Paul M Emerson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Durham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Role of flies and provision of latrines in trachoma control: cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Paul M Emerson
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, PO Box 273, Banjul, The Gambia
    Lancet 363:1093-8. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint The Flies and Eyes project: design and methods of a cluster-randomised intervention study to confirm the importance of flies as trachoma vectors in The Gambia and to test a sustainable method of fly control using pit latrines
    Paul M Emerson
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Banjul, The Gambia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 9:105-17. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Reducing malaria by mosquito-proofing houses
    Steve W Lindsay
    School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, University of Durham, Science Laboratories, South Road, Durham, UK
    Trends Parasitol 18:510-4. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Sustainability and acceptability of latrine provision in The Gambia
    Victoria M Simms
    MRC Laboratories, P O Box 273, Banjul, The Gambia Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, University of Durham, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:631-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Household pit latrines as a potential source of the fly Musca sorbens--a one year longitudinal study from The Gambia
    Paul M Emerson
    School of Biological and Biomedical Science, University of Durham, Durham, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 10:706-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Intensive insecticide spraying for fly control after mass antibiotic treatment for trachoma in a hyperendemic setting: a randomised trial
    Sheila K West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 368:596-600. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Household latrine use, maintenance and acceptability in rural Zinder, Niger
    Mamadou O Diallo
    The Carter Center Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30307, USA
    Int J Environ Health Res 17:443-52. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Risk factors for active trachoma in children and trichiasis in adults: a household survey in Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    The Carter Center, 1 Copenhill Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:432-8. 2008
  9. pmc Evaluation of light microscopy and rapid diagnostic test for the detection of malaria under operational field conditions: a household survey in Ethiopia
    Tekola Endeshaw
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Malar J 7:118. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of latrine promotion participants and non-participants; inspection of latrines; and perceptions of household latrines in Northern Ghana
    Ann F Rodgers
    Yale University, School of Epidemiology and Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 12:772-82. 2007

Collaborators

  • Jeremiah Ngondi
  • Steven W Lindsay
  • Sheila West
  • Anthony W Solomon
  • N D Alexander
  • D Mabey
  • Patricia M Graves
  • Amy A Ratcliffe
  • Mamadou O Diallo
  • Nimzing F Jip
  • Tekola Endeshaw
  • Ann F Rodgers
  • Rosalyn O'Loughlin
  • Victoria M Simms
  • Gedeon Yohannes
  • Mulat Zerihun
  • Emmanuel S Miri
  • Tesfaye Teferi
  • Ayenew Messele
  • Aryc W Mosher
  • Yeshewamebrat Ejigsemahu
  • Asrat Genet
  • Jonathan D King
  • Teshome Gebre
  • Estifanos B Shargie
  • Frank O Richards
  • Berhan Ayele
  • Ahmed T Hamza
  • Boubacar Kadri
  • Maria Hagan
  • Seydou Niandou
  • John O Gyapong
  • Mohamed S Kane
  • James A Zingeser
  • Ali Amadou
  • Donald R Hopkins
  • Lydia A Ajono
  • Abdou Amza
  • Gashu Fentie
  • Brendan Flannery
  • Pateh Makalo
  • Robin L Bailey

