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2020

Addition of Flucytosine to Fluconazole for the Treatment of Cryptococcal Meningitis in Africa: A Multicountry Cost-effectiveness Analysis

Shiri, T., Loyse, A., Mwenge, L., Chen, T., Lakhi, S., Chanda, D., Mwaba, P., Molloy, S. F., Heyderman, R. S., Kanyama, C., Hosseinipour, M. C., Kouanfack, C., Temfack, E., Mfinanga, S., Kivuyo, S., Chan, A. K., Jarvis, J. N., Lortholary, O., Jaffar, S., Niessen, L. W. & 1 others, Harrison, T. S., Jan 1 2020, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 70, 1, p. 26-29 4 p.

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Cryptococcal Meningitis Screening and Community-based Early Adherence Support in People With Advanced Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Starting Antiretroviral Therapy in Tanzania and Zambia: A Cost-effectiveness Analysis

Kimaro, G. D., Guinness, L., Shiri, T., Kivuyo, S., Chanda, D., Bottomley, C., Chen, T., Kahwa, A., Hawkins, N., Mwaba, P., Mfinanga, S. G., Harrison, T. S., Jaffar, S. & Niessen, L. W., Apr 10 2020, In : Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 70, 8, p. 1652-1657 6 p.

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Do employer-sponsored health insurance schemes affect the utilisation of medically trained providers and out-of-pocket payments among ready-made garment workers? A case-control study in Bangladesh

Ahmed, S., Sarker, A. R., Sultana, M., Roth, F., Mahumud, R. A., Kamruzzaman, M., Hasan, M. Z., Mirelman, A. J., Islam, Z., Niessen, L. W., Rehnberg, C., Khan, A. K. A., Gyr, N. & Khan, J. A. M., Mar 3 2020, In : BMJ open. 10, 3, e030298.

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Efficiency evaluation of public hospitals in Saudi Arabia: An application of data envelopment analysis

Alatawi, A. D., Niessen, L. W. & Khan, J. A. M., Jan 12 2020, In : BMJ open. 10, 1, e031924.

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What matters when managing childhood fever in the emergency department? A discrete-choice experiment comparing the preferences of parents and healthcare professionals in the UK

Leigh, S., Robinson, J., Yeung, S., Coenen, F., Carrol, E. D. & Niessen, L. W., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Archives of disease in childhood.

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2019

AMBIsome Therapy Induction OptimisatioN (AMBITION): High dose AmBisome for cryptococcal meningitis induction therapy in sub-Saharan Africa: Economic evaluation protocol for a randomised controlled trial-based equivalence study

Ponatshego, P. L., Lawrence, D. S., Youssouf, N., Molloy, S. F., Alufandika, M., Bango, F., Boulware, D. R., Chawinga, C., Dziwani, E., Gondwe, E., Hlupeni, A., Hosseinipour, M. C., Kanyama, C., Meya, D. B., Mosepele, M., Muthoga, C., Muzoora, C. K., Mwandumba, H., Ndhlovu, C. E., Rajasingham, R. & 18 others, Sayed, S., Shamu, S., Tsholo, K., Tugume, L., Williams, D., Maheswaran, H., Shiri, T., Boyer-Chammard, T., Loyse, A., Chen, T., Wang, D., Lortholary, O., Lalloo, D. G., Meintjes, G., Jaffar, S., Harrison, T. S., Jarvis, J. N. & Niessen, L. W., Apr 1 2019, In : BMJ open. 9, 4, e026288.

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A Transparent Universal Health Coverage Index with Decomposition by Socioeconomic Groups: Application in Asian and African Settings

Khan, J. A. M., Ahmed, S., Chen, T., Tomeny, E. M. & Niessen, L., Jan 1 2019, In : Applied Health Economics and Health Policy.

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Cost-effectiveness of a mobile-phone text messaging intervention on type 2 diabetes—A randomized-controlled trial

Islam, S. M. S., Peiffer, R., Chow, C. K., Maddison, R., Lechner, A., Holle, R., Niessen, L. & Laxy, M., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Policy and Technology.

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Future impacts of environmental factors on achieving the SDG target on child mortality—A synergistic assessment

Lucas, P. L., Hilderink, H. B. M., Janssen, P. H. M., KC, S., van Vuuren, D. P. & Niessen, L., Jul 1 2019, In : Global Environmental Change. 57, 101925.

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Healthcare Costs and Life-years Gained from Treatments within the Advancing Cryptococcal Meningitis Treatment for Africa (ACTA) Trial on Cryptococcal Meningitis: A Comparison of Antifungal Induction Strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chen, T., Mwenge, L., Lakhi, S., Chanda, D., Mwaba, P., Molloy, S. F., Gheorghe, A., Griffiths, U. K., Heyderman, R. S., Kanyama, C., Kouanfack, C., Mfinanga, S., Chan, A. K., Temfack, E., Kivuyo, S., Hosseinipour, M. C., Lortholary, O., Loyse, A., Jaffar, S., Harrison, T. S. & 1 others, Niessen, L. W., Aug 15 2019, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 69, 4, p. 588-595 8 p.

