Robert Pool

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Publications

  1. pmc What drives community adherence to indoor residual spraying (IRS) against malaria in Manhiça district, rural Mozambique: a qualitative study
    Khatia Munguambe
    Centro de Investigação em Saúde de Manhiça, Rua 12, CP 1929 Manhiça, Mozambique
    Malar J 10:344. 2011
  2. pmc Microbicides Development Programme: design of a phase III trial to measure the efficacy of the vaginal microbicide PRO 2000/5 for HIV prevention
    Andrew Nunn
    MRC Clinical Trials Unit, UK
    Trials 10:99. 2009
  3. pmc Development of behaviour change communication strategy for a vaccination-linked malaria control tool in southern Tanzania
    Adiel K Mushi
    Ifakara Health Institute, P, O, Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Malar J 7:191. 2008
  4. pmc How informed is consent in vulnerable populations? Experience using a continuous consent process during the MDP301 vaginal microbicide trial in Mwanza, Tanzania
    Andrew Vallely
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Med Ethics 11:10. 2010
  5. pmc End of life care in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review of the qualitative literature
    Marjolein Gysels
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, C Rosselló 132 SA 1ª, Barcelona 08036, Spain
    BMC Palliat Care 10:6. 2011
  6. pmc Assessing the accuracy of adherence and sexual behaviour data in the MDP301 vaginal microbicides trial using a mixed methods and triangulation model
    Robert Pool
    Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 5:e11632. 2010
  7. pmc A mixed methods and triangulation model for increasing the accuracy of adherence and sexual behaviour data: the Microbicides Development Programme
    Robert Pool
    Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 5:e11600. 2010
  8. doi request reprint End-of-life care across Southern Europe: a critical review of cultural similarities and differences between Italy, Spain and Portugal
    Arantza Meñaca
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Rosselló 132, S A 1, Barcelona 08036, Spain
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 82:387-401. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Systematic review of the primary research on minority ethnic groups and end-of-life care from the United Kingdom
    Natalie Evans
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:261-86. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Social-cultural factors in end-of-life care in Belgium: a scoping of the research literature
    Erin V W Andrew
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Palliat Med 27:131-43. 2013

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  1. pmc What drives community adherence to indoor residual spraying (IRS) against malaria in Manhiça district, rural Mozambique: a qualitative study
    Khatia Munguambe
    Centro de Investigação em Saúde de Manhiça, Rua 12, CP 1929 Manhiça, Mozambique
    Malar J 10:344. 2011
    ..It is important to establish to what extent these rates are a reflection of community acceptability, and to explore the factors associated with adherence, in order to recommend suitable approaches for interventions of this nature...
  2. pmc Microbicides Development Programme: design of a phase III trial to measure the efficacy of the vaginal microbicide PRO 2000/5 for HIV prevention
    Andrew Nunn
    MRC Clinical Trials Unit, UK
    Trials 10:99. 2009
    ..The main objective of the trial is to determine the efficacy and safety of 0.5% and 2% concentrations of PRO 2000/5 gel compared to placebo in preventing vaginally acquired HIV infection...
  3. pmc Development of behaviour change communication strategy for a vaccination-linked malaria control tool in southern Tanzania
    Adiel K Mushi
    Ifakara Health Institute, P, O, Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Malar J 7:191. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc How informed is consent in vulnerable populations? Experience using a continuous consent process during the MDP301 vaginal microbicide trial in Mwanza, Tanzania
    Andrew Vallely
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Med Ethics 11:10. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a continuous informed consent process adopted during the MDP301 phase III vaginal microbicide trial in Mwanza, Tanzania...
  5. pmc End of life care in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review of the qualitative literature
    Marjolein Gysels
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, C Rosselló 132 SA 1ª, Barcelona 08036, Spain
    BMC Palliat Care 10:6. 2011
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  6. pmc Assessing the accuracy of adherence and sexual behaviour data in the MDP301 vaginal microbicides trial using a mixed methods and triangulation model
    Robert Pool
    Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 5:e11632. 2010
    ..The Microbicides Development Programme has developed a mixed method/triangulation model for generating more accurate data on adherence and sexual behaviour...
