CURRENT (2018)

“The needs have clearly evolved as time has gone on.”: A qualitative study to explore stakeholders’ perspectives on the health needs of Syrian refugees in Greece following the 2016 European Union-Turkey agreement. Hemono, R. ; Relyea, B. ; Scott, J. ; Khaddaj, S. ; Douka, A. ; Wringe, A. Confl Health, 2018; 12:24

Contraceptive use and lengthening birth intervals in rural and urban eastern Africa. Towriss, C.A.; Timaeus, I.M. Demographic Research, 2018; 38:2027-2052

Contraceptive method use among women and its association with age, relationship status and duration: findings from the third British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3). Firman, N. ; Palmer, M.J. ; Timæus, I.M. ; Wellings, K. BMJ Sex Reprod Health, 2018;

Where do women and men in Britain obtain contraception? Findings from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3). French, R.S. ; Geary, R. ; Jones, K. ; Glasier, A. ; Mercer, C.H. ; Datta, J. ; Macdowall, W. ; Palmer, M. ; Johnson, A.M. ; Wellings, K. BMJ Sex Reprod Health, 2018;

Impact of schistosome infection on long-term HIV/AIDS outcomes. Colombe, S. ; Machemba, R. ; Mtenga, B. ; Lutonja, P. ; Kalluvya, S.E. ; de Dood, C.J. ; Hoekstra, P.T. ; van Dam, G.J. ; Corstjens, P.L.A.M. ; Urassa, M. ; Changalucha, J.M. ; Todd, J. ; Downs, J.A. PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 2018; 12(7):e0006613

AIDS and the gender gap in life expectancy in Africa. Masquelier, B.; Reniers, G. Population and Societies, 2018; 554

Maternal weight and infections in early childhood: a cohort study. Videholm, S. ; Silfverdal, S.A. ; Reniers, G. Arch Dis Child, 2018;

Mobile phone-based interventions for improving adherence to medication prescribed for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults. Palmer, M.J. ; Barnard, S. ; Perel, P. ; Free, C. Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 2018; 6:CD012675

On bonding. Xenikaki, D., AUA (AUA Blog) 2018

Easy and accurate reconstruction of whole HIV genomes from short-read sequence data with shiver. Wymant, C. ; Blanquart, F. ; Golubchik, T. ; Gall, A. ; Bakker, M. ; Bezemer, D. ; Croucher, N.J. ; Hall, M. ; Hillebregt, M. ; Ong, S.H. ; Ratmann, O. ; Albert, J. ; Bannert, N. ; Fellay, J. ; Fransen, K. ; Gourlay, A. ; Grabowski, M.K. ; Gunsenheimer-Bartmeyer, B. ; Günthard, H.F. ; Kivelä, P. ; Kouyos, R. ; Laeyendecker, O. ; Liitsola, K. ; Meyer, L. ; Porter, K. ; Ristola, M. ; van Sighem, A. ; Berkhout, B. ; Cornelissen, M. ; Kellam, P. ; Reiss, P. ; Fraser, C. ; BEEHIVE Collaboration. Virus Evol, 2018; 4(1):vey007

The frequency of maternal morbidity: A systematic review of systematic reviews. Gon, G. ; Leite, A. ; Calvert, C. ; Woodd, S. ; Graham, W.J. ; Filippi, V.; Int J Gynaecol Obstet, 2018; 141 Suppl 1:20-38

Understanding HIV risks among adolescent girls and young women in informal settlements of Nairobi, Kenya: Lessons for DREAMSZiraba, A. ; Orindi, B. ; Muuo, S. ; Floyd, S. ; Birdthistle, I.J. ; Mumah, J. ; Osindo, J. ; Njoroge, P. ; Kabiru, C.W.; PLoS One, 2018; 13(5):e0197479

Community health worker support to improve HIV treatment outcomes for older children and adolescents in Zimbabwe: a process evaluation of the ZENITH trial. Dziva Chikwari, C. ; Simms, V. ; Busza, J. ; Dauya, E. ; Bandason, T. ; Chonzi, P. ; Munyati, S. ; Mujuru, H. ; Ferrand, R.A. ; Implement Sci, 2018; 13(1):70

