V Brown

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Violence in southern Sudan
    Vincent Brown
    Epicentre, 8 rue Saint Sabin, 75 011 Paris, France
    Lancet 359:161. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Violence and mortality in West Darfur, Sudan (2003-04): epidemiological evidence from four surveys
    Evelyn Depoortere
    Epicentre, Paris, France
    Lancet 364:1315-20. 2004
  3. pmc Research in complex humanitarian emergencies: the Médecins Sans Frontières/Epicentre experience
    Vincent Brown
    Epicentre, Paris, France
    PLoS Med 5:e89. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Rapid assessment of population size by area sampling in disaster situations
    V Brown
    Disasters 25:164-71. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint [Management of cholera epidemics in a refugee camp]
    V Brown
    Epicentre, 8 rue Saint Sabin, 75011 Paris, France
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 95:351-4. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Could nutritional rehabilitation at home complement or replace centre-based therapeutic feeding programmes for severe malnutrition?
    V Gaboulaud
    Epicentre, Paris, France
    J Trop Pediatr 53:49-51. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical presentation of louse-borne relapsing fever among Ethiopian refugees in northern Somalia
    V Brown
    , Paris, France
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 82:499-502. 1988
  8. pmc Mortality among displaced former UNITA members and their families in Angola: a retrospective cluster survey
    Thomas Grein
    Epicentre, 8 rue Saint Sabin, 75011 Paris, France
    BMJ 327:650. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Mortality and malnutrition among populations living in South Darfur, Sudan: results of 3 surveys, September 2004
    Francesco Grandesso
    Epicentre, Paris, France
    JAMA 293:1490-4. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Are rapid population estimates accurate? A field trial of two different assessment methods
    Rebecca F Grais
    Epicentre, Paris, France
    Disasters 30:364-76. 2006

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Violence in southern Sudan
    Vincent Brown
    Epicentre, 8 rue Saint Sabin, 75 011 Paris, France
    Lancet 359:161. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Violence and mortality in West Darfur, Sudan (2003-04): epidemiological evidence from four surveys
    Evelyn Depoortere
    Epicentre, Paris, France
    Lancet 364:1315-20. 2004
    ..An epidemiological study of the effect of armed incursions on mortality in Darfur was needed to provide a basis for appropriate assistance to internally displaced people...
  3. pmc Research in complex humanitarian emergencies: the Médecins Sans Frontières/Epicentre experience
    Vincent Brown
    Epicentre, Paris, France
    PLoS Med 5:e89. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Rapid assessment of population size by area sampling in disaster situations
    V Brown
    Disasters 25:164-71. 2001
    ..Issues related to population density and number and size of blocks to be selected require further research for the method to be better validated...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Management of cholera epidemics in a refugee camp]
    V Brown
    Epicentre, 8 rue Saint Sabin, 75011 Paris, France
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 95:351-4. 2002
    ..Treatment is mainly based on the prompt rehydration of patients. For wide camps, rapid access to oral rehydration units is essential. Availability of all necessary equipment in kit form is required...
  6. ncbi request reprint Could nutritional rehabilitation at home complement or replace centre-based therapeutic feeding programmes for severe malnutrition?
    V Gaboulaud
    Epicentre, Paris, France
    J Trop Pediatr 53:49-51. 2007
    ..No deaths were recorded in children transferred to rehabilitation at home. This study suggests that satisfactory results for the treatment of severe malnutrition can be achieved using a combination of home and hospital-based strategies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical presentation of louse-borne relapsing fever among Ethiopian refugees in northern Somalia
    V Brown
    , Paris, France
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 82:499-502. 1988
    ..The clinical picture was less severe than in previous studies on LBRF. This difference might be due to the fact that the present study was community-based as opposed to the previous studies which were hospital-based...
  8. pmc Mortality among displaced former UNITA members and their families in Angola: a retrospective cluster survey
    Thomas Grein
    Epicentre, 8 rue Saint Sabin, 75011 Paris, France
    BMJ 327:650. 2003
    ..To measure retrospectively mortality among a previously inaccessible population of former UNITA members and their families displaced within Angola, before and after their arrival in resettlement camps after ceasefire of 4 April 2002...
  9. ncbi request reprint Mortality and malnutrition among populations living in South Darfur, Sudan: results of 3 surveys, September 2004
    Francesco Grandesso
    Epicentre, Paris, France
    JAMA 293:1490-4. 2005
    ..5 million people (25% of the population of the Darfur region). Most of these people are camped in 142 settlements. There has been increasing international concern about the health status of the displaced population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Are rapid population estimates accurate? A field trial of two different assessment methods
    Rebecca F Grais
    Epicentre, Paris, France
    Disasters 30:364-76. 2006
    ..Although applicable only to similar sites, several general conclusions can be drawn for emergency planning...
  11. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of beriberi in a prison in Côte d'Ivoire
    Laurence Ahoua
    Epicentre, 42 boulevard Richard Lenoir, Paris 75011, France
    Food Nutr Bull 28:283-90. 2007
    ..A beriberi outbreak occurred in the Maison d'Arrêt et de Correction d'Abidjan (MACA), a detention center in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, between October 2002 and April 2003...
  12. ncbi request reprint Rapid assessment of mortality and malnutrition in Afghanistan
    Patrice Piola
    JAMA 288:1233-4. 2002
  13. pmc Death rates from malaria epidemics, Burundi and Ethiopia
    Jean Paul Guthmann
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:140-3. 2007
    ..Deaths likely from malaria ranged from 1,000 to 8,900, depending on site, and accounted for 52% to 78% of total deaths. Earlier detection of malaria and better case management are needed...
  14. ncbi request reprint South-Asian tsunami
    Jean Paul Guthmann
    Lancet 365:934. 2005