  7. pmc A mixed methods and triangulation model for increasing the accuracy of adherence and sexual behaviour data: the Microbicides Development Programme
    Robert Pool
    Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 5:e11600. 2010
    ..In a companion paper some of the results from this model are presented [1]...
  8. doi request reprint End-of-life care across Southern Europe: a critical review of cultural similarities and differences between Italy, Spain and Portugal
    Arantza Meñaca
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Rosselló 132, S A 1, Barcelona 08036, Spain
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 82:387-401. 2012
    ..The role of religion and the importance of family ties were the two main cultural factors used to explain the similarities. Further research is needed in order to interpret the important differences that were also found...
  9. doi request reprint Systematic review of the primary research on minority ethnic groups and end-of-life care from the United Kingdom
    Natalie Evans
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:261-86. 2012
    ..Patients from minority ethnic groups experience lower rates of referrals to end-of-life (EoL) care services, higher levels of dissatisfaction with services, and perceive some services as culturally inappropriate...
  10. doi request reprint Social-cultural factors in end-of-life care in Belgium: a scoping of the research literature
    Erin V W Andrew
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Palliat Med 27:131-43. 2013
    ..As end-of-life (EoL) care expands across Europe and the world, service developments are increasingly studied. The sociocultural context in which such changes take place, however, is often neglected in research...
  11. doi request reprint Culture is a priority for research in end-of-life care in Europe: a research agenda
    Marjolein Gysels
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:285-94. 2012
    ..Culture has a profound influence on our understanding of what is appropriate care for patients at the end of life (EoL), but the evidence base is largely nonexistent...
  12. doi request reprint A critical review of advance directives in Germany: attitudes, use and healthcare professionals' compliance
    Natalie Evans
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Patient Educ Couns 87:277-88. 2012
    ..Recent legal changes in Germany make non-compliance with advance directives (ADs) a criminal offence. This article assesses the evidence on attitudes towards, use of, and physician compliance with ADs in Germany...
  13. doi request reprint Cultural competence in end-of-life care: terms, definitions, and conceptual models from the British literature
    Natalie Evans
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Palliat Med 15:812-20. 2012
    ..It is imperative to critically analyze this approach to understand its underlying concepts...
  14. doi request reprint Re-framing microbicide acceptability: findings from the MDP301 trial
    Catherine M Montgomery
    Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Cult Health Sex 12:649-62. 2010
    ..We now need to move beyond limited notions of acceptability and consider how microbicides fit into a more holistic picture of women's and men's sexuality and sexual health...
  15. pmc Knowledge, attitudes, and practices concerning malaria in pregnancy: results from a qualitative study in Madang, Papua New Guinea
    Erin V W Andrew
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Bridge HIV, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0119077. 2015
    ..This article explores knowledge, attitudes and practices concerning malaria during pregnancy and it's prevention in Madang, PNG, a high prevalence area...
  16. pmc Community response to intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in infants (IPTi) in Papua New Guinea
    Christopher Pell
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    Malar J 9:369. 2010
    ..Building on previous acceptability research undertaken in sub-Saharan Africa this article aims to investigate the acceptability of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in infants (IPTi) in Papua New Guinea (PNG)...
  17. pmc Socio-cultural aspects of Chagas disease: a systematic review of qualitative research
    Laia Ventura-Garcia
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clinic, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2410. 2013
    ..This systematic review aims to provide a comprehensive overview of qualitative research on Chagas disease, both in endemic and non-endemic countries...
  18. pmc Culture and end of life care: a scoping exercise in seven European countries
    Marjolein Gysels
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e34188. 2012
    ..We explore and compare socio-cultural issues that shape EoL care in seven European countries and critically appraise the existing research evidence on cultural issues in EoL care generated in the different countries...
  19. pmc Factors affecting attendance at and timing of formal antenatal care: results from a qualitative study in Madang, Papua New Guinea
    Erin V W Andrew
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 9:e93025. 2014
    ..Drawing on qualitative research, this paper explores the influences on ANC attendance and timing of first visit in the Madang region of Papua New Guinea...