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Role of flies and provision of latrines in trachoma control: cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Paul M Emerson
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, PO Box 273, Banjul, The Gambia
    Lancet 363:1093-8. 2004
    ..We aimed to assess the role of eye-seeking flies as vectors of trachoma and to test provision of simple pit latrines, without additional health education, as a sustainable method of fly control...
  2. ncbi request reprint The Flies and Eyes project: design and methods of a cluster-randomised intervention study to confirm the importance of flies as trachoma vectors in The Gambia and to test a sustainable method of fly control using pit latrines
    Paul M Emerson
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Banjul, The Gambia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 9:105-17. 2002
    ..The results will assist programme planners and country co-ordinators to make informed decisions on the environmental aspects of trachoma control...
  3. ncbi request reprint Reducing malaria by mosquito-proofing houses
    Steve W Lindsay
    School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, University of Durham, Science Laboratories, South Road, Durham, UK
    Trends Parasitol 18:510-4. 2002
    ..The literature reviewed here demonstrates the enormous potential of these methods to reduce malaria, in the hope that it will stimulate scientific debate and further research...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sustainability and acceptability of latrine provision in The Gambia
    Victoria M Simms
    MRC Laboratories, P O Box 273, Banjul, The Gambia Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, University of Durham, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:631-7. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Household pit latrines as a potential source of the fly Musca sorbens--a one year longitudinal study from The Gambia
    Paul M Emerson
    School of Biological and Biomedical Science, University of Durham, Durham, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 10:706-9. 2005
    ..To assess whether the trachoma vector Musca sorbens was breeding in household latrines in a trachoma-endemic part of The Gambia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Intensive insecticide spraying for fly control after mass antibiotic treatment for trachoma in a hyperendemic setting: a randomised trial
    Sheila K West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 368:596-600. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether insecticide spray intervention after mass antibiotic treatment could reduce trachoma and ocular infection with Chlamydia trachomatis in hyperendemic neighbourhoods in Tanzania...
  7. ncbi request reprint Household latrine use, maintenance and acceptability in rural Zinder, Niger
    Mamadou O Diallo
    The Carter Center Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30307, USA
    Int J Environ Health Res 17:443-52. 2007
    ..Future promotion projects may develop local sanitation expertise and focus on perceived benefits--proximity and privacy--rather than health...
  8. doi request reprint Risk factors for active trachoma in children and trichiasis in adults: a household survey in Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    The Carter Center, 1 Copenhill Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:432-8. 2008
    ..5; 95% CI 1.4-1.7), female gender (OR=4.5; 95% CI 3.5-5.8), increasing prevalence of active trachoma in children (Ptrend=0.003) and increasing altitude (Ptrend=0.015)...
  9. pmc Evaluation of light microscopy and rapid diagnostic test for the detection of malaria under operational field conditions: a household survey in Ethiopia
    Tekola Endeshaw
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Malar J 7:118. 2008
    ..The concordance between RDTs and microscopy in low or unstable transmission areas has not been evaluated...
  10. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of latrine promotion participants and non-participants; inspection of latrines; and perceptions of household latrines in Northern Ghana
    Ann F Rodgers
    Yale University, School of Epidemiology and Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 12:772-82. 2007
    ..To examine characteristics of household heads in two districts of Northern Ghana who had or had not participated in latrine promotion programmes; to inspect latrines; and to explore perceptions of latrine ownership...
  11. pmc Blindness survey methods: response from Sudan study authors
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    PLoS Med 4:e86. 2007
  12. pmc Prevalence and causes of blindness and low vision in southern Sudan
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 3:e477. 2006
    ..We aimed to estimate the prevalence of blindness and low vision, identify the main causes of blindness and low vision, and estimate targets for blindness prevention programs in Mankien payam (district), southern Sudan...
  13. ncbi request reprint Follow-up of a low cost latrine promotion programme in one district of Amhara, Ethiopia: characteristics of early adopters and non-adopters
    Rosalyn O'Loughlin
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1406-15. 2006
    ....
  14. pmc The SAFE strategy for trachoma control: Using operational research for policy, planning and implementation
    Paul M Emerson
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 84:613-9. 2006
    ..Operational research has become a part of practice. Although there are still many questions without answers, national programme coordinators have a reasonable expectation that trachoma control programmes based on SAFE will work...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of 3 years of SAFE (surgery, antibiotics, facial cleanliness, and environmental change) strategy for trachoma control in southern Sudan: a cross-sectional study
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, UK
    Lancet 368:589-95. 2006
    ..We did a 3-year evaluation to quantify uptake of SAFE (surgery, antibiotics, facial cleanliness, and environmental change) interventions, and to assess the prevalence of active trachoma and unclean faces...
  16. doi request reprint Blinding trachoma in katsina state, Nigeria: population-based prevalence survey in ten local government areas
    Nimzing F Jip
    The Carter Center, Jos, Nigeria
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 15:294-302. 2008
    ..To assess the prevalence of trachomatous inflammation follicular (TF) in children aged 1-9 years and trachomatous trichiasis (TT) in adults aged 15 years or more in Katsina State, Nigeria...