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Household coping strategies after an adult noncommunicable disease death in Bangladesh

Mirelman, A. J., Trujillo, A. J., Niessen, L. W., Ahmed, S., Khan, J. A. M. & Peters, D. H., Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Health Planning and Management. 34, 1, p. e203-e218

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Implementation of test-and-treat with doxycycline and temephos ground larviciding as alternative strategies for accelerating onchocerciasis elimination in an area of loiasis co-endemicity: The COUNTDOWN consortium multi-disciplinary study protocol

Wanji, S., Nji, T. M., Hamill, L., Dean, L., Ozano, K., Njouendou, A. J., Abong, R. A., Obie, E. D., Amuam, A., Ekanya, R., Ndongmo, W. P. C., Ndzeshang, B. L., Fung, E. G., Nnamdi, D. B., Nkimbeng, D. A., Teghen, S., Kah, E., Piotrowski, H., Forrer, A., Khan, J. A. M. & 10 others, Woode, M. E., Niessen, L., Watson, V., Njoumemi, Z., Murdoch, M. E., Thomson, R., Theobald, S., Enyong, P., Turner, J. D. & Taylor, M. J., Dec 4 2019, In : Parasites and Vectors. 12, 1, 574.

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Integrated care for human immunodeficiency virus, diabetes and hypertension in Africa

Garrib, A., Birungi, J., Lesikari, S., Namakoola, I., Njim, T., Cuevas, L., Niessen, L., Mugisha, K., Mutungi, G., Mghamba, J., Ramaiya, K., Jaffar, S., Mfinanga, S. & Nyirenda, M., Dec 1 2019, In : Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 113, 12, p. 809-812 4 p.

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Menstrual cups and cash transfer to reduce sexual and reproductive harm and school dropout in adolescent schoolgirls: Study protocol of a cluster-randomised controlled trial in western Kenya

Zulaika, G., Kwaro, D., Nyothach, E., Wang, D., Zielinski-Gutierrez, E., Mason, L., Eleveld, A., Chen, T., Kerubo, E., Van Eijk, A., Pace, C., Obor, D., Juma, J., Oyaro, B., Niessen, L., Bigogo, G., Ngere, I., Henry, C., Majiwa, M., Onyango, C. O. & 2 others, Ter Kuile, F. O. & Phillips-Howard, P. A., Oct 21 2019, In : BMC public health. 19, 1, 1317.

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Palliative care within universal health coverage: The Malawi Patient-and-Carer Cancer Cost Survey

Bates, M. J., Namisango, E., Tomeny, E., Muula, A., Squire, S. B. & Niessen, L., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care.

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The cost of diagnostic uncertainty: A prospective economic analysis of febrile children attending an NHS emergency department

Leigh, S., Grant, A., Murray, N., Faragher, B., Desai, H., Dolan, S., Cabdi, N., Murray, J. B., Rejaei, Y., Stewart, S., Edwardson, K., Dean, J., Mehta, B., Yeung, S., Coenen, F., Niessen, L. W. & Carrol, E. D., Mar 6 2019, In : BMC medicine. 17, 1, 48.

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2018

AMBIsome Therapy Induction OptimisatioN (AMBITION): High Dose AmBisome for Cryptococcal Meningitis Induction Therapy in sub-Saharan Africa: Study Protocol for a Phase 3 Randomised Controlled Non-Inferiority Trial 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1103 Clinical Sciences

Lawrence, D. S., Youssouf, N., Molloy, S. L. F., Alanio, A., Alufandika, M., Boulware, D. R., Boyer-Chammard, T., Chen, T., Dromer, F., Hlupeni, A., Hope, W., Hosseinipour, M. C., Kanyama, C., Lortholary, O., Loyse, A., Meya, D. B., Mosepele, M., Muzoora, C., Mwandumba, H. C., Ndhlovu, C. E. & 9 others, Niessen, L., Schutz, C., Stott, K. E., Wang, D., Lalloo, D. G., Meintjes, G., Jaffar, S., Harrison, T. S. & Jarvis, J. N., Nov 23 2018, In : Trials. 19, 1, 649.

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Enhanced patient research participation: a Photovoice study in Blantyre Malawi

Bates, M. J., Ardrey, J., Mphwatiwa, T., Squire, S. B. & Niessen, L., Jun 1 2018, In : BMJ supportive & palliative care. 8, 2, p. 171-174 4 p.