  20. pmc Social and cultural factors affecting uptake of interventions for malaria in pregnancy in Africa: a systematic review of the qualitative research
    Christopher Pell
    Centre de Recerca en Salut Internacional de Barcelona, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 6:e22452. 2011
    ..This article provides a comprehensive overview of qualitative research on social and cultural factors relevant to uptake of MiP interventions in sub-Saharan Africa...
  21. pmc Provider-Initiated HIV Testing for Migrants in Spain: A Qualitative Study with Health Care Workers and Foreign-Born Sexual Minorities
    Bárbara Navaza
    ISGlobal, Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 11:e0150223. 2016
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  22. pmc Local illness concepts and their relevance for the prevention and control of malaria during pregnancy in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi: findings from a comparative qualitative study
    Arantza Meñaca
    Centre de Recerca en Salut Internacional de Barcelona CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Malar J 12:257. 2013
    ..Mindful of the biomedical and social complexity of MiP, this article explores and compares local understandings of MiP and their links with other pregnancy-related health problems...
  23. doi request reprint Bolivian migrants with Chagas disease in Barcelona, Spain: a qualitative study of dietary changes and digestive problems
    Elizabeth Posada
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, C Rosselló 132 4 2ª, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Int Health 3:289-94. 2011
    ..Careful questioning using the Rome III criteria is however required to ensure its diagnosis. Radiological studies are also required to confirm the role of Chagas disease and identify potentially serious intestinal damage. ..
  24. pmc Inherent illnesses and attacks: an ethnographic study of interpretations of childhood Acute Respiratory Infections (ARIs) in Manhiça, southern Mozambique
    Lianne Straus
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research, Hospital Clinic Institut d Investigacions Biomediques, University of Barcelona, Rosselló 132, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Public Health 11:556. 2011
    ..This study explores local interpretations of Acute Respiratory Infections (ARIs), focusing on caretakers of children under five in the context of hospital care seeking...
  25. ncbi request reprint Community response to intermittent preventive treatment delivered to infants (IPTi) through the EPI system in Manhiça, Mozambique
    Robert Pool
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK, and Center for International Health, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1670-8. 2006
    ..In particular, whether the introduction of IPTi negatively affects community attitudes to, or use of, EPI; or, conversely, whether and if so how, the concurrent delivery of IPTi and immunization influences perceptions of IPTi...
  26. ncbi request reprint 'To help them is to educate them': power and pedagogy in the prevention and treatment of malaria in Tanzania
    Catherine M Montgomery
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK, and Center for International Health, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1661-9. 2006
    ..We examine the knowledge and power dynamics of provider-patient interactions and the implications for malaria treatment of educating mothers during consultations...
  27. pmc Appraisal of literature reviews on end-of-life care for minority ethnic groups in the UK and a critical comparison with policy recommendations from the UK end-of-life care strategy
    Natalie Evans
    Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, C Rosselló 132 Sobre ático, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:141. 2011
    ..This article aims to review and evaluate literature reviews on minority ethnic groups and EoL care in the UK and assess their suitability as an evidence base for policy...
  28. pmc "Carrying Ibuprofen in the Bag": Priority Health Concerns of Latin American Migrants in Spain- A Participatory Qualitative Study
    Maria Roura
    ISGlobal, Barcelona Centre for International Health Research CRESIB Hospital Clínic, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 10:e0136315. 2015
    ..Part of a broader project aimed at developing a research agenda on the health status and determinants of this population, this qualitative study engaged Latin American migrants in the identification of research priorities...
  29. pmc Hispano-Americans in Europe: what do we know about their health status and determinants? A scoping review
    Maria Roura
    ISGlobal, Barcelona Ctr Int Health Res CRESIB Hospital Clínic, Universitat de Barcelona, Rosselló 132, 4th Floor, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Public Health 15:472. 2015
    ..We describe major research gaps and suggest specific avenues of further inquiry...
  30. pmc Community response to intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in infants (IPTi) delivered through the expanded programme of immunization in five African settings
    Marjolein Gysels
    Centre for International Health Research CRESIB, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Malar J 8:191. 2009
    ....