April 13, 2024

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Conflict, migration and health

Conflict and Health • Research : Evidence on the impact of community health workers in the prevention, identification, and management of undernutrition amongst children under the age of five in conflict-affected or fragile settings: a systematic literature review


The Lancet • Correspondence/letters : The impossible mission: to save and support science in Gaza



Global health

Bugbitten blog (BMC) • Correspondence/letters : Clocking out: knocking out circadian clock gene disrupts key functions in Aedes mosquitoes


PLOS Global Public Health • Research : Experiences of transgender persons in accessing routine healthcare services in India: Findings from a participatory qualitative study


PLOS Global Public Health • Research : Informal welders’ occupational safety and environmental health risks in northwestern Tanzania


BMC Health Services Research • Research : Patients’ sense of security from clinical factors in Iran: a cross-sectional study


PLOS Global Public Health • Research : Perceived occupational health risks, noise and dust exposure levels among street sweepers in Mwanza City in Northern Tanzania


The Lancet • News/features/world reports : UN emergency funding “a drop in the ocean”




The Lancet Global Health • Research : Cost-effectiveness of intervention combinations towards the elimination of vertical transmission of HIV in limited-resource settings: a mathematical modelling study


JAIDS • Research***Epicentre author***: ffects of the Covid-19 pandemic on ART initiation and access to HIV viral load monitoring in adults living with HIV in West Africa: a regression discontinuity analysis


PLOS Global Public Health • Research : Patterns of engagement in care during clients’ first 12 months after HIV treatment initiation in South Africa: A retrospective cohort analysis using routinely collected data


JAIDS • Research***Mentions MSF***: Relationship Between Tenofovir Diphosphate Concentrations in Dried Blood Spots and Virological Outcomes After Initiating Tenofovir–Lamivudine–Dolutegravir as First-Line or Second-Line Antiretroviral Therapy


PLOS Global Public Health • Research : The association of HIV-related stigma and psychosocial factors and HIV treatment outcomes among people living with HIV in the Volta region of Ghana: A mixed-methods study



Infectious diseases

BMC Series blog • Opinions/viewpoints : BMC Infectious Diseases Scope Expansion: Animal Models


PLOS Global Public Health • Research : Low prevalence of scabies and impetigo in Dakar/Senegal: A cluster-randomised, cross-sectional survey


Tropical Medicine and Health • Research : Phenotypic characterization of ESBL-producing urinary isolates of E. coli and Klebsiella spp. in a tertiary care children’s hospital in Nepal


The Lancet Regional Health Western Pacific • Research : Towards elimination of chronic viral hepatitis in French Polynesia: results from a national population-based survey




Malaria Journal • Research : Malaria elimination and the need for intensive inter-country cooperation. a critical evaluation of regional technical co-operation in Southern Africa


Malaria Journal • Research : Progress towards malaria elimination in the Greater Mekong Subregion: perspectives from the World Health Organization



Maternal and child health

PLOS Global Public Health • Research : Association of maternal, obstetric, fetal, and neonatal mortality outcomes with Lady Health Worker coverage from a cross-sectional survey of >10,000 households in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan


PLOS Global Public Health • Research : Delay in reaching health facilities for emergency obstetric care and associated factors among postpartum mothers at Bale zones, Ethiopia. A cross-sectional study


BMC Health Services Research • Research : Development and validation of the adolescent behavioural change Counselling Assessment Tool in Indonesia


PLOS Global Public Health • Research : Health inequalities at the intersection of multiple social determinants among under five children residing Nairobi urban slums: An application of multilevel analysis of individual heterogeneity and discriminatory accuracy (MAIHDA)


BMC Health Services Research • Research : The effects of COVID-19 pandemic on women’s access to maternal health and family planning services in Egypt: an exploratory study in two governorates



Neglected tropical diseases

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases • Research : A haplotype-like, chromosome-level assembled and annotated genome of Biomphalaria glabrata, an important intermediate host of schistosomiasis and the best studied model of schistosomiasis vector snails


PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases • Research : Effects of structurally distinct human HDAC6 and HDAC6/HDAC8 inhibitors against S. mansoni larval and adult worm stages


PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases • Research : Frequent and intense human-bat interactions occur in buildings of rural Kenya


PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases • Research : Longitudinal analysis of post-acute chikungunya-associated arthralgia in children and adults: A prospective cohort study in Managua, Nicaragua (2014–2018)


PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases • Research : MHC-I alleles mediate clearance and antibody response to the zoonotic Lassa virus in Mastomys rodent reservoirs



Non-communicable diseases

The BMJ Global Health • Opinions/viewpoints : Addressing barriers to cervical cancer prevention in the Philippines


BMC Health Services Research • Research : An integrated primary care service to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in people with severe mental illness: Primrose-A – thematic analysis of its acceptability, feasibility, and implementation


The Lancet Global Health • Research : Outcomes of rheumatic fever in Uganda: a prospective cohort study


The Lancet Regional Health Southeast Asia • Research : Treatment regimens and survival among patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma from Mizo tribal population in northeast India – a single centre, retrospective cohort study




BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health • Research***Mentions Epicentre & MSF***: Prescribing practices in the treatment of wasting: secondary analysis from a randomised trial




Conflict and Health • Research : Implementation of lockdown, quarantine, and isolation measures in the context of COVID-19 among internally displaced persons in Burkina Faso: a qualitative study


BMC Health Services Research • Research : Preparing healthcare facilities in sub-Saharan Africa for future outbreaks: insights from a multi-country digital self-assessment of COVID-19 preparedness



Research and reporting

PLOS Global Public Health • Research : Matching the right study design to decision-maker questions: Results from a Delphi study



Sexual and reproductive health

PLOS Global Public Health • Research : “When a man drinks alcohol it’s cool but when a woman drinks she is a hoe”: A qualitative exploration of alcohol, gender, stigma, and sexual assault in Moshi, Tanzania




PLOS Global Public Health • Research : Identifying adolescents at risk for suboptimal adherence to tuberculosis treatment: A prospective cohort study


Clinical Infectious Diseases • Correspondence/letters***Mentions MSF***: Pregnancy Outcomes in Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in TB-PRACTECAL


PLOS Global Public Health • Research : Tobacco smoking clusters in households affected by tuberculosis in an individual participant data meta-analysis of national tuberculosis prevalence surveys: Time for household-wide interventions?




The Lancet Global Health • Research : Comparing one dose of HPV vaccine in girls aged 9–14 years in Tanzania (DoRIS) with one dose in young women aged 15–20 years in Kenya (KEN SHE): an immunobridging analysis of randomised controlled trials


PLOS Global Public Health • Research : COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and conspiracy beliefs in Togo: Findings from two cross-sectional surveys


Tropical Medicine and International Health • Research : Current progress towards prevention of Nipah and Hendra disease in humans: A scoping review of vaccine and monoclonal antibody candidates being evaluated in clinical trials


PLOS Global Public Health • Research : Geospatial and multilevel clustering of zero-dose children in Kikwit, Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2022


BMC Health Services Research • Research : Individual and social determinants of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and uptake in Northwest Syria


PLOS Global Public Health • Research : Parental vaccine hesitancy and acceptance of a COVID-19 vaccine: An internet-based survey in the US and five Asian countries


PLOS Global Public Health • Research : Understanding COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Meghalaya, India: Multiple correspondence and agglomerative hierarchical cluster analyses


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