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Education

  • Medical Doctor, Université Catholique de Louvain (1979)
  • Certificate in Tropical Medicine, ITM A (1980)
  • Master in Public Health, ITM A (1988)
  • PhD in Public Health, UCL (1997)

International collaboration

  • IMMPACT: coordinated by the University of Aberdeen (Wendy Graham) in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (Carine Ronsmans); Johns Hopkins (Cindy Stanton); Centre Muraz, Burkina Faso (Nicolas Meda); Nogutchi Memorial Institute on Medical research in Ghana (Margaret Armar-Klemesu)

Research

  • Understanding the epidemiology of malaria.
  • Assessment of malaria control methods.

Field projects

  • AQUASOU(Improvement of quality and accessibility to emergency obstetric care) in one district of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
  • Accompanying the process of implementing clinical audits in public hospitals of Morocco , starting in Casablanca and Fez; WHO financing
  • IMMPACT (Initiative for Maternal Mortality Programme Assessment); evaluation of strategies to reduce maternal mortality in Burkina Faso . Development of a capacity strengthening approach in research institutions of Burkina Faso , Ghana and Indonesia , and in safe motherhood department of MOH of these 3 countries. Financed by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, DFID, USAID and the EC.
  • REACT: Strengthening fairness and accountability in priority setting for improving equity and access to quality health care at district level in Tanzania , Kenya and Zambia . INCO project under the coordination of DBL - Institute for Health Research and Development, Copenhagen.

Teaching

  • Epidemiology
  • Research Methods
  • Tropical Diseases: Malaria

Onderzoeksoutput

  1. Malaria risk in young children after periconceptional iron supplementation of mothers in rural Burkina Faso

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  2. Characteristics of malaria infection among the Jarai ethnic minority in central Vietnam

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  3. Dynamics of Plasmodium vivax infections during a 2-year monthly follow up in the Peruvian Amazon

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