Aline Lecomte


Aline Lecomte is a midwife and has a master in public health. She is the project leader for the perinatal health monitoring system in Luxembourg (Project SUSANA; Système de Surveillance de la Santé à la Naissance). The project is developed with the aim to have a common surveillance system allowing to obtain an overview of the state of health of mothers and babies. It aims to identify and pays specific attention to health risks, provide mothers and infants with quality medical health care in Luxembourg and improves it if necessary. For this, it monitors the evolution of the mother’s and babies’ health over time and compares Luxembourg’s results at international level.  Preventive and health-promoting programs and initiatives will be implemented based on the results obtained.

Aline Lecomte is member of the EuroPeristat project.

Research projects

Main activities for the SUSANA project are:

  • Collecting annual quality data on all pregnancies and births in Luxembourg and on all new-born children hospitalised in a neonatology service, quality control and monitoring, data validation, analysis and reporting;
  • Setting up perinatal health monitoring indicators meeting national and international needs (WHO, EUROPERISTAT, ECHI, OCDE, EURONEONET);
  • Maintain and develop the network with professionals: gynaecologist, paediatrician, midwifes, nurses, LNS;
  • Maintain and develop international network: EuroPeristat, EuroNeoNet, Navigator;
  • Developing study protocols and obtaining ethical approval;
Aline Lecomte


1A-B, rue Thomas Edison
L-1445 Strassen
Tel. : +352 26 970 882

Featured Publications

International versus national growth charts for identifying small and large-for-gestational age newborns: A population-based study in 15 European countries.

  • Public Health Expertise
September 01, 2021
2021 Sep. Lancet Reg Health Eur.8:100167.
  • Hocquette A
  • Durox M
  • Wood R
  • Klungsoyr K
  • Szamotulska K
  • Berrut S
  • Rihs T
  • Kyprianou T
  • Sakkeus L
  • Lecomte A
  • Zile I
  • Alexander S
  • Klimont J
  • Barros H
  • Gatt M
  • Isakova J
  • Blondel B
  • Gissler M
  • Zeitlin J.

Using Robson's Ten-Group Classification System for comparing caesarean section rates in Europe: an analysis of routine data from the Euro-Peristat study.

  • Public Health Expertise
August 01, 2021
2021 Aug. BJOG.128(9):1444-1453. Epub 2021 Feb 1.
  • Zeitlin J
  • Durox M
  • Macfarlane A
  • Alexander S
  • Heller G
  • Loghi M
  • Nijhuis J
  • Sól Ólafsdóttir H
  • Mierzejewska E
  • Gissler M
  • Blondel B
  • Euro-Peristat Network (Billy A Couffignal S Lecomte A and Weber G as contributors for Luxembourg).
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