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Financial transfers from adult children and depressive symptoms among mid-aged and elderly residents in China - Evidence from the China health and retirement longitudinal study

Wu, Y., Dong, W., Xu, Y., Fan, X., Su, M., Gao, J., Zhou, Z., Niessen, L., Wang, Y. & Wang, X., Jul 16 2018, In : BMC public health. 18, 1, 882.

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Household concepts of wellbeing and the contribution of palliative care in the context of advanced cancer: A Photovoice study from Blantyre, Malawi

Jane Bates, M., Mphwatiwa, T., Ardrey, J., Desmond, N., Niessen, L. & Bertel Squire, S., Aug 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 8, e0202490.

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Investing in non-communicable disease prevention and management to advance the Sustainable Development Goals

Nugent, R., Bertram, M. Y., Jan, S., Niessen, L., Sassi, F., Jamison, D. T., Pier, E. G. & Beaglehole, R., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : The Lancet.

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Socioeconomic benefit to individuals of achieving 2020 targets for four neglected tropical diseases controlled/eliminated by innovative and intensified disease management: Human African trypanosomiasis, leprosy, visceral leishmaniasis, Chagas disease

Lenk, E. J., Redekop, W. K., Luyendijk, M., Fitzpatrick, C., Niessen, L., Stolk, W. A., Tediosi, F., Rijnsburger, A. J., Bakker, R., Hontelez, J. A. C., Richardus, J. H., Jacobson, J., Le Rutte, E. A., de Vlas, S. J. & Severens, J. L., Mar 13 2018, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 12, 3, e0006250.

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Socioeconomic health inequality in malaria indicators in rural western Kenya: Evidence from a household malaria survey on burden and care-seeking behaviour

Were, V., Buff, A. M., Desai, M., Kariuki, S., Samuels, A., Ter Kuile, F. O., Phillips-Howard, P. A., Patrick Kachur, S. & Niessen, L., Apr 16 2018, In : Malaria journal. 17, 1, 166.

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The Countdown study protocol for expansion of mass drug administration strategies against schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Ghana

Campbell, S. J., Osei-Atweneboana, M. Y., Stothard, R., Koukounari, A., Cunningham, L., Armoo, S. K., Biritwum, N. K., Gyapong, M., MacPherson, E., Theobald, S., Woode, M. E., Khan, J., Niessen, L. & Adams, E. R., Jan 22 2018, In : Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease. 3, 1, 10.

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Open Access

The impact of community-based health insurance on the utilization of medically trained healthcare providers among informal workers in Bangladesh

Ahmed, S., Sarker, A. R., Sultana, M., Chakrovorty, S., Ahmed, M. W., Dorin, F., Mirelman, A. J., Islam, Z., Rahman, M. H., Niessen, L. W., Rehnberg, C. & Khan, J. A. M., Jul 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 7, e0200265.

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2017

Bangladesh policy on prevention and control of non-communicable diseases: A policy analysis

Biswas, T., Pervin, S., Tanim, M. I. A., Niessen, L. & Islam, A., Jun 19 2017, In : BMC public health. 17, 1, 582.

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Healthcare use and expenditure for diabetes in Bangladesh

Islam, S. M. S., Lechner, A., Ferrari, U., Laxy, M., Seissler, J., Brown, J., Niessen, L. W. & Holle, R., Jan 1 2017, In : BMJ Global Health. 2, 1, e000033.

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The Socioeconomic Benefit to Individuals of Achieving the 2020 Targets for Five Preventive Chemotherapy Neglected Tropical Diseases

Redekop, W. K., Lenk, E. J., Luyendijk, M., Fitzpatrick, C., Niessen, L., Stolk, W. A., Tediosi, F., Rijnsburger, A. J., Bakker, R., Hontelez, J. A. C., Richardus, J. H., Jacobson, J., de Vlas, S. J. & Severens, J. L., Jan 19 2017, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 11, 1, e0005289.

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2016

Effective and efficient prevention of HIV infection

Niessen, L. & Jaffar, S., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

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Equitable control of schistosomiasis and helminthiasis

Niessen, L. & Stothard, R., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

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Mobile phone use and willingness to pay for SMS for diabetes in Bangladesh

Islam, S. M. S., Lechner, A., Ferrari, U., Seissler, J., Holle, R. & Niessen, L., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of public health (Oxford, England). 38, 1, p. 163-169 7 p.

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Overweight and abdominal obesity as determinants of undiagnosed diabetes and pre-diabetes in Bangladesh

Alam, D. S., Talukder, S. H., Chowdhury, M. A. H., Siddiquee, A. T., Ahmed, S., Pervin, S., Khan, S., Hasan, K., Koehlmoos, T. L. P. & Niessen, L. W., Jan 1 2016, In : BMC Obesity. 3, 1, 19.