Cochrane corner: text messaging to improve adherence to drugs for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Adler, A.J. ; Casas, J.P. ; Martin, N. ; Free, C. ; Perel, P. Heart, 2018

Setting the research agenda for induced abortion in Africa and Asia. Scott, R.H. ; Filippi, V. ; Moore, A.M. ; Acharya, R. ; Bankole, A. ; Calvert, C. ; Church, K. ; Cresswell, J.A. ; Footman, K. ; Gleason, J. ; Machiyama, K. ; Marston, C. ; Mbizvo, M. ; Musheke, M. ; Owolabi, O. ; Palmer, J. ; Smith, C. ; Storeng, K. ; Yeung, F. Int J Gynaecol Obstet, 2018

Women’s attitudes and beliefs towards specific contraceptive methods in Bangladesh and Kenya. Machiyama, K. ; Huda, F.A. ; Ahmmed, F. ; Odwe, G. ; Obare, F. ; Mumah, J.N. ; Wamukoya, M. ; Casterline, J.B. ; Cleland, J. Reprod Health, 2018; 15(1):75

Glycated haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) for detection of diabetes mellitus and impaired fasting glucose in Malawi: a diagnostic accuracy study. Rathod, S.D. ; Crampin, A.C. ; Musicha, C. ; Kayuni, N. ; Banda, L. ; Saul, J. ; McLean, E. ; Branson, K. ; Jaffar, S. ; Nyirenda, M.J. BMJ Open, 2018; 8(5):e020972

Trends in catastrophic health expenditure in India: 1993 to 2014. Pandey, A. ; Ploubidis, G.B. ; Clarke, L. ; Dandona, L. Bull World Health Organ, 2018; 96(1):18-28

Factorial structure of the locomotor disability scale in a sample of adults with mobility impairments in Bangladesh. Mahmud, I. ; Clarke, L. ; Nahar, N. ; Ploubidis, G.B. Health Qual Life Outcomes, 2018; 16(1):81

Characteristics of patients with missing information on stage: a population-based study of patients diagnosed with colon, lung or breast cancer in England in 2013. Di Girolamo, C. ; Walters, S. ; Benitez Majano, S. ; Rachet, B. ; Coleman, M.P. ; Njagi, E.N. ; Morris, M. BMC Cancer, 2018; 18(1):492

Development of an intervention delivered by mobile phone aimed at decreasing unintended pregnancy among young people in three lower middle income countries. McCarthy, O.L. ; Wazwaz, O. ; Osorio Calderon, V. ; Jado, I. ; Saibov, S. ; Stavridis, A. ; López Gallardo, J. ; Tokhirov, R. ; Adada, S. ; Huaynoca, S. ; Makleff, S. ; Vandewiele, M. ; Standaert, S. ; Free, C. BMC Public Health, 2018; 18(1):576

Impact of pyrazinamide resistance on multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan. Kuhlin, J. ; Smith, C. ; Khaemraev, A. ; Tigay, Z. ; Parpieva, N. ; Tillyashaykhov, M. ; Achar, J. ; Hajek, J. ; Greig, J. ; du Cros, P. ; Moore, D. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 2018; 22(5):544-550

Evaluation of care and treatment clinics using a four-year retrospective cohort of patients receiving anti-retroviral therapy in Mbeya Region, Tanzania. Sichalwe, A.W.; Renju, J.; Rutherford, G.W.; Nondi, J.; Martin, E.M.; Tenu, F.; Todd, J. International Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, 2018; 6(1):10-17

Exploring the acceptability of self-screening for hypertension in private drug shops: a qualitative evaluation of a pilot intervention in Mwanza region, Tanzania. Kezakubi, D.; Juma, A.; Michael, D.; Todd, J.; Reyburn, H.; Renju, J.; East African Journal of Monitoring and Evaluation, 2018;

Rapid improvements to rural Ugandan housing and their association with malaria from intense to reduced transmission: a cohort study. Rek, J.C. ; Alegana, V. ; Arinaitwe, E. ; Cameron, E. ; Kamya, M.R. ; Katureebe, A. ; Lindsay, S.W. ; Kilama, M. ; Staedke, S.G. ; Todd, J. ; Dorsey, G. ; Tusting, L.S. ; Lancet Planet Health, 2018; 2(2):e83-e94

