David Schellenberg

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

Publications

  1. pmc Public health system readiness to treat malaria in Odisha State of India
    Mohammad A Hussain
    Indian Institute of Public Health, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
    Malar J 12:351. 2013
  2. pmc The practice of 'doing' evaluation: lessons learned from nine complex intervention trials in action
    Joanna Reynolds
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Implement Sci 9:75. 2014
  3. pmc Effect of home-based counselling on newborn care practices in southern Tanzania one year after implementation: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Suzanne Penfold
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    BMC Pediatr 14:187. 2014
  4. pmc Roles and effectiveness of lay community health workers in the prevention of mental, neurological and substance use disorders in low and middle income countries: a systematic review
    Byamah Brian Mutamba
    Butabika National Mental Referral Hospital, P, O, Box 7017, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:412. 2013
  5. pmc Community case management in malaria: review and perspectives after four years of operational experience in Saraya district, south-east Senegal
    Youssoupha Ndiaye
    Ministry of Health and Social Action, Dakar, Senegal
    Malar J 12:240. 2013
  6. pmc Seroepidemiological and parasitological evaluation of the heterogeneity of malaria infection in the Gambia
    Abraham R Oduro
    Medical Research Council Unit, Atlantic Road, Fajara, Gambia
    Malar J 12:222. 2013
  7. pmc Randomized, controlled trial of the long term safety, immunogenicity and efficacy of RTS,S/AS02(D) malaria vaccine in infants living in a malaria-endemic region
    Salim Abdulla
    Bagamoyo Research and Training Centre of Ifakara Health Institute, Pwani, Tanzania
    Malar J 12:11. 2013
  8. pmc Staff experiences of providing maternity services in rural southern Tanzania - a focus on equipment, drug and supply issues
    Suzanne Penfold
    Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:61. 2013
  9. pmc Human resources for health care delivery in Tanzania: a multifaceted problem
    Fatuma Manzi
    Ifakara Health Institute, Health System and policy thematic, Kiko Ave 463, Mikocheni, P, O, Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Hum Resour Health 10:3. 2012
  10. pmc Cluster-randomized study of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in infants (IPTi) in southern Tanzania: evaluation of impact on survival
    Joanna R M Armstrong Schellenberg
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Malar J 10:387. 2011

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  1. pmc Public health system readiness to treat malaria in Odisha State of India
    Mohammad A Hussain
    Indian Institute of Public Health, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
    Malar J 12:351. 2013
    ..Odisha State contributes about one-fourth of the total Indian malaria burden and 40% of falciparum infection. The present study assessed the health system readiness to deploy RDTs and ACT for malaria control across the State...
  2. pmc The practice of 'doing' evaluation: lessons learned from nine complex intervention trials in action
    Joanna Reynolds
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Implement Sci 9:75. 2014
    ..However, no such systematic approach has been proposed to account for the way evaluation activities may deviate in practice from assumptions made when data are interpreted...
  3. pmc Effect of home-based counselling on newborn care practices in southern Tanzania one year after implementation: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Suzanne Penfold
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    BMC Pediatr 14:187. 2014
    ..Here we report the effect on newborn care practices one year after full implementation...
  4. pmc Roles and effectiveness of lay community health workers in the prevention of mental, neurological and substance use disorders in low and middle income countries: a systematic review
    Byamah Brian Mutamba
    Butabika National Mental Referral Hospital, P, O, Box 7017, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:412. 2013
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  5. pmc Community case management in malaria: review and perspectives after four years of operational experience in Saraya district, south-east Senegal
    Youssoupha Ndiaye
    Ministry of Health and Social Action, Dakar, Senegal
    Malar J 12:240. 2013
    ..Community-case management of malaria (CCMm), consisting of lay health workers (LHWs) using malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) and artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) in their villages, can address this disparity...
