Publications

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The new WHO decision-making framework on vaccine use in acute humanitarian emergencies: MSF experience in Minkaman, South Sudan.

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Introduction: The main causes of death during population movements can be prevented by addressing the population's basic needs.

Authors: Rull M Masson S Peyraud N Simonelli M Ventura A Dorion C Luquero FJ Uzzeni F Cigleneki I
Journal Reference: Conflict and health 2018 ; 12(); 11. doi: 10.1186/s13031-018-0147-z. Epub 2018 03 26
Cholera Crude mortality rate Diarrheal diseases Measles Respiratory infections Safe drinking water South Sudan Under 5 mortality rate Vaccine preventable outbreaks
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Outcomes of HIV-infected versus HIV-non-infected patients treated for drug-resistance tuberculosis: Multicenter cohort study.

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BACKGROUND: The emergence of resistance to anti-tuberculosis (DR-TB) drugs and the HIV epidemic represent a serious threat for reducing the global burden of TB.

Authors: Bastard M Sanchez-Padilla E du Cros P Khamraev AK Parpieva N Tillyashaykov M Hayrapetyan A Kimenye K Khurkhumal S Dlamini T Perez SF Telnov A Hewison C Varaine F Bonnet M
Journal Reference: PloS one 2018 ; 13(3); e0193491. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0193491. Epub 2018 03 08
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Authors: Gignoux E Polonsky J Ciglenecki I Bichet M Coldiron M Thuambe Lwiyo E Akonda I Serafini M Porten K
Journal Reference: PloS one 2018 ; 13(3); e0194276. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194276. Epub 2018 03 14
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Authors: Baraka V Mavoko HM Nabasumba C Francis F Lutumba P Alifrangis M Van Geertruyden JP
Journal Reference: PloS one 2018 ; 13(2); e0191922. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0191922. Epub 2018 02 01
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Mapping the burden of cholera in sub-Saharan Africa and implications for control: an analysis of data across geographical scales.

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BACKGROUND: Cholera remains a persistent health problem in sub-Saharan Africa and worldwide.

Authors: Lessler J Moore SM Luquero FJ McKay HS Grais R Henkens M Mengel M Dunoyer J M'bangombe M Lee EC Djingarey MH Sudre B Bompangue D Fraser RSM Abubakar A Perea W Legros D Azman AS
Journal Reference: Lancet (London, England) 2018 05 12; 391(10133); 1908-1915. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)33050-7. Epub 2018 03 01
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Near real-time forecasting for cholera decision making in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew.

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Computational models of cholera transmission can provide objective insights into the course of an ongoing epidemic and aid decision making on allocation of health care resources.

Authors: Pasetto D Finger F Camacho A Grandesso F Cohuet S Lemaitre JC Azman AS Luquero FJ Bertuzzo E Rinaldo A
Journal Reference: PLoS computational biology 2018 05 ; 14(5); e1006127. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1006127. Epub 2018 05 16
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Highly targeted cholera vaccination campaigns in urban setting are feasible: The experience in Kalemie, Democratic Republic of Congo.

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INTRODUCTION: Oral cholera vaccines are primarily recommended by the World Health Organization for cholera control in endemic countries.

Authors: Massing LA Aboubakar S Blake A Page AL Cohuet S Ngandwe A Mukomena Sompwe E Ramazani R Allheimen M Levaillant P Lechevalier P Kashimi M de la Motte A Calmejane A Bouhenia M Dabire E Bompangue D Kebela B Porten K Luquero F
Journal Reference: PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2018 05 ; 12(5); e0006369. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006369. Epub 2018 05 07
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Brief Report: Higher ART Adherence Is Associated With Lower Systemic Inflammation in Treatment-Naive Ugandans Who Achieve Virologic Suppression.

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BACKGROUND: Residual systemic inflammation persists despite suppressive antiretroviral therapy (ART) and is associated with non-AIDS clinical outcomes.

Authors: Castillo-Mancilla JR Morrow M Boum Y Byakwaga H Haberer JE Martin JN Bangsberg D Mawhinney S Musinguzi N Huang Y Tracy RP Burdo TH Williams K Muzzora C Hunt PW Siedner MJ
Journal Reference: Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 2018 Apr 15; 77(5); 507-513. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001629. Epub 2018 11 13
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Characteristics of human encounters and social mixing patterns relevant to infectious diseases spread by close contact: a survey in Southwest Uganda.

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BACKGROUND: Quantification of human interactions relevant to infectious disease transmission through social contact is central to predict disease dynamics, yet data from low-resource settings remain scarce.

Authors: le Polain de Waroux O Cohuet S Ndazima D Kucharski AJ Juan-Giner A Flasche S Tumwesigye E Arinaitwe R Mwanga-Amumpaire J Boum Y Nackers F Checchi F Grais RF Edmunds WJ
Journal Reference: BMC infectious diseases 2018 04 11; 18(1); 172. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3073-1. Epub 2018 04 11
Close contact transmission Infectious diseases Social contact Survey Uganda