Jeremiah Ngondi

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Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of risk factors and severity of active trachoma in southern Sudan: an ordinal analysis
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:126-32. 2007
  2. pmc The prevalence of blinding trachoma in northern states of Sudan
    Awad Hassan
    Federal Ministry of Health, Khartoum, Sudan
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1027. 2011
  3. pmc Evaluation of community-based trichiasis surgery in Northwest Ethiopia
    Katherine Pearson
    Department of Public Health and Pharmacy Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Ethiop J Health Sci 23:131-40. 2013
  4. pmc Factors associated with mosquito net use by individuals in households owning nets in Ethiopia
    Patricia M Graves
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 10:354. 2011
  5. pmc Malaria prevalence and mosquito net coverage in Oromia and SNNPR regions of Ethiopia
    Estifanos B Shargie
    The Carter Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 8:321. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Estimation of effects of community intervention with antibiotics, facial cleanliness, and environmental improvement (A,F,E) in five districts of Ethiopia hyperendemic for trachoma
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 94:278-81. 2010
  7. pmc Trachoma survey methods: a literature review
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    Bull World Health Organ 87:143-51. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of three years of the SAFE strategy (Surgery, Antibiotics, Facial cleanliness and Environmental improvement) for trachoma control in five districts of Ethiopia hyperendemic for trachoma
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    The Carter Center, 1 Copenhill Avenue, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:1001-10. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Risk factors for trachomatous trichiasis in children: cross-sectional household surveys in Southern Sudan
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:305-14. 2009
  10. pmc Which nets are being used: factors associated with mosquito net use in Amhara, Oromia and Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Regions of Ethiopia
    Jeremiah M Ngondi
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 10:92. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of risk factors and severity of active trachoma in southern Sudan: an ordinal analysis
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:126-32. 2007
    ..Our study suggests that facial hygiene and environmental sanitation are priority trachoma-control interventions in southern Sudan...
  2. pmc The prevalence of blinding trachoma in northern states of Sudan
    Awad Hassan
    Federal Ministry of Health, Khartoum, Sudan
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1027. 2011
    ..We aimed to conduct district-level surveys in this vast region in order to map the extent of the problem and estimate the need for trachoma control interventions to eliminate blinding trachoma...
  3. pmc Evaluation of community-based trichiasis surgery in Northwest Ethiopia
    Katherine Pearson
    Department of Public Health and Pharmacy Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Ethiop J Health Sci 23:131-40. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the outcomes of community-based trichiasis surgery with absorbable sutures, conducted in Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia...
  4. pmc Factors associated with mosquito net use by individuals in households owning nets in Ethiopia
    Patricia M Graves
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 10:354. 2011
    ..It is important to understand individual level net use factors in the context of the home to modify programmes so as to maximize net use...
  5. pmc Malaria prevalence and mosquito net coverage in Oromia and SNNPR regions of Ethiopia
    Estifanos B Shargie
    The Carter Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 8:321. 2008
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Estimation of effects of community intervention with antibiotics, facial cleanliness, and environmental improvement (A,F,E) in five districts of Ethiopia hyperendemic for trachoma
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 94:278-81. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc Trachoma survey methods: a literature review
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    Bull World Health Organ 87:143-51. 2009
    ..Consistent with WHO recommendations, we advocate for continued use of CRS as the survey design of choice for trachoma control programmes and propose ways of improving future surveys based on this method...
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of three years of the SAFE strategy (Surgery, Antibiotics, Facial cleanliness and Environmental improvement) for trachoma control in five districts of Ethiopia hyperendemic for trachoma
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    The Carter Center, 1 Copenhill Avenue, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:1001-10. 2009
    ..1%. Although there were substantial reductions in outcomes in children and adults, the presence of ocular Chlamydia and TF in children suggests ongoing transmission. Continued implementation of SAFE is warranted...
  9. doi request reprint Risk factors for trachomatous trichiasis in children: cross-sectional household surveys in Southern Sudan
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:305-14. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Which nets are being used: factors associated with mosquito net use in Amhara, Oromia and Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Regions of Ethiopia
    Jeremiah M Ngondi
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 10:92. 2011
    ..This study aimed to investigate factors associated with net use at two time points, before and after mass distribution of nets...
  11. pmc Blinding trachoma in postconflict southern Sudan
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 3:e478. 2006
    ..We conducted this study to estimate the prevalence of trachoma, estimate targets for interventions, and establish a baseline for monitoring and evaluation...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Associations between active trachoma and community intervention with Antibiotics, Facial cleanliness, and Environmental improvement (A,F,E)
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2:e229. 2008
    ..We aimed to investigate associations between active trachoma and A,F,E interventions in communities in Southern Sudan...
  14. 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)...
  15. pmc The epidemiology of low vision and blindness associated with trichiasis in southern Sudan
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Ophthalmol 7:12. 2007
    ....
  16. 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...
  17. pmc What will happen if we do nothing to control trachoma: health expectancies for blinding trachoma in southern Sudan
    Jeremiah M Ngondi
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e396. 2009
    ..We aimed to describe more completely the burden of blinding trachoma in Southern Sudan using health expectancies...
