Nicolas Meda

Summary

Affiliation: Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme
Country: Burkina Faso

Publications

  1. pmc How decision for seeking maternal care is made--a qualitative study in two rural medical districts of Burkina Faso
    Donmozoun Télesphore Somé
    Société d Etudes et de Recherche en Santé Publique SERSAP, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
    Reprod Health 10:8. 2013
  2. pmc Lopinavir/Ritonavir versus Lamivudine peri-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV-1 transmission by breastfeeding: the PROMISE-PEP trial Protocol ANRS 12174
    Nicolas Nagot
    INSERM U 1058 and CHU, Montpellier, France
    BMC Infect Dis 12:246. 2012
  3. pmc Women's perceptions of homebirths in two rural medical districts in Burkina Faso: a qualitative study
    Télesphore D Some
    Centre Muraz, Avenue Mamadou Konaté, P O Box 390 Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina
    Reprod Health 8:3. 2011
  4. pmc Perinatal mortality in rural Burkina Faso: a prospective community-based cohort study
    Abdoulaye Hama Diallo
    Centre MURAZ Research Institute, Ministry of Health Burkina Faso, PO Box 390, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:45. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Field acceptability and effectiveness of the routine utilization of zidovudine to reduce mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 in West Africa
    Nicolas Meda
    Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, West Africa
    AIDS 16:2323-8. 2002
  6. pmc Serological diagnosis of human immuno-deficiency virus in Burkina Faso: reliable, practical strategies using less expensive commercial test kits
    N Meda
    Centre MURAZ Organisation de Coordination et de Coopération pour la lutte contre les Grandes Endémies OCCGE, Burkina Faso
    Bull World Health Organ 77:731-9. 1999
  7. doi request reprint From evaluating a Skilled Care Initiative in rural Burkina Faso to policy implications for safe motherhood in Africa
    Nicolas Meda
    Immpact, Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    Trop Med Int Health 13:68-72. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Stabilization of HIV infection rates in urban Burkina Faso, 1995-1999
    N Meda
    Centre Muraz OCCGE, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, West Africa
    Int J STD AIDS 12:460-2. 2001
  9. pmc Anaemia during pregnancy in Burkina Faso, west Africa, 1995-96: prevalence and associated factors. DITRAME Study Group
    N Meda
    Centre MURAZ Organisation de Coordination et de Coopération pour la lutte contre les Grandes Endémies OCCGE, Burkina Faso
    Bull World Health Organ 77:916-22. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint HIV infection among pregnant women in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso: comparison of voluntary and blinded seroprevalence estimates
    N Meda
    Centre Muraz, Organisation de Coordination et de Coopération pour la lutte contre les Grandes Endémies, Burkina Faso, West Africa
    Int J STD AIDS 10:738-40. 1999

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. pmc How decision for seeking maternal care is made--a qualitative study in two rural medical districts of Burkina Faso
    Donmozoun Télesphore Somé
    Société d Etudes et de Recherche en Santé Publique SERSAP, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
    Reprod Health 10:8. 2013
    ..This paper examines how decisions for maternal care are made in two rural communities in Burkina Faso...
  2. pmc Lopinavir/Ritonavir versus Lamivudine peri-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV-1 transmission by breastfeeding: the PROMISE-PEP trial Protocol ANRS 12174
    Nicolas Nagot
    INSERM U 1058 and CHU, Montpellier, France
    BMC Infect Dis 12:246. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Women's perceptions of homebirths in two rural medical districts in Burkina Faso: a qualitative study
    Télesphore D Some
    Centre Muraz, Avenue Mamadou Konaté, P O Box 390 Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina
    Reprod Health 8:3. 2011
    ..The situation increases the risk of death for both mother and child and has severe maternal complications. The purpose of this study was to describe women's perceptions of homebirths in the medical districts of Ouargaye and Diapaga...
  4. pmc Perinatal mortality in rural Burkina Faso: a prospective community-based cohort study
    Abdoulaye Hama Diallo
    Centre MURAZ Research Institute, Ministry of Health Burkina Faso, PO Box 390, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:45. 2010
    ..The PROMISE-EBF trial, during which we promoted exclusive breastfeeding, gave us the opportunity to describe the epidemiology of PNM in Banfora Health District, South-West in Burkina Faso...
  5. ncbi request reprint Field acceptability and effectiveness of the routine utilization of zidovudine to reduce mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 in West Africa
    Nicolas Meda
    Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, West Africa
    AIDS 16:2323-8. 2002
    ....
