Publications

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Plaidoyer contre l'exclusion des francophones dans la recherche en santé mondiale

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La tenue de l'Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) à Kigali (Rwanda) début mars 2019 a été l'occasion d'organiser un atelier de discussion en français qui a permis de recueillir les témoignages de participants francophones sur l'impact

Authors: Roca A Boum Y Wachsmuth I
Journal Reference: The Lancet Global Health
Francophone Research Scientists Publishing Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC)
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A screening tool for psychological difficulties in children aged 6 to 36 months: cross-cultural validation in Kenya, Cambodia and Uganda.

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BACKGROUND: In low-resource settings, the lack of mental health professionals and cross-culturally validated screening instruments complicates mental health care delivery. This is especially the case for very young children.

Authors: Nackers F Roederer T Marquer C Ashaba S Maling S Mwanga-Amumpaire J Muny S Sokeo C Shom V Palha M Lefèbvre P Kirubi BW Kamidigo G Falissard B Moro MR Grais RF
Journal Reference: BMC pediatrics 2019 Apr 12; 19(1); 108. doi: 10.1186/s12887-019-1461-3. Epub 2019 04 12
Cambodia Kenya Low-income population Mental health Preschool children Psychology Screening Uganda Validation
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High incidence of intended partner pregnancy among men living with HIV in rural Uganda: Implications for safer conception services.

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BACKGROUND: Many men with HIV express fertility intentions and nearly half have HIV-uninfected sexual partners. We measured partner pregnancy among a cohort of men accessing antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Uganda.

Authors: Kaida A Kabakyenga J Bwana M Bajunirwe F Muyindike W Bennett K Kembabazi A Haberer JE Boum Y Martin JN Hunt PW Bangsberg DR Matthews LT
Journal Reference: Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 2019 Apr 08; (); Array. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002053. Epub 2019 04 08
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Risk score for predicting mortality including urine lipoarabinomannan detection in hospital inpatients with HIV-associated tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa: Derivation and external validation cohort study.

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BACKGROUND: The prevalence of and mortality from HIV-associated tuberculosis (HIV/TB) in hospital inpatients in Africa remains unacceptably high.

Authors: Gupta-Wright A Corbett EL Wilson D van Oosterhout JJ Dheda K Huerga H Peter J Bonnet M Alufandika-Moyo M Grint D Lawn SD Fielding K
Journal Reference: PLoS medicine 2019 Apr ; 16(4); e1002776. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002776. Epub 2019 04 05
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Treatment outcomes of patients switching from an injectable drug to bedaquiline during short standardized MDR-TB treatment in Mozambique.

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Bedaquiline was recommended by WHO as the preferred option in treatment of MDR-TB patients with long regimen. However, no recommendation was given for the short MDR-TB regimen.

Authors: Bastard M Molfino L Mutaquiha C Galindo MA Zindoga P Vaz D Mahinça I du Cros P Rusch B Telnov A
Journal Reference: Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2019 Mar 11; (); Array. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz196. Epub 2019 03 11
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Control of Ebola virus disease outbreaks: Comparison of health care worker-targeted and community vaccination strategies.

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BACKGROUND: Health care workers (HCW) are at risk of infection during Ebola virus disease outbreaks and therefore may be targeted for vaccination before or during outbreaks.

Authors: Robert A Camacho A Edmunds WJ Baguelin M Muyembe Tamfum JJ Rosello A Kéïta S Eggo RM
Journal Reference: Epidemics 2019 Mar 02; (); Array. doi: 10.1016/j.epidem.2019.03.001. Epub 2019 03 02
Ebola Health care workers Outbreak control Public health Vaccination
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Mortality in the first six months among HIV-positive and HIV-negative patients empirically treated for tuberculosis.

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BACKGROUND: Empirical treatment of tuberculosis (TB) may be necessary in patients with negative or no Xpert MTB/RIF results.

Authors: Huerga H Ferlazzo G Wanjala S Bastard M Bevilacqua P Ardizzoni E Sitienei J Bonnet M
Journal Reference: BMC infectious diseases 2019 Feb 11; 19(1); 132. doi: 10.1186/s12879-019-3775-z. Epub 2019 02 11
Diagnosis Empirical treatment HIV Mortality Resource-constrained Tuberculosis
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Publisher Correction: Genomic insights into the 2016-2017 cholera epidemic in Yemen.

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In the HTML version of this Letter, the affiliations for authors Andrew S. Azman, Dhirendra Kumar and Thandavarayan Ramamurthy were inverted (the PDF and print versions of the Letter were correct); the affiliations have been corrected online.

Authors: Weill FX Domman D Njamkepo E Almesbahi AA Naji M Nasher SS Rakesh A Assiri AM Sharma NC Kariuki S Pourshafie MR Rauzier J Abubakar A Carter JY Wamala JF Seguin C Bouchier C Malliavin T Bakhshi B Abulmaali HHN Kumar D Njoroge SM Malik MR Kiiru J Luquero FJ Azman AS Ramamurthy T Thomson NR Quilici ML
Journal Reference: Nature 2019 02 ; 566(7745); E14. doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-0966-0. Epub 2019 03 08