Bärenbold O, Garba A, Colley D.G, Fleming F.M, Assaré R.K, Tukahebwa E.M, Kebede B, Coulibaly J.T, N'Goran E.K, Tchuem Tchuenté L.A, Mwinzi P, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P. Estimating true prevalence of Schistosoma mansoni from population summary measures based on the Kato-Katz diagnostic technique. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15(4):e0009310. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009310

2021
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Beloconi A, Probst-Hensch N, Vounatsou P. Spatio-temporal modelling of changes in air pollution exposure associated to the COVID-19 lockdown measures across Europe. Sci Total Environ. 2021;787:147607. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.147607

2021
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Beloconi A, Vounatsou P. Substantial reduction in particulate matter air pollution across Europe during 2006-2019: a spatiotemporal modeling analysis. Environ Sci Technol. 2021(in press). DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.1c03748

2021
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Klohe K, Koudou B.G, Fenwick A, Fleming F, Garba A, Gouvras A, Harding-Esch E.M, Knopp S, Molyneux D, D'Souza S, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P, Waltz J, Zhang Y, Rollinson D. A systematic literature review of schistosomiasis in urban and peri-urban settings. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15(2):e0008995. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008995

2021
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Millogo O, Doamba J.E.O, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P. Constructing a malaria-related health service readiness index and assessing its association with child malaria mortality: an analysis of the Burkina Faso 2014 SARA data. BMC Public Health. 2021;21:20. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-020-09994-7

2021
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Siqeca F, Obas K, Yip O, Stenz S, Vounatsou P, Briel M, Schwenkglenks M, Quinto C, Blozik E, Zeller A, Zullig L.L, De Geest S, Deschodt M. The INSPIRE population survey: development, dissemination and respondent characteristics. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2021;21:131. DOI: 10.1186/s12874-021-01329-3

2021
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Wiegand R.E, Fleming F.M, Straily A, Montgomery S.P, de Vlas S.J, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P, Secor W.E. Urogenital schistosomiasis infection prevalence targets to determine elimination as a public health problem based on microhematuria prevalence in school-age children. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15(6):e0009451. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009451

2021
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Wiegand R.E, Secor W.E, Fleming F.M, French M.D, King C.H, Deol A.K, Montgomery S.P, Evans D, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P, de Vlas S.J. Associations between infection intensity categories and morbidity prevalence in school-age children are much stronger for Schistosoma haematobium than for S. mansoni. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15(5):e0009444

2021
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Wiegand R.E, Secor W.E, Fleming F.M, French M.D, King C.H, Montgomery S.P, Evans D, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P, de Vlas S.J. Control and elimination of schistosomiasis as a public health problem: thresholds fail to differentiate schistosomiasis morbidity prevalence in children. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021;8(7):ofab179. DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofab179

2021
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Beloconi A, Vounatsou P. Bayesian geostatistical modelling of high-resolution NO2 exposure in Europe combining data from monitors, satellites and chemical transport models. Environ Int. 2020;138:105578. DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2020.105578

2020
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Deschodt M, Laurent G, Cornelissen L, Yip O, Zúñiga F, Denhaerynck K, Briel M, Karabegovic A, De Geest S, INSPIRE consortium. Core components and impact of nurse-led integrated care models for home-dwelling older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Nurs Stud. 2020;105:103552. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103552

2020
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Fornace K.M, Fronterre C, Fleming F.M, Simpson H, Zoure H, Rebollo M, Mwinzi P, Vounatsou P, Pullan R.L. Evaluating survey designs for targeting preventive chemotherapy against Schistosoma haematobium and Schistosoma mansoni across sub-Saharan Africa: a geostatistical analysis and modelling study. Parasit Vectors. 2020;13:555. DOI: 10.1186/s13071-020-04413-7

2020
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Herrmann C, Ess S, Walser E, Frick H, Thürlimann B, Probst-Hensch N, Rothermundt C, Vounatsou P. Regional differences and trends in breast cancer surgical procedures and their relation to socioeconomic disparities and screening patterns. J Publ Health. 2020;28(1):71-80. DOI: 10.1007/s10389-018-01007-7

2020
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Midzi N, Bärenbold O, Manangazira P, Phiri I, Mutsaka-Makuvaza M.J, Mhlanga G, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P. Accuracy of different diagnostic techniques for Schistosoma haematobium to estimate treatment needs in Zimbabwe: application of a hierarchical Bayesian egg count model. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020;14(8):e0008451. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008451