  6. pmc Serological diagnosis of human immuno-deficiency virus in Burkina Faso: reliable, practical strategies using less expensive commercial test kits
    N Meda
    Centre MURAZ Organisation de Coordination et de Coopération pour la lutte contre les Grandes Endémies OCCGE, Burkina Faso
    Bull World Health Organ 77:731-9. 1999
    ..Moreover, there is a choice of strategies for laboratories working with or without an ELISA chain...
  7. doi request reprint From evaluating a Skilled Care Initiative in rural Burkina Faso to policy implications for safe motherhood in Africa
    Nicolas Meda
    Immpact, Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    Trop Med Int Health 13:68-72. 2008
    ..To meet Millennium Development Goal five by 2015, both supply and demand side constraints on the provision of quality maternity care have to be addressed, which in turn need greater political commitment and funding...
  8. ncbi request reprint Stabilization of HIV infection rates in urban Burkina Faso, 1995-1999
    N Meda
    Centre Muraz OCCGE, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, West Africa
    Int J STD AIDS 12:460-2. 2001
    ..Anonymous surveys are less subject to selection bias and suggest a stabilization of the HIV prevalence around 7.3% in Bobo-Dioulasso. Distribution of condoms could explain at least, partly, this stabilization of the HIV epidemic...
  9. pmc Anaemia during pregnancy in Burkina Faso, west Africa, 1995-96: prevalence and associated factors. DITRAME Study Group
    N Meda
    Centre MURAZ Organisation de Coordination et de Coopération pour la lutte contre les Grandes Endémies OCCGE, Burkina Faso
    Bull World Health Organ 77:916-22. 1999
    ..A short course regimen of ZDV should be well tolerated in this population...
  10. ncbi request reprint HIV infection among pregnant women in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso: comparison of voluntary and blinded seroprevalence estimates
    N Meda
    Centre Muraz, Organisation de Coordination et de Coopération pour la lutte contre les Grandes Endémies, Burkina Faso, West Africa
    Int J STD AIDS 10:738-40. 1999
    ..In conclusion, for the purpose of HIV surveillance, the most reliable method for HIV prevalence remains the unlinked, anonymous testing...
  11. ncbi request reprint Is sexually transmitted infection management among sex workers still able to mitigate the spread of HIV infection in West Africa?
    Nicolas Nagot
    From the Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:454-8. 2005
    ..To assess the role of sexually transmitted infection (STI) management to prevent HIV acquisition among sex workers in Burkina Faso...
  12. doi request reprint Accessibility and utilisation of delivery care within a Skilled Care Initiative in rural Burkina Faso
    Sennen Hounton
    Immpact, Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    Trop Med Int Health 13:44-52. 2008
    ..We aimed to evaluate the relationships between accessibility, functioning of health centres and utilisation of delivery care in the SCI intervention district (Ouargaye) and compare this with another district (Diapaga)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of perinatal zidovudine prophylaxis on the evolution of cell-free HIV-1 RNA in breast milk and on postnatal transmission
    Olivier Manigart
    Centre Muraz, 01BP390 Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, Cote d Ivoire
    J Infect Dis 190:1422-8. 2004
    ..The rebound in levels of HIV-1 RNA in breast milk after discontinuation of maternal antiretrovirals needs to be further explored--it may justify prolonging antiretroviral prophylaxis during the entire breast-feeding period...
  14. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 superinfections in a cohort of commercial sex workers in Burkina Faso as assessed by an autologous heteroduplex mobility procedure
    Olivier Manigart
    Centre Muraz, 01 BP 390 Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    AIDS 18:1645-51. 2004
    ..To describe and evaluate a simple procedure to identify HIV-1 co- or super-infections based on a heteroduplex mobility assay (HMA)...
  15. doi request reprint Methods for evaluating effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a Skilled Care Initiative in rural Burkina Faso
    Sennen Hounton
    Immpact, Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    Trop Med Int Health 13:14-24. 2008
    ..This paper aims to describe the design, methods and approaches used to assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the Skilled Care Initiative in reducing pregnancy-related and perinatal mortality in Ouargaye district, Burkina Faso...
  16. doi request reprint Comparison of the Generic HIV Viral Load assay with the Amplicor HIV-1 monitor v1.5 and Nuclisens HIV-1 EasyQ v1.2 techniques for plasma HIV-1 RNA quantitation of non-B subtypes: the Kesho Bora preparatory study
    Francois Rouet
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    J Virol Methods 163:253-7. 2010
    ..Due to its low cost (approximately 10 US $/test), this assay performed with open real-time PCR instruments is now used routinely in the Kesho Bora trial and may be recommended in other African settings...
