Moses J Bockarie

Summary

Affiliation: University of Liverpool
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Integrated mapping of lymphatic filariasis and podoconiosis: lessons learnt from Ethiopia
    Heven Sime
    Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, Brighton, United Kingdom
    Parasit Vectors 7:397. 2014
  2. pmc Once a year school-based deworming with praziquantel and albendazole combination may not be adequate for control of urogenital schistosomiasis and hookworm infection in Matuga District, Kwale County, Kenya
    Sammy M Njenga
    Eastern and Southern Africa Centre of International Parasite Control ESACIPAC, Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI, Mbagathi Road, Nairobi, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 7:74. 2014
  3. pmc Filling the gap 115 years after Ronald Ross: the distribution of the Anopheles coluzzii and Anopheles gambiae s.s from Freetown and Monrovia, West Africa
    Dziedzom K de Souza
    Parasitology Department, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
    PLoS ONE 8:e64939. 2013
  4. pmc No evidence for lymphatic filariasis transmission in big cities affected by conflict related rural-urban migration in Sierra Leone and Liberia
    Dziedzom K de Souza
    Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2700. 2014
  5. pmc Lymphatic filariasis in Papua New Guinea: distribution at district level and impact of mass drug administration, 1980 to 2011
    Patricia M Graves
    Department of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns and Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Parasit Vectors 6:7. 2013
  6. pmc Preventive chemotherapy as a strategy for elimination of neglected tropical parasitic diseases: endgame challenges
    Moses J Bockarie
    Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 368:20120144. 2013
  7. pmc Adult population as potential reservoir of NTD infections in rural villages of Kwale district, Coastal Kenya: implications for preventive chemotherapy interventions policy
    Sammy M Njenga
    Eastern and Southern Africa Centre of International Parasite Control, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Mbagathi Road, Nairobi, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 4:175. 2011
  8. pmc Sustained reduction in prevalence of lymphatic filariasis infection in spite of missed rounds of mass drug administration in an area under mosquito nets for malaria control
    Sammy M Njenga
    Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI, Nairobi, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 4:90. 2011
  9. pmc Improved mapping strategy to better inform policy on the control of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Sierra Leone
    Mary Hodges
    Helen Keller International, Freetown, Sierra Leone
    Parasit Vectors 4:97. 2011
  10. pmc Onchocerciasis Control: Vision for the Future from a Ghanian perspective
    Mark J Taylor
    Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Parasit Vectors 2:7. 2009

Collaborators

  • David H Molyneux
  • Louise A Kelly-Hope
  • Jorge Cano
  • Dziedzom K de Souza
  • Daniel A Boakye
  • Michelle C Stanton
  • Benjamin G Koudou
  • Kebede Deribe
  • Joseph B Koroma
  • Edwin Michael
  • Erling M Pedersen
  • John O Gyapong
  • Gail Davey
  • Maria P Rebollo
  • Sammy M Njenga
  • Heven Sime
  • Brent Thomas
  • Alba Gonzalez Escalada
  • Simon J Brooker
  • Oumer Shafi
  • Amha Kebede
  • Ashenafi Assefa
  • Patricia M Graves
  • Mariam T Mwanje
  • Charles S Mwandawiro
  • Mary Hodges
  • Jennifer A Greene
  • Mark J Taylor
  • Said Mohammed Ali
  • Sana Malang Sambou
  • Momodou C Jaye
  • Alba Gonz├ílez-Escalada
  • Nana Kwadwo Biritwum
  • Shaali Ame
  • Khalfan A Mohammed
  • Richard Reithinger
  • Abeba Gebretsadik
  • Rachel L Pullan
  • Abraham Aseffa
  • Claire Njeri Wamae
  • Kadu Meribo
  • Asrat Hailu
  • Kevin K Njiru
  • Fikre Enquselassie
  • Faith M Mutungi
  • Alex Pavluck
  • Melanie J Newport
  • Zaixing Zhang
  • Wayne Melrose
  • Luo Dapeng
  • Melinda Susapu
  • Molly A Brady
  • David Reeve
  • Kazuyo Ichimori
  • Walter M Kazadi
  • Frederick Michna
  • Leo Makita
  • Masayo Ozaki
  • Corinne Capuano
  • Fatma M Haji
  • Masaaki Shimada
  • Nsa Dada
  • Anna Wamsley
  • Mustapha Sonnie
  • Yaobi Zhang
  • Guy Barnish
  • Jusufu Paye
  • Erastus Muniu
  • Emanuel Nyorkor
  • Anisa A Omar
  • Dunstan A Mukoko
  • C Njeri Wamae
  • Thomas S Churcher
  • John Vulule
  • Maria Gloria Basanez
  • Ohene Adjei
  • James W Kazura
  • Sabine Mand
  • Geoffrey Edwards
  • Roger K Prichard
  • Samuel Wanji
  • Ann M Moormann
  • Alex Debrah
  • Peter A Zimmerman
  • Boakye Boatin
  • Graham Matthews
  • Nana Biritwum
  • Mike Osei-Atweneboana
  • Kwablah Awadzi
  • Achim Hoerauf