2020
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Mlacha Y.P, Wang D, Chaki P.P, Gavana T, Zhou Z, Michael M.G, Khatib R, Chila G, Msuya H.M, Chaki E, Makungu C, Lin K, Tambo E, Rumisha S.F, Mkude S, Mahende M.K, Chacky F, Vounatsou P, Tanner M, Masanja H, Aregawi M, Hertzmark E, Xiao N, Abdulla S, Zhou X.N. Effectiveness of the innovative 1,7-malaria reactive community-based testing and response (1, 7-mRCTR) approach on malaria burden reduction in Southeastern Tanzania. Malar J. 2020;19:292. DOI: 10.1186/s12936-020-03363-w

2020
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PubMed (32799857)
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Brunner N.C, Chacky F, Mandike R, Mohamed A, Runge M, Thawer S.G, Ross A, Vounatsou P, Lengeler C, Molteni F, Hetzel M.W. The potential of pregnant women as a sentinel population for malaria surveillance. Malar J. 2019;18:370. DOI: 10.1186/s12936-019-2999-0

2019
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Dekker-Boersema J, Hector J, Frances Jefferys L, Binamo J, Camilo D, Muganga G, Aly M.M, Langa E.B.R, Vounatsou P, Hobbins M.A. Triage conducted by lay-staff and emergency training reduces paediatric mortality in the emergency department of a rural hospital in Northern Mozambique. Afr J Emerg Med. 2019;9(4):172-176. DOI: 10.1016/j.afjem.2019.05.005

2019
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Dietler D, Leuenberger A, Bempong N.E, Campbell-Lendrum D, Cramer C, Eggen R.I.L, Erismann S, Ferazzi S, Flahault A, Fletcher H.A, Fuhrer B, Fuhrimann S, Greter H, Heerdegen A.C, Leach M, Leissing A, Lilje J, Penny M.A, Prytherch H, Staudacher P, Vounatsou P, Weiss F, Wiedermann R, Winkler M.S, Zhou X.N, Utzinger J. Health in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: from framework to action, transforming challenges into opportunities. J Glob Health. 2019;9(2):020201. DOI: 10.7189/jogh.09.020201

2019
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Dlamini S.N, Beloconi A, Mabaso S, Vounatsou P, Impouma B, Fall I.S. Review of remotely sensed data products for disease mapping and epidemiology. Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment. 2019;14:108-118. DOI: 10.1016/j.rsase.2019.02.005

2019
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Forrer A, Khieu V, Vounatsou P, Sithithaworn P, Ruantip S, Huy R, Muth S, Odermatt P. Strongyloides stercoralis: spatial distribution of a highly prevalent and ubiquitous soil-transmitted helminth in Cambodia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019;13(6):e0006943. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006943

2019
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PubMed (31220075)
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Herrmann C, Ess S, Walser E, Frick H, Thurlimann B, Probst-Hensch N, Rothermundt C, Mousavi M, Morant R, Vounatsou P. Screening is associated with lower mastectomy rates in Switzerland. Breast, 2019;44(Suppl. 1):S47

2019
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Khagayi S, Desai M, Amek N, Were V, Onyango E.D, Odero C, Otieno K, Bigogo G, Munga S, Odhiambo F, Hamel M.J, Kariuki S, Samuels A.M, Slutsker L, Gimnig J, Vounatsou P. Modelling the relationship between malaria prevalence as a measure of transmission and mortality across age groups. Malar J. 2019;18:247. DOI: 10.1186/s12936-019-2869-9

2019
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Lai Y.S, Biedermann P, Shrestha A, Chammartin F, À Porta N, Montresor A, Mistry N.F, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P. Risk profiling of soil-transmitted helminth infection and estimated number of infected people in South Asia: a systematic review and Bayesian geostatistical analysis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019;13(8):e0007580. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007580

2019
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Millogo O, Doamba J.E.O, Sie A, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P. Geographical variation in the association of child, maternal and household health interventions with under-five mortality in Burkina Faso. PLoS One. 2019;14(7):e0218163. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0218163

2019
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Nambuusi B.B, Ssempiira J, Makumbi F.E, Kasasa S, Vounatsou P. The effects and contribution of childhood diseases on the geographical distribution of all-cause under-five mortality in Uganda. Parasite Epidemiol Control. 2019;5:e00089. DOI: 10.1016/j.parepi.2019.e00089

2019
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Nambuusi B.B, Ssempiira J, Makumbi F.E, Utzinger J, Kasasa S, Vounatsou P. Geographical variations of the associations between health interventions and all-cause under-five mortality in Uganda. BMC Public Health. 2019;19:1330. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-019-7636-x

