Lydia Trippler

Postdoctoral Scientific Collaborator

Lydia Trippler, MSc, is a PhD student of the department of Epidemiology and Public Health at Swiss TPH. After school, she lived in Tanzania for one year to do voluntary work. She holds a BSc in Health Care Management and Health Economics from the University of Wuppertal, Germany and a MSc in (European) Public Health from the University of Bielefeld, Germany. An internship for her MSc thesis got her in touch with Swiss TPH and brougth her back to Tanzania for three months in 2019. At Swiss TPH, she started her research as a PhD student in 2020 on schistosomiasis elimination in Zanzibar.

Trippler L, Ali M.N, Ame S.M, Ali S.M, Kabole F, Hattendorf J, Knopp S. GPS-based fine-scale mapping surveys for schistosomiasis assessment: a practical introduction and documentation of field implementation. Infect Dis Poverty. 2022;11:8. DOI: 10.1186/s40249-021-00928-y

Trippler L, Ali S.M, Ame S.M, Hattendorf J, Suleiman K.R, Ali M.N, Juma S, Kabole F, Knopp S. Fine-scale-mapping of Schistosoma haematobium infections at the school and community levels and intermediate host snail abundance in the north of Pemba Island: baseline cross-sectional survey findings before the onset of a 3-year intervention stu. Parasit Vectors. 2022;15:292. DOI: 10.1186/s13071-022-05404-6

Trippler L, Ame S.M, Hattendorf J, Juma S, Abubakar S, Ali S.M, Kabole F, Rollinson D, Knopp S. Impact of seven years of mass drug administration and recrudescence of Schistosoma haematobium infections after one year of treatment gap in Zanzibar: repeated cross-sectional studies. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15(2):e0009127. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009127

Trippler L, Hattendorf J, Ali S.M, Ame S.M, Juma S, Kabole F, Knopp S. Novel tools and strategies for breaking schistosomiasis transmission: study protocol for an intervention study. BMC Infect Dis. 2021;21:1024. DOI: 10.1186/s12879-021-06620-8