Madeleine C Thomson
Affiliation: Columbia University
- Environmental risk and meningitis epidemics in AfricaAnna M Molesworth
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Emerg Infect Dis 9:1287-93. 2003
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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....
- 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....
- Testing a multi-malaria-model ensemble against 30 years of data in the Kenyan highlandsDaniel Ruiz
International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University in the City of New York, 61 Route 9 W, Palisades, PO Box 1000, New York 10964 8000, USA
Malar J 13:206. 2014..They could also quantify in a probabilistic way uncertainties in future climatic conditions and their impacts...
- 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...
- Soil dust aerosols and wind as predictors of seasonal meningitis incidence in NigerCarlos Pérez García-Pando
NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, New York, USA
Environ Health Perspect 122:679-86. 2014....
- Implementation of malaria dynamic models in municipality level early warning systems in Colombia. Part I: description of study sitesDaniel Ruiz
Grupo Investigación en Gestión Ambiental, Escuela de Ingeniería de Antioquia, Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia International Research Institute for Climate and Society, and Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University, New York, New York Subdirección de Vigilancia y Control en Salud Pública, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, Colombia Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional de Colombia Sede Bogotá, Bogota, Colombia Instituto Colombiano de Medicina Tropical, Universidad CES, Antioquia, Colombia School of Environmental Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Am J Trop Med Hyg 91:27-38. 2014..Selected pilot sites exhibit different ecoepidemiologic settings that must be taken into account in the development of the integrated surveillance and control system. ..
- 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...
- 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
- 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
- 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...