  18. doi request reprint Effect of a community intervention with pit latrines in five districts of Amhara, Ethiopia
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 15:592-9. 2010
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Individual, household and environmental risk factors for malaria infection in Amhara, Oromia and SNNP regions of Ethiopia
    Patricia M Graves
    The Carter Center, 1 Copenhill, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:1211-20. 2009
    ..10; 95% CI 1.03-1.18). People living above 2000 m and people of all ages are still at significant risk of malaria infection...
  20. pmc The epidemiology of trachoma in Eastern Equatoria and Upper Nile States, southern Sudan
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:904-12. 2005
    ..However, its magnitude and geographical distribution are largely unknown. We conducted surveys to ascertain the prevalence and geographical distribution of trachoma, and to identify targets for control interventions...
  21. pmc Integrating an NTD with one of "The big three": combined malaria and trachoma survey in Amhara Region of Ethiopia
    Paul M Emerson
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2:e197. 2008
    ..4% of the population)...
  22. doi request reprint The excess burden of trachomatous trichiasis in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Elizabeth A Cromwell
    The Carter Center, 1 Copenhill, 453 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:985-92. 2009
    ..Women must be specifically and deliberately targeted for trichiasis surgery if the aim of eliminating blindness from trachoma is to be achieved...
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint Randomised trial of face-washing to develop a standard definition of a clean face for monitoring trachoma control programmes
    Jonathan D King
    The Carter Center, One Copenhill, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 105:7-16. 2011
    ..This study suggests that the absence of ocular and dry nasal discharge can be used as an indicator of 'clean face', although it is not a good predictor of whether a face has been washed and is difficult to recommend...
  25. pmc The burden of trachoma in Ayod County of Southern Sudan
    Jonathan D King
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2:e299. 2008
    ..Recent surveys have shown trachoma to be a serious cause of blindness in Southern Sudan. We conducted this survey in Ayod County of Jonglei State to estimate the need for intervention activities to eliminate blinding trachoma...
  26. doi request reprint Estimation of population coverage for antibiotic distribution for trachoma control: a comparison of methods
    Elizabeth A Cromwell
    The Carter Center, 1 Copenhill Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Int Health 1:182-9. 2009
    ..9, 18.1-66.3) were independent predictors of participation. Cluster randomised surveys can estimate MDA coverage better than the traditional method and implementation of indelible marking merits investigation. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Methods for estimating population coverage of mass distribution programmes: a review of practices in relation to trachoma control
    Elizabeth A Cromwell
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 106:588-95. 2012
    ..They merit use until standard guidelines are available. CRS methods should be used to verify population coverage derived from LQAS, purposive sampling methods and administrative reports...
  28. doi request reprint Epidemiology of vitamin A deficiency and xerophthalmia in at-risk populations
    Justin C Sherwin
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 106:205-14. 2012
    ..Hence, it remains essential that maternal and child health workers remain vigilant for VAD in nutritionally vulnerable populations...
  29. pmc Knowledge of malaria and its association with malaria-related behaviors--results from the Malaria Indicator Survey, Ethiopia, 2007
    Jimee Hwang
    U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e11692. 2010
    ....
  30. pmc Intestinal parasite prevalence in an area of ethiopia after implementing the SAFE strategy, enhanced outreach services, and health extension program
    Jonathan D King
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2223. 2013
    ..We integrated assessment of intestinal parasites into large-scale trachoma impact surveys to determine whether documented environmental improvements promoted by a trachoma program had collateral impact on intestinal parasites...
  31. pmc A novel electronic data collection system for large-scale surveys of neglected tropical diseases
    Jonathan D King
    The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e74570. 2013
    ..As an alternative to standard paper-based data collection, we utilized novel paperless technology to collect data electronically from over 12,000 households in Ethiopia...
  32. doi request reprint Evaluation of community intervention with pit latrines for trachoma control in Ghana, Mali, Niger and Nigeria
    Lisa A Rotondo
    The Carter Center, 1 Copenhill Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
    Int Health 1:154-62. 2009
    ..Latrine promotion had been successful increasing access to sanitation in different country contexts and demonstrates the target population are willing to construct, use and maintain household latrines. ..
  33. pmc The burden of trachoma in South Sudan: assessing the health losses from a condition of graded severity
    Hebe Gouda
    Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1538. 2012
    ..We estimated the burden of all stages of trachoma in South Sudan and assessed the uncertainty associated with the severity and duration of stages of trachoma prior to full blindness...
  34. ncbi request reprint Trachoma among children in community surveys from four African countries and implications of using school surveys for evaluating prevalence
    Jonathan D King
    The Carter Center, 1149 Ponce de Leon Ave, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Int Health 5:280-7. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare trachoma prevalence between preschool- and school-aged children and children who attend and do not attend school...
  35. pmc Blindness survey methods: response from Sudan study authors
    Jeremiah Ngondi
    PLoS Med 4:e86. 2007
  36. 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...