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Integrated mapping of lymphatic filariasis and podoconiosis: lessons learnt from Ethiopia
    Heven Sime
    Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, Brighton, United Kingdom
    Parasit Vectors 7:397. 2014
    ..We designed and conducted integrated mapping of lymphatic filariasis (LF) and podoconiosis in Ethiopia; here we present the methods, challenges and lessons learnt...
  2. pmc Once a year school-based deworming with praziquantel and albendazole combination may not be adequate for control of urogenital schistosomiasis and hookworm infection in Matuga District, Kwale County, Kenya
    Sammy M Njenga
    Eastern and Southern Africa Centre of International Parasite Control ESACIPAC, Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI, Mbagathi Road, Nairobi, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 7:74. 2014
    ....
  3. pmc Filling the gap 115 years after Ronald Ross: the distribution of the Anopheles coluzzii and Anopheles gambiae s.s from Freetown and Monrovia, West Africa
    Dziedzom K de Souza
    Parasitology Department, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
    PLoS ONE 8:e64939. 2013
    ..gambiae complex, and especially the An. coluzzii and An. gambiae s.s, formerly known as the An. gambiae molecular M and S forms respectively, in the cities of Freetown and Monrovia...
  4. pmc No evidence for lymphatic filariasis transmission in big cities affected by conflict related rural-urban migration in Sierra Leone and Liberia
    Dziedzom K de Souza
    Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2700. 2014
    ..Being a predominantly rural disease, the question remains whether conflict-related migration of rural populations into urban areas would be sufficient for active transmission of the parasite...
  5. pmc Lymphatic filariasis in Papua New Guinea: distribution at district level and impact of mass drug administration, 1980 to 2011
    Patricia M Graves
    Department of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns and Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Parasit Vectors 6:7. 2013
    ..The LF programme has been daunted by the scope of the problem, and progress on mass drug administration (MDA) has been slow and lacking in resources...
  6. pmc Preventive chemotherapy as a strategy for elimination of neglected tropical parasitic diseases: endgame challenges
    Moses J Bockarie
    Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 368:20120144. 2013
    ..We discuss the challenges of managing complex partnerships, and maintain advocacy messages for the continued support for elimination of these preventable diseases. ..
  7. pmc Adult population as potential reservoir of NTD infections in rural villages of Kwale district, Coastal Kenya: implications for preventive chemotherapy interventions policy
    Sammy M Njenga
    Eastern and Southern Africa Centre of International Parasite Control, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Mbagathi Road, Nairobi, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 4:175. 2011
    ..This paper presents the results of a parasitological investigation among adults in the study villages...
  8. pmc Sustained reduction in prevalence of lymphatic filariasis infection in spite of missed rounds of mass drug administration in an area under mosquito nets for malaria control
    Sammy M Njenga
    Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI, Nairobi, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 4:90. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc Improved mapping strategy to better inform policy on the control of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Sierra Leone
    Mary Hodges
    Helen Keller International, Freetown, Sierra Leone
    Parasit Vectors 4:97. 2011
    ..Fifty-nine chiefdoms and one school in every chiefdom were selected. Thirty school children aged 9-14 years from each school (total: 1760) were examined by parasitological methods for infection with Schistosoma mansoni and STHs...
  10. pmc Onchocerciasis Control: Vision for the Future from a Ghanian perspective
    Mark J Taylor
    Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Parasit Vectors 2:7. 2009
    ....
  11. pmc Toll-like receptor polymorphisms in malaria-endemic populations
    Jennifer A Greene
    Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH, USA
    Malar J 8:50. 2009
    ..Because of their potential role in malaria pathogenesis, polymorphisms in these genes may be under selective pressure in populations where this infectious disease is endemic...
  12. doi request reprint Current practices in the management of lymphatic filariasis
    Moses J Bockarie
    Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 7:595-605. 2009
    ..The role of integrated vector management as a supplementary strategy for mass drug administration and new strategies for treatment and morbidity control through antibiotic targeting of the Wolbachia endosymbionts are also discussed...
  13. doi request reprint Role of vector control in the global program to eliminate lymphatic filariasis