  17. pmc Cervicovaginal HIV-1 shedding in women taking antiretroviral therapy in Burkina Faso: a longitudinal study
    Andrea J Low
    Department of Clinical Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom Research Unit on Reproductive Health, and HIV, Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso Department of microbiology virology, and Medical Research, INSERM U1058 the Departments of Clinical Research and Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom and Department of Virology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:237-45. 2014
    ..Antiretroviral therapy (ART) reduces transmission of HIV-1. However, genital HIV-1 can be detected in patients on ART. We analyzed factors associated with genital HIV-1 shedding among high-risk women on ART in Burkina Faso...
  18. pmc CD4+ T cells spontaneously producing human immunodeficiency virus type I in breast milk from women with or without antiretroviral drugs
    Diane Valea
    Laboratoire Virologie, Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    Retrovirology 8:34. 2011
    ..This latter viral reservoir remains, however, to be fully explored. CD4+ T cell-associated virus production in breast milk was therefore investigated...
  19. doi request reprint Effects of a Skilled Care Initiative on pregnancy-related mortality in rural Burkina Faso
    Sennen Hounton
    Immpact, Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    Trop Med Int Health 13:53-60. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper is to assess to what extent a Skilled Care Initiative (SCI) was associated with pregnancy-related mortality in Ouargaye district, Burkina Faso...
  20. pmc The high burden of infant deaths in rural Burkina Faso: a prospective community-based cohort study
    Abdoulaye Hama Diallo
    Centre MURAZ Research Institute, Ministry of Health Burkina Faso, PO Box 390, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    BMC Public Health 12:739. 2012
    ..We measured IMR and explored risk factors for infant death in a cohort of children born in Banfora Health District, a rural area in South-West Burkina Faso...
  21. doi request reprint The tip of the iceberg: evidence of seasonality in institutional maternal mortality and implications for health resources management in Burkina Faso
    Sennen H Hounton
    Department of HIV AIDS and Reproductive Health, Centre Muraz, Burkina Faso
    Scand J Public Health 36:310-7. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to investigate seasonal patterns of institutional maternal deaths and complications, and to test for an association with malaria seasons, rainfall, and household income...
  22. ncbi request reprint Performance of two real-time PCR assays for hepatitis B virus DNA detection and quantitation
    Dramane Kania
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso Unité VIH et Maladies Associées, Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso INSERM U 1058, Infection by HIV and by Agents With Mucocutaneous Tropism from Pathogenesis to Prevention, 34394 Montpellier, France Université Montpellier 1, 34090 Montpellier, France Electronic address
    J Virol Methods 201:24-30. 2014
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Roles of clinical and subclinical reactivated herpes simplex virus type 2 infection and human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1)-induced immunosuppression on genital and plasma HIV-1 levels
    N Nagot
    Centre Muraz, Burkina Faso
    J Infect Dis 198:241-9. 2008
    ....
  24. pmc A cost-effectiveness study of caesarean-section deliveries by clinical officers, general practitioners and obstetricians in Burkina Faso
    Sennen H Hounton
    Department of HIV AIDS and Reproductive Health, Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    Hum Resour Health 7:34. 2009
    ..The high newborn case fatality rate among clinical officers could be addressed by a refresher course and closer supervision. These findings may assist in addressing supply shortages of skilled health personnel in sub-Saharan Africa...
  25. pmc Low prevalence rate of indeterminate serological human immunodeficiency virus results among pregnant women from Burkina Faso, West Africa
    Dramane Kania
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    J Clin Microbiol 48:1333-6. 2010
    ..As a consequence, such women with indeterminate results can reliably be considered negative when urgent clinical decisions (such as providing PMTCT prophylaxis) need to be taken...
  26. pmc Readiness of district and regional hospitals in Burkina Faso to provide caesarean section and blood transfusion services: a cross-sectional study
    Georges Dayitaba Compaoré
    Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, PO Box 390, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:158. 2014
    ..g. on the distribution of EmONC facilities as well as on facilities lacking the selected signal functions, to support the planning process for upgrading facilities so that they are ready to provide CEmONC...
  27. doi request reprint [Advantages and drawbacks of expectoration decontamination methods for tuberculosis and anti-tuberculosis drug resistance diagnosis]
    Dézémon Zingue
    Unite de Recherche, santé de la reproduction VIH et maladies associées, Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    Ann Biol Clin (Paris) 71:283-91. 2013
    ..Nine methods of decontaminations are described in this review taking account of their advantages, drawbacks and their feasibility in resource limited settings...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Characteristics of parent-adolescent communication about sexuality and HIV in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso]
    Hervé Hien
    Service de Sante, Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    Sante Publique 24:343-51. 2012
    ..Further research is needed to identify the factors determining better communication among out-of-school children...
