Publications

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CD4+ cell count at antiretroviral therapy initiation and economic restoration in rural Uganda.

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OBJECTIVE: To determine whether earlier initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) is associated with better economic outcomes.

Auteurs: Venkataramani AS Thirumurthy H Haberer JE Ii YB Siedner MJ Kembabazi A Hunt PW Martin JN Bangsberg DR Tsai AC
Référence de l'article: AIDS (London, England) 2014 May 15; 28(8); 1221-6. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000000188. Epub 2015 02 09
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Emerging filoviral disease in Uganda: proposed explanations and research directions.

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Outbreaks of Ebola and Marburg virus diseases have recently increased in frequency in Uganda.

Auteurs: Polonsky JA Wamala JF de Clerck H Van Herp M Sprecher A Porten K Shoemaker T
Référence de l'article: The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene 2014 May ; 90(5); 790-3. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0374. Epub 2014 02 10
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Is introducing rapid culture into the diagnostic algorithm of smear-negative tuberculosis cost-effective?

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SETTING: In 2007, the World Health Organization recommended introducing rapid Mycobacterium tuberculosis culture into the diagnostic algorithm of smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis (TB).

Auteurs: Yakhelef N Audibert M Varaine F Chakaya J Sitienei J Huerga H Bonnet M
Référence de l'article: The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2014 May ; 18(5); 541-6. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.13.0630. Epub 2015 01 26
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Modeling the seasonality of Anopheles gambiae s.s. biting rates in a South Benin sanitary zone.

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BACKGROUND: Efficient malaria vector control requires knowledge of spatio-temporal vector dynamics. We have classified village groups according to the biting rate profiles of both Anopheles coluzzii and An.

Auteurs: Boussari O Subtil F Moiroux N Djènontin A Iwaz J Corbel V Fonton N Garcia A Etard JF Ecochard R
Référence de l'article: Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2014 Apr ; 108(4); 237-43. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/tru027. Epub 2014 02 26
Anopheles gambiae s.s. Biting rate Classification Latent trajectory modeling Malaria vectors South Benin
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Rotavirus surveillance in urban and rural areas of Niger, April 2010-March 2012.

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Knowledge of rotavirus epidemiology is necessary to make informed decisions about vaccine introduction and to evaluate vaccine impact.

Auteurs: Page AL Jusot V Mamaty AA Adamou L Kaplon J Pothier P Djibo A Manzo ML Toure B Langendorf C Collard JM Grais RF
Référence de l'article: Emerging infectious diseases 2014 Apr ; 20(4); 573-80. doi: 10.3201/eid2004.131328. Epub 2014 12 16
Africa Niger developing countries diarrheal diseases gastroenteritis genotyping malnutrition rotavirus rotavirus strain G12P[8] surveillance viruses
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The polio eradication campaign: time to shift the goal.

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The social rejection of the polio eradication campaign in endemic countries challenges an assumption underlying the goal itself: the full compliance of an entire population to a public health programme.

Auteurs: Baron E Magone C
Référence de l'article: International health 2014 Mar ; 6(1); 3-4. doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihu004. Epub 2014 01 31
Polio Polio eradication campaign Poliomyelitis
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Mental disorders, disability and treatment gap in a protracted refugee setting.

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BACKGROUND: Studies have shown high levels of distress and mental disorder among people living in refugee camps, yet none has confirmed diagnosis through clinical reappraisal.

Auteurs: Llosa AE Ghantous Z Souza R Forgione F Bastin P Jones A Antierens A Slavuckij A Grais RF
Référence de l'article: The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science 2014 Mar ; 204(3); 208-13. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.112.120535. Epub 2013 09 12
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Quality assessment of X-rays interpreted via teleradiology for Médecins Sans Frontières.

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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is a humanitarian organisation which provides emergency medical aid in challenging settings; field staff often diagnose and treat patients using limited resources and without the expertise of specialists.

Auteurs: Spijker S Andronikou S Kosack C Wootton R Bonnet M Lemmens N
Référence de l'article: Journal of telemedicine and telecare 2014 Mar ; 20(2); 82-8. doi: 10.1177/1357633X14524153. Epub 2014 02 11
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Local discrepancies in measles vaccination opportunities: results of population-based surveys in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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BACKGROUND: The World Health Organization recommends African children receive two doses of measles containing vaccine (MCV) through routine programs or supplemental immunization activities (SIA).

Auteurs: Grout L Conan N Juan Giner A Hurtado N Fermon F N'Goran A Grellety E Minetti A Porten K Grais RF
Référence de l'article: BMC public health 2014 Feb 21; 14(); 193. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-193. Epub 2014 02 21