Simon Brooker

Summary

Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Use of remote sensing and a geographical information system in a national helminth control programme in Chad
    Simon Brooker
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 80:783-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint First nationwide survey of the health of schoolchildren in Chad
    Michael Beasley
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 7:625-30. 2002
  3. pmc Mapping the global distribution of trachoma
    Sarah Polack
    Clinical Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:913-9. 2005
  4. pmc Tools from ecology: useful for evaluating infection risk models?
    Simon Brooker
    Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College School of Medicine, Norfolk Place, W2 1PG, London, UK
    Trends Parasitol 18:70-4. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Schistosomiasis control
    Simon Brooker
    Lancet 363:658-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Integrated disease mapping in a polyparasitic world
    Simon Brooker
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Geospat Health 1:141-6. 2007
  7. pmc Epidemiology of plasmodium-helminth co-infection in Africa: populations at risk, potential impact on anemia, and prospects for combining control
    Simon Brooker
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Kepel Street, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:88-98. 2007
  8. pmc Cost and cost-effectiveness of nationwide school-based helminth control in Uganda: intra-country variation and effects of scaling-up
    Simon Brooker
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Disease, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy Plan 23:24-35. 2008
  9. pmc Neglected tropical diseases in Uganda: the prospect and challenge of integrated control
    Jan H Kolaczinski
    Malaria Consortium Africa, Sturrock Road, PO Box 8045, Kampala, Uganda
    Trends Parasitol 23:485-93. 2007
  10. pmc Impact of a national helminth control programme on infection and morbidity in Ugandan schoolchildren
    Narcis B Kabatereine
    Vector Control Division, Ministry of Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Bull World Health Organ 85:91-9. 2007

Collaborators

  • Simon I Hay
  • Hannah Kuper
  • Sarah Polack
  • A Fenwick
  • A Montresor
  • Jan H Kolaczinski
  • Annette Olsen
  • L Savioli
  • M Albonico
  • Narcis B Kabatereine
  • Peter J Hotez
  • Fiona M Fleming
  • Joanne P Webster
  • Jeffrey Bethony
  • Francis Kazibwe
  • Edridah M Tukahebwa
  • Matilda Temperley
  • J Russell Stothard
  • Sian E Clarke
  • Archie C A Clements
  • Stefan M Geiger
  • Alex Loukas
  • Rodrigo Correa-Oliveira
  • Adrienne E Shapiro
  • Nilanthi R de Silva
  • Michael Beasley
  • J Kiambo Njagi
  • Willis Akhwale
  • Matthew C H Jukes
  • Dirk H Mueller
  • Benson B A Estambale
  • Artemis Koukounari
  • Yaobi Zhang
  • David Diemert
  • Iramaya R Caldas
  • Edridah Tukahebwa
  • Ursuline Nyandindi
  • Sarah Whawell
  • Cara Kamenka
  • Nicholas J S Lwambo
  • Godfrey Kaatano
  • Sam Zaramba
  • Lynsey Blair
  • Safari Kinung'hi
  • Jeffrey M Bethony
  • Harriett Namwangye
  • Sonia Arora
  • Richard Ndyomugyenyi
  • Jennifer Kasten
  • Pascal Magnussen
  • Maria Elena Bottazzi
  • Ambrose W Onapa
  • Dirk Engels
  • Ester M Madjiouroum
  • Marie Baboguel
  • Montanan Ndinaromtan
  • Elie Djenguinabe
  • Don A P Bundy

