conference Paper)

Rekha, M., Gladstone, M., Giri, P., & Bassi, Z. (2011). Children with cerebral palsy and drooling; their clinical profile and managament. In Royal College of Paediatrics Annual Conference 2011 (pp. 6). Warwick: Royal College of Paediatrics.

Developmental outcomes among 18-month-old Malawians after a year of complementary feeding with lipid-based nutrient supplements or corn-soy flour (Journal article)

Phuka, J. C., Gladstone, M., Maleta, K., Thakwalakwa, C., Cheung, Y. B., Briend, A., . . . Ashorn, P. (2012). Developmental outcomes among 18-month-old Malawians after a year of complementary feeding with lipid-based nutrient supplements or corn-soy flour. MATERNAL AND CHILD NUTRITION, 8(2), 239-248. doi:10.1111/j.1740-8709.2011.00294.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1740-8709.2011.00294.x

Developmental outcomes in Malawian children with retinopathy-positive cerebral malaria (Journal article)

Boivin, M. J., Gladstone, M. J., Vokhiwa, M., Birbeck, G. L., Magen, J. G., Page, C., . . . Taylor, T. E. (2011). Developmental outcomes in Malawian children with retinopathy-positive cerebral malaria. TROPICAL MEDICINE & INTERNATIONAL HEALTH, 16(3), 263-271. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3156.2010.02704.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2010.02704.x

Paul Polani Award 2011: Creation and validation of a tool for identifying children with funcitonal visual impairments in children with hemiplegia. (Journal article)

Gladstone, M., Kumar, R., Rekha, M., Morton, D., Mitchell, M., & Newton, W. (2011). Paul Polani Award 2011: Creation and validation of a tool for identifying children with funcitonal visual impairments in children with hemiplegia.. British Academy of Childhood Disability Newsletter, (27), 4.

Post-neonatal Mortality, Morbidity, and Developmental Outcome after Ultrasound-Dated Preterm Birth in Rural Malawi: A Community-Based Cohort Study (Journal article)

Gladstone, M., White, S., Kafulafula, G., Neilson, J. P., & van den Broek, N. (2011). Post-neonatal Mortality, Morbidity, and Developmental Outcome after Ultrasound-Dated Preterm Birth in Rural Malawi: A Community-Based Cohort Study. PLOS MEDICINE, 8(11). doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001121

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001121

Post-neonatal Mortality, Morbidity, and Developmental Outcome after Ultrasound-Dated Preterm Birth in Rural Malawi: A Community-Based Cohort Study (Journal article)

Gladstone, M., White, S., Kafulafula, G., Neilson, J. P., & van den Broek, N. (n.d.). Post-neonatal Mortality, Morbidity, and Developmental Outcome after Ultrasound-Dated Preterm Birth in Rural Malawi: A Community-Based Cohort Study. PLoS Medicine, 8(11), e1001121. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001121

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001121

Post-neonatal mortality, morbidity and developmental outcome after ultrasound-dated preterm birth in rural Malawi (Conference Paper)

Gladstone, M., White, S., Kafulafula, G., Ntonya, C., Neilson, J., & van den Broek, N. (2011). Post-neonatal mortality, morbidity and developmental outcome after ultrasound-dated preterm birth in rural Malawi. In Royal College of Paediatrics Annual Conference 2011 Vol. 96 (pp. 1). Warwick: BMJ Journals.

The Child with a neurodisability in Malawi - what happens? (Journal article)

Gladstone, M. (2011). The Child with a neurodisability in Malawi - what happens?. International Child Health Group Newsletter, 5-7. Retrieved from http://www.ichg.org.uk/publications_newsletters.php

2010

A review of the incidence and prevalence, types and aetiology of childhood cerebral palsy in resource-poor settings (Journal article)

Gladstone, M. (2010). A review of the incidence and prevalence, types and aetiology of childhood cerebral palsy in resource-poor settings. ANNALS OF TROPICAL PAEDIATRICS, 30(3), 181-196. doi:10.1179/146532810X12786388978481

DOI: 10.1179/146532810X12786388978481

A question of survival. Outcomes (survival, morbidity, growth and development) of premature infants in rural Malawi. (Conference Paper)

Gladstone, M., White, S., Kafulafula, G., Ntonya, C., Neilson, J., & van den Broek, N. (2010). A question of survival. Outcomes (survival, morbidity, growth and development) of premature infants in rural Malawi.. In 14th Annual Malawi College of Medicine Research and Dissemination Conference (pp. 5-6). Blantyre: Malawi College of Medicine.

