R W Snow

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Models to predict the intensity of Plasmodium falciparum transmission: applications to the burden of disease in Kenya
    R W Snow
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 92:601-6. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint A preliminary continental risk map for malaria mortality among African children
    R W Snow
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, PO Box 43640, Nairobi, Kenya
    Parasitol Today 15:99-104. 1999
  3. pmc Estimating mortality, morbidity and disability due to malaria among Africa's non-pregnant population
    R W Snow
    Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI Wellcome Trust, Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Bull World Health Organ 77:624-40. 1999
  4. pmc Effects of revised diagnostic recommendations on malaria treatment practices across age groups in Kenya
    D Zurovac
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 13:784-7. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Microscopy and outpatient malaria case management among older children and adults in Kenya
    D Zurovac
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Laboratories, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 11:432-40. 2006
  6. pmc Translation of artemether-lumefantrine treatment policy into paediatric clinical practice: an early experience from Kenya
    D Zurovac
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 13:99-107. 2008
  7. pmc The quality of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine prescriptions, counselling and drug-dispensing practices, for children in Kenya
    D Zurovac
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, P O Box 43640, 00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 99:321-4. 2005
  8. pmc Modelling malaria risk in East Africa at high-spatial resolution
    J A Omumbo
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 10:557-66. 2005
  9. pmc Fever prevalence and management among three rural communities in the North West Zone, Somalia
    R M Youssef
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    East Mediterr Health J 16:595-601. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Mapping malaria transmission intensity using geographical information systems (GIS): an example from Kenya
    J Omumbo
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 92:7-21. 1998

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Models to predict the intensity of Plasmodium falciparum transmission: applications to the burden of disease in Kenya
    R W Snow
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 92:601-6. 1998
    ..Despite several limitations, such an approach goes beyond 'best guesses' to provide informed estimates of the geographical burden of malaria and its fatal consequences in Kenya...
  2. ncbi request reprint A preliminary continental risk map for malaria mortality among African children
    R W Snow
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, PO Box 43640, Nairobi, Kenya
    Parasitol Today 15:99-104. 1999
    ....
  3. pmc Estimating mortality, morbidity and disability due to malaria among Africa's non-pregnant population
    R W Snow
    Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI Wellcome Trust, Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Bull World Health Organ 77:624-40. 1999
    ....
  4. pmc Effects of revised diagnostic recommendations on malaria treatment practices across age groups in Kenya
    D Zurovac
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 13:784-7. 2008
    ..We evaluated the impact of these age-specific recommendations on routine malaria treatment practices 4-6 months after AL treatment was implemented...
  5. ncbi request reprint Microscopy and outpatient malaria case management among older children and adults in Kenya
    D Zurovac
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Laboratories, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 11:432-40. 2006
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of routine malaria microscopy, and appropriate use and interpretation of malaria slides under operational conditions in Kenya...
  6. pmc Translation of artemether-lumefantrine treatment policy into paediatric clinical practice: an early experience from Kenya
    D Zurovac
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 13:99-107. 2008
    ..To describe the quality of outpatient paediatric malaria case-management approximately 4-6 months after artemether-lumefantrine (AL) replaced sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) as the nationally recommended first-line therapy in Kenya...
  7. pmc The quality of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine prescriptions, counselling and drug-dispensing practices, for children in Kenya
    D Zurovac
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, P O Box 43640, 00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 99:321-4. 2005
  8. pmc Modelling malaria risk in East Africa at high-spatial resolution
    J A Omumbo
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 10:557-66. 2005
    ..In Sub-Saharan Africa empirically derived maps using standardized criteria are few and this paper considers the development of a model of malaria risk for East Africa...
