Gisela Kynast-Wolf

Summary

Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Seasonal patterns of cardiovascular disease mortality of adults in Burkina Faso, West Africa
    Gisela Kynast-Wolf
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 15:1082-9. 2010
  2. doi request reprint ITN protection, MSP1 antibody levels and malaria episodes in young children of rural Burkina Faso
    Gisela Kynast-Wolf
    Institute of Public Health, Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg, Germany
    Acta Trop 123:117-22. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Season of death and birth predict patterns of mortality in Burkina Faso
    Gisela Kynast-Wolf
    University of Heidelberg, Germany, Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 35:427-35. 2006
  4. pmc Pattern of cause-specific childhood mortality in a malaria endemic area of Burkina Faso
    Gaël P Hammer
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute for Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Malar J 5:47. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Patterns of malaria: cause-specific and all-cause mortality in a malaria-endemic area of west Africa
    Heiko Becher
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:106-13. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Multiple pregnancy in rural Burkina Faso: frequency, survival, and use of health services
    Albrecht Jahn
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, Ruprecht Karls Universitat Heidelberg, Germany
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:26-32. 2006
  7. pmc Risk factors of infant and child mortality in rural Burkina Faso
    Heiko Becher
    University of Heidelberg, Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Bull World Health Organ 82:265-73. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Patterns of adult and old-age mortality in rural Burkina Faso
    Osman A Sankoh
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg Medical School, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Public Health Med 25:372-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of six different viruses among pregnant women and blood donors in rural and urban Burkina Faso: A comparative analysis
    Ellen Collenberg
    Abteilung Virologie, Universitaetsklinikum Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Med Virol 78:683-92. 2006
  10. pmc Public and private maternal health service capacity and patient flows in Southern Tanzania: using a geographic information system to link hospital and national census data
    Patrik Tabatabai
    Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Glob Health Action 7:22883. 2014

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Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Seasonal patterns of cardiovascular disease mortality of adults in Burkina Faso, West Africa
    Gisela Kynast-Wolf
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 15:1082-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate seasonal patterns of cardiovascular death in adults, which are possibly influenced by hot and dry climate, in a rural setting of Burkina Faso...
  2. doi request reprint ITN protection, MSP1 antibody levels and malaria episodes in young children of rural Burkina Faso
    Gisela Kynast-Wolf
    Institute of Public Health, Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg, Germany
    Acta Trop 123:117-22. 2012
    ..The study provides no evidence for antibodies against a subunit of MSP1 being protective against new malaria episodes in infants...
  3. ncbi request reprint Season of death and birth predict patterns of mortality in Burkina Faso
    Gisela Kynast-Wolf
    University of Heidelberg, Germany, Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 35:427-35. 2006
    ..Mortality in developing countries has multiple causes. Some of these causes are linked to climatic conditions that differ over the year. Data on season-specific mortality are sparse...
  4. pmc Pattern of cause-specific childhood mortality in a malaria endemic area of Burkina Faso
    Gaël P Hammer
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute for Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Malar J 5:47. 2006
    ..Demographic surveillance systems (DSS) implementing the verbal autopsy (VA) method are the only possibility to observe cause-specific mortality of a population on a longitudinal basis in many countries...
  5. ncbi request reprint Patterns of malaria: cause-specific and all-cause mortality in a malaria-endemic area of west Africa
    Heiko Becher
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:106-13. 2008
    ..It is well described parametrically with a sinusoidal function. In adults, the highest all-cause mortality rates were observed in the dry season. Here, HIV/AIDS has become a leading cause of mortality...
  6. ncbi request reprint Multiple pregnancy in rural Burkina Faso: frequency, survival, and use of health services
    Albrecht Jahn
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, Ruprecht Karls Universitat Heidelberg, Germany
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:26-32. 2006
    ..To assess the birth of twins in rural Burkina Faso with respect to prevalence, mortality, and provision of obstetric care...
  7. pmc Risk factors of infant and child mortality in rural Burkina Faso
    Heiko Becher
    University of Heidelberg, Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Bull World Health Organ 82:265-73. 2004
    ..The aim of the study was to quantify the effect of risk factors for childhood mortality in a typical rural setting in sub-Saharan Africa...
  8. ncbi request reprint Patterns of adult and old-age mortality in rural Burkina Faso
    Osman A Sankoh
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg Medical School, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Public Health Med 25:372-6. 2003
    ..A seasonal trend in mortality for older people with a peak in February was identified. The study shows that malaria is an important cause of death in adulthood...
  9. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of six different viruses among pregnant women and blood donors in rural and urban Burkina Faso: A comparative analysis
    Ellen Collenberg
    Abteilung Virologie, Universitaetsklinikum Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Med Virol 78:683-92. 2006
    ..3%) than in urban (36.5%) Burkina Faso...
  10. pmc Public and private maternal health service capacity and patient flows in Southern Tanzania: using a geographic information system to link hospital and national census data
    Patrik Tabatabai
    Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Glob Health Action 7:22883. 2014
    ..This hinders cooperation and reflects the need to improve the evidence base of private sector contribution...
  11. pmc The challenges of developing an instrument to assess health provider motivation at primary care level in rural Burkina Faso, Ghana and Tanzania
    Helen Prytherch
    Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Glob Health Action 5:1-18. 2012
    ..However, none have been validated for use in sub-Saharan Africa. The complexity of such tools has also led to concerns about their application at primary care level...
  12. doi request reprint Direct manipulation of malaria parasites with optical tweezers reveals distinct functions of Plasmodium surface proteins
    Stephan Hegge
    Parasitology, Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Heidelberg Medical School, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    ACS Nano 6:4648-62. 2012
    ..Investigating how these events are coordinated will be essential for our understanding of sporozoite gliding motility, which is crucial for malaria infection. Laser tweezers will be a valuable part of the toolset...