Martial L Ndeffo Mbah

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the potential impact of mass praziquantel administration for HIV prevention in Schistosoma haematobium high-risk communities
    Martial L Ndeffo Mbah
    School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA Electronic address
    Epidemics 7:22-7. 2014
  2. pmc Country- and age-specific optimal allocation of dengue vaccines
    Martial L Ndeffo Mbah
    School of Public Health, Yale University Suite 200, 135 College Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA Electronic address
    J Theor Biol 342:15-22. 2014
  3. pmc Potential cost-effectiveness of schistosomiasis treatment for reducing HIV transmission in Africa--the case of Zimbabwean women
    Martial L Ndeffo Mbah
    School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2346. 2013
  4. pmc Optimal targeting of seasonal influenza vaccination toward younger ages is robust to parameter uncertainty
    Martial L Ndeffo Mbah
    School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT CT 06510, USA
    Vaccine 31:3079-89. 2013
  5. pmc The impact of imitation on vaccination behavior in social contact networks
    Martial L Ndeffo Mbah
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 8:e1002469. 2012
  6. pmc Resource allocation for epidemic control in metapopulations
    Martial L Ndeffo Mbah
    Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24577. 2011
  7. pmc Cost-effectiveness of a community-based intervention for reducing the transmission of Schistosoma haematobium and HIV in Africa
    Martial L Ndeffo Mbah
    School of Public Health, and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:7952-7. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint HIV and Schistosoma haematobium prevalences correlate in sub-Saharan Africa
    Martial L Ndeffo Mbah
    School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 18:1174-9. 2013
  9. pmc Dengue dynamics and vaccine cost-effectiveness in Brazil
    David P Durham
    Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT, United States
    Vaccine 31:3957-61. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of Schistosoma mansoni on malaria transmission in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Martial L Ndeffo Mbah
    School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e3234. 2014

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the potential impact of mass praziquantel administration for HIV prevention in Schistosoma haematobium high-risk communities
    Martial L Ndeffo Mbah
    School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA Electronic address
    Epidemics 7:22-7. 2014
    ..Praziquantel MDA may be an innovative measure for reducing schistosomiasis and HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa, the effectiveness of which varies with HIV prevalence. ..
  2. pmc Country- and age-specific optimal allocation of dengue vaccines
    Martial L Ndeffo Mbah
    School of Public Health, Yale University Suite 200, 135 College Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA Electronic address
    J Theor Biol 342:15-22. 2014
    ..More specifically, we showed that, during the first years following introduction of a dengue vaccine, it is optimal to target children for dengue mass vaccination in Thailand, whereas young adults should be targeted in Brazil. ..
  3. pmc Potential cost-effectiveness of schistosomiasis treatment for reducing HIV transmission in Africa--the case of Zimbabwean women
    Martial L Ndeffo Mbah
    School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2346. 2013
    ..Here we assess the potential cost-effectiveness of praziquantel as a novel intervention strategy against HIV infection...
  4. pmc Optimal targeting of seasonal influenza vaccination toward younger ages is robust to parameter uncertainty
    Martial L Ndeffo Mbah
    School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT CT 06510, USA
    Vaccine 31:3079-89. 2013
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  5. pmc The impact of imitation on vaccination behavior in social contact networks
    Martial L Ndeffo Mbah
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 8:e1002469. 2012
    ..Calculations that ignore behavioral clustering caused by imitation may significantly underestimate the levels of vaccination coverage required to attain herd immunity...
  6. pmc Resource allocation for epidemic control in metapopulations
    Martial L Ndeffo Mbah
    Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24577. 2011
    ..Our model provides new insights for policy makers in the optimal deployment of limited resources for control in the event of epidemic outbreaks at the landscape scale...
  7. pmc Cost-effectiveness of a community-based intervention for reducing the transmission of Schistosoma haematobium and HIV in Africa
    Martial L Ndeffo Mbah
    School of Public Health, and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:7952-7. 2013
    ..haematobium [corrected] is an economically attractive strategy for reducing schistosomiasis and HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa that would have a powerful impact on averting infections and saving lives...
  8. ncbi request reprint HIV and Schistosoma haematobium prevalences correlate in sub-Saharan Africa
    Martial L Ndeffo Mbah
    School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 18:1174-9. 2013
    ..We analysed the correlation between Schistosoma haematobium prevalence and HIV prevalence across sub-Saharan African countries...
  9. pmc Dengue dynamics and vaccine cost-effectiveness in Brazil
    David P Durham
    Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT, United States
    Vaccine 31:3957-61. 2013
    ..Our results demonstrate that at the relatively low vaccine efficacy from the recent Phase 2b dengue vaccine trials, age-targeted vaccination may still be cost-effective provided the total vaccination cost is sufficiently low. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of Schistosoma mansoni on malaria transmission in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Martial L Ndeffo Mbah
    School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e3234. 2014
    ..Epidemiological studies have shown that infection with Schistosoma mansoni is associated with a greater malaria incidence among school-age children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dynamics and control of Ebola virus transmission in Montserrado, Liberia: a mathematical modelling analysis
    Joseph A Lewnard
    Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA Center for Infectious Disease Modeling and Analysis, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 14:1189-95. 2014
    ..We aimed to assess how these interventions could be applied individually and in combination to avert future EVD cases and deaths...
  12. ncbi request reprint Optimal control of disease infestations on a lattice
    Martial L Ndeffo Mbah
    Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, 135 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA and Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EA, UK
    Math Med Biol 31:87-97. 2014
    ..We present results of our numerical studies, and show that the solution depends on the interplay between economic and epidemiological factors, as well as the nature of the control agent. ..