Lesong Conteh

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Methods for studying private sector supply of public health products in developing countries: a conceptual framework and review
    Lesong Conteh
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Health Economics and Financing Programme, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:1147-61. 2003
  2. pmc The cost-effectiveness of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in infants in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Lesong Conteh
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 5:e10313. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint The cost and cost-effectiveness of malaria vector control by residual insecticide house-spraying in southern Mozambique: a rural and urban analysis
    Lesong Conteh
    Health Economics and Financing Programme and Gates Malaria Partnership, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 9:125-32. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Cost and unit cost calculations using step-down accounting
    Lesong Conteh
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 19:127-35. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint The role of communication between clients and health care providers: implications for adherence to malaria treatment in rural Gambia
    Lesong Conteh
    Health Policy Unit and Gates Malaria Partnership, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 12:382-91. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Socioeconomic aspects of neglected tropical diseases
    Lesong Conteh
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 375:239-47. 2010
  7. pmc Coverage, adherence and costs of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in children employing different delivery strategies in Jasikan, Ghana
    Edith Patouillard
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    PLoS ONE 6:e24871. 2011
  8. pmc Cost effectiveness of seasonal intermittent preventive treatment using amodiaquine & artesunate or sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine in Ghanaian children
    Lesong Conteh
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e12223. 2010
  9. doi request reprint A review of global mechanisms for tracking official development assistance for health in countries affected by armed conflict
    Preeti Patel
    Department of War Studies, King s College London, Strand, London, UK
    Health Policy 100:116-24. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Determinants of provider choice for malaria treatment: experiences from The Gambia
    Virginia Wiseman
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hugiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WCIE 7HT, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 67:487-96. 2008

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Methods for studying private sector supply of public health products in developing countries: a conceptual framework and review
    Lesong Conteh
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Health Economics and Financing Programme, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:1147-61. 2003
    ..Methods for studying the supply of PHPs in outlets used by poor people is a priority area for further methodological development...
  2. pmc The cost-effectiveness of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in infants in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Lesong Conteh
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 5:e10313. 2010
    ..To date, there have been limited data on the cost-effectiveness of this strategy using sulfadoxine pyrimethamine (SP) and no published data on cost-effectiveness using other antimalarials...
  3. ncbi request reprint The cost and cost-effectiveness of malaria vector control by residual insecticide house-spraying in southern Mozambique: a rural and urban analysis
    Lesong Conteh
    Health Economics and Financing Programme and Gates Malaria Partnership, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 9:125-32. 2004
    ..To compare two separately funded, but operationally similar, residual household-spraying (RHS) initiatives; one rural and one peri-urban in southern Mozambique...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cost and unit cost calculations using step-down accounting
    Lesong Conteh
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 19:127-35. 2004
    ..Therefore, this paper, using a worked example, illustrates the different steps involved to generate cost and unit costs for a small hospital...
  5. ncbi request reprint The role of communication between clients and health care providers: implications for adherence to malaria treatment in rural Gambia
    Lesong Conteh
    Health Policy Unit and Gates Malaria Partnership, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 12:382-91. 2007
    ..This paper questions such an assumption. We ask whether people do not adhere to treatment in part because they have not understood the diagnosis and subsequent treatment from the outset...
  6. doi request reprint Socioeconomic aspects of neglected tropical diseases
    Lesong Conteh
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 375:239-47. 2010
    ..Finally, we make suggestions for future economic research...
  7. pmc Coverage, adherence and costs of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in children employing different delivery strategies in Jasikan, Ghana
    Edith Patouillard
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    PLoS ONE 6:e24871. 2011
    ..A key challenge is the identification of a cost-effective delivery strategy...
  8. pmc Cost effectiveness of seasonal intermittent preventive treatment using amodiaquine & artesunate or sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine in Ghanaian children
    Lesong Conteh
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e12223. 2010
    ..It is important to determine the costs associated with IPTc delivery via community based volunteers and also the potential savings to health care providers and caretakers due to malaria episodes averted as a consequence of IPTc...
  9. doi request reprint A review of global mechanisms for tracking official development assistance for health in countries affected by armed conflict
    Preeti Patel
    Department of War Studies, King s College London, Strand, London, UK
    Health Policy 100:116-24. 2011
    ..Tracking aid patterns for health is crucial for improving the effectiveness of external aid to countries affected by armed conflict which tend to depend heavily upon external assistance and also have particularly acute health needs...
  10. doi request reprint Determinants of provider choice for malaria treatment: experiences from The Gambia
    Virginia Wiseman
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hugiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WCIE 7HT, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 67:487-96. 2008
    ..Poorer households and those from the Fula ethnic group were much more likely to visit an 'other' provider than a hospital. The policy and methodological implications of these findings are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Determinants of bed net use in the Gambia: implications for malaria control
    Virginia Wiseman
    Gates Malaria Partnership and Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:830-6. 2007
    ..The results of each model of demand and their policy implications are discussed...
  12. pmc Determinants of the cost-effectiveness of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in infants and children
    Amanda Ross
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 6:e18391. 2011
    ..We simulate the effects of the different target age groups and delivery channels, seasonal or year-round delivery, transmission intensity, seasonality, proportions of malaria fevers treated and drug characteristics...
  13. pmc A systematic review and meta-analysis of the efficacy and safety of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in children (IPTc)
    Anne L Wilson
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e16976. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint Good Health at Low Cost 25 years on: lessons for the future of health systems strengthening
    Dina Balabanova
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 381:2118-33. 2013
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  15. pmc Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in children: a qualitative study of community perceptions and recommendations in Burkina Faso and Mali
    Catherine Pitt
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e32900. 2012
    ..However, no studies published to date have examined community perceptions of IPTc...
  16. pmc Costs and cost-effectiveness of malaria control interventions--a systematic review
    Michael T White
    MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Malar J 10:337. 2011
    ..Decisions on how to scale up the coverage of these interventions need to be based on evidence of programme effectiveness, equity and cost-effectiveness...
  17. ncbi request reprint Per diems in Africa: a counter-argument
    Lesong Conteh
    Institute for Global Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 15:1553-5. 2010
    ..This does not preclude examination in an African context but it is a reminder that this issue is not inherently African. All actors in global health should be named and examined accordingly...
  18. pmc Tracking official development assistance for reproductive health in conflict-affected countries
    Preeti Patel
    King s College London, London, UK
    PLoS Med 6:e1000090. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyse official development assistance (ODA) for reproductive health activities in conflict-affected countries from 2003 to 2006...
  19. ncbi request reprint Improving the health of the global poor
    Prabhat Jha
    World Health Organization WHO, Geneva 01220, Switzerland
    Science 295:2036-9. 2002
    ..Such a program is feasible and would avoid millions of child, maternal, and adult deaths annually in poor countries...