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Text2PreventCVD: Protocol for a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis of text message-based interventions for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases

Chow, C. K., Islam, S. M. S., Farmer, A., Bobrow, K., Maddision, R., Whittaker, R., Dale, L. P., Lechner, A., Niessen, L., Lear, S. A., Eapen, Z. J., Santo, K., Stepien, S., Redfern, J. & Rodgers, A., Oct 1 2016, In : BMJ open. 6, 10, 012723.

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The impact of type 2 diabetes on health related quality of life in Bangladesh: Results from a matched study comparing treated cases with non-diabetic controls

Safita, N., Islam, S. M. S., Chow, C. K., Niessen, L., Lechner, A., Holle, R. & Laxy, M., Sep 13 2016, In : Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 14, 1, 129.

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The relationship between non-communicable disease occurrence and poverty - Evidence from demographic surveillance in Matlab, Bangladesh

Mirelman, A. J., Rose, S., Khan, J. A., Ahmed, S., Peters, D., Niessen, L. & Trujillo, A. J., Jul 1 2016, In : Health Policy and Planning. 31, 6, p. 785-792 8 p.

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2015

Association between depression and diabetes amongst adults in Bangladesh: Hospital-based case-control study

Shariful Islam, S. M., Ferrari, U., Seissler, J., Niessen, L. & Lechner, A., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of global health. 5, 2, 020406.

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Awareness and control of hypertension in Bangladesh: Follow-up of a hypertensive cohort

Alam, D. S., Chowdhury, M. A. H., Siddiquee, A. T., Ahmed, S. & Niessen, L. W., Jan 1 2015, In : BMJ open. 4, 12, e004983.

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Clinical characteristics and complications of patients with type 2 diabetes attending an urban hospital in Bangladesh

Islam, S. M. S., Alam, D. S., Wahiduzzaman, M., Niessen, L. W., Froeschl, G., Ferrari, U., Seissler, J., Rouf, H. M. A. & Lechner, A., Jan 1 2015, In : Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews. 9, 1, p. 7-13 7 p.

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Diabetes knowledge and glycemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes in Bangladesh

Islam, S. M. S., Niessen, L. W., Seissler, J., Ferrari, U., Biswas, T., Islam, A. & Lechner, A., Dec 23 2015, In : SpringerPlus. 4, 1, 284.

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Distribution of chronic disease mortality and deterioration in household socioeconomic status in rural Bangladesh: An analysis over a 24-year period

Khan, J. A. M., Trujillo, A. J., Ahmed, S., Siddiquee, A. T., Alam, N., Mirelman, A. J., Koehlmoos, T. P., Niessen, L. & Peters, D., Dec 1 2015, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 44, 6, p. 1917-1926 10 p.

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Effects of mobile phone sms to improve glycemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes in Bangladesh: A prospective, parallel-group, randomized controlled trial

Islam, S. M. S., Niessen, L., Ferrari, U., Ali, L., Seissler, J. & Lechner, A., Aug 1 2015, In : Diabetes Care. 38, 8, p. e112-e113

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Equity and efficiency preferences of health policy makers in China - A stated preference analysis

Paolucci, F., Mentzakis, E., Defechereux, T. & Niessen, L. W., Oct 2015, In : Health policy and planning. 30, 8, p. 1059-1066 8 p.

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Policy evaluation in diabetes prevention and treatment using a population-based macro simulation model: The MICADO model

Van Der Heijden, A. A. W. A., Feenstra, T. L., Hoogenveen, R. T., Niessen, L. W., de Bruijne, M. C., Dekker, J. M., Baan, C. A. & Nijpels, G., Dec 1 2015, In : Diabetic Medicine. 32, 12, p. 1580-1587 8 p.

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Prevalence and determinants of pre-hypertension and hypertension among the adults in rural Bangladesh: Findings from a community-based study

Khanam, M. A., Lindeboom, W., Razzaque, A., Niessen, L. & Milton, A. H., Dec 12 2015, In : BMC public health. 15, 1, 203.

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Prevalence of depression and its associated factors in patients with type 2 diabetes: A cross-sectional study in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Islam, S. M. S., Rawal, L. B. & Niessen, L. W., Oct 1 2015, In : Asian Journal of Psychiatry. 17, p. 36-41 6 p.

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Rapid shift toward overweight from double burden of underweight and overweight among Bangladeshi women: A systematic review and pooled analysis

Hoque, M. E., Long, K. Z., Niessen, L. W. & Al Mamun, A., Jan 1 2015, In : Nutrition reviews. 73, 7, p. 438-447 10 p.

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Undiagnosed and uncontrolled hypertension among the adults in rural Bangladesh: Findings froma community-based study

Khanam, M. A., Lindeboom, W., Razzaque, A., Niessen, L., Smith, W. & Milton, A. H., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of hypertension. 33, 12, p. 2399-2406 8 p.

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2014