Claire Bossard

Claire Bossard

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Corps éditorial

Based in South Africa since 2015, Claire has worked as an epidemiologist with Epicentre since 2017, after joining Médecins Sans Frontières. She has worked in the field of public health since 2007 with national health agencies, supervising prevention activities, surveillance system and operational research. With Epicentre, she has overseen mainly epidemiological research on HIV/TB, nutrition, maternal and sexual and reproductive health. She is driven by a thirst for continuous improvement of mothers' and child health and well-being.

HIV, sexual violence, and termination of pregnancy among adolescent and adult female sex workers in Malawi: A respondent-driven sampling study.

Journal Reference: PloS one 2022 ; 17(12); . doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0279692. Epub 2022 12 30

Novel FujiLAM assay to detect tuberculosis in HIV-positive ambulatory patients in four African countries: a diagnostic accuracy study.

Journal Reference: The Lancet. Global health 2023 Jan ; 11(1); . doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(22)00463-6. Epub 2022 12 19

Feasibility and acceptability of using the novel urine-based FujiLAM test to detect tuberculosis: A multi-country mixed-methods study.

Journal Reference: Journal of clinical tuberculosis and other mycobacterial diseases 2022 May ; 27; . doi: 10.1016/j.jctube.2022.100316. Epub 2022 04 25

Slipping through the cracks: a qualitative study to explore pathways of HIV care and treatment amongst hospitalised patients with advanced HIV in Kenya and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Journal Reference: AIDS care 2021 Aug 26; 1-8. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2021.1966697. Epub 2021 08 26

High prevalence of NRTI and NNRTI drug resistance among ART-experienced, hospitalized inpatients.

Journal Reference: Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 2021 Apr 01; . doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002689. Epub 2021 04 01

TB screening, prevention and treatment cascade in a Malawi prison.

Journal Reference: The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2022 Oct 01; 26(10); . doi: 10.5588/ijtld.22.0115. Epub 2022 09 28
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StimNut or how to adapt psychosocial stimulation for malnourished children in Mali

Malnutrition in young children can have long-term and potentially irreversible consequences, particularly on the cognitive level. ...