  9. pmc Fever prevalence and management among three rural communities in the North West Zone, Somalia
    R M Youssef
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    East Mediterr Health J 16:595-601. 2010
    ..5%) fever cases were managed at a formal health care facility: 7 within 24 hours and 10 within 24-72 hours of onset. None of the fevers were investigated for malaria; they were treated with antibiotics, antipyretics and vitamins...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mapping malaria transmission intensity using geographical information systems (GIS): an example from Kenya
    J Omumbo
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 92:7-21. 1998
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  11. ncbi request reprint Predictors of the quality of health worker treatment practices for uncomplicated malaria at government health facilities in Kenya
    D Zurovac
    Médecins Sans Frontières France, P O Box 39719, Nairobi, Kenya
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1080-91. 2004
    ..Past studies have shown that HW commonly do not follow guidelines, yet few studies have explored with appropriate methods why such practices occur...
  12. ncbi request reprint Use of intermittent presumptive treatment and insecticide treated bed nets by pregnant women in four Kenyan districts
    H L Guyatt
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 9:255-61. 2004
    ..Issues of commodity supply and service costs to clients will be the greatest impediments to reaching RBM targets...
  13. ncbi request reprint Risk of severe malaria among African infants: direct evidence of clinical protection during early infancy
    R W Snow
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Infect Dis 177:819-22. 1998
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  14. ncbi request reprint Malaria in pregnancy as an indirect cause of infant mortality in sub-Saharan Africa
    H L Guyatt
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, P O Box 43640, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 95:569-76. 2001
    ..This may explain the high reduction in infant mortality rates from interventions aimed at reducing transmission, over and above that expected from a decline in direct malaria-specific mortality alone...
  15. ncbi request reprint Plasmodium falciparum parasite prevalence in East Africa: a review
    J A Omumbo
    Public Health Group, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme PO Box 43640, 00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
    East Afr Med J 81:649-56. 2004
    ..This paper describes the work carried in East Africa since 1997 as part of a pan-African collaboration to map the risk of malaria, Mapping Malaria Risk in Africa (MARA) aimed at redressing deficiency...
  16. ncbi request reprint The financial and clinical implications of adult malaria diagnosis using microscopy in Kenya
    D Zurovac
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Laboratories, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1185-94. 2006
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  17. pmc Travel as a risk factor for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in the highlands of western Kenya
    G D Shanks
    US Army Medical Research Unit Kenya, Box 30137, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:71-4. 2005
    ..An increase in population gametocytaemia is possibly due to increased chloroquine resistance and suppressed infections contracted outside of the tea estates...
  18. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology and burden of Plasmodium falciparum-related anemia among pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa
    H L Guyatt
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 64:36-44. 2001
    ..2%. Assuming that 26% of these cases are due to malaria, it is suggested that as many as 400,000 pregnant women may have developed severe anemia as a result of infection with malaria in sub-Saharan Africa in 1995...
  19. pmc The influence of urbanisation on measures of Plasmodium falciparum infection prevalence in East Africa
    J A Omumbo
    Public Health Group, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, P O Box 43640, 00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
    Acta Trop 93:11-21. 2005
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  20. pmc The quality of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine and amodiaquine products in the Kenyan retail sector
    A A Amin
    Centre for Geographic Medicine, Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Clin Pharm Ther 30:559-65. 2005
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  21. ncbi request reprint The past, present and future of childhood malaria mortality in Africa
    R W Snow
    The Wellcome Trust Kenya Medical Research Institute Collaborative Programme, PO Box 43640, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trends Parasitol 17:593-7. 2001
    ..This article attempts to re-construct the evidence for the trends in childhood mortality as a result of Plasmodium falciparum infection over the last century in Africa...
  22. pmc Defining equity in physical access to clinical services using geographical information systems as part of malaria planning and monitoring in Kenya
    A M Noor
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 8:917-26. 2003
    ..The implications of planning and monitoring equitable delivery of clinical services at national and international levels are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint A comparative cost analysis of insecticide-treated nets and indoor residual spraying in highland Kenya
    H L Guyatt
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Health Policy Plan 17:144-53. 2002
    ..Under almost all design scenarios, IRS would appear to be a more cost-efficient means of vector control in the Kenyan highlands...