Andrew J Tatem

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Using remotely sensed night-time light as a proxy for poverty in Africa
    Abdisalan M Noor
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI University of Oxford Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds behind NASCOP, P, O, Box 43640 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    Popul Health Metr 6:5. 2008
  2. pmc Measuring urbanization pattern and extent for malaria research: a review of remote sensing approaches
    A J Tatem
    Trypanosomiases and Land use in Africa TALA Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, UK
    J Urban Health 81:363-76. 2004
  3. pmc Human population, urban settlement patterns and their impact on Plasmodium falciparum malaria endemicity
    Andrew J Tatem
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Tinbergen Building, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, UK
    Malar J 7:218. 2008
  4. pmc High resolution population maps for low income nations: combining land cover and census in East Africa
    Andrew J Tatem
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 2:e1298. 2007
  5. pmc Climatic similarity and biological exchange in the worldwide airline transportation network
    Andrew J Tatem
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Tinbergen Building, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1489-96. 2007
  6. pmc Estimating the malaria risk of African mosquito movement by air travel
    Andrew J Tatem
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Tinbergen Building, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, UK
    Malar J 5:57. 2006
  7. pmc Mapping the environmental coverage of the INDEPTH demographic surveillance system network in rural Africa
    Andrew J Tatem
    Department of Zoology, Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Research Group, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1318-26. 2006
  8. pmc Urbanization, malaria transmission and disease burden in Africa
    Simon I Hay
    TALA Research Group in the Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Nat Rev Microbiol 3:81-90. 2005
  9. pmc A new world malaria map: Plasmodium falciparum endemicity in 2010
    Peter W Gething
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Tinbergen Building, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, UK
    Malar J 10:378. 2011
  10. pmc Estimating the global clinical burden of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in 2007
    Simon I Hay
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 7:e1000290. 2010

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Using remotely sensed night-time light as a proxy for poverty in Africa
    Abdisalan M Noor
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI University of Oxford Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds behind NASCOP, P, O, Box 43640 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    Popul Health Metr 6:5. 2008
    ..Remotely sensed data on artificial night time lights (NTL) have been shown to correlate with gross domestic product in developed countries...
  2. pmc Measuring urbanization pattern and extent for malaria research: a review of remote sensing approaches
    A J Tatem
    Trypanosomiases and Land use in Africa TALA Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, UK
    J Urban Health 81:363-76. 2004
    ..We conclude by exploring some of the particular relevance of these issues to malaria and note that they are of more general relevance to all those interested in urban public health...
  3. pmc Human population, urban settlement patterns and their impact on Plasmodium falciparum malaria endemicity
    Andrew J Tatem
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Tinbergen Building, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, UK
    Malar J 7:218. 2008
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  4. pmc High resolution population maps for low income nations: combining land cover and census in East Africa
    Andrew J Tatem
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 2:e1298. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc Climatic similarity and biological exchange in the worldwide airline transportation network
    Andrew J Tatem
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Tinbergen Building, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1489-96. 2007
    ..Further, the incorporation of passenger and freight traffic data highlight at greater risk of invasion those airports that are climatically well connected by numerous high capacity routes...
  6. pmc Estimating the malaria risk of African mosquito movement by air travel
    Andrew J Tatem
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Tinbergen Building, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, UK
    Malar J 5:57. 2006
    ..This prioritises areas at risk of further airport malaria and possible importation or reemergence of the disease...
  7. pmc Mapping the environmental coverage of the INDEPTH demographic surveillance system network in rural Africa
    Andrew J Tatem
    Department of Zoology, Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Research Group, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1318-26. 2006
    ..Here, we investigate how comprehensive is the coverage of the network of rural DSS sites in Africa in terms of the range of ecological zones found across the continent...
  8. pmc Urbanization, malaria transmission and disease burden in Africa
    Simon I Hay
    TALA Research Group in the Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Nat Rev Microbiol 3:81-90. 2005
    ..We find there were 1,068,505 malaria deaths in Africa in 2000 - a modest 6.7% reduction over previous iterations. The public-health implications of these findings and revised estimates are discussed...
  9. pmc A new world malaria map: Plasmodium falciparum endemicity in 2010
    Peter W Gething
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Tinbergen Building, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, UK
    Malar J 10:378. 2011
    ..falciparum that underpin contemporary questions in malaria control: the entomological inoculation rate (PfEIR) and the basic reproductive number (PfR)...
