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(in press). DOI: 10.1016/j.afjem.2019.05.005

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
Conference Paper

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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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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PubMed (30550594)
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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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PubMed (30179765)
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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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PubMed (29329561)
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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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PubMed (29540406)
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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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PubMed (29625574)
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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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PubMed (29864132)
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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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PubMed (30560884)
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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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PubMed (29650005)
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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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PubMed (29988311)

Stensgaard A.S, Vounatsou P, Sengupta M.E, Utzinger J. Schistosomes, snails and climate change: current trends and future expectations. Acta Trop. 2018;190:257-268. DOI: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2018.09.013

2018
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PubMed (30261186)

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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PubMed (28976979)
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Khagayi S, Amek N, Bigogo G, Odhiambo F, Vounatsou P. Bayesian spatio-temporal modeling of mortality in relation to malaria incidence in western Kenya. PLoS One. 2017;12(7):e0180516. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180516

2017
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PubMed (28704417)
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Krauth S.J, Wandel N, Traoré S.I, Vounatsou P, Hattendorf J, Achi L.Y, McNeill K, N'Goran E.K, Utzinger J. Distribution of intermediate host snails of schistosomiasis and fascioliasis in relation to environmental factors during the dry season in the Tchologo region, Côte d'Ivoire. Adv Water Resour. 2017;108:386-396. DOI: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2016.11.016

2017
Journal Article

Lai Y.S, Zhou X.N, Pan Z.H, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P. Risk mapping of clonorchiasis in the People's Republic of China: a systematic review and Bayesian geostatistical analysis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11(3):e0005239. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005239

2017
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Pedersen U.B, Karagiannis-Voules D.A, Midzi N, Mduluza T, Mukaratirwa S, Fensholt R, Vennervald B.J, Kristensen T, Vounatsou P, Stensgaard A.S. Comparison of the spatial patterns of schistosomiasis in Zimbabwe at two points in time, spaced twenty-nine years apart: is climate variability of importance?. Geospat Health. 2017;12(1):59-66. DOI: 10.4081/gh.2017.505

2017
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Ssempiira J, Nambuusi B, Kissa J, Agaba B, Makumbi F, Kasasa S, Vounatsou P. Geostatistical modelling of malaria indicator survey data to assess the effects of interventions on the geographical distribution of malaria prevalence in children less than 5 years in Uganda. PLoS One. 2017;12(4):e0174948. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174948

2017
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Ssempiira J, Nambuusi B, Kissa J, Agaba B, Makumbi F, Kasasa S, Vounatsou P. The contribution of malaria control interventions on spatio-temporal changes of parasitaemia risk in Uganda during 2009-2014. Parasit Vectors. 2017;10:450. DOI: 10.1186/s13071-017-2393-0

2017
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Thiam S, Diene A.N, Fuhrimann S, Winkler M.S, Sy I, Ndione J.A, Schindler C, Vounatsou P, Utzinger J, Faye O, Cissé G. Prevalence of diarrhoea and risk factors among children under five years old in Mbour, Senegal: a cross-sectional study. Infect Dis Poverty. 2017;6:109. DOI: 10.1186/s40249-017-0323-1

2017
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PubMed (28679422)
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Thiam S, Diene A.N, Sy I, Winkler M.S, Schindler C, Ndione J.A, Faye O, Vounatsou P, Utzinger J, Cissé G. Association between childhood diarrhoeal incidence and climatic factors in urban and rural settings in the health district of Mbour, Senegal. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14(9):1049. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph14091049

2017
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PubMed (28895927)
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Bennett A, Yukich J, Miller J.M, Keating J, Moonga H, Hamainza B, Kamuliwo M, Andrade-Pacheco R, Vounatsou P, Steketee R.W, Eisele T.P. The relative contribution of climate variability and vector control coverage to changes in malaria parasite prevalence in Zambia 2006-2012. Parasit Vectors. 2016;9:431. DOI: 10.1186/s13071-016-1693-0

2016
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Biggeri A, Catelan D, Conesa D, Vounatsou P. Spatio-temporal statistics: applications in epidemiology, veterinary medicine and ecology. Geospat Health. 2016;11(1):469. DOI: 10.4081/gh.2016.469