2019
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Papaioannou I, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P. Malaria-anemia comorbidity prevalence as a measure of malaria-related deaths in sub-Saharan Africa. Sci Rep. 2019;9:11323. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-47614-6

2019
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Stensgaard A.S, Vounatsou P, Sengupta M.E, Utzinger J. Schistosomes, snails and climate change: current trends and future expectations. Acta Trop. 2019;190:257-268. DOI: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2018.09.013

2019
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PubMed (30261186)

Thiam S, Cissé G, Stensgaard A.S, Niang-Diène A, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P. Bayesian conditional autoregressive models to assess spatial patterns of diarrhoea risk among children under the age of 5 years in Mbour, Senegal.. Geospat Health. 2019;14(2):321-328. DOI: 10.4081/gh.2019.823

2019
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Amek N.O, Van Eijk A, Lindblade K.A, Hamel M, Bayoh N, Gimnig J, Laserson K.F, Slutsker L, Smith T, Vounatsou P. Infant and child mortality in relation to malaria transmission in KEMRI/CDC HDSS, Western Kenya: validation of verbal autopsy. Malar J. 2018;17:37. DOI: 10.1186/s12936-018-2184-x

2018
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Bärenbold O, Garba A, Colley D.G, Fleming F.M, Haggag A.A, Ramzy R.M.R, Assaré R.K, Tukahebwa E.M, Mbonigaba J.B, Bucumi V, Kebede B, Yibi M.S, Meite A, Coulibaly J.T, N'Goran E.K, Tchuem Tchuente L.A, Mwinzi P, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P. Translating preventive chemotherapy prevalence thresholds for Schistosoma mansoni from the Kato-Katz technique into the point-of-care circulating cathodic antigen diagnostic test. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018;12(12):e0006941. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006941

2018
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Beloconi A, Chrysoulakis N, Lyapustin A, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P. Bayesian geostatistical modelling of PM10 and PM2.5 surface level concentrations in Europe using high-resolution satellite-derived products. Environ Int. 2018;121(Pt 1):57-70. DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2018.08.041

2018
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Forrer A, Khieu V, Schär F, Vounatsou P, Chammartin F, Marti H, Muth S, Odermatt P. Strongyloides stercoralis and hookworm co-infection: spatial distribution and determinants in Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia. Parasit Vectors. 2018;11:33. DOI: 10.1186/s13071-017-2604-8

2018
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Herrmann C, Vounatsou P, Thürlimann B, Probst-Hensch N, Rothermundt C, Ess S. Impact of mammography screening programmes on breast cancer mortality in Switzerland, a country with different regional screening policies. BMJ Open. 2018;8(3):e017806. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017806

2018
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Massoda Tonye S.G, Kouambeng C, Wounang R, Vounatsou P. Challenges of DHS and MIS to capture the entire pattern of malaria parasite risk and intervention effects in countries with different ecological zones: the case of Cameroon. Malar J. 2018;17:156. DOI: 10.1186/s12936-018-2284-7

2018
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Moser W, Bärenbold O, Mirams G.J, Cools P, Vlaminck J, Ali S.M, Ame S.M, Hattendorf J, Vounatsou P, Levecke B, Keiser J. Diagnostic comparison between FECPAKG2 and the Kato-Katz method for analyzing soil-transmitted helminth eggs in stool. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018;12(6):e0006562. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006562

2018
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Ssempiira J, Kasirye I, Kissa J, Nambuusi B, Mukooyo E, Opigo J, Makumbi F, Kasasa S, Vounatsou P. Measuring health facility readiness and its effects on severe malaria outcomes in Uganda. Sci Rep. 2018;8(1):17928. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-36249-8

2018
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Ssempiira J, Kissa J, Nambuusi B, Kyozira C, Rutazaana D, Mukooyo E, Opigo J, Makumbi F, Kasasa S, Vounatsou P. The effect of case management and vector-control interventions on space-time patterns of malaria incidence in Uganda. Malar J. 2018;17:162. DOI: 10.1186/s12936-018-2312-7

2018
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Ssempiira J, Kissa J, Nambuusi B, Mukooyo E, Opigo J, Makumbi F, Kasasa S, Vounatsou P. Interactions between climatic changes and intervention effects on malaria spatio-temporal dynamics in Uganda. Parasit Epidemiol Control. 2018;3(3):e00070. DOI: 10.1016/j.parepi.2018.e00070

2018
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Bärenbold O, Raso G, Coulibaly J.T, N'Goran E.K, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P. Estimating sensitivity of the Kato-Katz technique for the diagnosis of Schistosoma mansoni and hookworm in relation to infection intensity. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11(10):e0005953. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005953

2017
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