Publications

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Delayed second dose of oral cholera vaccine administered before high-risk period for cholera transmission: Cholera control strategy in Lusaka, 2016.

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BACKGROUND: In April 2016, an emergency vaccination campaign using one dose of Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV) was organized in response to a cholera outbreak that started in Lusaka in February 2016.

Authors: Ferreras E Matapo B Chizema-Kawesha E Chewe O Mzyece H Blake A Moonde L Zulu G Poncin M Sinyange N Kasese-Chanda N Phiri C Malama K Mukonka V Cohuet S Uzzeni F Ciglenecki I Danovaro-Holliday MC Luquero FJ Pezzoli L
Journal Reference: PloS one 2019 ; 14(8); e0219040. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0219040. Epub 2019 08 30
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Cost-effectiveness of community-based screening and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition in Mali.

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Introduction: Moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) causes substantial child morbidity and mortality, accounting for 4.4% of deaths and 6.0% of disability-adjusted life years (DALY) lost among children under 5 each year.

Authors: Isanaka S Barnhart DA McDonald CM Ackatia-Armah RS Kupka R Doumbia S Brown KH Menzies NA
Journal Reference: BMJ global health 2019 ; 4(2); e001227. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001227. Epub 2019 04 28
CSB++ Mali PlumpySup Super Cereal corn soy blend cost cost-effectiveness moderate acute malnutrition ready to use supplementary foods
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Utility of Clinical and Laboratory Decision Rules in Identifying Bacterial Meningitis Among Children with Suspicion of Central Nervous System Infections in a Malaria-Endemic Area, Mbarara, Uganda.

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Several decision rules combining clinical and biological parameters have been proposed to distinguish bacterial from aseptic meningitis, but have not been evaluated in Africa.

Authors: Boum Y Nyehangane D Llosa AE Saliez N Nanjebe D Kemigisha E Charrel RN Baron E Mwanga-Amumpaire J Page AL
Journal Reference: The Pediatric infectious disease journal 2019 Jun ; 38(6); e131-e133. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002185. Epub 2019 05 22
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Severe acute malnutrition results in lower lumefantrine exposure in children treated with artemether-lumefantrine for uncomplicated malaria.

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Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) has been reported to be associated with increased malaria morbidity in Sub-Saharan African children and may affect the pharmacology of antimalarial drugs.

Authors: Chotsiri P Denoeud-Ndam L Baudin E Guindo O Diawara H Attaher O Smit M Guerin PJ Doumbo OK Wiesner L Barnes KI Hoglund RM Dicko A Etard JF Tarning J
Journal Reference: Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics 2019 Jun 01; (); Array. doi: 10.1002/cpt.1531. Epub 2019 06 01
Lumefantrine malaria malnutrition non-linear mixed effects modelling population pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic model severe acute malnutrition children
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Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis C virus in Cambodia during 2016-2017.

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In Cambodia, little epidemiological data of hepatitis C virus (HCV) is available. All previous studies were limited to only small or specific populations.

Authors: Nouhin J Iwamoto M Prak S Dousset JP Phon K Heng S Kerleguer A Le Paih M Dussart P Maman D Rouet F
Journal Reference: Scientific reports 2019 May 13; 9(1); 7314. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-43785-4. Epub 2019 05 13
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Outcomes of Bedaquiline Treatment in Patients with Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis.

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Bedaquiline is recommended by the World Health Organization for the treatment of multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extensively drug-resistant (XDR) tuberculosis (TB).

Authors: Mbuagbaw L Guglielmetti L Hewison C Bakare N Bastard M Caumes E Fréchet-Jachym M Robert J Veziris N Khachatryan N Kotrikadze T Hayrapetyan A Avaliani Z Schünemann HJ Lienhardt C
Journal Reference: Emerging infectious diseases 2019 May ; 25(5); 936-943. doi: 10.3201/eid2505.181823. Epub 2019 04 19
Armenia Asia China Europe France Georgia MDR South Africa TB XDR antimicrobial resistance bacteria bedaquiline extensively drug resistant individual patient data multidrug resistant tuberculosis tuberculosis and other mycobacteria
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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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Diagnostic value of the urine lipoarabinomannan assay in HIV-positive, ambulatory patients with CD4 below 200 cells/μl in 2 low-resource settings: A prospective observational study.

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BACKGROUND: Current guidelines recommend the use of the lateral flow urine lipoarabinomannan assay (LAM) in HIV-positive, ambulatory patients with signs and symptoms of tuberculosis (TB) only if they are seriously ill or have CD4 count

Authors: Huerga H Mathabire Rucker SC Cossa L Bastard M Amoros I Manhiça I Mbendera K Telnov A Szumilin E Sanchez-Padilla E Molfino L
Journal Reference: PLoS medicine 2019 Apr ; 16(4); e1002792. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002792. Epub 2019 04 30