Maria D Van Kerkhove
Affiliation: Imperial College
Van Kerkhove M, Ferguson N. Epidemic and intervention modelling--a scientific rationale for policy decisions? Lessons from the 2009 influenza pandemic. Bull World Health Organ. 2012;90:306-10 pubmed publisher
..Better communication between modellers and public health practitioners is needed to manage expectations, facilitate data sharing and interpretation and reduce inconsistency in results. ..
Van Kerkhove M, Asikainen T, Becker N, Bjorge S, Desenclos J, dos Santos T, et al
. Studies needed to address public health challenges of the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic: insights from modeling. PLoS Med. 2010;7:e1000275 pubmed publisher
..In light of the 2009 influenza pandemic and potential future pandemics, Maria Van Kerkhove and colleagues anticipate six public health challenges and the data needed to support sound public health decision making. ..
Van Kerkhove M, Mounts A, Mall S, Vandemaele K, Chamberland M, dos Santos T, et al
. Epidemiologic and virologic assessment of the 2009 influenza A (H1N1) pandemic on selected temperate countries in the Southern Hemisphere: Argentina, Australia, Chile, New Zealand and South Africa. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2011;5:e487-98 pubmed publisher
Van Kerkhove M, Broberg E, Engelhardt O, Wood J, Nicoll A. The consortium for the standardization of influenza seroepidemiology (CONSISE): a global partnership to standardize influenza seroepidemiology and develop influenza investigation protocols to inform public health policy. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2013;7:231-4 pubmed publisher
..CONSISE has had two international meetings with more planned for 2013. We seek additional members from public health agencies, academic institutions and other interested parties. ..
Van Kerkhove M, Vong S, Guitian J, Holl D, Mangtani P, San S, et al
. Poultry movement networks in Cambodia: implications for surveillance and control of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI/H5N1). Vaccine. 2009;27:6345-52 pubmed publisher
..Most poultry movement occurs via middlemen into Phnom Penh making live bird wet markets in Phnom Penh a potential hub for the spread of H5N1 and ideal for surveillance and control...