Strengthening Routine Data Systems to Track the HIV Epidemic and Guide the Response in Sub-Saharan Africa. Rice, B. ; Boulle, A. ; Baral, S. ; Egger, M. ; Mee, P. ; Fearon, E. ; Reniers, G. ; Todd, J. ; Schwarcz, S. ; Weir, S. ; Rutherford, G. ; Hargreaves, J. ; JMIR Public Health Surveill, 2018; 4(2):e36

Challenges and successes in the implementation of option B+ to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV in southern Swaziland. Etoori, D. ; Kerschberger, B. ; Staderini, N. ; Ndlangamandla, M. ; Nhlabatsi, B. ; Jobanputra, K. ; Mthethwa-Hleza, S. ; Parker, L.A. ; Sibanda, S. ; Mabhena, E. ; Pasipamire, M. ; Kabore, S.M. ; Rusch, B. ; Jamet, C. ; Ciglenecki, I. ; Teck, R. ; BMC Public Health, 2018; 18(1):374

Assessing the validity and reliability of self-report data on contraception use in the Mobile Technology for Improved Family Planning (MOTIF) randomised controlled trial. Smith, C. ; Edwards, P. ; Free, C. ; Reprod Health, 2018; 15(1):50

Reaching young women who sell sex: Methods and results of social mapping to describe and identify young women for DREAMS impact evaluation in Zimbabwe. Chiyaka, T.; Mushati, P.; Hensen, B.; Chabata, S.; Hargreaves, J.R.; Floyd, S.; Birdthistle, I.J.; Cowan, F.M.; Busza, J.R.; PLoS One, 2018; 13(3):e0194301

Lactate clearance as a prognostic marker of mortality in severely ill febrile children in East Africa. Aramburo, A.; Todd, J.; George, E.C.; Kiguli, S.; Olupot-Olupot, P.; Opoka, R.O.; Engoru, C.; Akech, S.O.; Nyeko, R.; Mtove, G.; Gibb, D.M.; Babiker, A.G.; Maitland, K.; BMC Med, 2018; 16(1):37

Web-Based Activity Within a Sexual Health Economy: Observational Study. Turner, K.M. ; Zienkiewicz, A.K. ; Syred, J. ; Looker, K.J. ; de Sa, J. ; Brady, M. ; Free, C. ; Holdsworth, G. ; Baraitser, P. ; J Med Internet Res, 2018; 20(3):e74

Inequity in out-of-pocket payments for hospitalisation in India: Evidence from the National Sample Surveys, 1995-2014. Pandey, A. ; Clarke, L. ; Dandona, L. ; Ploubidis, G.B. ; Soc Sci Med, 2018; 201:136-147

“It is not possible to go inside and have a discussion”: how fear of stigma affects delivery of community-based support for children’s HIV care. Busza, J. ; Simms, V. ; Chikwari, C.D. ; Dauya, E. ; Bandason, T. ; Makamba, M. ; McHugh, G. ; Ferrand, R.A. ;  AIDS Care, 2018; :1-7

Improving the Measurement of Fertility Regulation Practices: Findings from Qualitative Research in Ghana. Marston, C.; Renedo, A.; Nsorma Nyaaba, G.; Machiyama, K; Tapsoba, P.; Cleland, J. International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2018;

A randomized controlled trial of an intervention delivered by mobile phone app instant messaging to increase the acceptability of effective contraception among young people in Tajikistan. McCarthy, O.; Ahamed, I.; Kulaeva, F.; Tokhirov, R.; Saibov, S.; Vandewiele, M.; Standaert, S.; Leurent, B.; Edwards, P.; Palmer, M.; Free, C.; Reprod Health, 2018; 15(1):28

Evaluating the impact of DREAMS on HIV incidence among young women who sell sex: protocol for a non-randomised study in Zimbabwe. Hensen, B.; Hargreaves, J.R.; Chiyaka, T.; Chabata, S.; Mushati, P.; Floyd, S.; Birdthistle, I.; Busza, J.; Cowan, F.; BMC Public Health, 2018; 18(1):203

Association of the Paediatric Admission Quality of Care score with mortality in Kenyan hospitals: a validation study. Opondo, C.; Allen, E.; Todd, J.; English, M.; Lancet Glob Health, 2018; 6(2):e203-e210


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