  10. pmc Estimating the global clinical burden of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in 2007
    Simon I Hay
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 7:e1000290. 2010
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  11. pmc A long neglected world malaria map: Plasmodium vivax endemicity in 2010
    Peter W Gething
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1814. 2012
    ..falciparum, representing a barrier to rational strategies for control and elimination. Here we present the first systematic effort to map the global endemicity of this hitherto neglected parasite...
  12. pmc Global traffic and disease vector dispersal
    Andrew J Tatem
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:6242-7. 2006
    ..In contrast, An. gambiae has rarely spread from Africa, which we suggest is partly due to the low volume of sea traffic from the continent and, until very recently, a European destination for most flights...
  13. pmc A high resolution spatial population database of Somalia for disease risk mapping
    Catherine Linard
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Tinbergen Building, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 9:45. 2010
    ..In a low-income country such as Somalia, population data are lacking, are of poor quality, or become outdated rapidly. Modelling methods are therefore needed for the production of contemporary and spatially detailed population data...
  14. pmc The international limits and population at risk of Plasmodium vivax transmission in 2009
    Carlos A Guerra
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e774. 2010
    ..vivax malaria, together with estimates of the human population at risk (PAR) of any level of transmission in 2009...
  15. pmc Population distribution, settlement patterns and accessibility across Africa in 2010
    Catherine Linard
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e31743. 2012
    ..The datasets presented are freely available as part of the AfriPop project, providing an evidence base for guiding strategic decisions...
  16. pmc Assembling a global database of malaria parasite prevalence for the Malaria Atlas Project
    Carlos A Guerra
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Tinbergen Building, South Parks Road, Oxford, UK
    Malar J 6:17. 2007
    ..Open source models for outputs of scientific research funded by tax-payers and charities are becoming the norm. This has yet to be extended to malaria epidemiology and control...
  17. pmc The global distribution and population at risk of malaria: past, present, and future
    Simon I Hay
    TALA Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 4:327-36. 2004
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  18. pmc Persistence in epidemic metapopulations: quantifying the rescue effects for measles, mumps, rubella and whooping cough
    C Jessica E Metcalf
    Department of Zoology, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom Fogarty International Center National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e74696. 2013
    ..Our results quantitate the notion that demography and local community size controls disease persistence. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Investigating the endemic transmission of the hepatitis C virus
    Oliver G Pybus
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, OX1 3PS, UK
    Int J Parasitol 37:839-49. 2007
    ..Our analyses indicate that the mechanical transmission of HCV is plausible and that much further research into endemic HCV is needed...
  20. pmc Climate change and the global malaria recession
    Peter W Gething
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Tinbergen Building, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Nature 465:342-5. 2010
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  21. pmc A world malaria map: Plasmodium falciparum endemicity in 2007
    Simon I Hay
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, Kenya Medical Research Institute University of Oxford Wellcome TrustCollaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS Med 6:e1000048. 2009
    ..It is exactly 40 y since the last global map of malaria endemicity was published. This paper describes the generation of a new world map of Plasmodium falciparum malaria endemicity for the year 2007...
  22. pmc Athletics: momentous sprint at the 2156 Olympics?
    Andrew J Tatem
    TALA Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Nature 431:525. 2004
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  23. pmc Global data for ecology and epidemiology: a novel algorithm for temporal Fourier processing MODIS data
    Jorn P W Scharlemann
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e1408. 2008
    ..Applying standard techniques to MODIS data can introduce errors of up to 30% in the estimation of the amplitudes and phases of the Fourier harmonics...
  24. pmc Can mobile phone data improve emergency response to natural disasters?
    Peter W Gething
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 8:e1001085. 2011
  25. pmc The co-distribution of Plasmodium falciparum and hookworm among African schoolchildren
    Simon Brooker
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Malar J 5:99. 2006
    ..This is despite the potential public health importance of co-infection and synergistic opportunities for control...
  26. pmc Remote sensing of malaria in urban areas: two scales, two problems
    Simon I Hay
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:655-6; author reply 656-7. 2005
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of poor census data on population maps
    Andrew J Tatem
    Science 318:43; author reply 43. 2007
  28. pmc The limits and intensity of Plasmodium falciparum transmission: implications for malaria control and elimination worldwide
    Carlos A Guerra
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, Kenyan Medical Research Institute University of Oxford Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS Med 5:e38. 2008
    ..This paper aims to define the global geographic distribution of P. falciparum malaria in 2007 and to provide a preliminary description of its transmission intensity within this range...