  6. pmc Seroepidemiological and parasitological evaluation of the heterogeneity of malaria infection in the Gambia
    Abraham R Oduro
    Medical Research Council Unit, Atlantic Road, Fajara, Gambia
    Malar J 12:222. 2013
    ..The study explored the usefulness of parasite prevalence, seroprevalence and model-estimated seroconversion rates for detecting local differences in malaria transmission in a West African country...
  7. pmc Randomized, controlled trial of the long term safety, immunogenicity and efficacy of RTS,S/AS02(D) malaria vaccine in infants living in a malaria-endemic region
    Salim Abdulla
    Bagamoyo Research and Training Centre of Ifakara Health Institute, Pwani, Tanzania
    Malar J 12:11. 2013
    ..This paper describes results following 20 months of follow up...
  8. pmc Staff experiences of providing maternity services in rural southern Tanzania - a focus on equipment, drug and supply issues
    Suzanne Penfold
    Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:61. 2013
    ..We aim to describe staff experiences of providing maternal and neonatal care in rural health facilities in Southern Tanzania, focusing on issues related to equipment, drugs and supplies...
  9. pmc Human resources for health care delivery in Tanzania: a multifaceted problem
    Fatuma Manzi
    Ifakara Health Institute, Health System and policy thematic, Kiko Ave 463, Mikocheni, P, O, Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Hum Resour Health 10:3. 2012
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  10. pmc Cluster-randomized study of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in infants (IPTi) in southern Tanzania: evaluation of impact on survival
    Joanna R M Armstrong Schellenberg
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Malar J 10:387. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the effect of IPTi on child survival in the context of a five-district implementation project in southern Tanzania. [..
  11. pmc Assessment of severe malaria in a multicenter, phase III, RTS, S/AS01 malaria candidate vaccine trial: case definition, standardization of data collection and patient care
    Johan Vekemans
    GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, Wavre, Belgium
    Malar J 10:221. 2011
    ..This paper describes the case definitions of severe malaria used in this study and the programme for standardized assessment of severe malaria according to the case definition...
  12. pmc Evaluating the effectiveness of IPTi on malaria using routine health information from sentinel health centres in southern Tanzania
    Barbara A Willey
    Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Malar J 10:41. 2011
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  13. pmc Modelling the impact of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria on selection pressure for drug resistance
    Neal Alexander
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Malar J 6:9. 2007
    ..Intermittent preventive treatment (IPT) is a promising intervention for malaria control, although there are concerns about its impact on drug resistance...
  14. pmc The acceptability of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in infants (IPTi) delivered through the expanded programme of immunization in southern Tanzania
    Robert Pool
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Malar J 7:213. 2008
    ..This paper reports on the reception of IPTi during the first implementation study of IPTi in southern Tanzania...
  15. pmc How is childhood development of immunity to Plasmodium falciparum enhanced by certain antimalarial interventions?
    Colin J Sutherland
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Malar J 6:161. 2007
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  16. pmc Assessing agreement between malaria slide density readings
    Neal Alexander
    Tropical Epidemiology Group, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Malar J 9:4. 2010
    ..The current paper seeks a procedure which avoids the disadvantages of these current options and whose parameter values are more clearly justified...
  17. pmc Prescribing practice for malaria following introduction of artemether-lumefantrine in an urban area with declining endemicity in West Africa
    Joseph U Okebe
    Malaria Programme, Medical Research Council UK, Atlantic Boulevard, Fajara, PO Box 273 Banjul, The Gambia
    Malar J 9:180. 2010
    ..The study presented here describes prescribing practices for malaria at health facilities in a West African country...
  18. 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
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  19. pmc Performance of HRP-2 based rapid diagnostic test for malaria and its variation with age in an area of intense malaria transmission in southern Tanzania
    Anne Laurent
    Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Malar J 9:294. 2010
    ..As a result, test specificity may vary between age groups with different prevalence of P. falciparum infection...