DCON/10/24- The Malawi Developmental Assessment Tool (MDAT): The Creation, Validation and Reliability of a tool to assess child development in rural African settings (Conference Paper)

Umar, E., Gladstone, M., Lancaster, G., Nyirenda, M., Kayira, E., van den Broek, N., & Smyth, R. L. (2010). DCON/10/24- The Malawi Developmental Assessment Tool (MDAT): The Creation, Validation and Reliability of a tool to assess child development in rural African settings. In 14th College of Medicine Research Dissemination Conference (pp. 4). Blantyre: Malawi College of Medicine.

Review of Incidence, Prevalence, Subtypes and Aetiology of Cerebral Palsy in Africa. (Journal article)

Gladstone, M. (2010). Review of Incidence, Prevalence, Subtypes and Aetiology of Cerebral Palsy in Africa.. Annals of Tropical Paediatrics, 30, 181-196.

The Creation of a Culturally Appropriate Developmental Assessment Tool for Rural Malawi. (Thesis / Dissertation)

Gladstone, M. (2010). The Creation of a Culturally Appropriate Developmental Assessment Tool for Rural Malawi.. (PhD Thesis, The University of Leicester).

The Malawi Developmental Assessment Tool (MDAT): The Creation, Validation, and Reliability of a Tool to Assess Child Development in Rural African Settings (Journal article)

Gladstone, M., Lancaster, G. A., Umar, E., Nyirenda, M., Kayira, E., van den Broek, N. R., & Smyth, R. L. (2010). The Malawi Developmental Assessment Tool (MDAT): The Creation, Validation, and Reliability of a Tool to Assess Child Development in Rural African Settings. PLOS MEDICINE, 7(5). doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000273

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000273

2009

Perspectives of normal child development in rural Malawi - a qualitative analysis to create a more culturally appropriate developmental assessment tool (Journal article)

Gladstone, M., Lancaster, G., Umar, E., Nyirenda, M., Kayira, E., van den Broek, N., & Smyth, R. L. (2010). Perspectives of normal child development in rural Malawi - a qualitative analysis to create a more culturally appropriate developmental assessment tool. CHILD CARE HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT, 36(3), 346-353. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2214.2009.01008.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2009.01008.x

2008

Chiari I malformation without hydrocephalus: acute intracranial hypertension managed with endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) (Journal article)

Kandasamy, J., Kneen, R., Gladstone, M., Newman, W., Mohamed, T., & Mallucci, C. (2008). Chiari I malformation without hydrocephalus: acute intracranial hypertension managed with endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV). CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, 24(12), 1493-1497. doi:10.1007/s00381-008-0672-y

DOI: 10.1007/s00381-008-0672-y

Can Western developmental screening tools be modified for use in a rural Malawian setting? (Journal article)

Gladstone, M. J., Lancaster, G. A., Jones, A. P., Maleta, K., Mtitimila, E., Ashorn, P., & Smyth, R. L. (2008). Can Western developmental screening tools be modified for use in a rural Malawian setting?. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 93(1), 23-29. doi:10.1136/adc.2006.095471

DOI: 10.1136/adc.2006.095471

Comparison of four statistical approaches to score child development: a study of Malawian children (Journal article)

Cheung, Y. -B., Gladstone, M., Maleta, K., Duan, X., & Ashorn, P. (2008). Comparison of four statistical approaches to score child development: a study of Malawian children. TROPICAL MEDICINE & INTERNATIONAL HEALTH, 13(8), 987-993. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3156.2008.02104.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2008.02104.x

2007

Does your child show respect?...Malawian ideas about child development: A qualitative account? (Conference Paper)

Gladstone, M., Umar, E., Nyirenda, M., Kayira, E., van den Broek, N., & Smyth, R. L. (2007). Does your child show respect?...Malawian ideas about child development: A qualitative account?. In British Association of Community Child Health Annual Meeting 2007 (pp. 3). Reading: Online -Royal College of Paediatrics.

