Dermot Maher

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Tuberculous pericardial effusion: a prospective clinical study in a low-resource setting--Blantyre, Malawi
    D Maher
    Global Tuberculosis Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 1:358-64. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis deaths in countries with high HIV prevalence: what is their use as an indicator in tuberculosis programme monitoring and epidemiological surveillance?
    D Maher
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:123-7. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint HIV-related tuberculosis: how well are we doing with current control efforts?
    D Maher
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:17-24. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of the community in the control of tuberculosis
    Dermot Maher
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 83:177-82. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis and HIV interaction in sub-Saharan Africa: impact on patients and programmes; implications for policies
    Dermot Maher
    Stop TB, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 10:734-42. 2005
  6. pmc Planning to improve global health: the next decade of tuberculosis control
    Dermot Maher
    Stop TB Department, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 85:341-7. 2007
  7. pmc What research is needed to stop TB? Introducing the TB Research Movement
    Christian Lienhardt
    Stop TB Partnership, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 8:e1001135. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Global epidemiology of tuberculosis
    Dermot Maher
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia, CH1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Clin Chest Med 26:167-82, v. 2005
  9. pmc The research agenda for improving health policy, systems performance, and service delivery for tuberculosis control: a WHO perspective
    Paul Nunn
    Tuberculosis Strategy and Operations, Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 80:471-6. 2002
  10. pmc Commentary: making tuberculosis treatment available for all
    D Maher
    Global Tuberculosis Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 76:125-6. 1998

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Tuberculous pericardial effusion: a prospective clinical study in a low-resource setting--Blantyre, Malawi
    D Maher
    Global Tuberculosis Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 1:358-64. 1997
    ..Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi...
  2. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis deaths in countries with high HIV prevalence: what is their use as an indicator in tuberculosis programme monitoring and epidemiological surveillance?
    D Maher
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:123-7. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint HIV-related tuberculosis: how well are we doing with current control efforts?
    D Maher
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:17-24. 2005
    ..The top 25 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevalence countries...
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of the community in the control of tuberculosis
    Dermot Maher
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 83:177-82. 2003
    ..High tuberculosis (TB) prevalence countries, where National TB programmes (NTPs) need to ensure widespread access to effective treatment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis and HIV interaction in sub-Saharan Africa: impact on patients and programmes; implications for policies
    Dermot Maher
    Stop TB, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 10:734-42. 2005
    ..This can help to ensure a firm evidence base for TB control policies aiming at the high standard of patient care that is at the heart of TB and HIV programmes...
  6. pmc Planning to improve global health: the next decade of tuberculosis control
    Dermot Maher
    Stop TB Department, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 85:341-7. 2007
    ..This approach to planning for global tuberculosis control is a valuable example of developing plans to improve global health that has relevance for other health issues...
  7. pmc What research is needed to stop TB? Introducing the TB Research Movement
    Christian Lienhardt
    Stop TB Partnership, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 8:e1001135. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Global epidemiology of tuberculosis
    Dermot Maher
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia, CH1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Clin Chest Med 26:167-82, v. 2005
    ..There is a brief review of the extent of implementation of effective tuberculosis control using the DOTS strategy. The article ends with a summary of the approaches needed to accelerate progress in global tuberculosis control...
  9. pmc The research agenda for improving health policy, systems performance, and service delivery for tuberculosis control: a WHO perspective
    Paul Nunn
    Tuberculosis Strategy and Operations, Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 80:471-6. 2002
    ..We discuss the prerequisites for success, the shortcomings of this WHO- supported programme, and future challenges and needs...
  10. pmc Commentary: making tuberculosis treatment available for all
    D Maher
    Global Tuberculosis Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 76:125-6. 1998
    ..The currently recommended WHO strategy for tuberculosis control is termed DOTS, which is being promoted globally to free the world from this millennia-old scourge...
  11. pmc Evaluation and determinants of outcome of tuberculosis treatment
    D Maher
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 76:307-8. 1998
    ..Finally, control services should take into consideration the type of TB, the presence of concomitant infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and patient characteristics...
  12. ncbi request reprint Community contribution to tuberculosis care in countries with high tuberculosis prevalence: past, present and future
    D Maher
    Global Tuberculosis Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 3:762-8. 1999
    ..This should pave the way towards the development of international policy guidelines, to promote community contribution to tuberculosis care in ways which are effective, cost-effective and acceptable...
  13. ncbi request reprint Targets for global tuberculosis control
    C Dye
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:460-2. 2006
    ..This paper reviews the history of target setting for TB control and lays out the complete set of indicators and targets that will guide TB control through to 2015, the target year for all MDGs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis fueled by HIV: putting out the flames
    Brian Williams
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:6-8. 2007
  15. ncbi request reprint The growing burden of tuberculosis: global trends and interactions with the HIV epidemic
    Elizabeth L Corbett
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England, UK
    Arch Intern Med 163:1009-21. 2003
    ..The increasing global burden of tuberculosis (TB) is linked to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection...
  16. ncbi request reprint Scale up: meeting targets in global tuberculosis control
    Gijs Elzinga
    RIVM National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, Netherlands
    Lancet 363:814-9. 2004
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint International standards for tuberculosis care
    Philip C Hopewell
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:710-25. 2006
    ....
  18. pmc How human immunodeficiency virus voluntary testing can contribute to tuberculosis control
    Peter Godfrey-Faussett
    Infectious and Tropical Diseases Department, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 80:939-45. 2002
    ..This will pave the way for large-scale operationalization of the comprehensive range of interventions needed to control TB in settings with high HIV prevalence...
  19. ncbi request reprint Control of sexually transmitted infections
    David Mabey
    UNDP World Bank WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Trop Doct 32:49-53. 2002
  20. ncbi request reprint WHO policies for tuberculosis control
    Dermot Maher
    Lancet 363:1911. 2004
  21. ncbi request reprint Translating HIV/AIDS research findings into policy: lessons from a case study of 'the Mwanza trial'
    Anne Philpott
    Female Health Foundation, Sri Lanka and UK
    Health Policy Plan 17:196-201. 2002
    ..The review reflects the authors' experiences of working for organizations in non-governmental organization, bilateral development agency and academic settings...
  22. ncbi request reprint How human immunodeficiency virus voluntary testing can contribute to tuberculosis control
    Peter Godfrey-Faussett
    Infectious and Tropical Diseases Department, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    IAPAC Mon 9:54-60. 2003
  23. pmc Treatment of tuberculosis
    Dermot Maher
    BMJ 327:822-3. 2003