  20. pmc The age patterns of severe malaria syndromes in sub-Saharan Africa across a range of transmission intensities and seasonality settings
    Arantxa Roca-Feltrer
    Department of Disease Control, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Disease, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Malar J 9:282. 2010
    ..A greater understanding of the relationship between transmission intensity, seasonality and the age-pattern of malaria is needed to guide appropriate targeting of malaria interventions in different epidemiological settings...
  21. pmc Health and survival of young children in southern Tanzania
    Joanna R M Armstrong Schellenberg
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Ifakara, Tanzania
    BMC Public Health 8:194. 2008
    ..With a view to developing health systems strategies to improve reach to high-risk groups, we present information on health and survival from household and health facility perspectives in five districts of southern Tanzania...
  22. pmc The use of antenatal and postnatal care: perspectives and experiences of women and health care providers in rural southern Tanzania
    Mwifadhi Mrisho
    Ifakara Health Institute formerly Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, PO Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:10. 2009
    ..We describe the perspectives and experiences of women and health care providers on the use of antenatal and postnatal services...
  23. pmc From strategy development to routine implementation: the cost of Intermittent Preventive Treatment in Infants for malaria control
    Fatuma Manzi
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Ifakara, Tanzania
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:165. 2008
    ..Although efficacy information is available for many interventions, there is a dearth of data on the resources required for scaling up of health interventions...
  24. ncbi request reprint Intermittent preventive treatment for malaria and anaemia control in Tanzanian infants; the development and implementation of a public health strategy
    Fatuma Manzi
    Ifakara Health Institute, P O Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:79-86. 2009
    ..4 min (range 1.6-28.9) per nurse per vaccination clinic. The collaborative approach between researchers and health staff effectively translated research findings into a strategy fit for public health implementation...
  25. pmc A large cross-sectional community-based study of newborn care practices in southern Tanzania
    Suzanne Penfold
    Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e15593. 2010
    ..The findings suggest a need to promote and facilitate health facility deliveries, hygienic delivery practices for home births, delayed bathing and immediate and exclusive breastfeeding in Southern Tanzania to improve newborn health...
  26. pmc Assessment of a national voucher scheme to deliver insecticide-treated mosquito nets to pregnant women
    Tanya Marchant
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    CMAJ 182:152-6. 2010
    ..We aimed to identify potential ways to equitably improve overall coverage of the intervention...
  27. pmc Age-patterns of malaria vary with severity, transmission intensity and seasonality in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and pooled analysis
    Ilona Carneiro
    Disease Control and Vector Biology Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e8988. 2010
    ..We have, therefore, undertaken a pooled analysis of existing data from multiple sites to enable a comprehensive overview of the age-patterns of malaria outcomes under different epidemiological conditions in sub-Saharan Africa...
  28. 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...
  29. pmc Intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in infants: a decision-support tool for sub-Saharan Africa
    Ilona Carneiro
    Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, England
    Bull World Health Organ 88:807-14. 2010
    ..To develop a decision-support tool to help policy-makers in sub-Saharan Africa assess whether intermittent preventive treatment in infants (IPTi) would be effective for local malaria control...
  30. ncbi request reprint Inequities among the very poor: health care for children in rural southern Tanzania
    Joanna Armstrong Schellenberg
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Lancet 361:561-6. 2003
    ..We sought evidence of inequities in health care by sex and socioeconomic status for young children living in a poor rural area of southern Tanzania...
  31. ncbi request reprint Understanding home-based neonatal care practice in rural southern Tanzania
    Mwifadhi Mrisho
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:669-78. 2008
    ..Some neonates are denied colostrum, which is perceived as dirty. Behaviour-change communication efforts are needed to improve early newborn care practices...
  32. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting home delivery in rural Tanzania
    Mwifadhi Mrisho
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Trop Med Int Health 12:862-72. 2007
    ..This study combines an understanding of gender issues relating to health and help-seeking behaviour with epidemiological knowledge concerning place of delivery...