  29. doi request reprint Costing universal access of highly active antiretroviral therapy in Benin
    Sennen Houessey Hounton
    Centre Muraz, HIV RH, Bobo Dioulasso, Bobo Burkina Faso
    AIDS Care 20:582-7. 2008
    ..The provision of drugs and biological monitoring, and household costs in accessing care, remain by far the main barriers to ensuring universal access to HAART...
  30. ncbi request reprint Spectrum of commercial sex activity in Burkina Faso: classification model and risk of exposure to HIV
    Nicolas Nagot
    Centre Muraz, 01 B P 390, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:517-21. 2002
    ..According to social characteristics, women were classified in six different categories, including four groups of nonprofessional sex workers. The aim of the current study is to assess HIV exposure across this classification model...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Knowledge and practices of health care workers in the area of healthcare-associated infection risks. A case study in a district hospital in Burkina Faso]
    Hervé Hien
    Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    Sante Publique 25:219-26. 2013
    ..The objectives of this study were i) to examine health care workers' awareness of infection risks and ii) to assess levels of hand hygiene compliance and barriers to patient safety...
  32. pmc A prospective study on neonatal mortality and its predictors in a rural area in Burkina Faso: can MDG-4 be met by 2015?
    A H Diallo
    Centre MURAZ Research Institute, Ministry of Health Burkina Faso, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    J Perinatol 31:656-63. 2011
    ..To measure the neonatal mortality rate (NMR) and investigate its predictors in a rural area of Burkina Faso...
  33. ncbi request reprint Current strategies for the reduction of maternal mortality
    Colin Bullough
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, University of Aberdeen, UK
    BJOG 112:1180-8. 2005
    ..Strengthening of the knowledge base on the effectiveness of public health strategies to reduce maternal mortality is urgently required but will need concerted action and international commitment...
  34. ncbi request reprint Twenty-four month efficacy of a maternal short-course zidovudine regimen to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 in West Africa
    Valeriane Leroy
    Unité INSERM 330, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, 146 rue Leo Saignat, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex, France
    AIDS 16:631-41. 2002
    ..To assess the 24 month efficacy of a maternal short-course zidovudine regimen to prevent mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV-1 in a breastfeeding population in West Africa...
  35. ncbi request reprint Women's perceptions of iron deficiency and anemia prevention and control in eight developing countries
    Rae Galloway
    The World Bank, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Soc Sci Med 55:529-44. 2002
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Late postnatal transmission of HIV-1 in breast-fed children: an individual patient data meta-analysis
    Anna Coutsoudis
    J Infect Dis 189:2154-66. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Isolation and characterization of HIV-1-infected resting CD4+ T lymphocytes in breast milk
    Gael Petitjean
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Hopital Lapeyronie, CHU de Montpellier, 371 Avenue du Doyen Giraud, 34295 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    J Clin Virol 39:1-8. 2007
    ..14 HIV-1-Ag-SCs/10(6) resting CD4+ T cells, respectively, p<0.001). Our strategy could be adapted to other body fluids and be useful for characterizing new HIV-1 reservoirs...
  38. pmc Preventing postnatal transmission of HIV-1 through breast-feeding: modifying infant feeding practices
    Nigel Rollins
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:188-95. 2004
    ..This may inform policy, programming, and training options and may be especially valuable in the absence of conclusive data on the efficacy of the interventions to be applied during the breast-feeding period...
  39. ncbi request reprint Dear minister
    Wendy J Graham
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and IMMPACT, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Reprod Health Matters 15:211-3. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint Detection of a large T-cell reservoir able to replicate HIV-1 actively in breast milk
    Pierre Becquart
    Research Unit 145 UMR 145 Institute for Research and Development IRD and University of Montpellier 1, Montpellier, France
    AIDS 20:1453-5. 2006
    ..This observation may explain the apparent paradox of a transmissible viral infection from a body fluid with a low viral concentration...
  41. pmc A theme issue by, for, and about Africa: maternal mortality in rural Burkina Faso
    Issiaka Sombie
    BMJ 331:779. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of HIV infection in urban Burkina Faso
    Emmanuel Lagarde
    INSERM U88, Saint Maurice, France IFR69
    Int J STD AIDS 15:395-402. 2004
    ..30 [1.35-13.6]) and having a positive serology for HSV-2 infection (aOR =4.40 [1.32-14.6]). HIV infection in Bobo-Dioulasso therefore depends on both exposure factors (sexual behaviours) and transmissibility cofactors (HSV-2)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Health of women after severe obstetric complications in Burkina Faso: a longitudinal study
    Veronique Filippi
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 370:1329-37. 2007
    ..Our aim was to determine how severe obstetric complications in Burkina Faso affect a range of health, social, and economic indicators in the first year post partum...