Madeleine C Thomson
Affiliation: Columbia University
- Improving the cost-effectiveness of IRS with climate informed health surveillance systemsEve Worrall
Liverpool Associates in Tropical Health, 15 17 Seymour Street, Seymour Terrace, Liverpool, UK
Malar J 7:263. 2008....
- Use of rainfall and sea surface temperature monitoring for malaria early warning in BotswanaMadeleine C Thomson
International Research Institute for Climate Prediction, The Earth Institute at Columbia University, New York, New York 10964, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:214-21. 2005..Both rainfall and annual malaria anomalies in December-February are significantly related to SSTs in the eastern Pacific, suggesting they may be predictable months in advance using seasonal climate forecasting methodologies...
- Potential of environmental models to predict meningitis epidemics in AfricaMadeleine C Thomson
International Research Institute for Climate and Society, The Earth Institute of Columbia University, Palisades, NY 10964, USA
Trop Med Int Health 11:781-8. 2006..Meningococcal meningitis is a major public health problem in Africa. This report explores the potential for climate/environmental models to predict the probability of occurrence of meningitis epidemics...
- Raised temperatures over the Kericho tea estates: revisiting the climate in the East African highlands malaria debateJudith A Omumbo
International Research Institute for Climate and Society, The Earth Institute at Columbia University, LDEO Campus, Palisades, NY 10964 8000, USA
Malar J 10:12. 2011....
- Malaria stratification, climate, and epidemic early warning in EritreaPietro Ceccato
International Research Institute for Climate and Society, The Earth Institute at Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Palisades, NY 10964, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:61-8. 2007..For epidemic control, shorter-range warning based on remotely sensed rainfall estimates and an enhanced epidemic early-detection system based on data derived for this study are needed...
- Climate information for public health: the role of the IRI climate data library in an integrated knowledge systemJohn Del Corral
International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Columbia University, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10983, USA
Geospat Health 6:S15-24. 2012....
- Using climate information for improved health in Africa: relevance, constraints and opportunitiesStephen J Connor
International Research Institute for Climate and Society, The Earth Institute at Columbia University, Palisades, New York 10964-8000, USA
Geospat Health 1:17-31. 2006....
- Effectiveness of malaria control during changing climate conditions in Eritrea, 1998-2003Patricia M Graves
EpiVec Consulting, Atlanta, GA, USA
Trop Med Int Health 13:218-28. 2008..To assess the effectiveness of impregnated mosquito nets, indoor residual spraying and larval control relative to the impacts of climate variability in the decline of malaria cases in Eritrea...
- Risk mapping and early warning systems for the control of meningitis in AfricaLuis E Cuevas
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
Vaccine 25:A12-7. 2007..Discussion of priorities for research in the context of the new conjugate vaccines in Africa is also provided...
- Response to Cox and Abeku: Early warning systems for malaria in Africa: from blueprint to practiceJoaquim DaSilva
World Health Organization, Southern Africa Malaria Control--Inter Country Programme, Parirenyatwa Hospital Annex, P.O. Box CY 348 Causeway, Harare, Zimbabwe
Trends Parasitol 23:246-7. 2007
- Short communication: Negative spatial association between lymphatic filariasis and malaria in West AfricaLouise A Kelly-Hope
Vector Research Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
Trop Med Int Health 11:129-35. 2006..To determine the relationship between human lymphatic filariasis, caused by Wuchereria bancrofti, and falciparum malaria, which are co-endemic throughout West Africa...
- Where is the meningitis belt? Defining an area at risk of epidemic meningitis in AfricaAnna M Molesworth
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 96:242-9. 2002....
- Dust clouds and spread of infectionAnna M Molesworth
Lancet 359:81-2. 2002
- Environmental risk and meningitis epidemics in AfricaAnna M Molesworth
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Emerg Infect Dis 9:1287-93. 2003
- Risk mapping of visceral leishmaniasis: the role of local variation in rainfall and altitude on the presence and incidence of kala-azar in eastern SudanDia Eldin A Elnaiem
Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of Khartoum, Sudan
Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:10-7. 2003..The resulting models were mapped by GIS software predicting both VL presence or absence and incidence at any locality in Gedaref State. The results are discussed in relation to VL control...