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Use of remote sensing and a geographical information system in a national helminth control programme in Chad
    Simon Brooker
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 80:783-9. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint First nationwide survey of the health of schoolchildren in Chad
    Michael Beasley
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 7:625-30. 2002
    ..These data show that there is a high prevalence of helminth infection in Chad, but that treatment for S. haematobium and hookworm should be targeted to different geographical areas...
  3. pmc Mapping the global distribution of trachoma
    Sarah Polack
    Clinical Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:913-9. 2005
    ..Until now, information on trachoma prevalence at within country levels has not been systematically collated, analysed and reported...
  4. pmc Tools from ecology: useful for evaluating infection risk models?
    Simon Brooker
    Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College School of Medicine, Norfolk Place, W2 1PG, London, UK
    Trends Parasitol 18:70-4. 2002
    ..Using the example of Schistosoma haematobium in Africa, this article illustrates how ecozonation and receiver-operator characteristic analysis can help to assess the usefulness of available models objectively...
  5. ncbi request reprint Schistosomiasis control
    Simon Brooker
    Lancet 363:658-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Integrated disease mapping in a polyparasitic world
    Simon Brooker
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Geospat Health 1:141-6. 2007
  7. pmc Epidemiology of plasmodium-helminth co-infection in Africa: populations at risk, potential impact on anemia, and prospects for combining control
    Simon Brooker
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Kepel Street, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:88-98. 2007
    ..We suggest that both school-age children and pregnant women--groups which have the highest risk of anemia--would benefit from an integrated approach to malaria and helminth control...
  8. pmc Cost and cost-effectiveness of nationwide school-based helminth control in Uganda: intra-country variation and effects of scaling-up
    Simon Brooker
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Disease, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy Plan 23:24-35. 2008
    ..70-9.51). Independent variables were shown to be statistically associated with both sets of estimates. This study highlights the potential bias in transferring data across settings without understanding the nature of observed variations...
  9. pmc Neglected tropical diseases in Uganda: the prospect and challenge of integrated control
    Jan H Kolaczinski
    Malaria Consortium Africa, Sturrock Road, PO Box 8045, Kampala, Uganda
    Trends Parasitol 23:485-93. 2007
    ....
  10. pmc Impact of a national helminth control programme on infection and morbidity in Ugandan schoolchildren
    Narcis B Kabatereine
    Vector Control Division, Ministry of Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Bull World Health Organ 85:91-9. 2007
    ..We aimed to assess the health impact of a national control programme targeting schistosomiasis and intestinal nematodes in Uganda, which has provided population-based anthelmintic chemotherapy since 2003...
  11. pmc The co-distribution of Plasmodium falciparum and hookworm among African schoolchildren
    Simon Brooker
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Malar J 5:99. 2006
    ..This is despite the potential public health importance of co-infection and synergistic opportunities for control...
  12. pmc Contrasting patterns in the small-scale heterogeneity of human helminth infections in urban and rural environments in Brazil
    Simon Brooker
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WCIE 7HT, UK
    Int J Parasitol 36:1143-51. 2006
    ..We suggest that such species-specific differences in patterns of infection by environment are primarily due to variation in exposure and parasite life cycle, although host genetic factors cannot be ruled out...
  13. ncbi request reprint Soil-transmitted helminth infections: ascariasis, trichuriasis, and hookworm
    Jeffrey Bethony
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, 20037, USA
    Lancet 367:1521-32. 2006
    ..Concerns about the sustainability of periodic deworming with benzimidazole anthelmintics and the emergence of resistance have prompted efforts to develop and test new control tools...
  14. pmc Bayesian spatial analysis and disease mapping: tools to enhance planning and implementation of a schistosomiasis control programme in Tanzania
    Archie C A Clements
    Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 11:490-503. 2006
    ..To predict the spatial distributions of Schistosoma haematobium and S. mansoni infections to assist planning the implementation of mass distribution of praziquantel as part of an on-going national control programme in Tanzania...
  15. ncbi request reprint Soil-transmitted helminth infections: updating the global picture
    Nilanthi R de Silva
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, PO Box 6, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    Trends Parasitol 19:547-51. 2003
  16. ncbi request reprint Synergistic associations between hookworm and other helminth species in a rural community in Brazil
    Fiona M Fleming
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 11:56-64. 2006
    ..To identify possible synergistic associations of hookworm and other helminths...
  17. ncbi request reprint Progress towards countrywide control of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Uganda
    Narcis B Kabatereine
    Vector Control Division, Ministry of Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:208-15. 2006
    ..As a way forward, it is suggested that the Ministry of Health should integrate deworming into the existing health infrastructure so that every time a child is reached for any health service, the child is also de-wormed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Helminth infections of children: prospects for control
    Peter J Hotez
    Department of Microbiology and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 568:135-44. 2005
  19. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of helminth infections and their relationship to clinical malaria in southwest Uganda
    Adrienne E Shapiro
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:18-24. 2005
    ..The association between helminth infection and clinical malaria was investigated in two villages and no evidence for an association was observed between the presence of infection or heavy infection and risk of malaria...
  20. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the epidemiological impact of national control programmes for helminths
    Simon Brooker
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Disease, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trends Parasitol 20:537-45. 2004
    ..Using the example of schistosomiasis, this article outlines a framework for the evaluation of the impact of national control programmes, highlighting the important epidemiological and practical issues that must be addressed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and geography of Schistosoma mansoni in Uganda: implications for planning control
    Narcis B Kabatereine
    Vector Control Division, Ministry of Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 9:372-80. 2004
    ..The results are discussed in reference to the ecology of infection and provide an epidemiological framework for the design and implementation of control efforts underway in Uganda...
  22. pmc Costs and cost-effectiveness of delivering intermittent preventive treatment through schools in western Kenya
    Matilda Temperley
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Malar J 7:196. 2008
    ..This paper evaluates the costs and cost-effectiveness of intermittent preventive treatment (IPT) as delivered by teachers in schools in western Kenya...