    Moses J Bockarie
    Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, United Kingdom
    Annu Rev Entomol 54:469-87. 2009
    ....
  14. pmc Can malaria vector control accelerate the interruption of lymphatic filariasis transmission in Africa; capturing a window of opportunity?
    Louise A Kelly-Hope
    Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Parasit Vectors 6:39. 2013
    ..This study examined the magnitude, geographical extent and potential impact of vector control in the 17 African countries that are yet to or have only recently started MDA...
  15. pmc Lymphatic filariasis in the Democratic Republic of Congo; micro-stratification overlap mapping (MOM) as a prerequisite for control and surveillance
    Louise A Kelly-Hope
    Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L35QA, UK
    Parasit Vectors 4:178. 2011
    ..It is important to analyse these and other factors, such as soil transmitted helminths (STH) and malaria co-endemicity, which will impact on LF elimination...
  16. pmc Diversity and transmission competence in lymphatic filariasis vectors in West Africa, and the implications for accelerated elimination of Anopheles-transmitted filariasis
    Dziedzom K de Souza
    Parasitology Department, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon Accra, Ghana
    Parasit Vectors 5:259. 2012
    ..This paper outlines the uniqueness of LF vectors in West Africa and the challenges it poses to the 2020 elimination goal, based on the current MDA strategies...
  17. pmc Cessation of mass drug administration for lymphatic filariasis in Zanzibar in 2006: was transmission interrupted?
    Maria P Rebollo
    Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Department of Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9:e0003669. 2015
    ..We asked the question if LF transmission was truly interrupted in 2006 when MDA was stopped...
  18. doi request reprint Filaria zoogeography in Africa: ecology, competitive exclusion, and public health relevance
    David H Molyneux
    Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK Electronic address
    Trends Parasitol 30:163-9. 2014
    ..We present specific examples to demonstrate this concept, which is not only important from the biological aspect but important in the context of elimination programmes. ..
  19. pmc Innovative tools for assessing risks for severe adverse events in areas of overlapping Loa loa and other filarial distributions: the application of micro-stratification mapping
    Louise A Kelly-Hope
    Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Department of Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Parasit Vectors 7:307. 2014
    ..A better understanding of the micro-epidemiology, overlapping low and high risk areas, and how they relate to SAEs is critical to ensure safe and effective treatment...
  20. pmc Elimination of lymphatic filariasis in the Gambia
    Maria P Rebollo
    Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Department of Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9:e0003642. 2015
    ..Based on findings elsewhere that vector control alone can interrupt LF, we asked the question in 2013 whether the rapid scale up in the use of insecticidal nets in The Gambia had interrupted LF transmission...
  21. pmc Geographical factors affecting bed net ownership, a tool for the elimination of Anopheles-transmitted lymphatic filariasis in hard-to-reach communities
    Michelle C Stanton
    Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e53755. 2013
    ..3, 95% CI: 3.67-7.70). This analysis provides key insights into the barriers of bed net ownership, which will help inform both LF and malaria bed net distribution campaigns as part of an integrated vector management strategy...
  22. pmc Shrinking the Lymphatic Filariasis Map of Ethiopia: Reassessing the Population at Risk through Nationwide Mapping
    Maria P Rebollo
    Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Department of Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9:e0004172. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to perform a nationwide mapping exercise to determine the number of people that should be targeted for MDA in 2016 when national coverage was anticipated...
  23. doi request reprint Toward the elimination of lymphatic filariasis by 2020: treatment update and impact assessment for the endgame
    Maria P Rebollo
    Center for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 11:723-31. 2013
    ..This review provides an update on treatment for LF and describes the current global status of the elimination efforts, transmission control processes and strategies for measuring impact and continuing surveillance after MDA has ceased. ..
  24. doi request reprint Elimination of lymphatic filariasis: do we have the drugs to complete the job?
    Moses J Bockarie
    Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 23:617-20. 2010
    ..This review describes the current drugs used in MDA and highlights the challenges facing the WHO Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (GPELF)...