2005

Annual College of Medicine Research Dissemination Conference, Blantyre, November 12(th), 2005. (Journal article)

Graham, S. (2005). Annual College of Medicine Research Dissemination Conference, Blantyre, November 12(th), 2005.. Malawi medical journal : the journal of Medical Association of Malawi, 17(4), 132-158.

Malawian Perspectives on Child Development and Disability. A Qualitative Account (Conference Paper)

Gladstone, M., Nyirenda, M., & Umar, E. (2005). Malawian Perspectives on Child Development and Disability. A Qualitative Account. In 5th Annual Malawi College of Medicine Research and Dissemination Conference (pp. 36). Blantyre: Malawi College of Medicine.

2004

HIV infection among paediatric in-patients in Blantyre, Malawi (Journal article)

Rogerson, S. R., Gladstone, M., Callaghan, M., Erhart, L., Rogerson, S. J., Borgstein, E., & Broadhead, R. L. (2004). HIV infection among paediatric in-patients in Blantyre, Malawi. TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE, 98(9), 544-552. doi:10.1016/j.trstmh.2003.12.011

DOI: 10.1016/j.trstmh.2003.12.011

2003

'It was a bright, sunny day in June 1950 when Dr Leigh's scalpel gently bisected the boy's cerebral hemispheres '... The rest is history, eponymous history, but history nevertheless (Conference Paper)

Flanaghan, O., Bassi, Z., Gladstone, M., Nyak., S., Appleton, R., & Nicholaides, P. (2003). 'It was a bright, sunny day in June 1950 when Dr Leigh's scalpel gently bisected the boy's cerebral hemispheres '... The rest is history, eponymous history, but history nevertheless. In British Paediatric Neurology Association Meeting (pp. 1). Liverpool: Wiley-Blackwell. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1469-8749.2003.tb04660.x/pdf

White Matter Changes on MRI: A Grey Area. (Conference Paper)

Gladstone, M., Nyak, S., Flannaghan, O., Bassi, Z., Appleton, R., Mohammed, K., & Wright, N. (2003). White Matter Changes on MRI: A Grey Area.. In British Paediatric Neurology Association Meeting 2003 Vol. Volume (pp. 29). Liverpool: Wiley-Blackwell. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/dmcn.2003.45.issue-s97/issuetoc

2001

HIV Prevalence in Paediatric Admissions in Malawi (Conference Paper)

Gladstone, M., Callaghan, M., Rogerson, S. J., Borgstein, E., & Rogerson., S. R. K. (2001). HIV Prevalence in Paediatric Admissions in Malawi. In Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 5th Spring Meeting Vol. 84 (pp. A43). York: Archives of Diseases of Paediatrics. Retrieved from http://adc.bmj.com/content/84/suppl_1/A43.full.pdf

1998

Non-linear patterns of growth in very low birth weight infants (Journal article)

Gladstone, M., Lasne, Y., Sann, L., & Putet, G. (1998). Non-linear patterns of growth in very low birth weight infants. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN BIOLOGY, 10(5), 637-646. doi:3.0.CO;2-9">10.1002/(SICI)1520-6300(1998)10:5<637::AID-AJHB10>3.0.CO;2-9

DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1520-6300(1998)10:5<637::AID-AJHB10>3.0.CO;2-9

1997

Modèle non linéaire de croissance des prématurés (Journal article)

Sann, L., Lasne, Y., Gladstone, M., & Putet, G. (1997). Modèle non linéaire de croissance des prématurés. Archives de Pédiatrie, 4(9), 922. doi:10.1016/S0929-693X(97)88221-8

DOI: 10.1016/S0929-693X(97)88221-8