2016
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Boelaert M, NIDIAG Consortium. Clinical research on neglected tropical diseases: challenges and solutions. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016;10(11):e0004853. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004853

2016
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Chammartin F, Probst-Hensch N, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P. Mortality atlas of the main causes of death in Switzerland, 2008-2012. Swiss Med Wkly. 2016;146:w14280. DOI: 10.4414/smw.2016.14280

2016
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Diboulo E, Sié A, Vounatsou P. Assessing the effects of malaria interventions on the geographical distribution of parasitaemia risk in Burkina Faso. Malar J. 2016;15:228. DOI: 10.1186/s12936-016-1282-x

2016
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Houngbedji C.A, Chammartin F, Yapi R.B, Hürlimann E, N'Dri P.B, Silué K.D, Soro G, Koudou B.G, Assi S.B, N'Goran E.K, Fantodji A, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P, Raso G. Spatial mapping and prediction of Plasmodium falciparum infection risk among school-aged children in Cote d'Ivoire. Parasit Vectors. 2016;9:494. DOI: 10.1186/s13071-016-1775-z

2016
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Kouassi B.L, de Souza D.K, Goepogui A, Balde S.M, Diakite L, Sagno A, Djameh G.I, Chammartin F, Vounatsou P, Bockarie M.J, Utzinger J, Koudou B.G. Low prevalence of Plasmodium and absence of malaria transmission in Conakry, Guinea: prospects for elimination. Malar J. 2016;15:175. DOI: 10.1186/s12936-016-1230-9

2016
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Lo N.C, Lai Y.S, Karagiannis-Voules D.A, Bogoch I.I, Coulibaly J.T, Bendavid E, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P, Andrews J.R. Assessment of global guidelines for preventive chemotherapy against schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis: a cost-effectiveness modelling study. Lancet Infect Dis. 2016;16(9):1065-1075. DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30073-1

2016
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Schär F, Giardina F, Khieu V, Muth S, Vounatsou P, Marti H, Odermatt P. Occurrence of and risk factors for Strongyloides stercoralis infection in South-East Asia. Acta Trop. 2016;159:227-238. DOI: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2015.03.008

2016
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Stensgaard A.S, Vounatsou P, Onapa A.W, Utzinger J, Pedersen E.M, Kristensen T.K, Simonsen P.E. Ecological drivers of Mansonella perstans infection in Uganda and patterns of co-endemicity with lymphatic filariasis and malaria. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016;10(1):e0004319. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004319

2016
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Yapi R.B, Chammartin F, Hürlimann E, Houngbedji C.A, N'Dri P.B, Silué K.D, Utzinger J, N'Goran E.K, Vounatsou P, Raso G. Bayesian risk profiling of soil-transmitted helminth infections and estimates of preventive chemotherapy for school-aged children in Côte d'Ivoire. Parasit Vectors. 2016;9:162. DOI: 10.1186/s13071-016-1446-0

2016
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Adigun A.B, Gajere E.N, Oresanya O, Vounatsou P. Malaria risk in Nigeria: Bayesian geostatistical modelling of 2010 malaria indicator survey data. Malar J. 2015;14:156. DOI: 10.1186/s12936-015-0683-6

2015
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Amek N, Vounatsou P, Obonyo B, Hamel M, Odhiambo F, Slutsker L, Laserson K. Using health and demographic surveillance system (HDSS) data to analyse geographical distribution of socio-economic status: an experience from KEMRI/CDC HDSS. Acta Tropica. 2015;144:24-30. DOI: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2015.01.006

2015
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PubMed (25602533)

Assaré R.K, Lai Y.S, Yapi A, Tian-Bi Y.N.T, Ouattara M, Yao P.K, Knopp S, Vounatsou P, Utzinger J, N'Goran E.K. The spatial distribution of Schistosoma mansoni infection in four regions of western Côte d'Ivoire. Geospat Health. 2015;10(345):69-79. DOI: 10.4081/gh.2015.345

2015
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PubMed (26054523)
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